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#Papua New Guinea

From TheJournal.ie British fugitive apprehended after attempting to flee Australia on a jet ski The Great Escape

British fugitive apprehended after attempting to flee Australia on a jet ski

Australian police said the man was possibly armed with a crossbow.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm used to crying because we've got so little food': Papuan children dying from measles in isolated villages Ayam

'I'm used to crying because we've got so little food': Papuan children dying from measles in isolated villages

This week, reporters found houses sit on stilts and the only bare-bones clinic has no modern medical equipment, a few rickety beds, and overwhelmed nurses struggling to cope.

From TheJournal.ie Missing UK explorer Benedict Allen found 'alive and well' near airstrip in Papua New Guinea Rescue Mission

Missing UK explorer Benedict Allen found 'alive and well' near airstrip in Papua New Guinea

Benedict Allen was travelling alone to try to find the reclusive Yaifo tribe when he went missing.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's ghastly': UK explorer Benedict Allen missing in Papua New Guinea jungle Missing

'It's ghastly': UK explorer Benedict Allen missing in Papua New Guinea jungle

Benedict Allen was travelling alone to try to find the reclusive Yaifo tribe.

From TheJournal.ie 'Some sewed their lips together to raise awareness': Asylum-seekers win multimillion payout Papua New Guinea

'Some sewed their lips together to raise awareness': Asylum-seekers win multimillion payout

They won the equivalent of €47 million.

From TheJournal.ie Seventeen prisoners shot dead following mass breakout in a Papua New Guinea prison Prison Break

Seventeen prisoners shot dead following mass breakout in a Papua New Guinea prison

Jails in Papua New Guinea are often overcrowded and conditions are poor.

From TheJournal.ie Australia to close controversial Manus Island asylum centre after court ruled it unconstitutional and illegal Agreement

Australia to close controversial Manus Island asylum centre after court ruled it unconstitutional and illegal

Asylum-seekers trying to reach Australia by boat are either sent back to where they departed from or transferred to Nauru and Manus.

From The42 'It would be a dream come true' - Ireland resume quest to reach the promised land Holy Grail

'It would be a dream come true' - Ireland resume quest to reach the promised land

Intercontinental Cup fixture against Papua New Guinea the next assignment on the path to Test cricket.

From TheJournal.ie 7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea Tremor

7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

The region also experienced a 6.7 magnitude earthquake yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

All of the news, none of the waiting.

From The42 Irish netball team set for Singapore adventure Challenge

Irish netball team set for Singapore adventure

The tournament sees them face sides including Samoa, Botswana, Papua New Guinea and Malaysia.

Amazing tourist video captures the moment a volcano explodes

Check out the sonic boom.

From TheJournal.ie 11-year-old boy eaten by crocodile in Papua New Guinea Cold Blooded

11-year-old boy eaten by crocodile in Papua New Guinea

The boy’s limbs were found inside the crocodile and his head was discovered nearby.

From TheJournal.ie Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea Powerful

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

No Pacific-wide tsunami warning was issued.

From TheJournal.ie Trekkers attacked with machetes and spears in Papua New Guinea Attack

Trekkers attacked with machetes and spears in Papua New Guinea

Two guides were hacked to death during the shocking incident.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Meet the 'walking' shark found in Indonesia Under The Sea

VIDEO: Meet the 'walking' shark found in Indonesia

The brown and white shark pushes itself along the ocean floor, using its fins.

From TheJournal.ie Australian Prime Minister: We are closed to boatpeople from today Refugees

Australian Prime Minister: We are closed to boatpeople from today

“Australians have had enough of seeing people drowning in the waters to our north,” said Australia Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girl beheads father after he rapes her Papua New Guinea

Teenage girl beheads father after he rapes her

Community leaders in the village in Papua New Guinea have protected the 18-year-old, saying the man deserved to die.

From TheJournal.ie UN decries case of woman burned alive for sorcery Papua New Guinea

UN decries case of woman burned alive for sorcery

Villagers claimed 20-year-old killed a boy through witchcraft.

From TheJournal.ie Papua New Guinea alleged cannibals charged Cannibal Cult

Papua New Guinea alleged cannibals charged

Authorities in Papau New Guinea have charged 29 people with the murders and cannibalism of seven suspected witch doctors.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien's Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn Denis O'Brien

Denis O'Brien's Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn

It’s the first time the telecoms group has reached profits of this level. It operates across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific.

From TheJournal.ie Ferry sinks off Papua New Guinea Sinking

Ferry sinks off Papua New Guinea

Rescuers continue to work to save the 350 people who were on board the vessel.

From TheJournal.ie 28 dead after Papua New Guinea air crash Air Crash

28 dead after Papua New Guinea air crash

The plane crashed in a remote forest during a violent storm – four people survived.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A massive tsunami hits Japan in the wake of the 7th largest earthquake ever recorded; the Pacific region is on high alert and the verdict’s in on the iPad2.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim Japan

Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim

Tsunami warnings have been issued for multiple countries in the Pacific Rim. The Japanse Prime Minister confirmed that a nuclear power plant in the north has been closed down but declared the situation safe so far.

AMERICAN AUTHORITIES report that an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale has occurred just off the coast of Papua New Guinea, and about 600 miles from the north-east coast of Australia. A quake of such a scale would undoubtedly raise fears of a tsunami.