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Papua New Guinea

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  • Dengue outbreak at Australian detention centre sparks fresh concerns

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - An outbreak of dengue fever at an Australian refugee detention center in the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru sparked calls on Thursday for greater oversight at the facility, which has been criticized by rights groups and the United Nations.
  • Magnitude 7.3 quake hits near Papua New Guinea: USGS

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 was recorded off Papua New Guinea's remote Bougainville Island, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre...

    'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history

    'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history
    After tangling with snakes and dodging gunfire while venturing into remote and dangerous regions, he's become known as the British Indiana Jones. But instead of trying to find the Holy Grail, Tudor Parfitt's passion is tracing the ancestral history of...

    Review: 'The People in the Trees' by Hanya Yanagihara

    Review: 'The People in the Trees' by Hanya Yanagihara
    In 1976, D. Carleton Gadjusek was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for proving the link between a slow-acting prion disease that caused madness and death in the Fore tribe in Papua New Guinea and the tribe’s funerary ritual of eating deceased...

    Australian leader Kevin Rudd's asylum shift tied to upcoming election

    Australian leader Kevin Rudd's asylum shift tied to upcoming election
    Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s decision to outsource asylum seekers to Papua New Guinea drew scorn from human rights advocates Friday and denunciation from political opponents as an approach that has already failed twice. But the reminders...