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Island hopping - Oceania [NEWS ROUNDUP]

The defection of a senior military official is proving a headache for Fiji’s interim government as he tours the Pacific drumming up ­opposition to the regime. Once the head of the infantry, Tevita Mara was charged with sedition earlier this year, before being mysteriously spirited onto a Tongan navy vessel and taking up residence in the neighbouring kingdom. Subsequent campaigning visits to Australia, New Zealand and the Solomon Islands have caused diplomatic stirs, and debate over what…

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