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  1. Explained: The High Court case that might change Australia's offshore detention policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | ABC News

    ... on board a boat intercepted by Australian authorities on October 19, 2013. She was taken to Christmas Island and later Nauru, before being brought to Australia for medical treatment in August 2014. She would later give birth to her daughter in ...

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  2. Nauru warns refugees against protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | NEWS.com.au

    ... warning to refugees in its country planning protests to coincide with the upcoming Australian High Court decision. NAURU'S Justice Minister David Adeang said violence and unlawful acts will not be tolerated and these actions will only create ...

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  3. President wishes people of Nauru ahead of I-DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Jan 30 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Nauru on the eve of their Independence Day. In a message to His Excellency Baron Divavesi Waqa, MP, the President of the Republic of Nauru, the President said, On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, I have great pleasure in extending warm greetings and felicitations to you and to the people of the Republic of Nauru on the occasion of your Independence Day.

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  4. Nauru's Independence DayRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Holtville Tribune

    Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I would like to congratulate the people of the Republic of Nauru as you celebrate the 48th anniversary of your nation's independence on January 31. "The United States and Nauru enjoy a warm friendship, strengthened by our cooperation in advancing our shared values and interests. We are working together to protect the environment and oceans, promote sustainable economic development, combat the effects of climate change, and strengthen maritime domain awareness in the Pacific region.

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  5. Secretary's Remarks: Nauru's Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I would like to congratulate the people of the Republic of Nauru as you celebrate the 48th anniversary of your nation's independence on January 31. The United States and Nauru enjoy a warm friendship, strengthened by our cooperation in advancing our shared values and interests. We are working together to protect the environment and oceans, promote sustainable economic development, combat the effects of climate change, and strengthen maritime domain awareness in the Pacific region.

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  6. Seven head abroadRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Fiji Times

    On Wednesday, Labour Minister Semi Koroilavesau gave airline tickets to the second batch of teachers to leave our shores under the scheme. "Go that extra mile to help in the education needs for Nauru and Tuvalu.

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  7. Grandbridge Secures Clear Lake Bridge LoanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | GlobeSt.com

    ... $6.2-million bridge loan for a Clear Lake office building owned by a sovereign wealth fund operated by the Republic of Nauru, GlobeSt.com has exclusively learned. The two-year loan was provided to the Nauru Phosphate Royalties Trust , a subsidiary ...

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  8. Nauru president in nation, visited studying daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | The China Post

    Nauru President Baron Waqa, who is on a six-day official trip to Taiwan, took a detour to visit his daughter, who is studying in Northern Taiwan's Hsinchu City. Waqa visited an exhibition of award-winning student inventions at Yuanpei University of Medical Technology, where his daughter Carren-Tai Waqa is studying medical laboratory science and biotechnology.

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  9. Litigation Update: Firebirds and Island Republics - Commerciality...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | JD Supra

    The recent decision of the High Court of Australia in Firebird Global Master Fund II Ltd v Republic of Nauru [2015] HCA 43 brings the Australian approach to enforcement of foreign judgments against assets of a foreign State in Australia in line with international consensus. This is a welcome clarification of the Australian approach to the doctrine of foreign State immunity in respect of proceedings concerning underlying commercial transactions, and confirms that the Court will look to the context of any proceedings to establish whether or not a commercial transaction exists.

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  10. Refugees removing asbestos without proper protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | ABC News

    Refugees and local workers on Nauru are being hired to remove asbestos from houses on the island without proper protection from the hazardous material. The ABC has also learned the material is not being disposed of safely and could pose a future health threat.

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  11. Seabury MRO Solutions Extends Out To The Pacific IslandsRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    Seabury MRO Solutions, formerly known as Volartec, today announced the expansion of its customer base with the signing of Nauru Airlines. Nauru Airlines has selected Alkym Management and Control System for Aircraft Maintenance to help with the process of bringing all airworthiness control tasks in house.

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  12. Internet ban to stop bullying, not free speech: Nauruan governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | The Age

    Mums 4 Refugees launch a powerful animation to describe the treatment of refugee women on Nauru as akin to a war and call on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to end it. The Nauruan government says a ban on websites such as Facebook protects its citizens from "abuse, harassment and bullying" as the United Nations urges the island's controversial regime to lift its game on freedom of expression and human rights.

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  13. Fact check: Is Nauru virtually a failed state?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | ABC News

    The government of the small island nation of Nauru recently made some promises about implementing more relaxed arrangements for the housing of asylum seekers and faster processing of their claims. The verdict: Whilst there are serious concerns about the sustainability of Nauru's economic growth and the commitment of the government to human rights protections and the rule of law, it is clear that Nauru does have a government that is in control and its economy is functioning.

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  14. Nauru has sold Australia its sovereigntyRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | Crikey

    Nauru's Justice Minister, David Adeang, may well be telling the truth when he says that Australian journalists approach Nauru officials with arrogance and even "an air of racial superiority". It wouldn't be the first or last time journalists have been rude or peremptory in the pursuit of a story.

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  15. Media briefs: you're not the boss of us, says Nauru Wagners sue Alan JonesRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | Crikey

    Get used to lack of access, says Nauru government. The Nauruan government says it can't allow Australian journalists into Nauru to report on how Australia's offshore detention regime is operating, because doing so would lead to chaos and rioting.

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  16. Nauruan minister accuses Australian media of 'great arrogance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | ABC News

    Nauru's justice minister David Adeang has rejected calls for greater media access, accusing Australian journalists of treating his country with "great arrogance". The Nauruan government has admitted one foreign journalist in the past 18 months despite many applications, including from the ABC.

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  17. View from the Street: Nauru's sick of all your mean words, you dumb meaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    And why are we talking about nuclear energy again? It's your news of the day, reduced to a snarky rant. Nauru Justice Minister David Adeang.

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  18. Pregnant Somali refugee 'Abyan' to return to Australia for medical advice: Peter DuttonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | The Age

    Minister for Immigration Peter Dutton said medical experts had met with the 23-year-old pregnant woman and she would travel to Australia for medical assistance. A pregnant Somali refugee who says she was raped on Nauru will return to Australia to discuss her abortion and mental health with medical experts, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says.

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  19. 'Dad, why are we here?': No money, no life and a baby on the way at NauruRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The risk between taking a boat to Australia or staying in his home country 'was the same' explains 'Mohammed' an asylum seeker on Nauru. Mohammed's* daughter doesn't play with other girls.

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  20. Crimes of SilenceRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2015 | Scoop

    ... go. The response to the claims that a Somali woman was raped, and then brought back to Australia for an abortion from Nauru, only to then have her returned back to the offshore prison camp, is yet another inglorious tale. Canberra's response was one ...

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