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  1. Football: Hudson slammed for calling PNG conditions 'crazy'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... tor." The Olywhites open their Pacific Games campaign today at 2pm (NZ time) in their Group D clash with the Solomon Islands.

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  2. Cyclone Raquel to give El Nino a major kick alongRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Age

    ... El Nino that has taken hold in the central and eastern Pacific. "It's a beautiful situation - if not for the Solomon Islands - but just meteorologically, it's amazing," Axel Timmermann, a professor of oceanography and El Nino specialist at the ...

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  3. Fijians target 7s goldRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    ... to be a tournament wildcard and should not be underestimated coming from the same pool as Fiji, Tahiti and Solomon Islands. With the home advantage, nothing is impossible for the hosts. Rugby 7s action will take place at the BSP Stadium starting on ...

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  4. The Upside of Melanesian Leaders' West Papua CompromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CSIS

    ... summit also shows it was a successful campaign, but only partly. The leaders of Fiji, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia's Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front on June 26 finally settled the question of West ...

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  5. NASA sees 2 tropical cyclones on either side of the equatorRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: On July 2 at 03:25 UTC, the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image or Tropical Cyclone Raquel and Tropical Storm Chan-Hom in the Pacific Ocean.... view more NASA's Aqua satellite passed over two tropical cyclones in the Pacific Ocean on different sides of the equator today, July 2. South of the equator, Tropical Cyclone Raquel was exiting the Solomon Islands, while north of the equator Tropical Storm Chan-Hom was less than 400 miles east of Guam and moving in that direction. When Aqua made a satellite overpass around the globe on July 2 at 03:25 UTC , the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument captured a picture of both tropical cyclones in one image.

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  6. Oxfam on flood watch in Solomon IslandsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Scoop

    Oxfam is monitoring Tropical Storm Raquel, which has the potential to see a repeat of the type of flash flooding in the Solomon Islands that caused extensive damage to Honiara last year. Oxfam's Country Director in the Solomon Islands Abimibola Akinyemi said forecasts showed the storm was expected to travel South-South-West from Isabel province, towards Western Province.

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  7. Tropical storm Raquel is forecast to strike the Solomon Islands at...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. Tropical storm Raquel is forecast to strike the Solomon Islands at about 12:00 GMT on 3 July. Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center suggest that the point ...

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  8. 5.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off Solomon Islands: USGSRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Nation

    A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands early Thursday, US geologists said, but there were no initial reports of damage and no tsunami warnings were issued. The quake hit at a depth of 8.9 kilometres , 92 kilometres from Kirakira and 334 kilometres from the capital Honiara.

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  9. Global Warming Is Heating Up [Greg Laden's Blog]Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ScienceBlogs

    ... recorded history. From the Bulletin : TROPICAL Cyclone Raquel has formed in the south-west Pacific near the Solomon Islands, triggering the earliest cyclone warning on record issued for the Queensland zone. "Certainly it's a unique scenario," Jess ...

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  10. 5.8-magnitude quake hits near SolomonsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Fiji Times

    Update: 10:38AM A 5.8-magnitude earthquake has struck off the Solomon Islands, but there are no reports of damage and no tsunami warnings have been issued. The quake hit at a depth of 8.9 kilometres, 92 kilometres from Kirakira and 334 kilometres from the capital Honiara.

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  11. Earthquake strikes off Solomon IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stuff.co.nz

    A 5.8-magnitude earthquake has struck off the Solomon Islands, but there are no reports of damage and no tsunami warnings have been issued. The quake hit at a depth of 8.9 kilometres, 92 kilometres from Kirakira and 334 kilometres from the capital Honiara.

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  12. Survivors of Boat Disaster Airlifted From Navy ShipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... Partnership last month. The vessel has or will stop at Fiji, Kiribati, Micronesia, the Philippines, the Solomon Islands and Vietnam during the four-month mission, the Navy said. Pacific Partnership was started in 2006, two years after the ...

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  13. 5.8-magnitude quake hits Solomon IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Trend

    A 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted 92km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, Xinhua reported. The epicenter, with a depth of 8.95 km, was initially determined to be at 10.9949 degrees south latitude and 162.5624 degrees east longitude.

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  14. Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off Solomon Islands: USGSRead the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    A magnitude 5.8 quake struck off the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Wednesday. The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.4, struck at 6:35 a.m. on Thursday , 57 miles southeast of Kira Kira.

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  15. World News Update, what you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Age

    ... killed more than 30 civilians, local officials say. SYDNEY - A 5.8-magnitude earthquake has struck off the Solomon Islands, US geologists say, but there were no initial reports of damage and no tsunami warnings were issued. MIAMI - Hydroelectric ...

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  16. Weird weather just keeps comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NEWS.com.au

    A TROPICAL cyclone that has formed north of the Solomon Islands is the first that Queensland forecasters have ever recorded in July. Cyclone Raquel, a meteorological oddity, is more than 2000km from the Queensland coast and not expected to have any impact, apart from the possibility of big seas in coming days.

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  17. Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off Solomon Islands -USGSRead the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    A magnitude 5.8 quake struck off the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Wednesday. The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.4, struck at 6:35 a.m. on Thursday , 57 miles southeast of Kira Kira.

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  18. Tropical Cyclone Raquel triggers warnings in Solomon IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: The RapidScat instrument showed Raquel's strongest sustained winds on June 30 at 7:02 UTC were near 25 meters per second in the western and southern quadrants of... view more NASA's Terra satellite and RapidScat instrument showed a slowly developing Tropical Storm Raquel affecting the Solomon Islands on June 30 and July 1. A tropical cyclone warning was in effect for all provinces of the Solomon Islands on July 1. The RapidScat instrument that flies aboard the International Space Station measures surface winds. When it passed over former Tropical Depression 25P it gathered data on sustained winds on June 30 from 7:02 to 8:35 UTC .

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  19. SKAL denounces Phuket dolphinariumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    ... Skal taking such a strong stance on the issue: "Currently, captures of wild dolphins take place in Japanese, Solomon Islands, Cuban and Russian Federation waters. These captures are of serious concern to the scientific community and none of these ...

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  20. Cyclone Raquel forms as earliest big storm recorded off Australia's north-eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Tropical Cyclone Raquel has formed in the south-west Pacific near the Solomon Islands, triggering the earliest cyclone warning on record issued for the Queensland zone. "Certainly it's a unique scenario," Jess Carey, a spokesman from the bureau's Queensland office, said.

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