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Thursday 14 February 2008
Paris, France
Reporters Without Borders today accused public officials around the world of "impotence, cowardice and duplicity" in defending freedom of expression.
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Wednesday 13 February 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The national Reserve Bank of Tonga is conducting a special project to exchange your dirty, torn and old banknotes into new banknotes. One of the principal purposes of the National Reserve Bank is to issue and maintain good quality currency notes for the Kingdom of Tonga.
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Wednesday 13 February 2008
Sydney, Australia
Rebel attacks on East Timor's president and prime minister provide Australia with an opportunity to strengthen its hold over East Timor, a US strategic think tank says.
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Tuesday 12 February 2008
Alic Springs,Australia
Maori Party MP Hone Harawira is to join thousands of Aboriginals in Canberra where the Australian Prime Minister is expected to make an apology to indigenous Australians.
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Tuesday 12 February 2008
Buka, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea's autonomous province of Bougainville has freed four Fiji mercenaries accused of training a private army for wanted money scam operator Noah Musingku.
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Monday 11 February 2008
By Sgt. Jeremy CrispCamp Victory, Iraq
A contingent of Royal Tongan Marines made a mark upon Camp Victory during a six-month deployment, and were honored for their service during that time at an awards presentation at the Al-Faw Palace Feb. 5.
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Monday 11 February 2008
Dili, East Timor
Civil court is the fairest way to settle disputes over media coverage without putting press freedom in danger, an alliance of human rights activists says.
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Saturday 9 February 2008
Wellington, New Zealand
Australia's controversial 'Pacific solution' to deal with asylum seekers has effectively ended with today's departure for Brisbane of 21 Sri Lankan refugees from Nauru.
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Friday 8 February 2008
Washington,USA
The concept of dual nationality means that a person is a citizen of two countries at the same time. Each country has its own citizenship laws based on its own policy. Persons may have dual nationality by automatic operation of different laws rather than by choice. For example, a child born in a foreign country to U.S. citizen parents may be both a U.S. citizen and a citizen of the country of birth.
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Friday 8 February 2008
Belgrade, Serbia
Every year, since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for outstanding contributions in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and for peace. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize. By Ivan Simic
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Friday 8 February 2008
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Leaders and representatives of journalists' associations and trade unions across the Asia-Pacific region will work together more closely within the new International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Asia-Pacific, launched in Kuala Lumpur at the weekend.
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Thursday 7 February 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
IN the last few weeks the media published speculations and predictions regarding the status of the Hon. Minister of Finance, and his service to His Majesty's Government.
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Wednesday 6 February 2008
Suva, Fiji
The Public Forum organized by the Pacific Concerns Resource Centre and the Pacific Centre for Public Integrity at the Holiday Inn was cut short today by an anonymous threat.
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Monday 4 February 2008
Schofield Barracks, Hawaii'i
A four-man team stacks shoulder to shoulder near a door. One man quickly checks for improvised explosive devices before throwing open the door. The team rushes in, dominating the room and eliminating threats with well-aimed fire. Story and photos by Sgt. 1st Class Jason Shepherd
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Friday 1 February 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Hon Prime Minister, Dr. Feleti V. Sevele recently visited (20-23 January) a contingent of 55 Royal Tongan Marines from Tonga's Defense Services undergoing training in Hawaii prior to their deployment to Iraq. His visit was on the invitation of the Admiral Timothy J Keating, Commander of US Pacific Command (US PACOM).
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Thursday 31 January 2008
Chicago,USA
Wang Yuexi, a small-time politician on the take, never let his lack of clout stop him from making money: To impress people, he even had someone digitally add him to a photo of Chinese leaders.
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Thursday 31 January 2008
Suva, Fiji
The operations officer for the Fiji battalion in Sinai, Major Ilai Moceica, is likely to be sent on the next flight home after a local media report misquoted him.
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Thursday 31 January 2008
Brussels, Belgium
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) have welcomed the entry into force of the Council of Europe Convention on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings.
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Wednesday 30 January 2008
Belgrade, Serbia
Hegemony is the dominance of one group over other groups, with or without the threat of force, to the extent that, for instance, the dominant party can dictate the terms of trade to its advantage; more broadly, cultural perspectives become skewed to favor the dominant group. The cultural control that hegemony asserts affects commonplace patterns of thought: hegemony controls the way new ideas are rejected or become naturalized in a process that subtly alters notions of common sense in a given society. By Ivan Simic
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Wednesday 30 January 2008
Paris, France
Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrest of Fiji TV reporter Emily Moli and cameraman Shalendra Datt for "disobeying a police order" on 23 January, when they went to cover a dispute between the principal and administration of Rishikul Sanatan high school in Nasinu.
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