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  1. The battle for 1.5 at the UN Climate Conference in PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Scoop

    ... our global goal of limiting warming to below 1.5 degrees," presented H.E Baron Waqa, President of the Republic of Nauru as he addressed world leaders at the 24th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC ...

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  2. Evacuating Nauru: Medecins Sans Frontieres and Australia's Refugee DilemmaRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2018 | Dissident Voice

    ... hearted. What matters in this instance - the MSF condemnation of Australia's innately brutal anti-refugee policy on Nauru - is its certitude. The Australian government has taken the high, icy road and left the UN Refugee Convention in shambolic ...

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  3. Evacuating Nauru: M decins Sans Fronti resRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | Scoop

    ... hearted. What matters in this instance - the MSF condemnation of Australia's innately brutal anti-refugee policy on Nauru - is its certitude. The Australian government has taken the high, icy road and left the UN Refugee Convention in shambolic ...

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  4. 'Beyond desperate': MSF confirms mental health team told to leave NauruRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | ABC News

    Medecins Sans Frontieres has confirmed it has ceased mental health work with refugees on Nauru after the island's Government told the organisation it was no longer required. The organisation said it was informed on Friday by the Government of Nauru that it was no longer required and terminated its provision of mental healthcare services on Nauru.

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  5. MSF calls for immediate evacuation of asylum seekers and refugees...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | ABC News

    Medecins Sans Frontieres, the group of doctors kicked off Nauru, has called for the immediate evacuation of all asylum seekers and refugees from the island. The Nauruan Government forced MSF out of the country last week, abruptly ending their free medical care for refugees and local Nauruans.

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  6. MSF mental health team confirms it has been ordered to get off Nauru by GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | ABC News

    Medecins Sans Frontieres has confirmed it has ceased mental health work with refugees on Nauru after the island's Government told the organisation it was no longer required. The organisation said it was informed on Friday by the Government of Nauru that it was no longer required and terminated its provision of mental healthcare services on Nauru.

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  7. Medecins Sans Frontieres calls on Morrison to evacuate refugees from NauruRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Green Left Weekly

    MA decins Sans FrontiA res Australia has disputed home affairs minister Peter Dutton's version of events which led to the organisation being told by the Nauruan government to leave on October 5. MSF executive director Paul McPhun said on October 11 that MSF had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Republic of Nauru that its doctors were able to treat everyone on the island - Nauruans, expatriates, asylum seekers and refugees. Prior to the MSF team arriving in Nauru in November 2017, McPhun said there was one resident, one mental health nurse and one psychiatrist.

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  8. Fears for refugees on Nauru as mental health workers given marching ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2018 | The Age

    Refugee advocates fear the poor mental health of refugees on Nauru could worsen following the island government's move to scrap a vital support service. MSF was given 24 hours to cease operations which were comprised of a clinic at the Republic of Nauru Hospital and home visits.

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  9. MSF slams decision that ends critically-needed mental healthcare on NauruRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | Crofs Blogs

    NAURU/SYDNEY: MA decins Sans FrontiA res strongly condemns the government of Nauru's sudden decision to cease MSF's provision of desperately-needed mental health care to asylum seekers, refugees and the local community on Nauru. MSF describes the mental health situation of refugees on the island as "beyond desperate" and calls for the immediate evacuation of all asylum seekers and refugees from the island, and for an end to the Australian offshore detention policy.

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  10. MSF calls for immediate evacuation of all asylum seekers on NauruRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | ABC News

    MA decins Sans FrontiA res, the group of doctors kicked off Nauru, has called for the immediate evacuation of all asylum seekers and refugees from the island. The Nauruan Government forced MSF out of the country last week, abruptly ending their free medical care for refugees and local Nauruans.

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  11. Health workers depart 'desperate' NauruRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    Medecins Sans Frontieres is deeply concerned for the health and well-being of its patients on Nauru after the organisation was forced to terminate its services. Mental health workers providing care to people on Nauru have left the island after being told their presence was "no longer required".

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  12. Vanuatu to lobby countries around the world for support on West PapuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | ABC News

    Vanuatu says it will continue to lobby countries around the world as it tries to find backers of its push on West Papuan self-determination. It's been trying to get support from other Pacific countries on a proposed resolution it wants to take to next year's UN General Assembly - and started at last week's leaders meeting in Nauru.

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  13. Pacific's strategic autonomy, key question for Forum Family, says Dame MegRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Matangi Tonga

    ... for some of our members. I join you all this morning having just returned from the 49th Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru. The Government and people of the Republic of Nauru must be commended for hosting a successful 49th Pacific Islands Forum. It was ...

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  14. Pacific Skills Partnership commits to skills developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Scoop

    The Pacific Skills Partnership was launched at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru yesterday, re-affirming the vital link between skills and sustainable development in the region. As Chair of the 49th Pacific Islands Forum, the Republic of Nauru initiated the partnership in collaboration with The University of the South Pacific and the Australia Pacific Training Coalition .

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  15. Criticism after journalist detained on Australia's controversial islandRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2018 | WAAY

    TVNZ correspondent Barbara Dreaver was interviewing a refugee when she was picked up by police and detained for several hours before being released, the broadcaster said . The tiny Pacific island of Nauru is home to one of Australia's controversial offshore detention centers, where asylum seekers, including children, who arrived in Australian waters by boat were sent five years ago for processing.

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  16. Walkout, media bust ensure fiery start to Pacific summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    YAREN, Nauru: The Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru began in dramatic fashion Tuesday , with Chinese diplomats storming out of a meeting and a New Zealand journalist detained for interviewing refugees held on the tiny island nation. After a low-key opening ceremony late Monday, tensions erupted almost as soon as formal business commenced on Tuesday, when China's Du Qiwen attempted to address a meeting about climate change.

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  17. 'Australia's Guantanamo' looms over Pacific summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Australia says offshore processing is needed to stop the deaths that occur when people-smugglers cram asylum seekers into rickety boats for the treacherous sea voyage AFP/PETER PARKS NAURU: Pacific leaders meet in Nauru to discuss regional challenges this week, with the host nation keen to deflect attention from its Canberra-funded migration detention camp dubbed "Australia's Guantanamo" by critics. Official talks at the 18-nation Pacific Islands Forum will centre on the threat climate change poses to island states and China's rising influence in the region.

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  18. A vigil in Sydney to support refugees and asylum seekers in Nauru camps. Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    The 12-year-old boy, who had been held on the island since he was eight, weighs just 36kg and is so weakened he cannot stand up or sit A 12-year-old refugee on Nauru who has refused all food and medical treatment for more than 20 days was moved to Australia on Tuesday with his whole family. M was taken from Nauru by air ambulance with his mother, stepfather and sister.

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  19. Getax Ocean Trades fined S$80,000 for corruption involving Nauru officialRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Singapore-incorporated Getax Ocean Trades was on Thursday fined S$80,000 for corruption, the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau said in a press release. The company had been charged on Jul 28, 2016 with corruptly giving US$19,918.11 to Ryke Solomon, a Member of Parliament of the Republic of Nauru.

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  20. Honduran National Congress urges embassy relocation to JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | The Times of Israel

    ... December recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, along with Guatemala, Israel, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Togo. Guatemala has since announced it will relocate its embassy to Jerusalem on May 16, two days after the US is ...

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