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Parliament building and police station burned down during protests in Solomon Islands

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Police in Solomon Islands have used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse hundreds of protesters, who allegedly burned down a building in the parliament precinct, a police station and a store in the nation’s capital...

Geoffrey Cox beskuldig van botsing van belange oor Kaaimanseilande werk

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Die voormalige Britse prokureur-generaal sir Geoffrey Cox staar 'n botsing van belange-eis in die gesig nadat dit aan die lig gekom het dat hy teen die oplegging van strenger finansiële regulering op die Kaaimanseilande gepleeg het, net maande nadat hy gekry het..

Mining operation allegedly owes millions in taxes and royalties in Solomon Islands

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A mining operation in Solomon Islands owes millions in unpaid taxes and royalties, according to a former senior government figure, with a report showing that the mining companies had not paid taxes or royalties on one...

Natdoeke 'vorm eilande' regoor die VK nadat dit gespoel is

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Natdoeke wat plastiek bevat vorm "eilande" regoor die Verenigde Koninkryk nadat dit gespoel is, met riviere wat van vorm verander nadat die produkte op hul walle opgehoop het, LP's het gehoor dat wetgewing wat daarop gemik is om hul verkoop te verbied het ....

Cop26 live news: protected reserve around Galapagos islands to be massively expanded

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All the latest news and developments from the UN climate talks in Glasgow

‘One of the greatest injustices’: Pacific islands on the frontline of the climate crisis – video

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Pacific countries are among those most at risk amid the climate crisis. Islands are becoming more difficult to inhabit and people across the region face an impossible decision: to stay in a dangerous place, or leave t...

Third of Pacific islands unable to attend Cop26, sparking fears summit will be less ambitious

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A third of Pacific small island states and territories do not plan to send any government figures to the Cop26 summit in Glasgow due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. The lack of high-level representation of Pacific na...

Rising sea levels threaten Marshall Islands’ status as a nation, World Bank report warns

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Projected sea level rise would mean 40% of the buildings in the Marshall Islands’ capital of Majuro would be permanently flooded and entire islands would disappear, potentially costing the Pacific country its status a...

‘My father will go down like the captain of the Titanic’: life on the Pacific’s disappearing islands

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Francis Tony is buried on an island that is shrinking. The sea breaks on a shoreline that is now less than five metres away from his simple gravesite on Toruar Island in the Solomon Sea. But his son Christopher Sese s...

Fast-flowing river of lava pours from La Palma volcano in Canary Islands – video

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Hot lava continues to gush from the Spanish Cumbre Vieja volcano. Oor 300 more people fled their homes early on Thursday as flows of molten rock threatened to engulf another area in La Palma. Emergency crews gave pe...

Dark sky parks and car-free islands: four of Germany’s hidden eco-travel gems

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How many German cities can you name, outside Berlin, Munich and Hamburg? What about the country’s 16 streke, or any of its 14 national parks? While many of us can discuss the merits of Puglia, Andalucía or the Algarv...

Faroe Islands 0-1 Skotland, Bulgaria 2-1 Noord-Ierland: World Cup qualifying – as it happened

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Northern Island lost, England drew and Scotland won on a mixed night for Home Nations, while Denmark secured a World Cup berth

Canary Islands volcano ‘much more aggressive’ as new fissures erupt

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The erupting volcano on Spain’s Canary Islands has blown open two more fissures, with authorities reporting “intense” activity in the area. The new fissures, oor 15 meter (50 voete) apart, sent streaks of fiery red ...

Canary Islands volcano lava reaches ocean, raising fears of toxic gas

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Lava from an erupting volcano in the Canary Islands has reached the ocean, volcanologists said, raising fear of toxic gases being released as the lava hits the sea water. The regional government of the Spanish archipe...

Die 'wonderhuis' van die Kanariese Eilande staan ​​alleen teen die lawastroom van die vulkaan

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Soos 'n tekenprenthuis met sy eie reënwolk, 'n Kanariese Eilande het riviere van lawa oorleef wat uit die vulkaniese uitbarsting op La Palma vloei, met beelde wat die onaangeraakte woning en die omliggende landskap omring..

China stuur straalvliegtuie en bomwerpers naby Taiwan terwyl Beijing die aanbod van die handelsooreenkoms van die eiland teenstaan

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China het teenkanting uitgespreek dat Taiwan 'n groot transaksie tussen die Trans-Stille Oseaan aangesluit het toe dit gevlieg het 24 vliegtuie-waaronder twee bomwerpers met kernkrag-in die selfbestuurde eiland se lugverdedigingsone, die grootste inval in wee ...