Solomon Islands prime minister survives no-confidence vote after riots

Solomon Islands prime minister survives no-confidence vote after riots

SYDNEY, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday survived a no-confidence motion in parliament after accusing the Pacific island nation’s most populous province of being “Taiwan’s agent” and anti-government protesters of attempting a coup.Dozens of buildings were burnt and shops looted in the capital a week ago in violence that … Read more

Solomon Islands: Residents wander torched capital as Australian troops arrive – The Washington Post

Solomon Islands: Residents wander torched capital as Australian troops arrive - The Washington Post

Solomon Islands: Residents wander torched capital as Australian troops arrive The Washington PostSolomon Islands leader blames foreign interference for unrest AxiosAustralia’s military to aid in Solomon Islands unrest ReutersSolomon Islands tells public workers to stay home as violent protests continue for third day CNNSolomon Islands leader blames foreign powers for unrest Associated PressView Full Coverage … Read more

Solomon Islands enters 36-hour lockdown after protests turn violent

Solomon Islands enters 36-hour lockdown after protests turn violent

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare called for the lockdown in an address that was broadcast late on Wednesday, after police had earlier deployed tear gas to break up protests.People from the country’s most populous island, Malaita, had traveled to the capital in a spillover of anger about a host of domestic issues including unrealized infrastructure promises, … Read more

La Palma volcano, live updates today: eruption, tsunami warning and latest news | Canary Islands

La Palma volcano, live updates today: eruption, tsunami warning and latest news

Solidarity tourism on La PalmaOlga Reinoso took advantage of the All Saints Day public holiday to see the erupting volcano on La Palma but like other tourists she wanted to help islanders whose homes have been destroyed and crops ruined.Tourists are keen to help La Palma byspending money to boost the island’s economy.”In a passive … Read more