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Pacific summit to urge action on climate change

Hundreds of delegates from across the Pacific are arriving in Koror in Palau to discuss climate change, non-communicable diseases and protecting marine life.

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Related Topix: Palau, Oceania, World News, Marshall Islands

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Marlborough Express

Vineyard worker remembered for generosity

SUDDEN LOSS: Kiribati community members take the body of Tierata Nawaiafrom St Mary's Catholic church in Blenheim after the funeral service on Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel

Welcome Home USS Pearl Harbor

SAN DIEGO Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Robert Esmele, assigned to amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor , holds his baby daughter for the first time following a four-month deployment.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Oceania, World News, Marshall Islands

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

ADB, Kiribati, and University of the South Pacific Partner to Boost Access to Higher Education

The President of also spoke at the event and assisted with breaking the ground to signal the beginning of the construction phase of the .

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel

Welcome Home USS Pearl Harbor

SAN DIEGO Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Robert Esmele, assigned to amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor , holds his baby daughter for the first time following a four-month deployment.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Oceania, World News, Marshall Islands

Fri Jul 11, 2014

State Department

The Republic of Kiribati Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer warm wishes to the people of the Republic of Kiribati as you celebrate the anniversary of your nation's independence on July 12. The United States welcomes your nation's first embassy in the United States.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

South Tarawa Sanitation Improvement Sector Project

Country : Kiribati Sector/subsector classification: Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services/ Water Supply and Sanitation South tarawa is formed by a series of islets located along the southern rim of tarawa atoll with a total land area of just 15.76 square kilometers .

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The White House

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate

Jess Lippincott Baily, of Ohio, 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 Macedonia.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Government, Europe, Macedonia, World News, Oceania, Fiji, Nauru

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The White House

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

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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Related Topix: Nauru, Oceania, World News, Fiji, Tonga, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Lessons from a drowning nation

A hermit crab walks across sands exposed at low-tide on Bikeman Islet, located off South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati May 25, 2013.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, US Politics, US News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

United Nations

FEATURE: Should international refugee law accommodate climate change?

Children in the village of Tebikenikora, on Kiribati's main Tarawa atoll. Will they have to move one day as a result of climate change? UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 3 July 2014 &#150 Can the United Nations help to protect people seeking safety abroad if their homes and jobs are destroyed by prolonged drought, rising sea levels or other climate ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

ThinkProgress

One Small Pacific Island Just Bought Land On Another Small Pacific Island To Escape Climate Change

Millennium Island is part of the Republic of Kiribati. At a maximum height of approximately 6 meters above sea level, Millennium Island has been identified as being at great risk from sea level rise by the United Nations.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Agriculture, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

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