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By Robert Iroga in Honiara The Malaita for Democracy (M4D) group has been declared an illegal organisation because of the alleged role of individuals in...

By Sri Krishnamurthi for Asia-Pacific ReportThe troubled nation of Solomon Islands, whose Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare won a no-confidence vote 32 votes...

RNZ Pacific Malaita province in Solomon Islands is planning to poll people on self-determination. It comes two weeks after a Malaitan-led protest against the national government...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara After a day of political showdown that at times involved shouting battles and personal clashes, the much anticipated motion of...

RNZ Pacific The Solomon Islands prime minister came in for searing criticism when he faced a confidence vote in Parliament today. A motion of no confidence...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Sue Ahearn, co-editor of The Pacific Newsroom Did you notice anything different about the news coverage of the recent unrest in Honiara? Those...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has appealed to opposition leader Matthew Wale to "stop interfering" with police investigations...

RNZ Pacific The latest members of New Zealand's Defence Force and police contingent have arrived in Honiara after days of unrest in the Solomon Islands...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Solomon Islands police have arrested 217 suspects connected to the three days of rioting and looting in the capital Honiara...

By Mike Tua in Honiara Facing angry rioters threatening them with physical attacks, Solomon Islands mainstream and freelance journalists and photographers were confronted with an...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has called on opposition leader Matthew Wale to resign over allegations that he was...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Opposition leader Matthew Wale has rejected the prime minister’s claim that he and other opposition members were behind last week's...

RNZ Pacific The New Zealand government is deploying dozens of Defence Force and police personnel to Honiara in the coming days "to help restore peace...

RNZ Pacific Fiji is the latest regional country to announce it is sending security forces to Solomon Islands where major unrest rocked the capital. Days of...

By Jeffrey Elapa in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's deployment of 37 police and Correctional Services staff to Solomon Islands on Friday was done on...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk An editorial in the Chinese English-language mouthpiece Global Times has accused Australia -- and the United States -- of "conniv with...

By Christine Rovoi, RNZ Pacific journalist With no plans to evacuate their citizens from Honiara, the international community is closely monitoring the situation in the...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Robert Iroga in Honiara Honiara residents walked for long distances to find shops and ATMs today with fewer or nor public transport...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Solomon Islands police have arrested more than 100 suspects as Honiara townspeople clean up after three days of rioting and looting...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Solomon Islands opposition leader Matthew Wale has announced that he is filing a notice of a vote of no confidence...

RNZ Pacific Police in Honiara have confirmed that three bodies have been found in one of the burnt out buildings in Chinatown after the rioting...

RNZ Pacific The Governor General of Solomon Islands has declared a nightly curfew in the troubled capital Honiara, after a third day of looting and...