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  1. 1. opinion | 03 Feb 2015

    Seeing medicine as a social science


    Newspaper section: News

    » When I was a medical student in the mid-1980s, I contracted malaria in Papua New Guinea. It was a miserable experience. My head ached. My temperature soared. I became anaemic. But I took my medicine, and I got better. Th...

  2. 2. 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.

  3. 3. 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.

  4. 4. 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.

  5. 5. 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...

  6. 6. news | 23 Feb 2015

    West hikes warnings over Ukraine truce as new flashpoint ignites

    By AFP

    » DEBALTSEVE (UKRAINE) - The West sounded more forceful warnings over Ukraine's battered truce Sunday as fighting raged around the port city of Mariupol and the warring sides wrangled over withdrawing heavy weapons.

  7. 7. news | 21 Feb 2015

    West looks impotent as Ukraine ceasefire frays: analysts

    By AFP

    » PARIS - The continued fighting in eastern Ukraine has made a mockery of the West's latest attempts to negotiate a ceasefire but may ultimately pave the way for a more durable peace, say analysts.

  8. 8. news | 21 Feb 2015

    West Indies crush Pakistan by 150 runs

    By AFP

    » CHRISTCHURCH (NEW ZEALAND) - The West Indies crushed Pakistan by 150 runs in their World Cup Pool B clash at Hagley Oval on Saturdvay.

  9. 9. news | 21 Feb 2015

    Simmons, Russell lead West Indies onslaught

    By AFP

    » CHRISTCHURCH (NEW ZEALAND) - A late batting onslaught led by Lendl Simmons and Andre Russell took the West Indies to 310-6 batting first against Pakistan in their crucial World Cup Pool B match in Christchurch on Saturda...

  10. 10. news | 18 Feb 2015

    Ukraine urges West to get 'tough' on Russia after rebels storm town

    By AFP

    » Ukraine appealed to the West to get "tough" on Russia after pro-Moscow separatists stormed a flashpoint town to attack thousands of government troops, violating a three-day-old ceasefire.

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