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Is Putin causing trouble for Macron in New Caledonia?

17 May 2024

5:57 PM

17 May 2024

5:57 PM

Five people have now been killed and scores wounded in the New Caledonia insurgency as Emmanuel Macron struggles to restore order on the Pacific island. There was a fourth night on disorder on Thursday, despite the state of emergency in place and the presence on troops on the streets.

Military reinforcements from France are expected in the next few hours.

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