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Corporate buyout threatens civil war in New Caledonia

SYDNEY – As a long-running struggle between indigenous Kanaks seeking independence and well-off mostly white settlers wanting to stay with France nears its end-game in the South Pacific colony of New Caledonia, the ownership of its nickel industry has become a violent contest between the two camps. This week, its capital Noumea – in pre-Covid […]

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