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Four survive 32 days adrift in Pacific

Four people who survived a month adrift in the Pacific were recovering in the Solomon Islands Wednesday after an ordeal that claimed the lives of eight of their companions, including a baby, reports ...

Four survive 32 days adrift in Pacific

ECOWAS urges progress on common currency

The Economic Community of West African States, known as ECOWAS, on Saturday urged members to push on with efforts to establish a common currency, optimistically slated to launch next year.The bloc ...

ECOWAS urges progress on common currency

Fati youngest player to score Champions League goal as Barca beat Inter

Teenage prodigy Ansu Fati became the youngest player to score a Champions League goal as a second-string Barcelona side beat Inter Milan 2-1 to send the Italians crashing out of the competition on ...

Fati youngest player to score Champions League goal as Barca beat Inter

Bougainville votes on becoming world's newest nation

Voters in the Pacific island chain of Bougainville flocked to the polls Saturday at the start of a long-awaited referendum on independence from Papua New Guinea.At least 1,000 people were at a ...

Bougainville votes on becoming world's newest nation

Papua New Guinea to close polluting Chinese plant

Papua New Guinea said Thursday it had ordered the indefinite closure of a multi-billion dollar Chinese-owned nickel facility that spewed potentially toxic red slurry into the sea.The Mineral ...

Papua New Guinea to close polluting Chinese plant

More than two dozen killed in fresh Papua unrest

More than 24 people have died in riots in Indonesia's restive Papua region, authorities said Tuesday, as thousands fled to shelters following violence that saw civilians burned alive in buildings set ...

More than two dozen killed in fresh Papua unrest

Internet access creates glaring inequalities in Guinea

Equatorial Guinea is awash in oil, although little of the wealth has trickled down to the poor.Yet one of the most glaring inequalities here is access to the internet.Other parts of the world are ...

Internet access creates glaring inequalities in Guinea

Detained refugee wins prize for book written on phone

A refugee held in a remote Pacific detention centre has won Australia's top literature prize with his debut book, which he wrote on his mobile phone and delivered one chapter at a time via ...

Detained refugee wins prize for book written on phone

Volcano erupts on Papua New Guinea island

One of Papua New Guinea's most active volcanoes has begun to erupt, authorities said Tuesday, pummeling villages on a remote island with volcanic rock.Manam island is a volcanic cone that towers out ...

Volcano erupts on Papua New Guinea island

Police, soldiers storm PNG parliament over unpaid bonuses

Papua New Guinea police and soldiers stormed the country's parliament Tuesday, smashing windows and furniture and demanding unpaid APEC bonuses just days after the international summit wrapped up, ...

Police, soldiers storm PNG parliament over unpaid bonuses
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