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Police minister says some PNG cops should not be armed

Updated 28 January 2015, 18:17 AEDT

PNG's police minister admits the police hierarchy has lost the ability to command and control rank and file officers.

PNG cabinet minister calls for police force review

Updated 28 January 2015, 10:49 AEDT

A senior Papua New Guinea cabinet minister is calling for a review into the arming of the police force after the shooting and killing of two unarmed villagers.

Solomon Islands PM launches ambitious agenda for government

Updated 27 January 2015, 17:58 AEDT

Recently elected Solomon Islands prime minister Manasseh Sogavare has launched an ambitious agenda for his government, including programs to tackle corruption, boost economic growth and improve the way democracy works.

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