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1 hr ago | 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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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

6 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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Asopa People

Bougainville's ambiguity: Desire for autonomy & the PNG challenge

THERE may be a war of words occurring around the transitional mining legislation passed through Bougainville's parliament last week, but the good news is that we now have our own law to deal with mining in the province.

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ThinkProgress

Meet The First Pacific Island Town To Relocate Thanks To Climate Change

A small town on Taro Island - the capital of Choiseul Province in the Solomon Islands - is planning to relocate its entire population in response to climate change, Reuters reports .

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Asopa People

Those AFP guys in Moresby - doing a good job for Australia & PNG

I am not inclined to adopt a position on the valid questions posed by PNG Attitude commenters regarding measuring the results of the Australian Federal Police deployment in Papua New Guinea and whether it represents 'value for money'.

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Asopa People

PNG businesses suffer high costs from crime and violence

A World Bank Group report says that eight in ten businesses in Papua New Guinea suffer substantial losses and security costs as a result of high rates of crime and violence, slowing business expansion and hampering the country's economic development.

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This Is London

Market Report: Tesco's price is cut on fears dividend will suffer damage

The supermarket, which lost under-pressure boss Phil Clarke in July following a profit warning, slipped after speculation in the weekend press that it may be forced to cut its dividend to fund price reductions.

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West Australian

Newcrest reviews Lihir after $2.2b loss

Newcrest will review the Lihir operations that have plunged the gold miner into the red for a second straight year, but says the project will not be sold.

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