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

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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Related Topix: Oceania, New Caledonia,

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad, Oceania, World News

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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Opinion

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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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Oceania, World News, Travel, Papua New Guinea Travel, Asia Travel, Pacific Travel, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

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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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Oceania, World News

ABC News

Tuberculosis epidemic in Papua New Guinea

Researchers working on HIV/AIDS medications have found that a new combination of drugs can cure Tuberculosis in as little as four months in medicine-resistant patients.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Oceania, Natural Disasters, World News

ABC News

TB treatment breakthrough could speed up cure, researchers say

Results of an international study show a new combination of drugs means that drug-resistant TB can be cured in as little as four months, instead of two years.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Green Left Weekly

New deep sea mining technique a threat in the Pacific

Australian mining company Nautilus has an exploration licence for Solwara 1, a site on the Bismark Sea floor off the coast of Papua New Guinea.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands

Illawarra Mercury

Electrical fault blamed for West Cliff Colliery fire

Fire fighters battled a blaze at the BHP Billiton West Cliff Colliery coal wash near Appin for more than an hour on Sunday night.

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Related Topix: World News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Lauren Daley - BookLovers: It's a jungle out there, novelist finds

The New England Book Award winner's latest novel is based on a gem of a true story that King found, picked up and dusted off - almost literally.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Oceania, World News

Bendigo Advertiser

Guides bringing art to the people

Louise Goldsmith might have spent years traveling to far-flung places, but art and volunteering have always helped her find a home.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Travel, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel

Fri Jul 18, 2014

English Dong-A

Anthropologist's travel

Anthropologist's travel . JULY 19, 2014 07:11. . Have you ever traveled to an impoverished country? Have you ever bragged and behaved arrogantly in such a country.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, University of Vermont, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, Oceania, South Africa Travel, World News

State Department

Western Hemisphere: Colombia's Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to the people of Colombia as you celebrate your independence on July 20th.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia,

UPI

Australia's Santos boosted by new LNG capacity

Australian energy company Santos said Friday its second quarter figures improved in part because of the start of an LNG project in Papua New Guinea.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

The Hill

Don't let Ex-Im fund dirty projects

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, Oceania, World News

MusicEmissions

The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night

I know this is heresy in some quarters but I do find it hard to like the Beatles .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Oceania, World News, Ringo Starr

Thu Jul 17, 2014

ABC News

Kokoda Challenge trek celebrates tenth year

The challenge covers 96 kilometres, the length of the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea, across gruelling terrain in the Gold Coast Hinterland.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

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