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1. 2015-03-29 Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
C. 2015-01-19 Asylum stand-off 'broken' Manus Island, Papua New Guinea
D. 2014-08-29 Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea Mount Tavurvur, New Britain, Papua New Guinea
4. 2014-04-19 Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea Panguna, Papua New Guinea
2014-02-17 One dead in PNG asylum camp violence Manus Island, Papua New Guinea
G. 2013-09-10 NZ, Australian hikers in PNG attack Wau, Papua New Guinea
7. 2013-04-16 Strong quake hits Papua New Guinea Aitape, Papua New Guinea
I. 2013-04-03 Deadly bus crash in Papua New Guinea Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea
J. 2012-02-05 Shift to recovery mode in ferry sinking Papua New Guinea


Asylum stand-off 'broken' Map of Manus Island Papua New Guinea  Australian leader Tony Abbott says an asylum-seeker protest at an offshore detention camp has been 'broken' Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea Map of Mount Tavurvur New Britain Papua New Guinea
Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake Map of Kokopo Papua New Guinea


March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar. 29  
  A 7.7 earthquake struck near the South Pacific nation, prompting officials to warn that hazardous tsunami could affect some coastlines


January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.19  


year 2014 Top ^

Aug.29  
  The eruption of Mount Tavurvur on the island of New Britain is spurting ash tens of thousands of feet into the sky
Apr.19  
Feb.17  
  One asylum seeker has been killed and 77 injured during a second night of violence at Australia's immigration detention centre


year 2013 Top ^

Sep.10     NZ, Australian hikers in PNG attack   Trekkers from Australia and New Zealand have been caught up in a deadly attack in Papua New Guinea which killed two local guides Apr.16   Strong quake hits Papua New Guinea
Map of Aitape Papua New Guinea  A strong 6.8 earthquake has struck Papua New Guinea's northern coast, causing residents who feared a tsunami to seek higher ground Apr.3   Deadly bus crash in Papua New Guinea Map of Western Highlands Papua New Guinea  A crash has left at least 24 people dead. The bus was said to have fallen off a cliff and plunged over 50m into a river bed

year 2012 Top ^

Aug.12 Asylum panel recommends offshore processing
. Australia Feb.5     Shift to recovery mode in ferry sinking  It may be time to shift from rescue to recovery mode in their search for 98 people who remain unaccounted for in last week's ferry sinking Feb.4   Four bodies found after ferry sinking   Rescuers scanning the waters off the east coast of Papua New Guinea after a ferry sank found four bodies Feb.2   Fears grow for PNG ferry missing Map of Lae Papua New Guinea
  Ships and helicopters are continuing to search for more than 100 people missing after a ferry sank off Papua New Guinea's north coast
    More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks Map of Cape Fortification Papua New Guinea
  The Australian authorities have been helping Papua New Guinea with rescue efforts after the ship, the MV Rabaul Queen, sank off Cape Fortification
Jan.26     Head of Papua New Guinea military freed  The head of the Papua New Guinea military has been freed from detention by rebel soldiers, as an attempted mutiny appeared to unravel Jan.25   'Mutiny' amid PNG power struggle
Map of Port Moresby Papua New Guinea  A group of soldiers in Papua New Guinea say they have taken control of the military and are demanding the reinstatement of the ousted PM

year 2011 Top ^

Oct.14     Quake shakes Papua New Guinea  A magnitude 6.7 earthquake rattled Papua New Guinea early Friday afternoon about 200 miles north-northeast of Port Moresby

year 2010 Top ^

Jul.18   Tsunami warning after Pacific quake
Map of Kandrian Papua New Guinea  Two earthquakes with magnitudes of 6.9 and 7.3, struck in the New Britain Region of Papua New Guinea in the southwestern Pacific ocean Apr.17   6.3-magnitude quake strikes   The quake struck at 9:15 a.m. The epicenter was 30 kilometers east of Lae, and 300 km north of the capital, Port Moresby

year 2007 Top ^

Aug.28   AIDS patients 'buried alive' probe  Officials are investigating claims by a woman that people with AIDS were buried alive by their relatives when they became too sick to care f...

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.11   Powerful earthquake  The quake had an initial magnitude of 6.8 and struck at 12:20 a.m. in the New Britain region Sep.9   Major earthquake  7.3 earthquake struck the New Ireland region

year 2002 Top ^

Sep.8   Strong quake  Earthquake centered off the coast may have left at least two people dead and caused widespread damage Aug.4   Prime minister stands down  Sir Mekere Morauta bowed out of the race after a poor performance in violent and chaotic six-week election Jun.14   PNG hopes hinge on chaotic election  Voting has begun general election with hopes that it will bring some stability Mar.11 Mutiny 'spreading'


year 2001 Top ^

Jun.25 Protests end in shootings, riots


year 2000 Top ^

Nov.17 Massive earthquake 7.0



     * Time by Topic * Location by Topic
Papua New Guinea, 21st Century, Time by Topic
Time Disasters Politics Earthquake Crime War & Army
2015
Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacifi...
Asylum stand-off 'broken'
Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacifi...
Crime
2015 2015
Crime
War & Army
2015 2015
War & Army
2014
Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea
Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guin...
One dead in PNG asylum camp violence
Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guin...
One dead in PNG asylum camp violence
War & Army
2014 2014
War & Army
2013
Strong quake hits Papua New Guinea
Deadly bus crash in Papua New Guinea
Politics
2013 2013
Politics
Strong quake hits Papua New Guinea
NZ, Australian hikers in PNG attack
War & Army
2013 2013
War & Army
2012
Shift to recovery mode in ferry sinking
More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks
Fears grow for PNG ferry missing
Asylum panel recommends offshore processing
Earthquake
2012 2012
Earthquake
Crime
2012 2012
Crime
Head of Papua New Guinea military freed
'Mutiny' amid PNG power struggle
2011
Quake shakes Papua New Guinea
Politics
2011 2011
Politics
Quake shakes Papua New Guinea
Crime
2011 2011
Crime
War & Army
2011 2011
War & Army
2010
Tsunami warning after Pacific quake
6.3-magnitude quake strikes
Politics
2010 2010
Politics
Tsunami warning after Pacific quake
6.3-magnitude quake strikes
Crime
2010 2010
Crime
War & Army
2010 2010
War & Army
2007
AIDS patients 'buried alive' probe
Politics
2007 2007
Politics
Earthquake
2007 2007
Earthquake
AIDS patients 'buried alive' probe
War & Army
2007 2007
War & Army
2005
Powerful earthquake
Major earthquake
Politics
2005 2005
Politics
Powerful earthquake
Major earthquake
Crime
2005 2005
Crime
War & Army
2005 2005
War & Army
2002
Strong quake
Prime minister stands down
PNG hopes hinge on chaotic election
Strong quake
Crime
2002 2002
Crime
Mutiny 'spreading'
2001
Disasters
2001 2001
Disasters
Protests end in shootings, riots
Earthquake
2001 2001
Earthquake
Crime
2001 2001
Crime
War & Army
2001 2001
War & Army
2000
Massive earthquake 7.0
Politics
2000 2000
Politics
Massive earthquake 7.0
Crime
2000 2000
Crime
War & Army
2000 2000
War & Army

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