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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How blockchain is being used to combat illegal fishingtechnology is now being used to improve tuna traceability to help stop illegal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
technology is now being used to improve tuna traceability to help stop illegal and unsustainable fishing practices in the Pacific Islands tuna industry. The aim is to help stop illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and human rights abuses... Read more
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Daily Mail
Battle to save the world's coral reefs is 'at make or break point'Solheim called on countries that have their own coral reefs to lead the way. H
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Solheim called on countries that have their own coral reefs to lead the way. He said: 'We expect Australia and the Pacific Islands and the Caribbean to protect their coral reefs – they can do so much. 'I strongly encourage Australia to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Home builder partners sought for govt owned Northcote landThis includes tourism and business sales such as hotels and motels. We also cov
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
This includes tourism and business sales such as hotels and motels. We also cover the real estate markets in Fiji and other Pacific Islands. Bayleys also provides a complete property and facilities service including property management and... Read more
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The Hill
We owe it to our children to end the nuclear agehealth globally, and will continue to do so for generations. Most nuclear testi
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
health globally, and will continue to do so for generations. Most nuclear testing victims live in remote areas like the Pacific islands, the Kazakhstan steppe, or the North African Sahara. They have largely been forgotten; today’s younger... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Forum Secretariat policy consultations in MicronesiaWednesday, 17 January 2018, 12:08 pmPress Release: Pacific Islands Forum Secret
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 12:08 pmPress Release: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat begins in-country policy consultations in the Federated States of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
PHARMAC supports new Pacific Pharmacists’ GroupWellington pharmacist Kasey Brown, to help and support pharmacists, technicians
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Wellington pharmacist Kasey Brown, to help and support pharmacists, technicians and assistants around New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. The group has grown and PHARMAC is proud to be helping the group to establish itself more formally.“Pacific... Read more
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DW
1.5C degree goal 'extremely unlikely' – IPCC | All topics from climate change to conservation |Minninger, climate expert at nongovernmental organization Bread for the World,
DW / Posted 8 days ago
Minninger, climate expert at nongovernmental organization Bread for the World, has worked extensively in the Pacific islands. She told DW despite her gut feeling the 1.5 degree limit was beyond reach, she believes the implications of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Can’t take it with youit is permitted: Personal baggage exemption Where you can buy it: Caribbean, C
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
it is permitted: Personal baggage exemption Where you can buy it: Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, Pacific islands, Asia Why it is regulated: CITES III. Threats include overharvesting for the aquarium and jewelry trade,... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘Island Magic’ carves out Polynesian niche for decades in MonroevilleMoeliani and Tuika Iosefa Faumuina, have found a niche in the Pittsburgh area.
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
Moeliani and Tuika Iosefa Faumuina, have found a niche in the Pittsburgh area. Their shows feature cultural dances from Pacific islands, along with the occasional Samoan fire dance, a crowd-favorite. The family dance troupe performs at corporate... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Samoan PM hits back at Australia's 'insulting' criticism of China aid Sailele told the ABC. "To me the comments seem to question the integrity, wisd
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
Sailele told the ABC. "To me the comments seem to question the integrity, wisdom and intelligence of the leaders of the Pacific Islands." Tuilaepa said the comments undermined Australia's diplomatic efforts in the region. "These kinds of... Read more
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12d
TheBull
Bishop weighs in on China aid rowChina. The Lowy Insitute estimates China has poured $2.3 billion in aid to the
TheBull / Posted 12 days ago
China. The Lowy Insitute estimates China has poured $2.3 billion in aid to the South Pacific since 2006. The Institute's Pacific Islands program director Jonathan Pryke said the senator had made a legitimate point, but the value of projects had... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Ed Haleallowed him to bypass the sight test. The Coast Guard was part of the war effor
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
allowed him to bypass the sight test. The Coast Guard was part of the war effort and Mr. Hale served on a number of South Pacific Islands, readying sites for landing. He named his bulldozer The Barbara Jane for the woman who would become his... Read more
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Lake Placid News
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
Hawaii News Now / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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New York Daily News
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
New York Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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FOX Business
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
