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Australian election May 18 to be fought on refugees, economy
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Australian election May 18 to be fought on refugees, economy

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister on Thursday called a May 18 election that will be fought on issues…
Last refugee children in Pacific camp to be moved: Australia
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Last refugee children in Pacific camp to be moved: Australia

  The last remaining refugee children detained by Australia on the remote Pacific island of Nauru are being moved to…
Week after Papua New Guinea quake, nearly 150,000 people in urgent need of aid
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Week after Papua New Guinea quake, nearly 150,000 people in urgent need of aid

Almost a week after a deadly quake struck the rugged Papua New Guinea highlands, nearly 150,000 people remain in urgent…
Papua New Guinea officials say whole villages flattened by deadly quake
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Papua New Guinea officials say whole villages flattened by deadly quake

Whole villages were flattened and water sources spoiled by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 20 people, residents said…
At least 14 dead in Papua New Guinea quake; ExxonMobil shuts LNG plant
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At least 14 dead in Papua New Guinea quake; ExxonMobil shuts LNG plant

Up to 14 people were killed in landslides and by collapsed buildings during a powerful earthquake in the remote Papua…
People evacuated from Papua New Guinea island after volcano explodes
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People evacuated from Papua New Guinea island after volcano explodes

About 1,500 people are being evacuated from an island off the northern coast of Papua New Guinea (PNG) after a…
Papua New Guinea asylum seekers report shelters destroyed by authorities
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Papua New Guinea asylum seekers report shelters destroyed by authorities

Papua New Guinea authorities on Thursday removed dozens of asylum seekers and ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 others…
Australia turns down NZ offer to take asylum seekers barricaded inside camp
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Australia turns down NZ offer to take asylum seekers barricaded inside camp

Australia turned down on Sunday an offer to take 150 asylum seekers being held in an Australian-run detention center in…
Australians protest against unfolding ’emergency’ in offshore detention camp
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Australians protest against unfolding ’emergency’ in offshore detention camp

More than 1,000 people protested in Australia on Saturday against the treatment of hundreds of asylum seekers in an offshore…
Australia has duty to take care of asylum seekers in PNG, UN says
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Australia has duty to take care of asylum seekers in PNG, UN says

The United Nations human rights office called on Australia on Friday to restore food, water and health services to some…
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