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17 min ago | BBC News

Games athlete on sex attack charge

A weightlifter competing at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is due to appear in court charged with sexually assaulting a man.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Oceania

17 min ago | The Courier

Future bright for truck firm as emergency response vehicles roll out

A YEAR after laying off staff, SEM Fire and Rescue has rolled out a symbol of its turnaround with two new emergency response, six-wheel-drive Mercedes beasts to be sent to Papua New Guinea for Exxon.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

3 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online

Two senators call for rollback of funding halt3:10 pm

The Obama administration took a giant step forward on clean energy last year when it ordered the Export-Import Bank to stop funding coal plants abroad.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican, Oceania, World News, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Star Online

Sri Lankan asylum seekers arrive in Australia after weeks held at sea

A group of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were held at sea by Australian authorities for almost a month, sparking a legal challenge against their detention, have arrived at a detention camp on mainland Australia, government officials said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sri Lanka, Asia, World News, Oceania

Asopa People

Illegal cartels make millions through Port Moresby's buai ban

THE buai ban in Port Moresby has not reduced supply into the city. The quantity of buai in Port Moresby is about the same but prices have sky-rocketed.

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Fiji Times

Man pleads for return of medal

A Nadi resident is pleading for the return of his Member of the Order of the British Empire medal.

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Related Topix: Queen Elizabeth, World News, Oceania

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka's reconstructed Northern Railway Line to Jaffna will be opened in September

July 27, Colombo: The reconstructed Colombo - Jaffna, Northern Railway Line up to Jaffna will be completed by September, Transport Minister Kumara Welgama said.

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Related Topix: World News, Terrorism

Sat Jul 26, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Laura McLean - From the Ground Up: Different view of 'Apple'

Somewhere between the Greek and Roman galleries and European Old Master paintings we found the perfect place for a break.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

ABC News

From journalist to faith healer in PNG

ELIZABETH JACKSON: Liam Cochrane in PNG covered an interesting story during the week.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Asopa People

Creative Nation 4: The writers of the 2014 Crocodile Prize, H - I

THE Crocodile Prize reaches it culmination each year in the period around Papua New Guinea's independence day, 16 September.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Arts, Poetry

Colombo Page

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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

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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Related Topix: Kenya, Oceania, World News

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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Sri Lanka, Asia

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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Malaria, Medicine, Health

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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

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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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Oceania, World News

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