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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 offers Nauru detention to Manus refugees

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 0:35
related countries: Australia Australia, Nauru Nauru

Those held in Papua New Guinea could relocate to Australia's other overseas detention camp in Nauru.
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Australian court approves A$70m payout for PNG detainees

Wednesday, September 6th 2017, 4:01
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The nation will compensate more than 1,300 asylum seekers and refugees detained in Papua New Guinea.
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Manus Island: Asylum seeker found dead in Australia-run centre

Monday, August 7th 2017, 5:23
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Papua New Guinean authorities are investigating the man's death at the Australian-run detention centre.
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'Sorcery' delays Papua New Guinea election count

Friday, July 21st 2017, 10:21

The count in Papua New Guinea's election is delayed in one province following accusations of witchcraft.
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Papua New Guinea court order bans 'tomato' insult

Monday, July 17th 2017, 8:21

Papua New Guinea's electoral commissioner goes to court to stop a critical blogger from mocking his name.
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Seventeen killed in mass prison break in Papua New Guinea

Monday, May 15th 2017, 3:15

Authorities warn the escaped inmates pose a serious threat to the safety of the area.
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Fiji deports Iranian refugee who fled Papua New Guinea

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 12:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Iran Iran

Iranian Loghman Sawari, held under controversial Australian policies, said he felt unsafe in PNG.
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Pigs' teeth and shells

Saturday, October 1st 2016, 20:21
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Asaro mud men from Papua New Guinea's eastern highlands are known for their ghoulish clay masks - now four of them are "artists in residence" at Sydney's Australian Museum.
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Australia to close Manus Island asylum centre

Wednesday, August 17th 2016, 7:52
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia agrees to close controversial offshore detention centre for asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea.
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Court blocks Papua New Guinea protests

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 1:04

The University of Papua New Guinea obtains an injunction to stop protests, after several people were injured at a demonstration against the prime minister.
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Papua New Guinea moves to block more student protests

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 1:04

The University of Papua New Guinea obtains an injunction to stop protests, after several people were injured at a demonstration against the prime minister.
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