Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 13:27
The Denisovans - newly discovered ancient human relative - crossed one of the world`s most prominent marine barriers in Indonesia, and interbred with modern humans moving through the area on the way to Australia and New Guinea, scientists have claimed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 19:37
An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey reported.
Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 14:06
PNG is a sprawling nation where black magic, sorcery and cannibalism sometimes occur.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 09:50
Three new species of tiny frogs have been discovered in Papua New Guinea.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 18:56
A convicted Papua New Guinea preacher, who called himself "Black Jesus" and led a cannibal cult with some 6,000 members, has been hacked to death, a leading Australian daily reported Saturday.
Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 14:59
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced that all unauthorised arrivals will be sent to poverty-stricken Papua New Guinea.
Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 12:00
The 6.8 quake occurred near the town of Kandrian, on the island of New Britain, at 6:30 am (0200 IST).
Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 17:37
A dominating century by Sean Willis carried Australia to an easy 144-run victory in their Under-19 exhibition match against Papua New Guinea (PNG) at the Gardens Oval here Thursday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 14:13
The victims, three men and one woman, were killed late Monday night at a shop they ran in the capital, Port Moresby, said Papua New Guinea national police spokesman Dominic Kakas.
Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 15:48
A teenage girl beheaded her father with a bush knife after he raped her at their home in Papua New Guinea, a report said Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 15:43
Cricket Australia (CA) Monday announced its 14-player Under-19 squad to compete in the International Series in Darwin beginning June 30.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 11:12
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued and no damage was immediately reported.
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