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

    11 hrs ago | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Morrison to wind down ManusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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

  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. First asylum-seekers resettled in Nauru, PNG: AustraliaRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | The China Post

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

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  17. First refugees resettled in Nauru, PNG:...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | Suria

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

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  18. Refugees find their island homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... should live like locals in Asia to put "First World complaints" into perspective. THE first asylum seekers on Nauru to get refugee visas since the detention centre's reopening are settling into their new island homes. An Iranian mother, daughter and ...

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  19. Julie Bishop calls on Nauru to respect freedom of speechRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... it is the contest of ideas that underpins democracy." Photo: Andrew Meares Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has called on Nauru to "uphold fundamental values of a robust democracy" after the government on the tiny Pacific nation moved to censure ...

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  20. Standoff continues over suspended Nauru MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | ABC News

    Nauru's Parliament is due to resume in the midst of a tense standoff after opposition MPs were suspended for talking to foreign media, including the ABC.

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