Papua New Guinea

Tribe of cannibals eats robbers as punishment - except their genitals

An American adventurer encounters the Korowai tribe that practices cannibalism as a form of punishment.


Israel's best UN allies are the Pacific Islands - opinion

Pacific Island states have the best record of voting in staunch favor of Israel at the United Nations, and yet most Israelis can't find them on a map.

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A British tourist shocked scientists by discovering 3 extinct species

A 51-year-old British tourist has shocked scientists by rediscovering three three species that had been thought to be extinct.

Papua New Guinea to open embassy in Jerusalem, Israel's Cohen confirms

Israel and Papua New Guinea established diplomatic relations in 1978, but the Jerusalem mission will be its first embassy in Israel.

A boy carries a container to collect water in the village of Papa Lea Lea, Papua New Guinea

Australian prof. among three hostages released in Papua New Guinea - report

The three hostages were released after days of negotiations and security operations with local police forces.

A MAN WEARING a traditional head dress stands near the Morning Star flag during a rally in Sydney, A

Rescue operation for Australian professor, others taken hostage in Papua New Guinea -police

One foreign national, in addition to three locals, were kidnapped in the nation's remote highlands by armed criminals.


Meet the epaulette shark - the only shark species that can walk

Epaulettes have adapted and developed an ability to walk on land which helps them hunt for food in places other sharks cannot reach.

A MAN WEARING a traditional head dress stands near the Morning Star flag during a rally in Sydney, A

My Word: Between West Papua and the West Bank

"The UN, where Israel is singled out for condemnation as a matter of course, is far from able to provide the solution for world peace."

Papua New Guinea ex-PM O'Neill arrested for suspicious deal with Israel

O'Neill was accused of directing the $14 million payment for 2 generators from Israel without following financial management law, without parliamentary approval and without puttng the sale to tender.

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