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30 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

Counsellors help PNG gunshot victim recover at home

A woman shot in Papua New Guinea is slowly getting back into normal life in Waihi Beach, with the help of counsellors.

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5 hrs ago | Asopa People

Treasury report shows that PNG's budget situation is over-stretched

OVER recent months, a few morsels of information have come to light suggesting that the financial situation is tightening around the government of Papua New Guinea.

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9 hrs ago | The Economist

A Cambodian solution

ON AUGUST 19th Australia's government announced that it would release more than 1,500 asylum-seekers from detention, all of them children.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Asopa People

Sean Dorney on 40 years of reporting PNG & the Pacific

Pacific Correspondent SEAN DORNEY has left the ABC after covering the region for 40 years.

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Border Mail

Lawn bowls | Albury four out in first round

THE Albury and District Bowling Association's representatives in the Zone 8 fours championship were beaten in their opening round game at Tumut on Saturday.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Barati accused tried to fake death

One of the men charged over the death of asylum seeker Reza Barati tried to fake his own death to evade capture, Papua New Guinea police will allege.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lanka's coasts, agriculture under threat from climate change -ADB report

Aug 19, Colombo: Widespread degradation of Sri Lanka's coastal and agricultural resources due to climate change could cost the country's economy more than 6% of its gross domestic product by the end of this century, says a new Asian Development Bank climate and economics report for South Asia.

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Sydney Morning Herald

PNG quiet over expat lead on Manus murder

The Australian Federal Police say they've received no request from their Papua New Guinean counterparts to trace or interview expatriate suspects in the murder of Iranian asylum-seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island.

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ABC News

AFP deployment in PNG likely to end: minister

Papua New Guinea's Police Minister says the deployment of more than 70 Australian Federal Police officers to PNG will be reviewed and "most likely" wound down.

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Inside Bay Area

Martinez brothers memorialized in World War II memoirs

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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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Inmates call Rolf Harris 'Willy Wonka'

A BLACK teen and a white cop come face-to-face on a suburban street in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Bendigo Advertiser

Good morning Bendigo 20.08.2014

I'm not normally an early riser, but today I'll make an exception. Does it seem frosty to you? Bendigo was expecting frost this morning, but it looks like a beautiful morning to me.

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Sydney Morning Herald

The woman giving $1m to women

You don't need a bulging bank balance to be philanthropic, according to Sydney entrepreneur Deanne Weir, who is challenging some of the myths about what it means to be a donor.

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Reuters

Melbourne found most "liveable city"; Damascus comes last

Melbourne tops the ranking as the world's most pleasant city to live in for the fourth year running, but an Economist Intelligence Unit poll also finds that turmoil in Ukraine and the Middle East have pushed other cities down the list.

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BBC News

Arrests over PNG asylum-seeker death

Police in Papua New Guinea have charged two men with the murder of a man seeking asylum in Australia, according to reports in the Australian media.

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NEWS.com.au

Suitcase murder cops deny sex assault

POLICE and the lawyer in Bali overseeing the suitcase murder case have denied claims that the daughter of the murdered woman has been sexually assaulted while in custody.

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NEWS.com.au

Fishermen 'shot, killed at sea'

POLICE and the lawyer in Bali overseeing the suitcase murder case have denied claims that the daughter of the murdered woman has been sexually assaulted while in custody.

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ABC News

Two men charged over Reza Barati's death on Manus Is

Police in Papua New Guinea have arrested and charged two suspects for the murder of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island in February.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Big News Network.com

Australia Offers to Resettle Thousands of Iraqi and Syrian Refugees

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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The Age

Melbourne world's most liveable city

Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, outscoring three other Australian cities in the top 10. The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index found Melbourne to be ahead of 139 other cities, with the city scoring well across a range of criteria, including health care, culture ... (more)

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