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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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Papua New Guinea: news

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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Protest grips Australia asylum camp

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 1:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Hundreds of asylum seekers at an Australian-run centre in Papua New Guinea are on hunger strike in protest over their conditions, rights groups say.
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Australia 'failed' asylum seekers

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 12:24
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian senate committee report has condemned the government for "failing to protect" asylum seekers involved in a February riot at a Papua New Guinea detention centre.
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Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

Friday, August 29th 2014, 9:14

Papua New Guinea's eastern Mount Tavurvur erupts, disrupting flights and spewing rocks and ash into the air.
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Arrests over PNG asylum-seeker death

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 10:29
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Papua New Guinea police have charged two men with the murder of a man seeking asylum in Australia, Australian media reports say.
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Australia court rejects asylum plea

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 4:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's High Court rules that sending asylum seekers to be processed offshore in Papua New Guinea does not breach the constitution.
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UN urges PNG 'witch attacks' action

Friday, June 13th 2014, 5:34

The UN urges Papua New Guinea to act against mobs who have attacked and sometimes killed women in the belief that they are witches.
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