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15 hrs ago | Art Daily

Exhibition of new works by Sherrie Levine opens at the Paula Cooper Gallery

The Paula Cooper Gallery presents Red Yellow Blue, an exhibition of new works by Sherrie Levine.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Oceania, New York

19 hrs ago | Asopa People

'Bye Nigel' - mourning in the true spirit of Melanesia

FOR someone who had never witnessed the famous Wopaka of the Western Highlands, the heavy chanting and wailing, and the feet-stamping almost made me run for dear life.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

23 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

Quakes strike Papua New Guinea, Acapulco

Alejandrino Gonzalez/The Associated Press A parked car suffered damage when a adobe wall collapsed on it after a strong earthquake shook Chilpancingo, Mexico, on Friday.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Mexico, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Yesterday | WOODTV.com

Happy Easter Weekend

The first picture is from Gary Brink and it was taken one week ago on 4 11 - lots of ice at Holland.

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Related Topix: Grand Haven, MI, Weather, World News, Evart, MI

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Suria

6.6-quake hits off PNG's Bougainville

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island on Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Oceania, World News, Tsunami, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

ABS-CBN News

6.9-earthquake off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville: USGS

A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Earthquake, World News, Natural Disasters

The Honolulu Advertiser

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from strong South Pacific quake

The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9, struck about 39 miles southwest of Panguna, Papua New Guinea, at a depth of about 28 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Ewa Beach, HI

Asopa People

PNG government should welcome, not suppress, honest critics

I AM EXPRESSING my grave concern over views expressed by politicians regarding comments made by researchers and academics in an attempt to silence them.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Colombo Page

Provincial Councilor of Sri Lanka main opposition party wanted for assault surrenders to police

Apr 18, Colombo: An organizer of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party wanted in connection with assaulting four persons including a woman has surrendered to the police.

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The Age

Manus Island security 'unprepared'

A Manus Island security guard warned colleagues that the detention centre was ''totally unprepared'' for any major incident, months before an Iranian asylum seeker was killed in violent clashes.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Express India

The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?

Summary The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea - when a wrangle over terms is solved.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Oceania, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Asopa People

Buai trade is unsustainable: creative alternative policies required

THE betel nut ban in the city of Port Moresby has brought to the fore a more deeper and pressing issue.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

AlertNet

Grass Roots Disaster Preparedness in Papau New Guinea

We arrive in the town of Popondetta in the early morning. We are in the smallest province of Papua New Guinea, which is one of the poorest regions of the country where IOM is working with remote communities to build resilience to disasters.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Agriculture, Science

West Australian

Santos LNG projects nearly complete

Australia's biggest domestic gas producer Santos is likely to be exporting more than it supplies for local use by 2015.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Star Online

Dengue outbreak at Australian detention centre sparks fresh concerns

An outbreak of dengue fever at an Australian refugee detention centre in the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru sparked calls on Thursday for greater oversight at the facility, which has been criticised by rights groups and the United Nations.

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Asopa People

The story of Cornelius Yalamu - a young artist with a different ability

THE house is corrugated and stands alone on a block at the foot of the small Port Moresby hill.

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Related Topix: World News, Oceania

Asopa People

Fears about social media reform in PNG unfounded, says watchdog

A PACIFIC media watchdog, the Pacific Freedom Forum says fears about the Papua New Guinea government's proposed cybercrime policy are unfounded.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Catholic World News

4 candidates advance on path to sainthood

In an audience with Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Pope Francis approved the publication of decrees on miracles attributed to the intercession of two blesseds, clearing the way for their canonization.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

ABC News

Six killed in PNG sorcery attack

Police in Papua New Guinea have detained 180 people after a witch hunt that left six people dead, including two children.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

Hume Coal's mine to drain bores: report

An extensive study of the impact on groundwater from Hume Coal's proposed coalmine at Sutton Forest has warned of a drop in the water table of at least 120 metres near the mine, according to the Southern Highlands Coal Action Group.

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Related Topix: World News

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