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Photos: Violent protests rage in New Caledonia amid growing civil…

Posted by May 18, 2024

Mass protests erupted in New Caledonia this week after France’s parliament voted to allow French residents who have lived in the Pacific Islands territory for

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Death toll rises to six in New Caledonia riots as…

Posted by May 18, 2024

Hundreds of heavily armed marines and police patrol the French territory’s capital Noumea after a night of violence.One more person has been killed in France

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France blames Azerbaijan for New Caledonia violence: Unpacking their spat

Posted by May 17, 2024

EXPLAINERAzerbaijan previously condemned French colonialism in overseas territories, while has France backed Armenia on Nagorno-Karabakh.France has accused Azer

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New Caledonia says situation ‘calmer’ after state of emergency imposed

Posted by May 17, 2024

Some 1,000 security personnel have arrived from France to address the worst unrest in the territory since the 1980s.Authorities in New Caledonia have described

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Why are protests against France raging in New Caledonia?

Posted by May 16, 2024

Violent protests against new voting rules imposed by France, along with looting and arson attacks, have rocked the French Pacific Islands territory of New Caled

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State of emergency takes effect in New Caledonia after four…

Posted by May 16, 2024

Local authorities say five suspects under house arrest as they move to try and restore calm.France has declared a state of emergency in its Pacific island terri

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France backs controversial New Caledonia vote changes amid continued unrest

Posted by May 15, 2024

Plan to expand electoral roll gets the go-ahead as New Caledonia is rocked by worst unrest in more than 30 years.France has adopted controversial reforms to New

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Photos: Unrest wracks French-ruled Pacific islands of New Caledonia

Posted by May 14, 2024

Authorities in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia have announced a two-day curfew and banned gatherings following violent unrest. The French authorit

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