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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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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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Police fire on Papua New Guinea protest

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 9:49

Police in Papua New Guinea open fire on students protesting against Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, with several deaths and injuries reported.
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VIDEO: Shots fired at PNG student protest

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 3:16

Police fire on students in Papua New Guinea who were protesting against Prime Minister Peter O'Neill.
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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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