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US funding delays hurt the Pacific – but there are bigger worries | Terence Wesley-Smith and Gerard Finin

Pacific leaders are increasingly concerned that Washington’s actions in the region conflict with their objectivesA delay by the US in providing crucial funding to Pacific Island nations is fuelling concern in the region – but questions about the compet…

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Refugees in PNG told they will be evicted next week after Australian-sponsored housing bills not paid

Australian-funded humanitarian program has not funded housing, food and medical services for over a year, providers sayGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastRefugees and asylum seekers held by Australia in Papua New G…

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‘The kids had all been tortured’: Indonesian military accused of targeting children in West Papua

Exclusive: Australia is seeking to strengthen ties with Indonesia, despite new reports of brutality by the military — including the torture and murder of civilians — in West PapuaThe body of 17-year-old Wity Unue was brought back by the Indonesian mili…

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