Jo Chandler The Papua New Guinea Parliament voted overwhelmingly yesterday to empower itself to remove judges, triggering an outcry from political and legal commentators who say it is a serious assault on the...
Eoin Blackwell Papua New Guinea's former prime minister is not standing for re-election at the June poll.
Jo Chandler Tight security and high anxiety underwrote the final sitting of Papua New Guinea's outgoing Parliament this week, with rumours running hot that an 11th-hour power play would derail the looming...
Eoin Blackwell in Port Moresby A GROUP police officers has blockaded the entrance to Papua New Guinea's parliament house, as the political turmoil in the country continues.
Eoin Blackwellm, Port Moresby Papua New Guinea MPs have voted to declare a state of emergency in the nation's capital after rogue police officers surrounded Parliament House.
A second judge of Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court has been arrested on charges of sedition as police call for an end to political tensions.
Port Moresby Peter O'Neill said he will stand again for Papua New Guinea's prime ministership.
Peter O'Neill has been sworn in as Papua New Guinea's prime minister for the third time, after acting governor-general Jeffery Nape refused at first to perform the ceremony.
Hamish McDonald The former prime minister vows never to work with his rivals, Hamish McDonald reports from Wewak.
Hamish McDonald WEWAK: Michael Somare, Papua New Guinea's version of ''Lazarus with a triple bypass'', is looking forward to returning to Parliament and dishing it back to the political rivals who kicked him out...
Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's former prime minister reclaiming spot months after being dumped.
Hamish McDonald Controversial concession allegedly accelerated deforestation of tropical forests: Greenpeace.
Jo Chandler Last week's mutiny in PNG may have been short-lived, but it is symptomatic of a country falling apart.
Ilya Gridneff PORT MORESBY: Papua New Guinea's political crisis appears to be over with the Governor-General, Sir Michael Ogio, reversing his comments of last week, and declaring Peter O'Neill as the nation's...
Ilya Gridneff The Papua New Guinea political crisis appears to be over with the Governor-General Michael Ogio saying Peter O’Neill is the nation’s prime minister.
Ilya Gridneff In Port Moresby A landmark bill aimed at guaranteeing women-only seats in the parliament of Papua New Guinea has failed to get the votes required as the nation's political crisis continues.
Ilya Gridneff PORT MORESBY: Papua New Guinea's political crisis is over, Peter O'Neill said, as the deadlock for political legitimacy entered its second week.
Ilya Gridneff in Port Moresby Peter O'Neill says Papua New Guinea's political crisis is over.
Ilya Gridneff Papua New Guinea's political future now rests in the very court that sparked the crisis.
Ilya Gridneff PORT MORESBY: Papua New Guinea's political future now rests in the court that sparked a week of crisis.