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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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Kiribati: news

Kiribati voters go to the polls

Wednesday, August 22nd 2007, 5:57

Voters in the tiny South Pacific nation of Kiribati are casting their ballots in a general election.
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Pacific islands 'growing not sinking'

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 6:07
related countries: Tuvalu Tuvalu

A new geological study finds that many low-lying Pacific islands including Tuvalu and Kiribati are growing, not sinking.
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Kiribati gets world bank food aid

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 4:23

The World Bank is to give $2m in emergency food aid to tens of thousands of people in the isolated islands of Kiribati in the South Pacific.
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Kiribati in Fiji relocation plan

Thursday, March 8th 2012, 4:56
related countries: Fiji Fiji

The low-lying Pacific island nation of Kiribati is considering buying land in Fiji to move its population which is threatened by rising sea levels.
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New hunt for Amelia Earhart plane

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 20:17
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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Man seeks NZ 'climate change asylum'

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 4:00
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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Kiribati claims historic medal

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 22:23

Weightlifter David Katoatau earns Kiribati its first ever Games medal with gold in 105kg as Ben Watson wins bronze.
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Vanishing islands

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 23:27

One photographer's view of the Pacific nation of Kiribati
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NZ deports climate change asylum seeker

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 5:59
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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VIDEO: 'My life is in danger in Kiribati'

Friday, November 6th 2015, 0:01

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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