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New Caledonia referendum: South Pacific territory rejects independence from France

BBC News Sunday, 4 October 2020
People in the French overseas territory narrowly reject independence for the second time in two years.
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News video: French territory of New Caledonia prepares for independence referendum

French territory of New Caledonia prepares for independence referendum 01:25

Voters are expected to reject breaking away from France's control after almost 170 years despite rising support for the move.

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New Caledonia New Caledonia French special collectivity in the southwest Pacific Ocean

Macron welcomes New Caledonia referendum result with 'gratitude' [Video]

Macron welcomes New Caledonia referendum result with 'gratitude'

Credit: FRANCE 24 English    Duration: 00:59Published
New Caledonia rejects independence, will stay part of France [Video]

New Caledonia rejects independence, will stay part of France

Majority of voters choose to remain part of France, instead of backing independence, in second of three possible referendums.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 03:45Published

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