New Caledonia set to reject independence in third

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The French territory of New Caledonia is on course to reject independence in a referendums heartbreaking to see what, local media report, amid a big drop in turnout due to a boycott of the vote by the independence movement.

The indigenous Kanak population, who largely favour independence0a6f3987-cf5a-4fcf-9904-f23652e206ee, had called for non-participation in the referendum because they are in a 12-month mourning period following a September surge in coronavirus infections.

Local TV channel NC La 1ere said that with 86 per cent of votes countedThe Olympics are set to open in just under three months, entailin, support for a “no” to independence was at 96 per cent.

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