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  1. Keep reading this post . . .Read the original story

    Friday | National Review Online

    ... defaulted in the past. In the 1990s, the Ex-Im Bank was so excited to "support" the people of the Republic of Nauru by extending financing assistance to Air Nauru to purchase some, you guessed it, Boeings. When Air Nauru defaulted in 2002, the Ex-Im ...

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  2. Where's my $10 million, Nauru?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 23 | NEWS.com.au

    THE government of Nauru is refusing to repay $10 million in debts owed to an Australian businessman despite a court ruling ordering it to pay up.

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  3. Crisis in Tiny Nauru Puts Spotlight on Australia's Asylum Seeker PolicyRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    It was mid-morning when the knock came at Rod Henshaw's door. He had 30 minutes to pack, police told him, then straight to the plane that would deport him from the home he'd made on the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru.

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  4. INSIGHT-Crisis in tiny Nauru puts spotlight on Australia's asylum seeker policyRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | AlertNet

    It was mid-morning when the knock came at Rod Henshaw's door. He had 30 minutes to pack, police told him, then straight to the plane that would deport him from the home he'd made on the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru.

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  5. President touts diplomatic efforts at annual banquetRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2014 | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... late last year. On behalf of the diplomatic community in Taiwan, Ludwig Dowong Keke, ambassador of the Republic of Nauru, expressed gratitude to Taiwan for its economic and technical assistance to many of the countries in need, despite its own ...

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  6. NZ to continue funding Nauru judicial systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | ABC News

    New Zealand has announced it will not withdraw its funding of Nauru's judicial system, despite the island government sacking its only magistrate and cancelling the visa of the chief justice.

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  7. NZ and Nauru talk judiciary sackingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... sacked the country's chief justice Geoffrey Eames and only magistrate Peter Law, both Australian citizens. On Tuesday, Nauru's Minister for Home Affairs Charmaine Scotty and Minister for Justice David Adeang met with Mr McCully in Wellington to ...

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  8. In 1927, the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed the forced sterilization of "imbeciles."Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2009 | AskMen

    ... experts estimate that those objects come close to collision as often as 1,000 times every day. The Republic of Nauru is a tiny island nation in Micronesian South Pacific that used to be known as Pleasant Island. It is the smallest island nation in ...

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  9. Nauru donates $25,000 for cyclone reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The Government of the Republic of Nauru has transmitted the donation directly to the Relief Account of the Government of Tonga administered by the Ministry of Finance and National Planning.

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  10. Nauru: Aussies outRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | The Economist

    THE South Pacific microstate of Nauru has deported its Australian resident magistrate and barred its Australian chief justice from re-entering the country.

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  11. Republic Of Nauru's Independence DayRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | WireNews+Co

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer warm congratulations to the people of the Republic of Nauru on the 46th anniversary of your Independence on January 31. The United States and Nauru work together on a broad range of issues, including strengthening regional security, protecting our natural resources, and ... (more)

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  12. Collected Department Releases: Republic of Nauru's Independence DayRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer warm congratulations to the people of the Republic of Nauru on the 46th anniversary of your Independence on January 31. The United States and Nauru work together on a broad range of issues, including strengthening regional security, protecting our natural resources, and ... (more)

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  13. Nauru deports former media adviser Rod HenshawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | ABC News

    Former Nauru government media adviser, Australian Rod Henshaw, has been deported after an order signed by Nauru's minister for Justice David Adeang.

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  14. Rule of Law Overturned in NauruRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2014 | Global Voices Online

    ... and our community events. A protester at the Refugee Action Coalition rally holds a sign reading: 'Close Manus and Nauru - No offshore detention gulags'. Photo by Richard Milnes Demotix (22 November 2013) Democracy in the tiny pacific island ...

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  15. Asylum seekers cases left in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Chief Justice Geoffrey Eames had expressed serious misgivings to the Nauru Government about the conditions in which asylum-seekers are held on the island.

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  16. Upheaval in Nauru's legal systemRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | ABC News

    DAVID MARK: Nauru has expelled it's only magistrate and cancelled the visa of the chief justice.

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  17. Morrison denies boat link to Nauru sackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2014 | Northern Territory News

    ... 100 asylum-seeker cases are in limbo, including those accused of rioting in 2013, after President Baron Waqa fired Nauru's only magistrate, Peter Law, an Australian citizen. Fellow Australian Chief Justice Geoffrey Eames attempted to intervene by ...

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  18. Marriott brand set to exit GuamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2014 | Pacific Daily News

    ... Creditors stated in court papers that UFB owed them more than $6.25 million. Before UFB's ownership, the Republic of Nauru Guam Inc. owned the former Pacific Star Hotel until the property was sold in 2004, Pacific Daily News files show. The Nauru ...

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  19. Amnesty Probe Finds Australia Breaches Asylum LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2013 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees that found conditions on Manus and at another centre on the Republic of Nauru in the South Pacific fell short of international standards. They "do not provide a fair and efficient system for assessing refugee ...

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  20. Amnesty probe finds Australia breaches asylum lawsRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2013 | AlertNet

    ... by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees that found conditions on Manus and at another centre on the Republic of Nauru in the South Pacific fell short of international standards. They "do not provide a fair and efficient system for assessing refugee ...

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