FOX Business / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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FOX Business
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
FOX Business / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacificthe Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonatha
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 13 days ago
the Sydney-based Lowy Institute international policy think tank found. Jonathan Pryke, director of the Lowy Institute's Pacific islands program, said Fierravanti-Wells' concerns about the terms of the Chinese loans were "quite legitimate." "One... Read more
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News.com.au
Beijing angry over Pacific aid attackpolicy. The Lowy Insitute estimates China has poured $2.3 billion in aid to th
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
policy. The Lowy Insitute estimates China has poured $2.3 billion in aid to the South Pacific since 2006. The Institute's Pacific Islands program director Jonathan Pryke said the senator had made a legitimate point but the value of projects had to... Read more
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Gulf News
China lodges protest against Australian ‘white elephant’ remarks(Pacific nations) have to pay back some of these Chinese loans,” she said.Lu sa
Gulf News / Posted 13 days ago
(Pacific nations) have to pay back some of these Chinese loans,” she said.Lu said China “fully respects the will of the Pacific islands’ governments and their people”.China’s development aid “has brought real benefits to local people,” he added,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup coverage to reach 204 countrieswill also stream the matches live in around 70 countries, including the Indian
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
will also stream the matches live in around 70 countries, including the Indian sub-continent, Canada, Central Asia and the Pacific Islands. Sixteen teams will take part in the tournament with the final scheduled to be held on February 3. Defending... Read more
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Central Chronicle
India not eyeing anyone’s territoryresource development be it on bilateral or multilateral platforms like Commonwe
Central Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
resource development be it on bilateral or multilateral platforms like Commonwealth, India-Africa Summit or Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation. “On each of these forums, we have made efforts to take every one along,’’ he said. Addressing... Read more
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TheBull
China funding 'Pacific white elephants': Australia ministerChina is funding "white elephant" infrastructure projects in the Pacific at unf
TheBull / Posted 13 days ago
China is funding "white elephant" infrastructure projects in the Pacific at unfavourable terms, a senior Australia minister said Wednesday in comments that could fuel further tensions between Canberra and Beijing. 10.01.2018 05:22 PM China is... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Attack on Chinese aid clumsy: LaborTV. The Lowy Insitute has estimated China has poured $2.3 billion in aid to th
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 13 days ago
TV. The Lowy Insitute has estimated China has poured $2.3 billion in aid to the South Pacific since 2006. The Institute's Pacific Islands program director Jonathan Pryke said the senator had made a legitimate point but the value of projects had to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Attack on Chinese aid clumsy: LaborTV. The Lowy Insitute has estimated China has poured $2.3 billion in aid to th
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
TV. The Lowy Insitute has estimated China has poured $2.3 billion in aid to the South Pacific since 2006. The Institute's Pacific Islands program director Jonathan Pryke said the senator had made a legitimate point but the value of projects had to... Read more
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News.com.au
Minister attacks Chinese aid to PacificLowy Insitute has estimated China has poured $2.3 billion in aid to the South P
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
Lowy Insitute has estimated China has poured $2.3 billion in aid to the South Pacific since 2006. The Institute's Pacific Islands program director Jonathan Pryke said the senator had made a legitimate point but the value of projects had to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Busiest month ever at Christchurch Airportor larger aircraft are now flying between Christchurch and Guangzhou, Hong Kong
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
or larger aircraft are now flying between Christchurch and Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Pacific Islands, as well as domestically within New Zealand. Pleasingly, all our international airline partners are telling... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Blockchain Project Could Revolutionise Seafood IndustrySeafood IndustryEnvironmental organisation WWF and its partners have introduced
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
Seafood IndustryEnvironmental organisation WWF and its partners have introduced revolutionary blockchain technology to the Pacific Islands’ tuna industry, the first of its kind for this region, to help stamp out illegal fishing and human rights... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Stall applications for Pasifika Festival close Fridaypopular and long-running cultural festivals, Pasifika is now in its 26th year,
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
popular and long-running cultural festivals, Pasifika is now in its 26th year, celebrating and showcasing Tāmaki Makaurau’s Pacific Islands whanau.The 2018 festival will see stalls open at the earlier time of 9am on the Saturday of the festival,... Read more
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Daily Mail
The herbs that are scientifically proven to ease anxietyor alternative to existing anxiolytic medications.' Kava, also called kava kav
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
