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News: Fiji

We have started to collect the most important news related to Fiji in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Fiji – overview

Fiji: news

Race issue central to Fiji poll

Saturday, May 6th 2006, 4:50

Fijians are electing a new parliament, with the racial divide and national security dominating the week-long poll.
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Ex-Fijian PM faces mutiny charge

Friday, May 12th 2006, 3:08

Ex-Fijian PM Sitiveni Rabuka appears in court charged with inciting a mutiny in 2000, as a general election continues.
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Polling ends in Fijian election

Saturday, May 13th 2006, 7:25

Polls close in Fiji at the end of a week-long general election marked by tensions between ethnic groups.
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Counting begins in Fiji election

Monday, May 15th 2006, 5:52

Counting begins after Fiji's poll, with Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase confident of winning an outright majority.
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Fiji PM sworn in for second term

Thursday, May 18th 2006, 10:09

Laisenia Qarase is sworn in for a second term as Fiji's prime minister, following his narrow election win.
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Fiji fails to oust military head

Tuesday, October 31st 2006, 9:17

Fiji's government fails to remove the country's outspoken military head, Frank Bainimarama.
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Fears grow of Fiji military coup

Wednesday, November 1st 2006, 6:46
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

The US and Australia voice fears of a coup in Fiji, as tensions mount between the military and the government.
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Fiji army head warns of violence

Thursday, November 2nd 2006, 5:13

Fiji's military commander warns that the refusal of the prime minister to resign might lead to violence.
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Fiji PM meets army demand

Saturday, November 4th 2006, 2:54

Fijian PM Laisenia Qarase says he will change a controversial law that had provoked fears of a military coup.
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Fiji police chief 'should resign'

Tuesday, November 7th 2006, 9:56

Fiji's military calls for the police chief to quit, adding to simmering political tensions and fears of a coup.
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Indigenous heads help Fiji crisis

Monday, November 13th 2006, 6:05

Fiji's Great Council of Chiefs begins a mission to resolve the crisis between the PM and the military.
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'Imminent coup' warning for Fiji

Friday, November 24th 2006, 9:23
related countries: Australia Australia

Tensions rise in Fiji as Australia warns of "clear evidence" a coup is planned for the next two weeks.
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