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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

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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Report details fatal PNG camp attack

Monday, May 26th 2014, 10:54
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A report into February's violence at an Australian asylum camp in Papua New Guinea says detainee Reza Barati died from a brutal beating.
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Agreement reached on deep sea mining

Friday, April 25th 2014, 11:11
related countries: Canada Canada

Plans for the world's first mine in the deep ocean move significantly closer to reality after a Canadian firm strikes a deal with Papua New Guinea.
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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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