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'Mutiny' amid PNG power struggle Map of Port Moresby Papua New Guinea
  Head of Papua New Guinea military freed

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  The head of the Papua New Guinea military has been freed from detention by rebel soldiers, as an attempted mutiny appeared to unravel
  Papua New Guinea: A group of soldiers in Papua New Guinea say they have taken control of the military and are demanding the reinstatement of the ousted PM

year 2006 Top ^

  The military commander of Fiji Cmdr Frank Bainimarama has announced he has taken over control of the country
 Bainimarama had assumed executive powers and dismissed Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase. Bainimarama had repeatedly expressing anger at the way the prime minister had proposed legislation to offer an amnesty to responsible for a 2000 coup. Cmdr Bainimarama urged the population not to be intimidated
Dec.3 Army takes over police base  Fiji: Soldiers have taken over the headquarters of the only armed police unit, fuelling speculation of a military coup Nov.30 Fiji calm, but threat of coup still looms  The troops returned to barracks after taking control of parts of the capital in overnight exercises Nov.29 Army head sets coup deadline
  Fiji: Military chief Cmdr Frank Bainimarama has warned he will overthrow the government on Friday if his demands are not met
Nov.28 Military stokes coup fears
  Fiji: The military will conduct night-time exercises to secure strategic areas of the capital, Suva
Oct.31 Fears grow over coup threat  Fiji: New Zealand has called on military commander to step down, as the United States expressed deep concern

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B. 2012-01-26 Head of Papua New Guinea military freed Papua New Guinea
C. 2012-01-25 'Mutiny' amid PNG power struggle Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
2006-12-04 Military 'takes control of Fiji' Fiji
E. 2006-12-03 Army takes over police base Fiji
F. 2006-11-30 Fiji calm, but threat of coup still looms Fiji
G. 2006-11-29 Army head sets coup deadline Fiji
H. 2006-11-28 Military stokes coup fears Fiji
I. 2006-10-31 Fears grow over coup threat Fiji

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