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  1. Pope to headline 'Catholic Woodstock' amid security concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    ... worst place in the world". Thousands of young pilgrims from as far away as the tropical Polynesian islands Wallis and Futuna have already begun arriving for the week-long event, last held in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro in 2013. Much of it will take ...

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  2. Cable Compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The 25,000km network - which has a design capacity of 40Tbps - will connect Asia, the Middle East, East Africa and Europe, and is scheduled to be ready for service planned sub-sea cable, local newspaper Talamua reports. Tua'imalo Ah Samu, head of the Ministry of Communication, Information & Technology , said that Wallis and Futuna wants to capitalise on the Apia to Fiji spur of the submarine network, which will pass within close proximity of the islands.

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  3. Hollande, Merkel, Renzi to hold August Brexit summit: ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Daily Star

    French President Francois Hollande gestures as he delivers a speech during a reception held for representatives of Wallis and Futuna, at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris on July 12, 2016.

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  4. Surprise win for KaiwaluRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Fiji Times

    ... get a personal best," he said. "He had been training and was disappointed that he didn't make the team to Wallis and Futuna back in 2012. From then he said he would hang up his jumping shoes and never take up the sport again. This year he contacted ...

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  5. Pacific International Lines Chose HAROPARead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Marine News

    Since June 2016, the Singaporean shipping line Pacific International Lines has marketed a weekly containerised service from HAROPA - Port of Le Havre and bound for the South Pacific area. The service notably makes stops in Australia, New Zealand, Papua-New-Guinea, the Vanuatu archipelago, the Guam, Fiji, Hawaii, Wallis and Futuna, Tonga, Samoa and Marshall islands.

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  6. Wallis and Futuna team here to test athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Fiji Times

    Wallis and Futuna athletes pose for a group photo after their team training at the ANZ Stadium in Suva on Tuesday, July 05, 2016. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU ELEVEN athletes from Wallis and Futuna will represent the tiny Pacific Island nation at the Melanesian Games which starts tomorrow.

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  7. Tonga wins right to host 2019...Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | Samoa News

    Tonga has been awarded the right to host the 2019 Pacific Games by the General Assembly in Wallis and Futuna. Matangi Tonga online reports Tahiti and Tonga made their final presentations to the delegates of the General Assembly Friday afternoon, who voted 16-6 in favour of Tonga.

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  8. Meet your athletesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Fiji Times

    ... found event. After her gold medal jump and personal best of 1.63m at the 2013 Mini South Pacific Games in Wallis and Futuna, Diama is back this year to represent Fiji and lead the charge of women high jumpers at this year's Melanesian championships. ...

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  9. Vasiti sets dream tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Fiji Times

    Dr Robin Mitchell ONOC president, sitting fourth from left, with Kevan Gosper of the Oceania Australia Foundation, next to him on the right, at the US Scholarship Foundation program reception at the FASANOC yesterday. Picture ATU RASEA SUVA Grammar School student Vasiti Baleilomaloma, a Fijian upcoming volleyball rep, is going on to greater heights since playing in the 2013 Pacific Mini Games in Wallis and Futuna.

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  10. Get ready for plain packagingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Scoop

    ... Organization (WHO), to assist PICTs with their Tobacco Control programmes. For example, the territory of Wallis and Futuna is today launching a "Tackling Our Addiction" campaign, developed with technical support from SPC. Its aim is to inform ...

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  11. Posted On May 31 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Saipan Tribune

    ... Taps being played... NOUMEA, New Caledonia-This World No Tobacco Day on Tuesday, May 31, the territory of Wallis and Futuna is getting involved in the fight against smoking by developing a strategy to inform smokers about the implications of tobacco ...

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  12. Thousands of performers take part in FestPac 2016 in GuamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | ABC News

    ... Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Wallis and Futuna. The American territory is hosting the festival for the first time, and thousands of people were in attendance at the opening ...

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  13. NewsPond's Nicholas Allbrook shares new song - A Fool There Was' from solo LPRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | NME

    ... this year, Allbrook released the LP's first single, 'Advance'. The singer's debut solo album, 'Ganough, Wallis and Futuna', came out in 2014. Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker confirmed that he has begun writing and recording new music Last year, ...

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  14. Operation REGULUS: sailing to operational excellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... around the South Pacific Ocean, including the Marquesas Islands, the Samoas, and the French Islands of Wallis and Futuna. We conducted fishery patrols and boardings," said Lt(N) Hurov. "Being proficient in speaking French allowed me to be ...

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  15. Brutal violence one minute, shaking hands the next! Watch one of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | IcNetwork

    This Sevens encounter was going along fine until it exploded into uncontrollable mayhem. Moments later though, the players appear to be the best of friends But that wasn't the case in one encounter in the far-flung Wallis and Futuna Islands in the south Pacific.

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  16. Council signs MOU to boost agricultureRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Crop and Livestock Council signed a memorandum of understanding with four regional agricultural organisations last week to strengthen co-operation and development. The MOU was signed by FCLC chairman Simon Cole and ChargA de Mission for the Regional Technical Cooperation for the New Caledonia Chamber of Agriculture FranA ois Japiot.

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  17. NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Amos threatening American SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: On April 22 at 01:45 UTC NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of Tropical Storm Amos affecting Wallis and Fortuna and headed east toward American Samoa. view more As the seven islands of American Samoa were bracing for Tropical Cyclone Amos, NASA's Aqua satellite saw the storm affecting the Southwestern Pacific Islands of Wallis and Futuna.

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  18. Flow raises international mobile call rates outside diaspora effective May 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | The Gleaner

    ... from $120 to $90 per cent. For Region D, which include Tuvalu, Pacific Ocean Mini M, Cook Islands and Wallis and Futuna will be decreased by 20 per cent, from $150 to $120 per minute. For Region E, which include Antarctica, Solomon Islands, Falkland ...

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  19. $140k for rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... would also be joining a regional network of similar associations, which includes New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, to share ideas and approaches. "Knowing that there are other people in the region with the same ideas, challenges and ...

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  20. Francois Hollande returns from worldwide 'tour de France' to visit foreign territoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Independent

    French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech during a ceremony by "la grande chefferie du royaume d'Uvea" in Wallis island in the French overseas territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands during a two-days visit. The French President's destinations included Futuna, a small island in the Pacific, which has never previously been visited by its own head of state.

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