Jo Chandler and Eoin Blackwell Protests planned in PNG as O'Neill moves to defer national elections and sack judges.
A Papua New Guinea judge will on Monday begin an inquiry into whether asylum seekers' human rights are being adhered to under the Pacific island nation's constitution.
Michael Gordon Key witnesses to the attack on Reza Barati have not been formally interviewed.
Mike Steketee ‘Just because we are not solving the problem in its entirety straight away doesn’t mean it’s not worth doing.’
Mike Steketee DOCTORS and nurses are gathered around an operating table conducting an emergency caesarian at the general hospital in Popondetta, a 25-minute flight north over the Owen Stanley Range from Port...
Damien Murphy A self-style Papua New Guinea preacher who led a cannibal cult has been hacked to death outside Madang after he killed a local woman last Thursday while on the run from jail.
Megan Levy A group of Australian hikers and their support crew and have been attacked on a trail in remote Papua New Guinea, resulting in the deaths of two porters.
Philip Dorling The United States is tapping telephones and monitoring communications networks from electronic surveillance facilities in US embassies and consulates across east and south-east Asia, according to...
Jo Chandler LOUJAYA Toni spent much of the past few years toiling in the vegetable garden she had inherited from her late mother on the outskirts of Lae, Papua New Guinea's second largest city.
THE Prince of Wales has recalled the extraordinary courage of Papua New Guinea's Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels, who helped Australian troops during World War II.
Port Moresby THE people responsible for burning a young woman alive in a Papua New Guinea town after she was accused of sorcery will be caught and punished, police say.
A strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake has rocked Papua New Guinea's north. Seismologists warn there could be considerable damage in Aitape, where a giant tsunami in 1998 killed more than 2000 people.
A Papua New Guinean who accused his aunt of sorcery and killed her with an axe has been jailed for 30 years, days after the United Nations urged a tougher stance on such murders.
Police in Papua New Guinea have detained four men over the gang-rape of a US academic after a massive manhunt, with officials urging locals to help find five suspects still on the run.
Tim Elliott Witch burning, torture and sorcery are still frighteningly common in Papua New Guinea, and the victims are invariably women, writes Tim Elliott.
Eoin Blackwell PORT MORESBY: Papua New Guinea's government is considering backing the death penalty in a bid to deter crimes against women and "sorcery"-related killings.
Mark Baker As Papua New Guinea threatens to again impose the death penalty, Mark Baker investigates the nation's fightback against crime.
Bianca Hall She sits on the floor weeping, her head in her hands. Her body language screams of her despair. This young Iranian woman, who risked it all to come to Australia, has just discovered her journey was...
Women in poverty-stricken Papua New Guinea suffer "severe brutality" with violence, including savage attacks involving knives, axes and whips, occurring in two-thirds of all families, a new study...
Mark Baker Early last week, at the height of the controversy over Australia's plan to permanently export its asylum seeker problem to Papua New Guinea and neighbouring Nauru, PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill...