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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: Diving in acid oceans

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 12:05

Roger Harrabin goes diving in the ocean off Papua New Guinea to see the effect of carbon dioxide on sea life.
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PNG judge in Australia asylum probe

Monday, March 17th 2014, 4:27
related countries: Australia Australia

A Papua New Guinea judge begins a human rights inquiry into Australia's immigration detention camp on Manus Island, after February's deadly clashes.
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Inquiry on PNG asylum camp violence

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 7:58
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia and Papua New Guinea pledge investigations into deadly violence at an asylum detention camp, as rights groups demand action.
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One dead in PNG asylum camp violence

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 5:04
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: One

One asylum seeker is killed and 77 injured in a second night of violence at Australia's immigration detention centre in Papua New Guinea.
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VIDEO: Baton arrives on paradise island

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 15:13

The Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay has been warmly welcomed and blessed during its visit to Papua New Guinea.
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Death penalty call for PNG attackers

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 7:51

Papua New Guinea's prime minister calls for attackers who ambushed a trekking group, killing two local porters, to face the death penalty.
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NZ, Australian hikers in PNG attack

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 3:29
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

Robbers attack a trekking party in Papua New Guinea, killing two local guides and injuring tourists from Australia and New Zealand.
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PNG cult leader 'Black Jesus' killed

Friday, August 30th 2013, 12:17

A notorious cult leader known as "Black Jesus" is killed in a remote village in Papua New Guinea months after escaping from jail, police say.
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Australia sends asylum group to PNG

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 7:05

Australia has transferred the first group of asylum-seekers to Papua New Guinea under its new offshore resettlement policy, officials say.
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Australia PM defends asylum shift

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 6:36
related countries: Australia Australia

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd defends Australia's new policy of sending asylum-seekers to Papua New Guinea, saying it targets "merchants in death".
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