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2017-11-22 Police enter former Australia-run asylum centre Manus Island, Papua New Guinea
C. 2017-11-16 Famed explorer missing for weeks in dangerous jungle spotted Porgera, Papua New Guinea
3. 2017-11-06 Manus refugees: Court rules against restoring services Manus Island, Papua New Guinea
4. 2016-06-08 Papua New Guinea moves to block more student protests Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
F. 2015-05-04 Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsunami possible Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
G. 2015-03-29 Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
7. 2015-01-19 Asylum stand-off 'broken' Manus Island, Papua New Guinea
I. 2014-08-29 Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea Mount Tavurvur, New Britain, Papua New Guinea
J. 2014-04-19 Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea Panguna, Papua New Guinea


  Famed explorer missing for weeks in dangerous jungle spotted Map of Porgera Papua New Guinea
Police enter former Australia-run asylum centre Map of Manus Island Papua New Guinea


year 2017 Top ^

Nov.22  
  Police in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have entered a former Australian-run detention centre in a bid to get asylum seekers who remain there to leave
Nov.16  
  Benedict Allen, 57, who went missing while attempting to film a documentary about a remote tribe in Papua New Guinea has been spotted near an airstrip
Nov.6  
  A Papua New Guinea court has ruled against restoring basic services to refugees staying in a closed Australian-run detention centre
Jun.13     Australia agrees to pay A$70m to Manus Island detainees  The Australian government and its contractors have offered compensation totalling A$70m to refugees detained in Papua New Guinea

year 2016 Top ^

Nov.12     Australia and US reach deal to resettle asylum seekers  Australia and the US have reached a resettlement deal for asylum seekers held in offshore detention centres in Papua New Guinea and Nauru Jun.8     Papua New Guinea moves to block more student protests
Map of Port Moresby Papua New Guinea  The University of Papua New Guinea has obtained an injunction to stop protests after people were hurt when a demonstration turned violent

year 2015 Top ^

May.4   Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsunami possible
Map of Kokopo Papua New Guinea  7.5-magnitude quake struck Tuesday in northeastern Papua New Guinea. The earthquake was 10 kilometers (6 miles) deep Mar.29   Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake Map of Kokopo Papua New Guinea  A 7.7 earthquake struck near the South Pacific nation, prompting officials to warn that hazardous tsunami could affect some coastlines Jan.19 Asylum stand-off 'broken'

year 2014 Top ^

Aug.29   Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea   The eruption of Mount Tavurvur on the island of New Britain is spurting ash tens of thousands of feet into the sky Apr.19   Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea   a tsunami warning was in effect. The 7.5 earthquake that struck late Saturday was located 75 kilometers southwest of the town of Panguna Feb.17   One dead in PNG asylum camp violence
Map of Manus Island Papua New Guinea
  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
Apr.16   Strong quake hits 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   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
Sep.9 Major earthquake

year 2002 Top ^

Sep.8 Strong quake
Aug.4 Prime minister stands down Jun.14 PNG hopes hinge on chaotic election Mar.11 Mutiny 'spreading'

year 2001 Top ^

Jun.25 Protests end in shootings, riots


year 2000 Top ^

Nov.17 Massive earthquake 7.0



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Papua New Guinea, 21st Century, Time by Topic
Time Disasters Politics Earthquake Immigration Crime War & Army
2017
Famed explorer missing for weeks in dange...
Police enter former Australia-run asylum ...
Manus refugees: Court rules against resto...
Earthquake
2017 2017
Earthquake
Police enter former Australia-run asylum ...
Manus refugees: Court rules against resto...
Crime
2017 2017
Crime
War & Army
2017 2017
War & Army
2016
Disasters
2016 2016
Disasters
Australia and US reach deal to resettle asy...
Papua New Guinea moves to block more studen...
Earthquake
2016 2016
Earthquake
Australia and US reach deal to resettle asy...
Crime
2016 2016
Crime
War & Army
2016 2016
War & Army
2015
Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsun...
Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific...
Asylum stand-off 'broken'
Strong quake rattles Papua New Guinea, tsun...
Tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific...
Asylum stand-off 'broken'
Crime
2015 2015
Crime
War & Army
2015 2015
War & Army
2014
Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea
Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Gui...
One dead in PNG asylum camp violence
Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Gui...
One dead in PNG asylum camp violence
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
Immigration
2013 2013
Immigration
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
Asylum panel recommends offshore processing
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
Immigration
2011 2011
Immigration
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
Immigration
2010 2010
Immigration
Crime
2010 2010
Crime
War & Army
2010 2010
War & Army
2007
AIDS patients 'buried alive' probe
Politics
2007 2007
Politics
Earthquake
2007 2007
Earthquake
Immigration
2007 2007
Immigration
AIDS patients 'buried alive' probe
War & Army
2007 2007
War & Army
2005
Powerful earthquake
Major earthquake
Politics
2005 2005
Politics
Powerful earthquake
Major earthquake
Immigration
2005 2005
Immigration
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
Immigration
2002 2002
Immigration
Crime
2002 2002
Crime
Mutiny 'spreading'
2001
Disasters
2001 2001
Disasters
Protests end in shootings, riots
Earthquake
2001 2001
Earthquake
Immigration
2001 2001
Immigration
Crime
2001 2001
Crime
War & Army
2001 2001
War & Army
2000
Massive earthquake 7.0
Politics
2000 2000
Politics
Massive earthquake 7.0
Immigration
2000 2000
Immigration
Crime
2000 2000
Crime
War & Army
2000 2000
War & Army

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