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Tongan PM Akilisi Pohiva stands by criticism of attorney-general

Updated 26 February 2015, 17:29 AEDT

Tonga's prime minister has defended his criticism of the country's acting attorney-general over the prosecution of a noble on firearms charges.

Naturalised citizens in Marshall Islands win right to run for parliament

Updated 26 February 2015, 10:33 AEDT

The High Court in Marshall Islands has ruled that naturalised citizens have a constitutional right to stand for parliament.

Tongan skier makes audacious bid to qualify for 2018 Winter Olympics

Updated 26 February 2015, 10:35 AEDT

The kingdom of Tonga has no reputation at all for producing Winter Olympic talent, but after Bruno Banani flew the Tongan flag at the Sochi games in the luge, up steps Makeleta Stephan with ambitions to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics games in South Korea.

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