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  1. 1. news | 09 Dec 2014

    Four teens killed in violence in Indonesia's Papua

    By AFP

    » JAKARTA - At least four teenagers were shot dead in eastern Indonesia's restive Papua province in clashes with security forces, authorities said Tuesday, although rights campaigners accused police of opening fire on...

  2. 2. news | 07 Dec 2014

    Quake hits off Papua New Guinea

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - A 6.8-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Sunday, US seismologists said, but no destructive tsunami was expected.

  3. 3. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Asylum-seeker protest 'broken' says Australian PM

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Tuesday that a protest by asylum-seekers angry at their detention at an immigration centre in Papua New Guinea had been broken.

  4. 4. news | 18 Jan 2015

    Asylum-seekers say held 'hostage' by Australia

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - Asylum-seekers in a detention centre in Papua New Guinea said Sunday that Canberra was holding them "hostage" in an effort to deter others from paying people-smugglers to bring them to Australia.

  5. 5. news | 17 Jan 2015

    Australia, PNG deny violence at asylum-seeker camp

    By AFP

    » Australia and Papua New Guinea on Saturday denied reports that protests at an asylum-seeker camp in the Pacific nation had turned violent, officials and reports said, as hundreds of detainees continued a hunger strike.

  6. 6. news | 16 Jan 2015

    'Volatile situation' in PNG asylum-seeker protest

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said Friday he was worried about the "volatile situation" at a Papua New Guinea asylum-seeker camp after reports that detainees were swallowing razor blades and washi...

  7. 7. news | 11 Dec 2014

    Australia failed to protect asylum-seekers: inquiry

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - The Australian government failed in its duty to protect asylum-seekers at a camp in Papua New Guinea where a February riot left one dead and 69 injured, said a damning parliamentary report released Thursday.

  8. 8. news | 01 Dec 2014

    Bandits ransack PNG airport

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - Heavily-armed bandits robbed passengers and ransacked an airport in Papua New Guinea on Monday, Australia's foreign ministry said as it warned travellers to be cautious in the country.

  9. 9. news | 30 Jan 2015

    China not lovin' plan for McDonald's on famed West Lake

    By AFP

    » SHANGHAI - US fast food giant McDonald's has served up a super-sized order of controversy by proposing a branch in a historic building in one of China's most frequently painted landscapes, Hangzhou's West

  10. 10. news | 25 Jan 2015

    Chinese conductor sees new bridges with West

    By AFP

    » NEW YORK - China's leading conductor, Long Yu has set a goal of expanding his orchestra's exposure to the world. But as he spends time in the West, he has also found another mission -- showcasing the diversity ...

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