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News: Papua New Guinea

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

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Australia to hold PNG talks on refugees

Thursday, April 28th 2016, 6:12
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia and Papua New Guinea will hold urgent talks over asylum seekers held at a centre ruled unconstitutional by the PNG Supreme Court.
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PNG to shut Australia detention camp

Wednesday, April 27th 2016, 8:14

Papua New Guinea says it will shut a detention camp used by Australia for asylum seekers, after a court rules it unconstitutional.
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Australia migrant camp in PNG 'illegal'

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 9:02
related countries: Australia Australia

Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court rules that the detention of asylum seekers and refugees in Australia's Manus Island camps is unconstitutional.
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Jail break in Papua New Guinea kills 11

Friday, February 26th 2016, 8:46

Police in Papua New Guinea have shot dead at least 11 inmates after a prison breakout, authorities say.
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PNG in domestic violence 'emergency'

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 19:50

The government of Papua New Guinea needs to do more to stop "emergency" levels of family violence, campaigning group Human Rights Watch says.
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PNG 'to resettle Manus Island refugees'

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 0:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Papua New Guinea is to begin resettling refugees from the Manus Island detention centre, Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says.
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VIDEO: Australian asylum policy 'a disaster'

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 22:14
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Human Rights Watch claims the Australian government's policy of resettling asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea has been "a disaster".
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Ireland stunned by Papua New Guinea

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 13:48

Ireland suffer their first World Twenty20 Qualifier defeat after a shock two-wicket loss to Papua New Guinea at Stormont.
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VIDEO: Australia's secret camps for migrants

Friday, June 12th 2015, 21:57
related countries: Australia Australia

Jon Donnison travels undercover to visit a detention camp in Papua New Guinea, where thousands of asylum seekers who want to settle in Australia are held.
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Manus Island: Australia's Guantanamo?

Friday, June 12th 2015, 14:32
related countries: Australia Australia

The BBC travels under cover to Papua New Guinea's Manus Island, where asylum seekers who try to reach Australia by boat are detained.
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Australia's 'beautiful prison' in Papua New Guinea

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 21:31
related countries: Australia Australia

The asylum seekers shunted from Australia to Papua New Guinea
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