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Violent protests break out in Solomon Islands as Manasseh Sogavare elected new prime minister

The election of veteran politician Manasseh Sogavare as the new prime minister of the Solomon Islands sparked violent protests in the capital Honiara on Wednesday, with riot police deployed in a bid to maintain order.Eyewitnesses reported unrest in Chinatown and at least one other area of the city after Sogavare won the backing of parliamentarians for a record fourth term in office.Shops and offices closed and workers were advised to go home as police and community leaders appealed for calm…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Violent protests break out in Solomon Islands as Manasseh Sogavare elected new prime minister, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Violent protests break out in Solomon Islands as Manasseh Sogavare elected new prime minister

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Wednesday, 24 April

 

 

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