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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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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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