New Caledonia rejects independence, will stay part of France

      Published on Monday, 5 October , 2020      367 Views     
New Caledonia rejects independence, will stay part of France

  • Gulf TV, Qatar, Al Jazeera

People in the southern Pacific French territory of New Caledonia have narrowly voted to stay part of France in the second referendum on the matter in three years. There has been long-running tension between the Indigenous Kanak peoples, who largely seek independence, and the descendants of colonial settlers, who largely remain loyal to Paris.






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Category Gulf TV, Qatar, Al Jazeera, Gulf TV, Qatar, Doha | 2020/10/05 latest update at 5:50 PM
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