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  1. A Russian millionaire is in discussions with the government of Kiribati toRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | PressReleasePoint

    ... story of an 11-year-old Australian boy executed by the Japanese for espionage in World War II in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. The Pacific Islands Climate Action Network has written an open letter to the Australia's Ambassador for the Environment ...

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  2. Right behind our WW2 BeaufightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Hills News

    YVONNE Holt's father Donald Kirkwood was supposed to return from World War II in Papua New Guinea for her second birthday, but he never returned home. HONOUR: Yvonne Holt was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for her service to veterans and their families.

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  3. Death of businessman & philanthropist Sir Henry ChowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Asopa People

    SAD news has reached me of the death of Sir Henry Chow, 83, the patriarch of the Chow family - a long-established and respected line whose roots in Papua New Guinea go back to the latter part of the nineteenth century. Sir Henry, a member of the fourth generation in PNG, was born in Rabaul in 1933 and educated in Rabaul and Australia, After World War II he served an apprenticeship and trained as a boat designer and builder in Australia.

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  4. One picture, many stories, as PNG's history reveals itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Asopa People

    ONE picture. A thousand stories, let alone words, from a rich tapestry of connections woven from people and events spanning 135 years of Papua New Guinea's history.

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  5. Giant 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Ringof Fire sparking tsunami warningRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Lucianne.com

    ... ion as tsunami waves hit the Solomon Islands. The 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck 97.5miles east of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea on December 17 causing

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  6. Italian supervolcano stirs after 500 yearsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | RedOrbit

    A supervolcano that formed during the largest eruption in European history is showing signs that it is about to wake up and erupt again, according to a new , it originally formed 39,000 years ago in a massive explosion that sent hundreds of cubic kilometers of debris into the air. The volcano, which is located near the city of Naples, hasn't erupted since 1538 but is now showing signs of activity, the researchers reported on Tuesday.

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  7. A supervolcano that caused one of the biggest eruptions ever has started to wake upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A 12-km wide cauldron that forms a vast supervolcano on the coast of Italy is showing signs of reawakening after almost 500 years of inactivity. Not only is this site rumoured to be responsible for the extinction of the Neanderthals, it's got 500,000 people living around it right now, and researchers say it appears to be approaching a critical pressure point that could lead to an eruption.

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  8. Extinction-level supervolcano awakens from centuries-long slumberRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | New York Post

    A woman takes a close look at a steaming fumarola at the Solfatara crater bed, in the Campi Flegrei near Naples, Italy. The Campi Flegrei caldera under the Italian city of Naples shows signs of "reawakening" after almost 500 years of inactivity.

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  9. Cataclysmic supervolcano stirs to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    Pisciarelli fumaroles and mud pools bubble away at the Campi Flegrei caldera, a super volcano, near Naples. Picture: Carmine Minopoli THE Campi Flegrei caldera under the Italian city of Naples shows signs of "reawakening" after almost 500 years of inactivity.

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  10. An enormous volcano under the Italian city of Naples is showing signs of reawakeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A slumbering Campi Flegrei volcano under the Italian city of Naples shows signs of "reawakening" and may be nearing a critical pressure point, according to a study published Tuesday. Italian and French scientists have for the first time identified a threshold beyond which rising magma under the Earth's surface could trigger the release of fluids and gases at a 10-fold increased rate.

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  11. Volcano Near Naples City Showing Signs of ReawakeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | I4U Future Technology News

    New observations seem to suggest that Campi Flegrei volcano near Italian city of Naples may be nearing a critical pressure point Two thousand years ago Mount Vesuvius destroyed the ancient city of Pompeii. Today, an even bigger volcano just close to Naples city is showing the signs of unrest.

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  12. Tsunami warningResidents flee to hills after PNG quakeEarthquake...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Yahoo!

    People living along Papua New Guinea's coastline fled to higher ground after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck east of the Pacific nation, triggering a tsunami warning for parts of its archipelago. On Saturday a couple of hours after the quake, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said the threat had largely passed, although it said government agencies should continue to monitor coastal tides.

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  13. Major quake strikes near Papua New GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    People living along Papua New Guinea's coastline fled to higher ground on Saturday after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck east of the Pacific nation, triggering a tsunami warning for parts of its archipelago. A couple of hours after the quake, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the threat had largely passed, although it said government agencies should continue to monitor coastal tides.

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  14. Magnitude 7.9 quake hits Papua New GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | The Daily Star

    People living along Papua New Guinea's coastline fled to higher ground today after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck east of the Pacific nation, triggering a tsunami warning for parts of its archipelago. A couple of hours after the quake, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the threat had largely passed, although it said government agencies should continue to monitor coastal tides.

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  15. Khamenei condemns Britain after PM May calls Iran a regional threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Reuters

    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves as he gives a speech on Iran's late leader Khomeini's death anniversary, in Tehran, Iran June 3, 2016. Leader.ir/Handout via Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei condemned Britain on Saturday as a "source of evil and misery" for the Middle East after British Prime Minister Theresa May called Iran a regional threat.

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  16. Austria searches freight trains in new frontline on illegal migrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Reuters

    Austrian police have started searching freight trains traveling from Italy at night to tackle illegal migration and avert further deaths after two stowaways died earlier this month. A man and a woman from Eritrea who had hidden on a train bringing trucks from Italy were crushed to death in Austria's Tyrol province, likely having lost consciousness due to freezing winter temperatures.

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  17. Magnitude 8.0 earthquake hits Papua New GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 struck 98 miles east of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting a warning about tsunami waves across parts of the archipelago. "Tsunami waves have been observed," the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said, warning that waves reaching one to three meters above the tide level were possible along some of Papua New Guinea's coastlines.

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  18. Bin Laden's son denied entry to EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Reuters

    Osama bin Laden's son Omar was refused entry to Egypt on Saturday, airport sources said, giving no reason why his name was on a list of people banned from the country. Omar, 34, Osama bin Laden's fourth-eldest son, was traveling with his British wife Zaina al Sabah from Doha, and they asked to be sent to Turkey, the sources said.

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  19. Turkish jets pound Islamic State targets in Syria, kill at least 20: militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Reuters

    Turkish warplanes have pounded Islamic State targets in northern Syria in the last 24 hours, killing at least 20 militants, the military said in a statement on Saturday. In addition to the 64 targets hit, the military said another 206 Islamic State targets were hit by artillery and other weaponry in its latest operations in northern Syria.

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  20. Seven candidates to compete in French left-wing presidential primariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Reuters

    Seven candidates will run in next month's French left-wing primaries seeking to win the nomination for next year's presidential election, the organizers said on Saturday. With President Francois Hollande having said this month that he would not seek re-election, his former prime minister Manuel Valls is seen as the leading contender to win his party's nomination.

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