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RNZ Pacific The struggle to decide Samoa's government is headed back to court, as both main political parties continue to stand firm on their beliefs...

Israeli settlers’ aggressive takeover of Palestinian homes in Jerusalem is part of a decades-long struggle, writes أيمن حسونة about Israel's system of apartheid leading up...

ANALYSIS: By Geoffrey Miller So far, the New Zealand government has been remarkably silent about the Gaza-Israel conflict. Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta could be helping...

By Lagi Keresoma in Apia The new elections in Samoa called by the Head of State for this Friday, May 21, cannot proceed as they...

RNZ News Samoa's Supreme Court has thrown out the Head of State's decision to call a second election, clearing the path for the newcomer FAST...

RNZ News New Zealand's opposition National Party leader Judith Collins has suffered a sharp dip in support in the preferred prime minister stakes, in the...

ANALYSIS: By Tony Walker, La Trobe University What’s next in the latest Middle East convulsion? Will a ceasefire between the Hamas militant group in Gaza...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Human rights lawyer and Papua advocate Veronica Koman has formally reported the arrest of West Papua National Committee (KNPB) spokesperson Victor...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby Indonesia is pressuring Papua New Guinea over an illegal group East Sepik claiming to form an army unit to...

RNZ News Samoa is to hear on Monday whether fresh elections will go ahead next week. The Supreme Court heard challenges yesterday to the new ballot...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A collective of community groups in Tahiti trying to preserve a historical-cultural icon at Tautira have condemned the Tahitian government for...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling on the Indonesian police to drop politically motivated treason charges against West Papua National Committee...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk New Zealand's Green Party has condemned the violent and forced displacement of the Palestinian Sheikh Jarrah community of East Jerusalem by...

RNZ Pacific The governments of Papua New Guinea and Bougainville have agreed on new terms for the transfer of powers. Under the Bougainville Peace Agreement, the...

By Timoci Vula in Suva Fiji has recorded its second death from the current outbreak of covid-19 while reporting four more new positive cases -...

By Talebula Kate in Suva Given the rapidly rising number of contacts stemming from new Fiji cases of covid-19 in the Suva-Nausori area, a full...

RNZ News An international panel co-chaired by former prime minister Helen Clark is calling for urgent reform of the world's pandemic preparedness. In its review, the...

Pacific Cooperation Foundation The New Zealand Rotuman community is celebrating Rotuman Language Week 2021 this week until Saturday. Ingrid Leary, MP for Taieri and an ex-Pacific...

RNZ News Māori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi has been ejected from New Zealand's Parliament for doing a haka in protest against questions by the Opposition...

RNZ Pacific French Polynesia's opposition and nuclear test veterans organisation will boycott talks in Paris next month on the legacy of French testing. The high-level roundtable...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Indonesian President Joko Widodo has condemned the Israeli police violence against Palestinians at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the holy city of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Fijians have been advised to remain calm as "ample notice" will be given should a situation in Fiji warrant a total...