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  1. The Unsinkable "Sinking Atolls" MemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | NorCalBlogs

    ... the same old dead horse once again, viz: Climate change is threatening the livelihoods of the people of tiny Kiribati, and even the island nation's existence. The government is making plans for the island's demise. Ah, well. One AM of a foggy night ...

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  2. Former Kiribati president eyes massive infrastructure projects to save his island nationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | PressReleasePoint

    The island nation of Kiribati has become a poster child for the existential threat that rising seas pose to low-lying nations. The country is made up of 33 coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean, most of them less than six feet in elevation.

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  3. Oklahoma Marine's remains buried at Arlington 73 years after death in WWIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Stars and Stripes

    Pallbearers with the 3rd Marine Regiment escort a casket of remains on July 25, 2015 during a repatriation ceremony in Tarawa, Kiribati. The remains of approximately 36 Marines who fought and died during the Battle of Tarawa in World War II were honored before being transported back to the United States for proper identification and final burial.

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  4. President greets Kiribati on its Independence DayRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 12 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday greeted the government and people of the Central Pacific island republic Kiribati on their Independence Day. "Warm greetings and felicitations to the government and people of Kiribati on their Independence Day," Mukherjee tweeted.

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  5. Republic of Kiribati Independence DayRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | San Diego NewsCape

    Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I send my best wishes and congratulations to the people of Kiribati as you celebrate your 37th Independence Day on July 12. "Over the years, the Republic of Kiribati and the United States have had an enduring friendship that has enabled us to work together on a wide variety of issues. From recovering the remains of lost American Marines from the Battle of Tarawa to protecting our shared environment, our nations' collaborative efforts stand as a testament to that partnership.

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  6. Press Releases: Republic of Kiribati Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I send my best wishes and congratulations to the people of Kiribati as you celebrate your 37th Independence Day on July 12. Over the years, the Republic of Kiribati and the United States have had an enduring friendship that has enabled us to work together on a wide variety of issues. From recovering the remains of lost American Marines from the Battle of Tarawa to protecting our shared environment, our nations' collaborative efforts stand as a testament to that partnership.

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  7. President of India's message on the Eve of Independence Day of KiribatiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Jul 11 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Kiribati on the eve of their Independence Day . Kiribati, an island republic in the Central Pacific, and consists of 33 coral atolls stretching along the equator.

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  8. Elections on Nauru fair and transparent - international observersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The Star Online

    ... both the government and the opposition, so I was concerned," Anote Tong, former president of the Pacific island of Kiribati, who led a team of Commonwealth observers, told Reuters. "But the elections were very fair, very transparent and quite ...

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  9. Tiny Pacific island of Nauru goes to the pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Star Online

    ... observers for the first time in 12 years including a team from The Commonwealth led by the former President of Kiribati Anote Tong, the government of Nauru said. "The success of these elections will depend on every individual playing their part to ...

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  10. KiribatiRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | State Department

    There is an Airport Embarkation Tax of 20 AUD levied on all passengers leaving Kiribati. Children under two years of age and transit passengers who do not leave the airport and continue their journey via the same aircraft are exempt from this tax.

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  11. Nauru candidates clash over campaign advertising ahead of pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | ABC News

    ... by a newly established electoral commission. "So far what we have seen has been pretty much normal," said former Kiribati president Anote Tong, who is leading the Commonwealth Secretariat's observer team. "People have the opportunity both speaking ...

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  12. A country you may not have heard of, that could be washed awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Toronto Star

    Kiribati, a remote Pacific nation, is threatened by rising seas and climate change, but what action should be taken is the subject of much debate Part of South Tarawa, the most populous of the 33 coral atolls and reef islands in the Pacific nation of Kiribati. No part of Kiribati is higher than six feet above sea level.

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  13. Sea rising, exit plan confronts islandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | NWAonline

    For years, scientists have been predicting that much of Kiribati may become uninhabitable within decades because of an onslaught of environmental problems linked to climate change. And for just as long, many here have paid little heed.

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  14. 'I worry about family all the time' - a NZ student from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Kirata Mwemwenikeaki, 25, studies environmental science at Victoria University of Wellington, but originally comes from Kiribati. He says climate change is the most serious issue affecting the island nation and is a major source of worry for his family back home.

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  15. EU and Republic of Kiribati sign agreementRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2016 | Fiji Times

    Update: 12:19PM THE European Union and the Republic of Kiribati signed a short-stay visa waiver Agreement in Brussels, Belgium last week. A press statement from the EU stated that the Agreement applies on a provisional basis as from June 24, 2016.

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  16. Kiribati President vows to work closely with Fiji against climate changeRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Fiji Times

    Update: 6:17PM PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today received USD$50,000 for TC Winston recovery funds from the new President of the Republic of Kiribati, His Excellency Te Beretitenti Taneti Maamau.

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  17. Hopkins to take over top diplomatic roleRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... ice appointment. She will also serve as the non-resident high commissioner to the Kingdom of Tonga, the Republic of Kiribati, to Tuvalu and non-resident ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia.

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  18. Reducing inequality is key to sustainable developm...Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Scoop

    ... ic income security for older persons in the country. The next national Pacific consultation will be held in Tarawa, Kiribati on 17 June 2016, co-organised by ESCAP and the Ministry of Women, Youth and Social Affairs, Government of Kiribati.

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  19. Reducing inequality is key to sustainable developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Scoop

    ... ic income security for older persons in the country. The next national Pacific consultation will be held in Tarawa, Kiribati on 17 June 2016, co-organised by ESCAP and the Ministry of Women, Youth and Social Affairs, Government of Kiribati.

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  20. Hopkins is new British High Commissioner to FijiRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... ice appointment. She will also serve as the non-resident High Commissioner to the Kingdom of Tonga, the Republic of Kiribati, to Tuvalu and non-resident ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia.

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