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Tonga: Country in Oceania
Tonga, officially named the Kingdom of Tonga, is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago comprising 169 islands, of which 36 are inhabited. The total surface area is about 750 square kilometres (290 sq mi) scattered over 700,000 square kilometres (270,000 sq mi) of the southern Pacific Ocean. The state has a population of 100,651 people, of whom 70% reside on the main island of Tongatapu.

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Climate change campaigner Tongan PM dies in New Zealand

Tongan Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific, died in a New Zealand hospital on Thursday, the information ministry and media reports said.
Reuters - Published

Tongan Prime Minister Pohiva, 78, dies in New Zealand

Tongan Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, who was being treated for pneumonia at a hospital in Auckland, has died, New Zealand media said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Tonga


England chilled over Vunipola fitness for France clash [Video]England chilled over Vunipola fitness for France clash

England confident they have cover if Vunipola unfit for France clash

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:26Published

France and Tonga prepare for a "physical" match in Kumamoto [Video]France and Tonga prepare for a "physical" match in Kumamoto

France captain Jefferson Poirot says players need to counter physicality of Tonga team and avoid injuries in their next game.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 05:46Published

Rugby? No. Soccer and tennis for Tonga at their World Cup training [Video]Rugby? No. Soccer and tennis for Tonga at their World Cup training

VIDEO SHOWS: TONGA TEAM PLAYING SOCCER AND TENNIS SHOWS: KUMAMOTO, JAPAN (OCTOBER 5, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. VARIOUS OF TONGA TEAM MEMBER PLAYING SOCCER 2. PLAYER WITH RUGBY BALL 3. VARIOUS OF

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:54Published

Medard urges caution as France focus solely on USA test [Video]Medard urges caution as France focus solely on USA test

French full-back Maxime Medard says Les Bleus cannot underestimate their next Pool C opponents USA, despite their tag as heavy favourites

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:33Published

Coach Gold says the USA will feel no pressure when they take on England in the Rugby World Cup [Video]Coach Gold says the USA will feel no pressure when they take on England in the Rugby World Cup

Gold says the USA have nothing to lose against England

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:09Published

Rugby World Cup: England v USA match preview [Video]Rugby World Cup: England v USA match preview

An in-depth preview of England's Rugby World Cup match against Group C minnows USA. Eddie Jones has rung the changes for their second match of the tournament, but will still expect an improved display..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:10Published

England give squad players a runout against United States [Video]England give squad players a runout against United States

England head coach Eddie Jones says he plans to rest most of the team that played Tonga ahead of their second Pool C game against the United States

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:30Published

'You can't win without playing well', says England flanker Sam Underhill ahead of Tonga clash [Video]'You can't win without playing well', says England flanker Sam Underhill ahead of Tonga clash

England flanker Sam Underhill says physicality is a huge part of Tonga's game but that England cannot win 'without playing well'.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:57Published

England v Tonga: Rugby World Cup match preview [Video]England v Tonga: Rugby World Cup match preview

An in-depth look at England's opening match of the Rugby World Cup against Tonga in Pool C. Eddie Jones has named a strong line-up for the game against the Pacific Islanders, who he insists he will not..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:03Published

England train ahead of the Rugby World Cup [Video]England train ahead of the Rugby World Cup

England's rugby team have been put through their paces at the gym ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan. England's first game is against Tonga on September 22.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published

Cheers! Sapporo taps into rugby fans thirst for beer [Video]Cheers! Sapporo taps into rugby fans thirst for beer

There is excitement in the air, mixed with a sense of trepidation, in Sapporo as the northern Japanese city prepares itself for an influx of thirsty rugby fans during the opening weekend of the World..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

 

Quake of magnitude 6.1 strikes northwest off Tonga: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck northwest of the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, the United States Geological Survey said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

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