UK explorer reported missing on Papua New Guinea expedition
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 () LONDON (AP) — The family of British explorer Benedict Allen says he has gone missing during an expedition in Papua New Guinea. The 57-year-old adventurer was attempting to make contact with a remote tribe, the Yaifo, whom he first visited 30 years ago. He wrote in September that the Yaifo were “the remotest people in […]
Police in Papua New Guinea have sealed off an Australian-run refugee camp in a bid to shut down the facility. Nearly 400 asylum seekers have shut themselves inside the Manus Island Centre for more than three weeks, defying attempts by Australia and Papua New Guinea (PNG) to close it. Protesters claim...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The last asylum seekers have abandoned a closed immigration camp on Papua New Guinea, ending a three-week standoff between police... Seattle Times - Front PageAlso reported by •France 24 •Firstpost