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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...

RNZ Pacific Police in Solomon Islands were overrun as rioters and looters tore through the capital Honiara. RNZ Pacific correspondent in Honiara, Elizabeth Osifelo, said exhausted...

RNZ Pacific A police station and several shops were set on fire by looters in Solomon Islands today after what started in the morning as...