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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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Manus Island refugees 'dig for water' in Australia camp

Thursday, November 2nd 2017, 4:23
related countries: Australia Australia

About 600 men are refusing to leave a detention centre in Papua New Guinea following its closure.
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Manus Island: Refugees refuse to leave Australian camp amid safety fears

Tuesday, October 31st 2017, 16:13
related countries: Australia Australia

Men held by Australia in a centre due to be closed in Papua New Guinea say they fear for their lives.
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Papua New Guinea closure

Monday, October 30th 2017, 17:07
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian-run detention centre on Papua New Guinea is scheduled to close on Tuesday.
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PNG: Australia must support Manus refugees

Monday, October 30th 2017, 4:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia must handle refugees held at Manus Island who do not wish to stay, Papua New Guinea says.
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Ancient skull 'oldest tsunami victim'

Thursday, October 26th 2017, 6:34

The person is likely to have died in Papua New Guinea about 6,000 years ago, scientists say.
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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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