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3 hrs ago | Colombo Page

National Kite Festival of Sri Lanka gets off ground tomorrow in Negombo

Aug 30, Colombo: The Kite Sri Lanka Organization will conduct the annual National Kite Festival, 'Nil Ahase Wasanthaya' 2014 on August 31 at the Negombo Beach Park.

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7 hrs ago | Scoop

a Sorcerya controversy rages in PNG, but advocates ...

Papua New Guinea is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women to live in.

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10 hrs ago | Asopa People

On the contribution of black people's music

I know this looks like a ridiculous generalisation. And I only use the term 'black people' to provide a distinction with the music of 'white people'.

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14 hrs ago | Newsday

Your week in pictures

You have been sending us your photos of news stories across the globe this week.

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17 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

PNG women subjected to horrifying domestic violence

Sophie Mangai, a tall, wiry 60-year-old grandmother and battle-scarred women's rights advocate, leads a protest through downtown Wewak on the Papua New Guinea north coast.

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21 hrs ago | Colombo Page

Sri Lanka main opposition party reinstates quarrelsome MP

Aug 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party which is in a bid to unite the party, has decided to revoke a disciplinary probe initiated against the party's Kalutara district parliamentarian Palitha Thewarapperuma.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Suria

Dramatic Papua New Guinea volcano quietens

A volcano which has erupted in Papua New Guinea was Saturday spewing fragments from its crater and rumbling loudly, but its activity appeared to be subsiding, a seismologist said.

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Wired

Updates on Eruptions in Iceland and Rabaul

The ~0.6 km fissure eruption from the Holuhraun lava fields in Iceland. Small lava flows and degassing show the extent of last night's eruption.

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Asopa People

Phil Charley - those brilliant Papua New Guinea years

Those New Guinea years turned out to be very good years for the Charleys, and the aura of that time - and the many friendships made - extend to this day.

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The Independent

Air travel disrupted by fresh volcano threats in Iceland and Papua New Guinea

Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer.

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The Washington Post

New Guinea and Iceland volcanoes display striking contrast

Volcanoes in Iceland and Papua New Guinea erupted nearly simultaneously Thursday night but at practically opposite ends of the world.

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Yahoo!

Hamas refuses to disarm, peace deal shaky

Vital humanitarian aid poured into Gaza on Thursday as residents began rebuilding their lives following a devastating 50-day war between Israel and Hamas that experts say left no winners.

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Great Bend Tribune

Church bulletin

St. Ignatius Fiesta is Saturday KANOPOLIS - St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 127 North Missouri St., Kanopolis, will hold its annual fundraiser for the St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish on Saturday, Aug. 30. A Mexican food stand opens at 11 a.m. and will be open until the food is sold out.

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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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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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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...

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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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