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Australia to send more soldiers to Solomon Islands
YAHOO!News - 11/28/2021 4:34:00 AM
Three charred bodies were discovered in a store on Friday in the Chinatown district, an area targeted by protesters still resentful the government in 2019 ended diplomatic ties with Taiwan to establish formal links with China.

Calm returns as clean-up begins in Solomon Islands -media
Reuters on MSN.com - 11/28/2021 2:30:59 AM
Soldiers and police from Australia and Papua New Guinea were helping to restore calm in the Solomon Islands as clean-up operations started, after several days of rioting left three dead and led to dozens of arrests,

3 burned bodies found in Solomon Islands following days of violent protests
USA Today on MSN.com - 11/27/2021 1:25:49 PM
Three burned bodies were found in Australia's Solomon Islands after protests against the Pacific nation’s increasing links with China.

3 dead amid days of rioting in Solomon Islands, police say
UPI.com - 11/27/2021 3:31:00 PM
Three bodies were found in a burned-out building in Solomon Islands capital of Honiara after days of anti-government rioting, police said Saturday.

Solomon Islands tells public workers to stay home as violent protests continue for third day
CNN on MSN.com - 11/26/2021 11:44:54 AM
The Solomon Islands government has declared a nightly curfew and advised all public servants to stay at home as violent protests continued for a third day on Friday, with crowds gathering at the Prime Minister's residence.

Australian police take control of Solomon Islands capital - witnesses
Reuters - 11/26/2021 8:16:00 AM
A night curfew will be re-imposed in the Solomon Islands capital Honiara after witnesses said Australian police began taking control of hotspots following three days of violent protests in the South Pacific island nation.

3 Bodies Found Amid Violence in Solomon Islands
New York Times - 11/27/2021 8:05:00 AM
The police were trying to determine if the charred remains found in the capital’s Chinatown district were linked to the protests, in which demonstrators set fire to buildings.

Why Anti-Government Protests in the Solomon Islands Are Targeting Chinatown
Time - 11/26/2021 9:30:00 AM
Chinatown in the Solomon Islands' capital has been the focus of rioters, looters and protesters who demanded that Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare resign.

Solomon Islands violence recedes but not underlying tension
ABC - 11/27/2021 7:34:00 AM
Violence has receded in the capital of the Solomon Islands, but the government has shown no signs of attempting to address the underlying grievances that sparked two days of riots, including concerns

3 burned bodies found in Solomon Islands' Chinatown following days of violent protests
CNN - 11/27/2021 5:11:00 AM
Three charred bodies have been found in a burned out building in the Chinatown district of the Solomon Islands' capital, Honiara -- the first reported fatalities after three days of violent protests that saw more than 100 people arrested.