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News: Kiribati

We have started to collect the most important news related to Kiribati in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Overloaded Kiribati ferry where 95 died had drunk crew

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 11:34

One of the victims on the Kiribati ship was a woman who died while giving birth after the sinking.
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Taiwan loses another ally as Kiribati cuts ties

Friday, September 20th 2019, 11:15
related countries: China China, Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Beijing

Taiwan says Beijing is using "dollar diplomacy" to poach one of its last remaining allies.
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Bodies of US WW2 troops found on Pacific island

Wednesday, June 26th 2019, 20:25
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Tarawa, Pacific

The soldiers are believed to have died fighting the Japanese during the three-day Battle of Tarawa.
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VIDEO: People of Kiribati 'may have to relocate'

Tuesday, December 1st 2015, 0:08

Kiribati President Anote Tong says that any possible climate deal is already too late for his country which is planning migration with ''dignity''.
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VIDEO: 'My life is in danger in Kiribati'

Friday, November 6th 2015, 1:01

Ioane Teitiota lost his claim to be the world's first climate change refugee. He says his family's lives are now at risk.
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NZ deports climate change asylum seeker

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 7:59
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand deports a Kiribati man who lost a legal battle to be the first person granted refugee status on the grounds of climate change alone.
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Vanishing islands

Friday, September 5th 2014, 1:27

One photographer's view of the Pacific nation of Kiribati
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Kiribati claims historic medal

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 0:23

Weightlifter David Katoatau earns Kiribati its first ever Games medal with gold in 105kg as Ben Watson wins bronze.
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Man seeks NZ 'climate change asylum'

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 6:00
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A man is attempting to claim asylum in New Zealand on the grounds that climate change is threatening his homeland of Kiribati.
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New hunt for Amelia Earhart plane

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 21:17
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean

Explorers are to begin a new push to find the remains of famed aviator Amelia Earhart's long-lost plane, focusing on the Pacific Ocean island nation of Kiribati.
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