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Wednesday 7 February 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police Magistrate Samiu Palu this morning adjourned again the court appearance of 'Akilisi Pohiva, Tu'i Uata and Semisi Sika to Friday Febuary 9.
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Friday 12 January 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan police have taken into custody two people who have been charged with sedition and other charges relating to the destruction of the Nuku'alofa Business District on November 16.
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Friday 5 January 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Officers of the New Zealand Police will remain in Tonga until March this year, taking part in the criminal investigation into the destruction of the Nuku'alofa business district on November 16, 2006.
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Wednesday 27 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 20-year old man from the village of Longoteme was killed early on Christmas evening following an incident at a newly opened salt- water swimming pool at Touliki on Hala Vuna.
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Thursday 21 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five weeks after the riots that destroyed about 80% of the Nuku'alofa business centre, the Deputy Police Commander, Taniela Faletau said today, that there was still a lot of criminal investigation work to do to bring those who were responsible to justice.
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Tuesday 19 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 777 suspects had been arrested and charged by the Tonga Police up to December 17, with theft topping the list of offences committed on November 16.
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Wednesday 13 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
By this morning, the Tonga Police had arrested a total of 702 suspects involved in the violent riot that destroyed central Nuku'alofa on November 16.
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Friday 8 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have identified the remains of a second victim of the seven people confirmed to have died in the fire that gutted the Shoreline Building set alight by arsonists on November 16.
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Friday 8 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Some 638 suspects were arrested and over 500 have been charged by the Tonga Police for arson, theft and other offences relating to their participation in the destruction of the Nuku'alofa business centre on November 16.
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Tuesday 5 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As of today, December 5, over 400 suspects have been charged by the Tonga Police for arson, theft and other offences relating to their participation in the destruction of the Nuku'alofa business centre on November 16.
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Wednesday 29 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have identified the remains of one of the seven people who are known to have died in the fire that gutted the Shoreline Building set alight by arsonists on November 16.
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Tuesday 28 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Suspects charged with offences relating to their participation in the destruction of the Nuku'alofa business center on November 16 will start appearing in the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court on December 7.
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Tuesday 28 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twelve days after the destruction of the Nuku'alofa business center on Thursday, November 16, police today confirmed that seven bodies were found at the gutted Shoreline building.
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Thursday 23 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As of yesterday November 22, the Tonga Police had detained 16 more suspects in relation to the crimes committed on November 16, bringing the total number of detainees to 42.
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Wednesday 22 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five days after the destruction of the Nuku'alofa business center on Thursday, November 16, police have confirmed that only six bodies have been found and not eight as was previously reported.
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Monday 20 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Surging out of a Pangai Si'i political rally held by some of the Tonga's People's Representatives, on the afternoon of November 16, their excited supporters led by marauding gangs of thieves, thugs and arsonists, ransacked the Nuku'alofa business district. Photos by Pesi Fonua, Linny Folau and Mary Lyn Fonua
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Thursday 16 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A rioting crowd has trashed property in central Nuku'alofa leaving the central supermarket Molisi Tonga in a tangled mess of broken glass and the streets smelling of spilled beer as looters joined rioters in a spree of destruction shortly after 3.30 pm today. Story and pictures by Mary Lyn Fonua, Linny Folau and Pesi Fonua
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Wednesday 8 February 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A suitcase containing two kilograms of what is thought to be marijuana was abandoned on the inward carousel at Tonga's Fua'amotu Airport on Saturday, February 4, after an Air Pacific flight from Fiji was selected by customs officers for special scrutiny.
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Thursday 29 December 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Only four people have died on Tonga's roads so far this year - the lowest road toll in three years - but, tragically, in 2005 the victims were children who were hit while crossing the road, while the number of non-fatal road accidents has increased on previous years.
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Friday 19 August 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The home of a Shoreline executive, Joseph Ramanlal, located at 'Anana village near Nuku'alofa, came under an arson attack early this morning, and family members say that a small fire was started by something like a Molotov cocktail that was thrown over the fence and into their doorway.
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