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1 hr ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Papua New Guinea volcano erupts, locals evacuate

Authorities in the South Pacific nation had evacuated communities close to Mount Tavurvur which erupted early Friday in Rabaul district on New Britain Island, Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in a statement.

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1 hr ago | ABC News

Papua New Guinea Volcano Erupts, Locals Evacuate

Authorities in the South Pacific nation had evacuated communities close to Mount Tavurvur which erupted early Friday in Rabaul district on New Britain Island, Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in a statement.

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1 hr ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Papua New Guinea volcano erupts, locals...

In this photo taken and released by Jason Tassell, a huge smoke billows from Mt.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mashable

Incredible Photos Show Papua New Guinea Volcano Spewing Ash and Lava

A volcano in Papua New Guinea spewed lava and ash into the sky on Friday, as residents fled and flights were diverted.

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Daily Mail

Volcanic eruption spewing ash over Papua New Guinea forces Qantas...

Pictured: Woman, 29, killed at Burning Man after she was run over by a bus filled with festival-goers in Nevada desert Joan Rivers, 81, is 'resting comfortably' in a medically induced coma after she stopped breathing during throat surgery as her daughter races to New York bedside New analysis of calls made to MH370 just after it disappeared suggest ... (more)

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Sydney Morning Herald

Qantas reroutes flights after eruption

A giant ash cloud is affecting some flights to and from Australia following a major eruption of the Rabaul caldera in Papua New Guinea.

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Asopa People

PNG is undermining Bougainville's independence moves

The Bougainville people were belittled by the influx of non-Bougainvillean and non-Solomon people and cultures.

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Central Western Daily

Something brewing between sister cities

ORANGE councillors have returned from a trip to Papua New Guinea hoping to start a number of programs between Orange and its sister city Mount Hagen.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lankan government appeals to supplementary health workers to return to work

Aug 28, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government today appealed to the striking supplementary medical staff in state hospitals to consider the inconvenience to the people caused by their continuing strike and return to work.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

MTV

This 'Testicle-Eating' Fish Is Back In American Waters

It's official: No body of water is to be trusted anymore. A week ago, we watched this crazy fish eat a shark in one gulp , but there's potentially an even worse threat lurking under the surface.

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Asopa People

50 Years Ago: Chimbu

THE township of Kundiawa is situated on a hill overlooking the junction of the Chimbu and Wahgi rivers in the heart of the Chimbu Division of the Eastern Highlands.

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Inside Bay Area

Concord woman publishes World War II book to preserve stories of father, uncle who served

As the number of World War II veterans dwindles, so do the chances to preserve eyewitness accounts of the bloodiest conflict in human history.

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PR-inside.com

Market Report, "High Arctic Energy Services Inc. (HWO) - Financial...

It provides specialized drilling and production services, equipment, design and development and technical support and training to the Canadian and International oil and gas industry.

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Northern Territory News

Frigate attracts admirers

Coalition observers were impressed when they toured HMAS Stuart as part of Exercise Kakadu 2014, especially with the ship's gas turbines.

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ABC News

PNG set to decide on RH logging renewal

Papua New Guinea's National Forest Board will consider a Malaysian company's bid to continue to logging virgin rainforest in order to plant palm oil.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

Youth with a mission to volunteer on medical ships

A team of medical professionals and volunteers are heading to Papua New Guinea with the goal of delivering medical treatment, as well as things we might take for granted like toothbrushes, soap and spectacles.

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Colombo Page

Prison guard and immigration official arrested in Sri Lanka for helping drug kingpin to flee

Aug 26, Colombo: The Terrorist Investigation Division of Sri Lanka police today arrested a prison guard and an assistant immigration controller for aiding a detained drug kingpin to flee the country.

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Southland Times

Much-loved paraplegic fire victim farewelled

Completing a marathon and hitch-hiking across a foreign country is not for the faint-hearted - Wanaka man Bruce Cochran did it in a wheelchair.

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Colombo Page

Supplementary staff of Sri Lanka government hospitals launches continuous strike

Aug 26, Colombo: Supplementary medical staff in Sri Lanka state hospitals island wide will launch a continuous strike from 8 a.m. today until their demands are granted by the authorities.

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BBC News

Australia sued over asylum detainees

A class action case has been filed in the Victoria Supreme Court, with a six-year-old girl as the leading plaintiff.

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