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  1. Remains of WWII Marines repatriated from TarawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABC News

    ... ut. The remains were discovered by US charity History Flight after a four-month excavation on Betio island, part of Kiribati's Tarawa Atoll, in the culmination of a multi-million-dollar, nine-year research project.

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  2. Pentagon - Actively Working' to Recover Missing Remains of Marines Killed in TarawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Breitbart.com

    ... the Pacific after they were killed in the World War II Battle of Tarawa. The battle took place in Betio Island in Kiribati. Mark Noah, History Flight's executive director, said his organization is working to further develop a public-private ...

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  3. Meet the Teenage Indigenous Hip-Hop Artist Taking on Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | RollingStone

    ... before the COP21 the major climate conference coming up later this year in Paris. Anote Tong, the president of Kiribati, delivered a mournful report on the massive relocation of his drowning island nation. And then, a relative unknown took the mic. ...

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  4. Signs of climate change have Pacific islanders on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | NWAonline

    ... prepare for that. Vanuatu isn't the only Pacific island nation figuring out how to face climate change. Low-lying Kiribati has purchased land in Fiji, which Kiribati President Anote Tong says is an investment and also a guarantee in case the entire ...

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  5. Wary of climate change, Vanuatu villagers seek higher groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Whittier Daily News

    ... prepare for that. Vanuatu isn't the only Pacific island nation figuring out how to face climate change. Low-lying Kiribati has purchased land in Fiji, which Kiribati President Anote Tong says is an investment and also a guarantee in case the entire ...

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  6. President Mukherjee extends Independence Day greetings to KiribatiRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | Newkerala.com

    "Warm greetings and felicitations to Government and people of Kiribati on their Independence Day #PresidentMukherjee," his office tweeted.

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  7. Fiji assures Kiribati of support as climate changesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | Fiji Times

    Update: 5:17PM FIJI has reiterated its offer to provide the people of Kiribati with a permanent home if their nation is affected by climate change. In a congratulatory message to the President of Kiribati, Anote Tong on their 37th Independence Day anniversary, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said the people of Kiribati should not fear being climate change refugees.

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  8. Decorated Marines' remains uncovered at scene of WWII Tarawa battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | ABC News

    A US charity has discovered the bodies of 36 American Marines in Kiribati, including a famous Congressional Medal of Honour recipient, at the scene of some of the fiercest fighting in the Pacific during World War II. The Marines invaded Japanese-held Tarawa Atoll in November 1943, where more than 1,000 Americans died and the entire Japanese garrison of 4,800 was wiped out.

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  9. President greets Kiribati on Independence DayRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | Newkerala.com

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday greeted the government and people of Kiribati on the eve of the country's Independence Day. In his message to Kiribat President Anote Tong, Mukherjee said: "It gives me great pleasure to extend warm greetings and felicitations on the occasion of Kiribati Independence Day."

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  10. Republic of Kiribati Independence DayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | San Diego NewsCape

    Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I extend my heartiest congratulations to the people of Kiribati as you celebrate Independence Day on July 12. "The Republic of Kiribati has partnered with the United States on a variety of issues from sustainable energy to conservation. We welcome further efforts like the November 2014 Cooperative Arrangement to help support research and conservation activities for the Phoenix Ocean Arc.

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  11. Remains of American Marines Recovered on Tarawa AtollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Archaeology

    ... wasn't known where he had been buried. Bonnyman's grandson joined the archaeological expedition to the Republic of Kiribati to look for his grandfather's remains. "I've been to Tarawa five times, I've dug holes in the sand, I've sifted sand, I've ...

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  12. Secretary's Remarks: Republic of Kiribati Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I extend my heartiest congratulations to the people of Kiribati as you celebrate Independence Day on July 12. The Republic of Kiribati has partnered with the United States on a variety of issues from sustainable energy to conservation. We welcome further efforts like the November 2014 Cooperative Arrangement to help support research and conservation activities for the Phoenix Ocean Arc.

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  13. DoD Releases 2015 First-quarter Suicide InformationRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | Official Wire News

    ... of President Obama and the people of the United States, I extend my heartiest congratulations to the people of Kiribati as you celebrate Independence Day on July 12.The Republic of Kiribati has partnered with the United States on a variety of issues ...

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  14. Seas could rise 6 metres even if governments curb warming - studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | AlertNet

    ... built to protect South Tarawa from rising tides near the village of Eita in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati, May 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray OSLO, July 9 (Reuters) - Sea levels could rise by at least six metres (20 feet) in the long ...

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  15. Fallen WWII Marines are recovered, repatriated - honoring a 70 year old promiseRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | Examiner.com

    The remains of 36 U.S. Marines were found during four months of excavation on Betio Island, a remote Pacific island in Kiribati. The Marines lost their lives more than 70 years ago, in the 1943 Battle of Tarawa during World War II.

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  16. Seas could rise 6 metres even if governments curb warming - studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | AlertNet

    ... built to protect South Tarawa from rising tides near the village of Eita in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati, May 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray OSLO, July 9 (Reuters) - Sea levels could rise by at least six metres (20 feet) in the long ...

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  17. UEA graduate crowned King of TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Evening News

    ... But others studied elsewhere, such as Turkish prime minister Murat Karayalcin (development economics, 1977) or Kiribati vice-president Teima Onorio (education, 1990). Many of these degrees, however, do fall under the heading of social sciences, ...

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  18. Remains of 36 Marines found 70 years after WWII battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | New York Daily News

    ... Islands. 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman Jr. was among the men found in May in Cemetery 27 on the tiny atoll of Betio in Kiribati, where more than 1,000 Americans died fighting Japanese forces in the 1943 Battle of Tarawa, according to Mark Noah, the ...

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  19. Remains of 36 marines killed during WWII to come home after more than 70 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Examiner.com

    The bodies of 36 WWII marines The U.S. marines killed during the bloody Battle of Tarawa in November 1943 have been recovered on Betio Island in Kiribati after an extensive 4-month excavation of the site during a joint effeort by joint effort by Florida-based History of Flight Inc. and the US Department of Defense. The remains will now be cremated with full military honors.

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  20. Bodies of 36 WWII Marines Found on Remote Pacific IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | News Max

    More than 70 years after they died in a bloody World War II battle, the bodies of 36 U.S. Marines have been found on a remote Pacific island. The remains of the men were discovered after a four-month excavation on Betio Island in Kiribati, said Mark Noah, director of the charity History Flight Inc., reported the news service AFP.

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