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RNZ Pacific The office of the Tahitian president says it wants to honour the memory of Bruno Barrillot who was the head of French Polynesia's...

COMMENTARY: By Prue Taylor in Auckland From 1949 to 1996 more than 300 nuclear devices were detonated in the Pacific. In the mid-1990s a generation...

RNZ Pacific The French nuclear compensation commission CIVEN says that last year it paid out US$16.6 million to victims of France's nuclear weapons tests. France tested...

RNZ Pacific French Polynesia's nuclear test veterans have called for July 2 to be made a public holiday to remember the impact of France's nuclear...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato New Zealand’s official response to Russian aggression and violations of international law have so far been strong --...

RNZ Pacific Investigators in French Polynesia have reassessed their case against the pro-independence leader Oscar Manutahi Temaru, who has challenged the seizure of his US$100,000...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Australia needs to be put on notice by Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders over abandoning its commitments under the South Pacific’s...

RNZ Pacific More than 2000 demonstrators in French Polynesia have joined a march in the capital Pape'ete to mark the 55th anniversary of the first...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The French government has denied any cover-up over radiation levels in the Pacific following its nuclear testing in the region, as...

ANALYSIS: By Clive Williams, Australian National University Tensions are running high in the Middle East in the waning days of the Trump administration. Over the weekend,...

ANALYSIS: By John Pilger When I first went to Hiroshima in 1967, the shadow on the steps was still there. It was an almost perfect...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk This week marks the 74th anniversary of the United States atomic bombings of Japan, bringing with it the annual renewed debate...

By Deandra Madeena Moerdaning in Vienna A year ago on July 7, 2017, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that pushes forward a...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Vanessa Griffen The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced earlier this month that the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to ICAN, the International...

By Shawn Raymundo and Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Former Republic of the Marshall Islands Foreign Minister Tony de Brum, a Pacific champion of climate change...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland The estimated 226,000 people who lost their lives in the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki have been remembered in...

Pacific Media Centre's Alistar Kata profiles the legacy of activism from the 1985 Rainbow Warrior voyage to Rongelap Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Video:...

UN disarmament chief Izumi Nakamitsu flags new challenges facing the disarmament agenda in the 21st century. Video: UN News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Timor-Leste and Indonesia...

Pacific Media Watch editor Kendall Hutt's video on the nuclear free law campaign. Off The Wall: with Padre James Bhagwan in Suva As we conclude the...

Bruno Barrillot talking about the legacy of French nuclear testing in the Pacific in the Witnesses of the Bomb programme in a 2013 multimedia...

OPINION: By Keith Locke No self-respecting country sells its passports to rich people who don’t even live there, which is why it was so bad...

Indonesia and Japan have agreed to step up maritime security and start discussions on a major railway project to link Jakarta and Surabaya in...