Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea Deputy Prime Minister Puka Temu joins with opposition MPs in an attempt to bring down the government of Prime Minister Michael Somare.
Sources: ABC News
Sources: ABC News
Police in Papua New Guinea withdraw the arrest warrant issued against former Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, who was accused of corruption.
Anti-government protests erupt across Papua New Guinea against Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, calling on him to resign. Papua New Guinea has been in a state of political turmoil since 2014 when the Prime Minister was accused of fraud and corruption.
Former Papua New Guinea Army Colonel Yaura Sasa, who led a recent coup d'état attempt to restore former Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare to power, is charged with mutiny.
Papua New Guinea constitutional crisis: Soldiers supporting former Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Michael Somare stage a mutiny in Port Moresby. PNG Brigadier General Francis Agwi is said to be under house arrest.
Political tension continues in Papua New Guinea with former Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare expected to be sworn in again following a ruling by the Supreme Court and incumbent PM Peter O'Neill refusing to stand aside.
The Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea rules that the August 2011 election of Peter O'Neill as Prime Minister was unconstitutional and orders the reinstatement of former Prime Minister Michael Somare to office.
Sir Michael Somare, veteran Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, resigns due to ill-health according to his family.
The ruling National Alliance Party in Papua New Guinea to elect an interim leader with concerns that Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare may not return to office after having heart surgery in Singapore.
Michael Somare steps down as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea for an upcoming leadership tribunal. Deputy Prime Minister Sam Abal becomes Prime Minister during the trial.
Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Michael Somare threatens the life of an opposition member after a vote of no confidence is thwarted.