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How Behrouz Boochani is changing the narrative on refugees

Al Jazeera 09 Feb 2023
In Australia to promote his new book Freedom, Only Freedom, the outspoken Boochani spent six years in an Australian offshore immigration detention facility on Manus Island, in Papua New Guinea, as a result of a long-term policy to send asylum seekers who arrive by boat to detention centres outside the country.
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Tradies rescued as search continues for NZ pilot taken hostage

NewstalkZB 09 Feb 2023
... remote airport on Tuesday in Nduga in Indonesia’s West Papua province, on the island of New Guinea ... On Wednesday, Indonesian security forces rescued 15 construction workers who had come from other Indonesian islands to build a health centre in the area, Associated Press reported.
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A vision in yellow! Queen Maxima of the Netherlands stuns in printed sundress as she ...

The Daily Mail 08 Feb 2023
Queen Maxima of the Netherlands blended into the warm tropical climate as she donned a sunny yellow frock for the tenth day of the royals' trip to the Dutch Caribbean Islands ... The Oranjestad historical centre walkabout is to be followed by a debate about the island's future, led by young people.
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UAE: Yas SeaWorld Research and Rescue opens in Abu Dhabi, first outside the US

Khaleejtimes 08 Feb 2023
Yas SeaWorld Research and Rescue Abu Dhabi, a first-of-its-kind dedicated marine science research, rescue, rehabilitation and return centre in the region, has opened its doors in the Capital’s Yas Island. The centre features a skilled team of marine scientists, veterinarians, animal care professionals, marine animal rescue experts and educators.
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Miral launches marine research, rehab centre in Abu Dhabi

Gulf Daily News 08 Feb 2023
Miral, the leading creator of immersive destinations and experiences, and SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, has announced the opening of the first dedicated marine research, rescue, rehabilitation and return centre on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island.  ... The centre will have ...
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Earthquake felt on Honduran tourist island, no initial reports of damage

Reuters 08 Feb 2023
... the popular tourist spot of Roatan island, on Wednesday morning, with a local fire chief saying there were no initial reports of damage. The quake had a depth of 2km, with the epicenter 55km north-east of the island, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.
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Earthquake felt on Honduran tourist island, no initial reports of damageThe quake had a depth ...

Deccan Herald 08 Feb 2023
The quake had a depth of 2km, with the epicenter 55km north-east of the island, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said ... The island's firefighter chief Wilmer Guerrero told Reuters that there were no reports of damage, though the quake had been felt "intensely" and prompted evacuations across the island.
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Indonesian Security Police Look For Captured New Zealand Pilot Mehrtens

The Sentinel Newspaper 08 Feb 2023
The 15 construction workers who were rescued by the security forces on Wednesday were hired to build the Paro health centre from other Indonesian islands ... Ten traders from other Indonesian islands as well as a native Papuan were killed in July of last year by gunmen thought to be separatist rebels.
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Very strong winds forecast for Thursday as Storm Helios hits Malta

The Malta Independent 08 Feb 2023
A strong wind warning is already in effect; however, the centre of the low-pressure system will be ...
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Gzira bus stop collapses as high winds start to batter Malta

Independent Online 08 Feb 2023
A strong wind warning is already in effect; however, the centre of the low-pressure system will be closest to the Maltese Islands between Thursday and Friday bringing more severe weather conditions ... Islands, with gusts reaching up to 45 knots.
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£11m plans launched for significant expansion of Liverpool Shopping Park

The Business Desk 08 Feb 2023
These new units will benefit from prominent frontage to Edge Lane – a key route into the city centre – and will be in good company with existing occupiers including River Island, Next, M&S Food Hall, Greggs Smyths Toys, JD Sports and T K Maxx ...   Global sports retailer Nike takes 10-year lease at prominent retail centre. He added ... .
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WATCH: Confetti and deep-fried doughnuts: How to experience Venice Carnival like a local

Independent online (SA) 08 Feb 2023
The Carnival Street Show takes place on multiple days throughout the event with street performances in various squares in the centro storico (historic centre) and outlying islands ... If you need a breather, take a vaporetto (water bus) to the quieter islands like Burano or Pellestrina where street performances will also be taking place.
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US tells diplomats Chinese balloon was used for spying

RTE 08 Feb 2023
In Beijing, the US embassy gathered foreign diplomats over the past two days to present US findings about the balloon ... Ms Sherman's briefing was first reported by the Washington Post, which also quoted US officials saying the spy balloon was linked to an extensive military surveillance effort centred on China's Hainan Island in the South China Sea ... .
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U.S. briefed 40 nations on China balloon, diplomats and officials say

Reuters 08 Feb 2023
WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The United States held briefings in Washington and Beijing with foreign diplomats from 40 nations about the Chinese spy balloon that entered U.S ... officials saying the spy balloon was linked to an extensive military surveillance effort centred on China's Hainan Island in the South China Sea.Latest Updates.
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Explained: The science of predicting tropical cyclones

NewstalkZB 07 Feb 2023
An ex-tropical cyclone potentially veering toward New Zealand early next week is the last thing that storm-battered residents of the soaked upper North Island will be wanting to hear ... Gale-force winds - or those higher than 63km/h - are found at low levels near their swirling centres, but can fan out for hundreds of kilometres.

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