A coalition government in New Caledonia, a French territory in the Pacific has collapsed after pro-independence politicians resigned, citing persistent economic issues and unrest over the sale of nickel assets. The South Pacific archipelago has been gripped by riots over…

New Caledonia’s pro-independence Palika party has restated that it wants the next referendum on independence from France to be held before the next year’s French presidential election. The last vote on independence last October saw a small majority opt for…

West Papuan independence leader Willy Mandowen joined Jana Wendt in the studio. Updated 23 Aug 2013 JANA WENDT: Willy Mandowen, Indonesia is offering you a form of autonomy; what`s wrong with the offer? WILLY MANDOWEN, WEST PAPUAN INDEPENDENCE LEADER: It`s insignificant,…