Jo Chandler and Eoin Blackwell Protests planned in PNG as O'Neill moves to defer national elections and sack judges.
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...
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...
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.
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.
Police have charged the registrar of the National Court, Ian Augerea.
Jo Chandler Social breakdown means that rape, beatings and even murder are the daily reality of women's lives in PNG.
Port Moresby The Prime Minister and the electoral commissioner say Papua New Guinea's election will take place as scheduled, following a massive protest in the capital Port Moresby.
Jo Chandler Stories of shipwreck, real and imagined, have a special place in the archive of human misery. The notion of being lost at sea, frail souls at the mercy of the elements, taps into our most deep-set...
Unions in Papua New Guinea appear set to demand the resignation of PM Peter O'Neill.
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.