or alternative to existing anxiolytic medications.' Kava, also called kava kava, has been used in medicines on the South Pacific islands for centuries. Consumed as a drink there, it is said to elevate mood, well being, and contentment, and... Read more
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The Border Mail
Irishman Gary Purcell developing tennis in the Pacific IslandsConatsu Kaga, Yanni Honila (tour coach) Gary Purcell (ITF development officer)
The Border Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Conatsu Kaga, Yanni Honila (tour coach) Gary Purcell (ITF development officer) and Zorika Morgan have travelled from the Pacific Islands for the 2018 Margaret Court Cup in Albury. Picture: MARK JESSER For kids growing up on the Pacific Islands,... Read more
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News.com.au
Aussie scientists solve malaria mysteryfatal infection spread by certain types of mosquitoes in tropical parts of Asia
News.com.au / Posted 19 days ago
fatal infection spread by certain types of mosquitoes in tropical parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America, the Pacific Islands and Middle East * It's spread by five types of microscopic parasites, the most common being P.vivax * The... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Rising star Thomas vows to avoid distractionsleading Americans said on Wednesday. Despite recording back-to-back wins in Ha
Reuters Sports News / Posted 20 days ago
leading Americans said on Wednesday. Despite recording back-to-back wins in Hawaii to start 2017, Thomas returns to the Pacific islands with a far higher profile, no longer regarded as a promising youngster since winning his first major and... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Resident travels to Western Pacific to assist in disaster recoverytravel is always mission oriented. In November, Burgess answered the call in t
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
travel is always mission oriented. In November, Burgess answered the call in the wake of the Typhoon Soudelor. Amongst the Pacific Islands, 158 homes were destroyed and 296 sustained major damage in the Category 4 storm’s devastation in 2015. As... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Fiji welcomes 2018’s first babyFijian baby will join nearly 386,000 children to be born worldwide on New Year’
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
Fijian baby will join nearly 386,000 children to be born worldwide on New Year’s Day, including about 770 babies across the Pacific Islands. While many of these babies will survive, some will not make it past their first day. In 2016, an estimated... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Christmas bird count 'A game and a scientific endeavor'the Audubon society. Last year, more than 2,500 groups participated in the Uni
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
the Audubon society. Last year, more than 2,500 groups participated in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Pacific Islands. Each count focused on a circle 15 miles across. Together, they surveyed about 5 percent of North America and... Read more
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metro
New Year's Eve 2017: New Zealand and Australia among first to kick off famous cebrowser that supports HTML5 video Samoa and Kiribati were actually the first c
metro / Posted 23 days ago
browser that supports HTML5 video Samoa and Kiribati were actually the first countries to ring in the new year. The remote Pacific islands saw in 2018 at 10am GMT. But small US islands, such as Baker Island and Howland Island, won’t welcome 2018... Read more
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Daily Mail
S. Korea's Moon says 'comfort women' deal with Japan seriously flawedWorld War Though around 80 per cent were Korean, women from Japan, Taiwan, the
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
World War Though around 80 per cent were Korean, women from Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Burma and the Pacific islands were also used as comfort women, according to a San Francisco State University report. The authorities... Read more
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Daily Mail
South Korea hints that comfort women deal with Japan may be cancelledWorld War Though around 80 per cent were Korean, women from Japan, Taiwan, the
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
World War Though around 80 per cent were Korean, women from Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Burma and the Pacific islands were also used as comfort women, according to a San Francisco State University report. The authorities... Read more
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EuroNews
The refugee fruit picker who became CEO of a $60M tech firmfield calls from across the world. Customers can send money to over 140 places
EuroNews / Posted 28 days ago
field calls from across the world. Customers can send money to over 140 places on the planet, the most remote being Pacific islands including Samoa, Tongo, Fiji and Vanuatu. The business takes advantage of the explosion in smartphone usage... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Lafai: Pacific Islands require greater focusnew year. Picture: Sylvia Liber. Samoan international Tim Lafai has called for
Illawarra Mercury / Posted a month ago
new year. Picture: Sylvia Liber. Samoan international Tim Lafai has called for greater investment in rugby league in the Pacific Islands after the success of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. While Lafai’s Samoan side struggled, with the team’s... Read more
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The Columbian
Melbourne driver relates attack to mistreatment of Muslims, say Australia policemore than 1,000 Iranians, Iraqis, Sri Lankans, Afghanis and others seeking asyl
The Columbian / Posted 1 months ago
more than 1,000 Iranians, Iraqis, Sri Lankans, Afghanis and others seeking asylum to wait for years in isolation on the Pacific islands of Nauru and Manus, which is part of Papua New Guinea. The tough policy has been condemned by international... Read more
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