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Left party march against racism attacked in Sri Lanka by extremist Buddhist mob

July 26, Colombo: A peace march against racism organized by a far-left party in Sri Lanka today has come under attack by a mob led by Buddhist monks and was stopped by the police.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Nerve News

CWG: Indian weightlifter Santoshi wins bronze

Indian weightlifter Santoshi Matsa won the bronze medal in the women's 53kg while her compatriot Swati Singh finished fourth at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Clyde Auditorium here Friday.

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SciDev.Net

State of the Tropics sees universities reach out to society

The institutions say they "share a responsibility to work with and for the people of the tropics, to bring to bear the power of our understanding, science and innovation on the issues of the tropics to create a brighter future for the tropics and its peoples".

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The Baltimore Sun

Australia to ship Tamil asylum seekers to its mainland: government source

Australia will transfer 157 Tamil asylum seekers it has been holding at sea for nearly a month to a mainland detention center, a government source told Reuters on Friday, in a setback for Prime Minister Tony Abbott's tough refugee policies.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hispanic Business

Papua New Guinea : Telikom PNG takes control of Datec

Telikom PNG has announced acquisition of a PNG company Datec with its capability in information communication technology and system integration engineering.

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Inter Press Service

Human Development Report Finds South Asia's Poor on a Knife's Edge

Women sleep on a crowded train in Myanmar. Globally, some 1.2 billion people live on less than 1.25 dollars a day.

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NewsBlaze

Australia Reinforces its Commitment in Fight AIDS

Australia has taken a lead in supporting public health in India over the years. With XX International AIDS Conference being held in Melbourne, Citizen News Service interviewed Bernard Philip, Deputy High Commissioner of Australia to India.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC News

PNG's Oil Search calls on private sector to support AIDS response

Papua New Guinea's largest oil producer is calling on the corporate sector to commit to regional health projects and embrace public-private partnerships for development.

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Yahoo!

Newcrest faces charge of up to $2.5b

Newcrest is warning it's facing a hit of up to A$2.5 billion after reviewing its mining assets.

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NEWS.com.au

Kids suffering on Christmas Island: Triggs

CHILDREN being held in detention on Christmas Island are regressing, sick and suffering symptoms consistent with post-traumatic stress disorder, the human rights watchdog says.

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Naracoorte Herald

Kokoda Trail | Mayor does trek of a lifetime

ERIKA Vickery put her physical and emotional strength to the test when she travelled to Papua New Guinea earlier this month.

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Hispanic Business

Sri Lanka : Special Projects to Mitigate Landslide Risk

Bandara said 20 locations, including several areas in the Mahiyangana road and Nuwara Eliya-Badulla road have been identified under the project to prevent possible landslides.

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ABC News

High Court's full bench to hear asylum seeker challenge

A legal fight over 157 asylum seekers detained at sea will be heard by the full bench of the High Court.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Scoop

MSG wants action on New Caledonia, denuclearisatio...

It is a so-called "mini United Nations", taking in four governments - Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu - together with the Kanak liberation movement from New Caledonia, the FLNKS.

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Jetson Green

A Super Portable Solar Charger

When traveling to remote areas, charging your phone or tablet can be quite a hassle.

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Spin

Spotify Map App Spotlights 'Music of the World'

Have you ever wondered what the pop charts of Papua New Guinea look like? Or a list of Latvia's local listens? Well, now Spotify users can use an interactive third-party map to navigate the "Music of the World," a curated collection of representative sounds from all over, with data sourced directly from Google.

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Pakistan Christian Post

Australia reinforces its commitment in fight against AIDS. By Bobby Ramakant

Australia has taken a lead in supporting public health in India over the years. With XX International AIDS Conference being held in Melbourne, Citizen News Service interviewed Bernard Philip, Deputy High Commissioner of Australia to India.

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ABC News

PNG revivalist churches push dangerous campaign for 'faith-healing' AIDS

Revivalist churches in Papua New Guinea are promoting prayer as a substitute for medication to those with HIV, according to human rights groups.

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The Age

LNG project doubles Oil Search's revenue

The ramp up of a massive liquefied natural gas project in Papua New Guinea has fuelled a surge in Oil Search's quarterly revenue.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

More - ABC Environment

IT IS UNFORTUNATE THAT Mark Poynter , in his attempt to establish that politics rather than science has determined the World Heritage decision in favour of the Tasmanian forests, fails to focus on the science and instead attacks the people providing the science.

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