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Australia urged to cut numbers in immigration detention

Al Jazeera 16 Jun 2021
... risks for immigration detainees by reducing the number of people held in the crowded facilities in a report released on Wednesday that also called for the closure of its Christmas Island detention centre, 2,600 kilometres (1,616 miles) northwest of Australia in the Indian Ocean.
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RSCN organises workshop for staff of Socotra Archipelago Reserve in Yemen

The Jordan Times 16 Jun 2021
“We are very excited about the project, especially given that Socotra is considered as one of the 10 most important islands known for their exceptional and unique biodiversity,” RSCN Director General Yehya Khaled told The Jordan Times on Tuesday ... The island contains more than 300 ...
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Tamil family reunited in Perth

The Daily Telegraph Australia 16 Jun 2021
... have been reunited in Perth after the father Nades Murugappan flew out from the Christmas Island detention centre with six-year-old daughter Kopika.
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Louis Vuitton’s escapist resortwear is going places we can’t

The Times/The Sunday Times 16 Jun 2021
creation,” read the show notes ... a two-mile path from the heart of the town over the River Oise to an island in its centre.Sponsored ... .
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Campaign launched to save urban Indigenous school

CTV 16 Jun 2021
Parents are concerned that two alternative Indigenous learning centres in the Mid-Island are at risk of shutting down ... .
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Earthquake shakes part of east Indonesia, people warned off beach

The Hindu 16 Jun 2021
The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was centred about 10km under the sea 70km from Amahai city on Seram island in Maluku province ....
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Echo Show 8 (2021) 2nd gen review

PC Advisor 16 Jun 2021
Amazon has also added a new tracking feature where the camera (aided heavily by the software) tries to keep you in the centre of the frame. This is a very different approach to the physical rotation of the Echo Show 10, but unless you have an island in your kitchen, or some other ...
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Australia temporarily releases Sri Lankan asylum seeker family after two years island detention

Reuters 15 Jun 2021
The Tamil family of four, the only occupants of the Christmas Island detention centre in the Indian Ocean, have become a cause celebre for those seeking closure of Australia's offshore immigration detention centres.
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Temporary centres to open to tackle driving test backlog

Belfast Telegraph 15 Jun 2021
New temporary centres will open this month to deal with Northern Ireland’s driving test backlog, Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has said ... This is 35% over and above the normal monthly average.” All driving test services across these islands are experiencing high demands with longer than usual waiting timesNichola Mallon.
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Australia releases Tamil asylum-seeking family from island detention

Straits Times 15 Jun 2021
The Murugappan family of four have been held at the remote Christmas Island immigration detention centre since August 2019, as they fight deportation to Sri Lanka ... Their lawyer, Carina Ford, said the family was "relieved" at being reunited and leaving detention after more than three years, both on Christmas Island and in Melbourne.
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Martell launches its first-ever mangrove conservation project in China

China Daily 15 Jun 2021
"We would like to express our immense gratitude to Martell for initiating this project, providing great support for our conservation work as well as contributing to Yangjiang's goal to become a National Forest City," said Yu Zhendong, director of the Management and Protection Centre of Hailing Island National Wetland Park of Mangrove Forest.
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Isles' Pageau adds another chapter to playoff success story

Canoe 15 Jun 2021
On the surface, the opening dance between the New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning Sunday wasn’t much about gaudy numbers ... Look a bit deeper, though, and there were a few digits that did stand out in the Islanders 2-1 defensive masterpiece of a victory, many of them centred around Jean-Gabriel Pageau.
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Publicity and Exploitation: Fortress Australia and the Family from Biloela

Dissident Voice 15 Jun 2021
Then came the system of Pacific island concentration camps to ensure that applications for asylum could be kept in cold storage while deals with third countries could be brokered ... It centres on the fate of a Sri Lankan family, deported to Christmas Island after settling in the small Central Queensland town of Biloela.
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Pageau adds another chapter to his playoff success story

Toronto Sun 15 Jun 2021
On the surface, the opening dance between the New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning Sunday wasn’t much about gaudy numbers ... Look a bit deeper, though, and there were a few digits that did stand out in the Islanders 2-1 defensive masterpiece of a victory, many of them centred around Jean-Gabriel Pageau.
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Scottish wave energy prototype starts trials

Splash24/7 15 Jun 2021
Edinburgh-based Mocean Energy has commenced testing its Blue X wave energy prototype at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in the Orkney Islands, Scotland ... Mocean Energy managing director, Cameron McNatt said.
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