Papua New Guinea

Constitutional monarchy in Oceania

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Papua New Guinea, officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea is a country in Oceania that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia. Its capital, located along its southeastern coast, is Port Moresby. The western half of New Guinea forms the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua.

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Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape will make a state visit to Australia, its government said on Tuesday, as it seeks to cement its position with..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Bougainvilleans in Queensland have been enrolling this week to vote in a referendum which could see their province separate from Papua New Guinea.
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

Papua New Guinea troops secured the scene of a brutal massacre in the remote interior of the southwestern Pacific country, authorities said, after villagers..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape has threatened the strongest measures against "gun-toting criminals" after more than 20 people, including pregnant..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Gunmen have massacred as many as 18 people including women and children in a remote village in Papua New Guinea, apparently the latest victims of a tribal feud,..
1 week ago • WorldNews
At least 15 people are dead after one of the worst outbreaks of tribal violence in Papua New Guinea in years.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

Twenty-four people have died -- including two pregnant women with their unborn children -- in tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's lawless highlands, prompting..
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 week ago

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