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ANALYSIS: By Michael Field in Auckland Within a day of the massive volcanic eruption that rocked Tonga and severed the archipelago's communications with the rest...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Ella Kelleher The violent protests which erupted in major cities across Kazakhstan over the past week, fueled by the people’s fury over...

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 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 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...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A contingent of 50 Republic of Fiji Military Forces troops flew to Honiara today to help restore security and stability in...

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...

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...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara A defiant Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has vowed tonight that he will not resign and will defend Solomon Islands democracy...

By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby Rioters described by Papua New Guinea police as "opportunists" taking advantage of the death of Grand Chief Sir Michael...

ANALYSIS: By Camellia Webb-Gannon Last weekend, the Indonesian police took 43 West Papuan students into custody for allegedly disrespecting the Indonesian flag during an...