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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: Refugee 'suicide attempts' in wake of Australia election

Thursday, May 23rd 2019, 5:50
related countries: Australia Australia, Nauru Nauru

Migrants sent to Papua New Guinea and Nauru are facing increasing despair, refugee advocates say.
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UK man arrested fleeing Australia on jet ski, police say

Wednesday, March 27th 2019, 7:24
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The man, who faces drugs charges, was captured just 4km south of Papua New Guinea.
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Which country has the most languages?

Wednesday, January 2nd 2019, 0:02

Papua New Guinea has about eight million people, but more than 800 languages.
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US to join Australia in Papua New Guinea naval base plan

Saturday, November 17th 2018, 12:34
related countries: Australia Australia, China China, United States United States

The joint base on Manus Island is seen as a move to curb China's growing regional influence.
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APEC: The summit held on a boat off Papua New Guinea

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 0:06

The APEC summit is now underway in Papua New Guinea, but why are attending CEOs and other guests staying on cruise ships?
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Most dangerous city to be a woman?

Wednesday, September 26th 2018, 23:17

Ben Zand travels to Papua New Guinea's capital to meet the women finally saying no to violence.
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The witch hunts of Papua New Guinea

Friday, June 1st 2018, 23:23

Accusations of witchcraft can lead to people being brutally attacked and sometimes murdered.
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Papua New Guinea bans Facebook for a month

Tuesday, May 29th 2018, 12:22

Papua New Guinea aims to crack down on fake profiles and may make its own rival social network.
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Papua New Guinea bans Facebook for a month

Tuesday, May 29th 2018, 12:22

Papua New Guinea aims to crack down on fake profiles and may make its own rival social network.
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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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