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  1. Nauru police charge 174 refugees for 'unlawful' protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABC News

    Nauru police say they have released all 183 refugees who were arrested in connection to mass protests this week, with the majority charged with "unlawful assembly". On Thursday, Nauru justice minister David Adeang confirmed 183 people were taken into custody for supporting public disorder and coaching refugees to use social media.

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  2. Nauru refugees: 'We will not be treated like slaves'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    "We will not be treated like slaves," a refugee forced to live on Nauru said during a series of public protests held by refugees on the island. Hundreds of refugees living in the community, alongside asylum seekers still held in detention camps, have been holding a campaign of non-cooperation and protest since February 25. Children have boycotted class, refugees with jobs have begun a stay-away strike and many are refusing to talk to their case mangers.

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  3. Nauru says 183 refugee protesters arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    The government of Nauru says 183 people have been arrested after protests by refugees, and has described the demonstrators as troublemakers trying to manipulate the media and public. Hundreds of refugees held public protests in Nauru demanding better living conditions after their release from immigration detention on the Pacific island nation.

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  4. Almost 200 refugees arrested on NauruRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    ... Australian refugee advocates of supporting public disorder and coaching refugees to use social media. "Police in Nauru took action and arrested them in the same way police in Sydney would if this happened in Pitt Street," he said in a statement. ...

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  5. Guilty plea in SNAP fraud: Panda King restaurant owner misused food stampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Pacific Daily News

    ... states the federal government can seek more restitution. Zheng was born in China but is a citizen of the Republic of Nauru. As a result of his guilty plea, he faces possible deportation from Guam. A status hearing in the case is scheduled for ...

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  6. Nauru hosts gov't officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Pnompenh Post

    Tents serve as accommodation for refugees at Australia's offshore processing facility in the Republic of Nauru in 2012. DIBP After months of delay, Cambodian government officials will finally arrive this week at the South Pacific island country of Nauru, home to Australian-run detention centres that hold close to 1,000 asylum seekers.

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  7. Heat is on as Lima climate talks reach last roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Times of India

    ... affairs, tourism, culture and language, family and community services, clean and green project of the Republic of Nauru, Charmaine Scotty, at UNFCCC CoP 20, in Lima, Peru, on December 11, 2014. (PTI photo) Meanwhile, the Friday night is going to be ...

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  8. As Lima Talks Enter Second Week, Delegates Turn to Text for 2015 Global Climate PactRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | IOMA

    ... heads and a few heads of state or government. As of Dec. 8, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Mexico and the Republic of Nauru, along with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, are expected to send head-of-state level delegations to the high-level ...

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  9. Delegates Urged to Aim for - Transformation' At High-Level Phase of Lima Climate TalksRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | IOMA

    ... actions do not match our common responsibilities" Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Mexico and the Republic of Nauru, along with Ban, comprise the head of state-level delegations for the high-level segment. Other countries send minister-level ...

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  10. Samoa Rugby Union names New CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... for the Forum Fisheries Agency's legal office in Honiara, Solomon Islands. From there, Amoa headed to the Republic of Nauru where he became the head of the department of Justice and Border Control. He is currently working as a legal consultant in ...

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  11. Modi announces visa-on-arrival for Pacific Island nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Rediff.com

    ... Visa on Arrival for nationals of all Pacific Island countries, Cook Islands, Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu, Republic of Nauru, Republic of Kiribati, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Niue, Republic of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of ...

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  12. PN1841Read the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Judith Beth Cefkin, of Colorado, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Fiji, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu. September 18, 2014 - Placed on Senate Executive Calendar.

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  13. In the Loop: Sen. Ted Cruz: GOP shouldn't confirm any White House nominees next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Washington Post

    ... and Herzegovina. a Judith Beth Cefkin to be ambassador to Fiji, and also to Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu. Al Kamen, an award-winning columnist on the national staff of The Washington Post, created the ...

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  14. $1m fund, visa on arrival for Pacific Island nations: PMRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Mydigitalfc.com

    ... Visa on Arrival for nationals of all Pacific Island countries, Cook Islands, Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu, Republic of Nauru, Republic of Kiribati, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Niue, Republic of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of ...

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  15. 'Worst' detainees brought to DarwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Northern Territory News

    MYSTERY surrounds a plane load of asylum seekers that arrived in Darwin last week containing what one insider has described as the "worst of the worst" from Australia's detention centre on Nauru. The plane landed just days before Nauruan Minister David Adeang arrived in Sydney for discussions with Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison about a plan to allow asylum seekers to move freely about the island from next year.

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  16. Litigation Update: Sovereign Immunity vs Commerciality: Enforcing A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | jdsupra.com

    The recent decision by the NSW Court of Appeal in Firebird Global Master Fund II Ltd v Republic of Nauru [2014] NSWCA 360 illustrates the complex considerations involved in enforcing a foreign judgment against a foreign State under Australian law. The decision should be used as a guideline for any foreign States with assets in Australia against which judgments might be enforced, as well as for businesses that transact with such foreign States.

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  17. Morrison washes hands of childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The Australian government will take no responsibility for the safety of asylum seekers who are resettled in Nauru, despite a group of refugee children living in the community being attacked by locals and threatened that they would be killed. The group of four children aged between 15 and 17, who were resettled on the small Pacific island and live in independent accommodation, say they were confronted on Sunday by a group of locals who started punching and kicking them, telling them to get out of their country.

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  18. Refugee deal praised, againRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | 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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  19. Court victory allows Nauru to avoid bankruptcy for nowRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | 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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  20. Nauru wins court case to have cash releasedRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | 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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