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Students Shot During Anti-Government Protest In Port Moresby...PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA - JUNE 08:  Family, friends and supporters of students injured during a government protest gather outside Port Moresby General Hospital on June 8, 2016 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Several demonstrators were injured today when police reportedly shot into a crowd of students protesting against Prime Minister Peter O'Neill over corruption allegations. There are conflicting reports of the number injured and if there were any fatalities during the clash.  (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)

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Family, friends and supporters of students injured during a government protest gather outside Port Moresby General Hospital in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Several demonstrators were injured today when police reportedly shot into a crowd of students protesting against Prime Minister Peter O’Neill over corruption allegations

Pacific Island Forum in PNG...epa04921280 A picture made available on 09 September 2015 shows traditional dancers perform for the official opening of the Pacific Islands Forum in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 08 September 2015. The Pacific Islands Forum goes from 07 to 11 September and discusses the regions vulnerability to Climate Change.  EPA/MICK TSIKAS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

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Dancers perform for the official opening of the Pacific Islands Forum in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The Pacific Islands Forum goes on until Friday and will address the regions vulnerability to Climate Change

Local children wave Japanese flags as Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives in the Papua New Guinea capital of  Port Moresby on July 10, 2014.  Abe is visiting New Zealand, Australia and Papua New Guinea to hold talks with officials on biliateral and international issues

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Local children wave Japanese flags as Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, arrives in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Mr Abe is visiting New Zealand, Australia and Papua New Guinea 

This undated handout photo released on A...This undated handout photo released on August 13, 2013 by ChildFund Australia shows a woman named Helen wearing a large bandaid where her lip once was in in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Women in poverty-stricken Papua New Guinea suffer "severe brutality" with violence, including savage attacks involving knives, axes and whips, occurring in two-thirds of all families, a new study said on August 13, 2013.  ----EDITORS NOTE ----RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE MANDATORY CREDIT " AFP PHOTO / VLAD SOKHIN / CHILDFUND AUSTRALIA"

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Helen, from Port Moresby, is among many women in poverty-stricken Papua New Guinea who suffer brutality, with a study by Australian charity ChildFund showing savage attacks occur in two-thirds of all families 

Julia Gillard Visits Papua New Guinea - Day 2...PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA - MAY 10:  Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard poses for photographers with students from Marianville girls secondary school on May 10, 2013 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The three-day visit is a chance for the two nations to strengthen economic ties, with talks being held on key issues including, trade, military defense, and the controversial Australian detention center on Manus Island.The trip is the first official visit for Prime Minister Julia Gillard to the Pacific Island Nation and the first visit since former prime minster Kevin Rudd visited in 2007.

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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard poses for photographers with students from Marianville girls secondary school on Friday in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The three-day visit is a chance for the two nations to strengthen economic ties, with talks being held on key issues including, trade, military defense and the controversial Australian detention center on Manus Island. The trip is the first official visit for Prime Minister Gillard to the Pacific island nation and the first visit since former Prime Minster Kevin Rudd visited in 2007. 

 Traditional dancers perform ahead of the arrival of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Jackson International Airport on May 9, 2013 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The trip is the first official visit for Prime Minister Julia Gillard to the Pacific Island Nation and the first visit since former prime minster Kevin Rudd visited in 2007. The three-day visit will include trips to a local market and primary school as well as tours of the Exxon Mobil Liquefied Natural Gas plant and the Bomana War Cemetery.

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Traditional dancers perform ahead of the arrival of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Jackson International Airport in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The trip is the first official visit for the prime minister to the Pacific Island Nation and the first since former prime minster Kevin Rudd visited in 2007. The three-day visit will include trips to a local market and primary school as well as tours of the Exxon Mobil liquefied natural gas plant and the Bomana war cemetery.