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New Caledonia votes no to independence from France

But France's Pacific territory faces further wrangling over its future after referendum boycott.

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France’s Pacific island territory of New Caledonia voted overwhelmingly against independence on Sunday in the last of three scheduled referendums since 2018, but difficult negotiations over its future are expected to continue following a boycott of the latest vote by pro-independence militants, reports the Financial Times.

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