Papua New Guinea
Indonesia has deployed security forces to a town in the breakaway eastern region of Papua after 10 people were killed during a riot sparked by rumours of a child abduction, officials said Friday.
Thirty people have been killed and several more have been injured in a wave of intercommunal violence on Papua New Guinea's remote Trobriand Islands, police said Tuesday.
15 Sep 2022
The death toll from a massive earthquake in Papua New Guinea rose to 10 on Thursday, officials said, as communities in remote areas struggled to recover from widespread damage.
12 Sep 2022
The death toll from a massive earthquake in Papua New Guinea rose to seven Monday and is expected to grow as rescuers begin to reach remote landslide-hit communities.
11 Sep 2022
A 7.6-magnitude earthquake shook Papua New Guinea Sunday, damaging buildings, triggering landslides and killing at least two people, with several more severely injured.
27 Jul 2022
The Joint United Nations Programme on Human Immuno-deficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (UNAIDS), yesterday, warned that millions of lives were at risk, as a move to control the disease falters.
21 Jul 2022
At least 18 people have been killed in Papua New Guinea's highlands, a region plagued by violence between local tribes and placed under "emergency status" by Prime Minister James Marape on Thursday.
16 Apr 2021
The WHO expressed concern Friday over a "sharp increase" of Covid-19 cases in Papua New Guinea warning the outbreak was at a critical stage and could fuel a much larger epidemic.
30 Dec 2020
Up to 15 people were feared dead after a landslide struck a mining camp in central Papua New Guinea following heavy rain, officials said Wednesday.
13 Aug 2020
Here are two lifeboats adrift the sea to nowhere. The first boat is rickety, yet packaged to the brim. Without a real captain in the saddle, a committee of mediocre sees to its affairs
23 Jul 2020
Papua New Guinea has asked for World Health Organization help after a rapidly spreading new coronavirus outbreak sparked preparations for large-scale community transmission in the under-resourced country.
17 Jul 2020
A strong earthquake shook Papua New Guinea Friday, sending residents scrambling from buildings in the capital Port Moresby but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.