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  1. Refugee deal praised, againRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    ... refugees to travel to Cambodia has yet to be established. Cambodian officials are set to depart for the Republic of Nauru to find refugees who are willing to come to the Kingdom for the officially voluntary scheme, although many on the remote ...

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  2. Court victory allows Nauru to avoid bankruptcy for nowRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | ABC News

    MARK COLVIN: We heard a bit about Nauru earlier in terms of its immigration centres, but financially, it's a step further away from collapse today. A Sydney court today dismissed an attempt by a US investment fund to force Nauru to repay around $30 million worth of bonds it defaulted on in the '90s.

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  3. Nauru wins court case to have cash releasedRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | ABC News

    The financially-strapped government of Nauru has won a court case that could see money from frozen bank accounts in Australia released within a week. When Firebird lodged a NSW Supreme Court case to try to recoup the money Nauru's bank accounts in Australia were frozen.

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  4. Nauru's troubles: Closing downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Economist

    NAURU was once so rich that if a would-be Broadway producer could not find a backer, he would turn to the tiny Pacific island nation. Now, its government has run out of money.

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  5. The headline we hope never to see about BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | MoneyWeek

    ... want a hint as to why it isn't a good idea to forget about your debts, he might look over towards the Pacific Ocean. Nauru is a tiny island state with a 10,000 strong population and no obvious way of supporting them (think 90% unemployment). It has ...

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  6. Kiwi funds frozen in Nauru stoushRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Stuff.co.nz

    New Zealand aid money to Nauru has been caught up in a financial spat after an Australian court froze the island nation's accounts. Nauru's bank accounts are with Australian bank Westpac.

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  7. Nauru government runs out of money, may shut servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | ABC News

    Nauru's finance minister says the country is out of money and services will soon start shutting down, including those for refugees. The government's bank accounts with Westpac have now been frozen, leaving it with only the cash it had on the island.

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  8. Cash-strapped Nauru government says asylum seeker services on the brink: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Canberra Times

    Nauru says services for asylum seekers would be severely affected. Photo: Angela Wylie Nauru's government will soon be unable to transport health, legal and other services to about 1200 asylum seekers detained on the island, according to reports of an affadavit in the NSW Supreme Court.

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  9. REFILE-Axiom wins long battle to develop Solomons nickelRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Reuters

    ... restarting in 2011 only to be suspended again in April by its Australian owner owner St Barbara Ltd The Republic of Nauru is the South Pacific's poster child for a mining frenzy gone wrong. After decades of phosphate mining Nauru had the world's ...

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  10. Australia conspicuous by its absence in climate debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Age

    ... of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau and the Republic of Nauru, as well as the prime ministers of Samoa, Tonga and the Cook Islands, spent some time discussing the possibility of mass ...

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  11. Morrison to wind down ManusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | The Age

    Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has ordered that no asylum seekers be sent to Manus Island, instead funnelling them to the small Pacific Island of Nauru.

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  12. Sean Dorney on 40 years of reporting PNG & the PacificRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Asopa People

    ... I first ventured into the Pacific the number of independent Pacific nations has gone from five (Samoa, Cook Islands, Nauru, Tonga Fiji) to 14 (Niue - 1974; PNG - 1975; Solomon Islands Tuvalu - 1978; Kiribati - 1979; Vanuatu - 1980; the Federated ...

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  13. Ratu Joni is Nauru's new Chief JusticeRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | Fiji Times

    Update: 2:57PM Nauru's government has announced the appointment of a new Chief Justice as well as two new judges, including the country's first female appointee. 1 comment

  14. Presidential Nominations Sent to the SenateRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | San Diego NewsCape

    ... Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu. Robert Francis Cekuta, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of ...

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  15. Presidential Nominations Sent to the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | The White House

    ... Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu. Robert Francis Cekuta, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of ...

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  16. President Obama Announces More Key Administration PostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | The White House

    Judith Beth Cefkin - Ambassador to the Republic of the Fiji Islands, the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu, Department of State Ambassador Michele Jeanne Sison Deputy Representative of the United States to the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador, and Deputy Representative of the United States in ... (more)

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  17. Watch - Measles in MicronesiaRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, the Territory of Guam, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Nauru, the Republic of Kiribati, and the Federated States of Micronesia. CDC recommends that travelers to Micronesia protect ...

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  18. UN Passes Resolution On Refugees From Georgia's Breakaway RegionsRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    ... regions in recent years after they declared their independence. Only Russia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, and the Republic of Nauru in the South Pacific have recognized the two regions' independence, declared after Moscow defeated Georgia in a short war in ...

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  19. NauruRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2014 | State Department

    Nauru, a small single-island nation in the South Pacific, is located about 25 miles south of the equator.

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  20. Pakistanis among first refugees resettling in Nauru, PNGRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | The Nation

    More than 20 asylum-seekers have become the first refugees to resettle on Nauru and Manus Island in Papua New Guinea as part of Australia's tough boat-people policies, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Thursday.

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