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News: Tonga

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Cocaine and corpse found on boat

Friday, November 16th 2012, 7:40

A decomposed body and 200kg of cocaine are discovered on a grounded boat off the coast of Tonga, police say.
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Tonga crown prince marries cousin

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 14:33
related places: Nuku`alofa

The heir to the throne of Tonga in the South Pacific, Crown Prince Tupouto'a Ulukalala, marries his second cousin at a ceremony in the capital Nuku'alofa.
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Tonga search for missing sailors

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 4:05
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Rescuers manage to land on a remote Tongan atoll to search for two Australian men missing since their yacht broke up last week.
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VIDEO: Thousands mourn Tonga's late king

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 9:08
related places: Nuku`alofa

The funeral of Tonga's late king, George Tupou V, has taken place in Nuku'alofa, with thousands of mourners lining the streets.
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Tonga mourns at monarch's funeral

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 5:13
related places: Nuku`alofa

The funeral of Tonga's king, George Tupou V, takes place in Nuku'alofa, with thousands of mourners lining the streets from the palace to the royal tombs.
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Tonga mourns death of King George

Monday, March 19th 2012, 11:55

The South Pacific nation of Tonga is in mourning following the death of its king, George Tupou V, at the age of 63.
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Tonga's King Tupou V dies at 63

Monday, March 19th 2012, 3:07
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

King George Tupou V of the South Pacific nation of Tonga dies in Hong Kong at the age of 63, officials confirm.
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VIDEO: Tonga in mourning for King Tupou

Monday, March 19th 2012, 0:21

A period of mourning has been declared in the South Pacific nation of Tonga following the death of King George Tupou V.
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France 14-19 Tonga

Saturday, October 1st 2011, 6:54

France limp into the World Cup quarter-finals despite losing to Tonga in one of the biggest shocks in the history of the tournament.
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All Blacks win World Cup opener

Friday, September 9th 2011, 10:17
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Auckland

Hosts New Zealand launch their bid for a first World Cup crown since 1987 with a comfortable 41-10 victory over Tonga in Auckland.
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