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Papua New Guinea police seeking to arrest ex-PM O'Neill

Oct. 15, 2019 3:37 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Papua New Guinea police said Tuesday they were seeking the arrest of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill for official corruption but the former leader of the South Pacific island nation was refusing to cooperate. But Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported from Port Moresby that O'Neill...

Papua New Guinea police say they have an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Peter O'Neill for official corruption

Oct. 15, 2019 3:18 AM EDT
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Papua New Guinea police say they have an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Peter O'Neill for official corruption.

WWII soldier's remains returned for burial in eastern Iowa

Sep. 17, 2019 7:49 AM EDT

BLAIRSTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Officials say the remains of a World War II soldier found in present-day Papua New Guinea will be given final rest in eastern Iowa. The Iowa National Guard says Pvt. Laurel Ebert, of Blairstown, was last seen Nov. 26, 1942, when he and eight other soldiers went on a mission to...