Jo Chandler and Eoin Blackwell Protests planned in PNG as O'Neill moves to defer national elections and sack judges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Port Moresby Peter O'Neill said he will stand again for Papua New Guinea's prime ministership.
Hamish McDonald, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea Elections are falling behind schedule across the densely populated Highlands of Papua New Guinea as poor preparations cause angry scenes and security forces battle to keep ballot boxes safe.
Hamish McDonald Grey-bearded Simon Parua Kuri, aged about 82, is a revered former 'big man' in politics around Mount Hagen, emerging from a semi-literate traditional background to hold a seat in Parliament for 15...
Hamish McDonald, Port Moresby Voting in Papua New Guinea looks set to go into an unscheduled third week as polls in the violence-prone Highlands provinces will not be completed by Friday.
Tim Barlass A helicopter carrying two Australians and a New Zealander has crashed in Papua New Guinea, civil aviation authorities say.
Tim Barlass Two Australians and a New Zealander are feared dead after a helicopter issued a mayday call and disappeared on Friday afternoon in Papua New Guinea.
Electronic surveillance is being used as the search widens for a helicopter that went down in dense jungle in Papua New Guinea with two Australians and a New Zealander on board.
Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's former prime minister reclaiming spot months after being dumped.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA The bodies of four victims of the MV Rabaul Queen ferry sinking off Papua New Guinea have been found.