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Pacific News Minute: France, Vanuatu to Hold Further Discussions on Matthew & Hunter Island Dispute

As you've heard on NPR News, President Trump addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations today. The annual gathering of world leaders provides an important opportunity for diplomacy, especially for poorer nations who don't maintain embassies around the world. In today's Pacific News Minute,

HAWAIIPUBLICRADIO.ORG - 2017-09-19 18:10:57

Iran show their pedigree in Ashgabat

Ashgabat: A Mahdi Javid hat-trick was the highlight as Islamic Republic of Iran beat Jordan 7-3 in a Ashgabat 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games men's futsal Group D match on Tuesday. IR Iran hit four past a Jordanian side - who beat Kyrgyz Republic 7-1 in their opener - to take a 4-0 lead at

THE-AFC.COM - 2017-09-19 11:32:51

Papua New Guinea: Talking about the laws of war in a peaceful Pacific

We were at #COP22, reporting from the Global Landscapes Forum. Follow #ThinkLandscape on Twitter and check out our updates While currently known as a relatively stable part of the world, the Pacific is no stranger to the devastating impacts of conflict. In recent decades both the Solomon Islands and

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2017-09-19 17:20:00

Willis Lease's ConstantThrust Program Powers Sale Leaseback of Three 737NG Aircraft with Fiji Airways

NOVATO, Calif. and NADI, Fiji, Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Lease Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:WLFC) completed a sale and leaseback transaction on three 737NG aircraft with Fiji Airways, supported by the Willis Lease ConstantThrust program. The deal includes elements from Willis Lease's

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

My Favorite Quotations

Benjamin D'Israeli served twice as Prime Minister of England in 1868 and again in 1874, appointed by Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, who greatly admired him and who remained his faithful friend until his death on April 19, 1881. D'Israeli was born to a Sephardic Jewish family whose origins were in Ita

TIMESOFISRAEL.COM - 2017-09-19 07:59:00

Wini: Competition good for my preparation

Jenly Wini Solomon Islands female weightlifter, Jenly Wini says her participation at the Asian Indoor Games is part of her preparation for the Commonwealth Games next year. Ms Wini told Star Sports on Monday, that her focus is really for the Commonwealth Games next year and the participation at the

SOLOMONSTARNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Pacific coffee and chocolate on show in Auckland this week

Coffee and chocolate products from five Pacific Island countries will be showcased at the fourth Chocolate & Coffee Show on Auckland's waterfront this weekend. The show features all things related to chocolate and coffee. Pacific Trade & Invest (PTI) New Zealand will host Samoa's Koko Loa and ELife

SCOOP - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

No to war and social inequality! For world socialism!

Statement of the Socialist Equality Group on the New Zealand election 19 September 2017 The New Zealand election on September 23 poses the urgent need for an internationalist and socialist movement of the working class. Whatever its outcome, the election will not address the great issues of the day

WORLD SOCIALIST WEB SITE - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Cambodia and the Lao People's Democratic Republic wipe out trachoma -leading infectious cause of blindness

PHNOM PENH / VIENTIANE l 19 September 2017 -The World Health Organization (WHO) today congratulated the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Lao People's Democratic Republic on eliminating trachoma as a public health problem. Trachoma is an eye disease caused by infection with Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION - 2017-09-19 04:37:05

Photos from Jack London in the South Seas

Designed as an invitation to travel and explore, symbols of the life and work of the writer Jack London, this exhibition at the Centre de la Vieille Charite in Marseille brings to life one of his most audacious challenges: the sailing journey made on the Snark, through the South Pacific Islands betw

LOEILDELAPHOTOGRAPHIE.COM - 2017-09-19 04:13:36

Only the Ghost of Benjamin Disraeli Can Fix Theresa May's Omnishambles Brexit

This year Great Britain marks the 150th anniversary of the Second Reform Act. Sandwiched between the Reform Acts of 1832 and 1884, the middle act is, perhaps understandably, not getting a great deal of attention. This is a pity: More so than the earlier and later bills - indeed, more so than any oth

FOREIGN POLICY - 2017-09-18 20:44:35

Idaho engineer brings fresh eyes to Chesapeake Bay research

BALTIMORE - Peter Goodwin has spent much of his career engineering ways to restore salmon populations in dammed Pacific Northwest rivers or analyzing the downstream effects of water supply management decisions in drought-stressed California. The closest the University of Idaho professor has come to

WRAL - 2017-09-18 17:24:05

New codeshare agreement signed between ‎Solomon‏ Airlines & Fiji Airways

Fiji Airways, Fiji's National Airline and Solomon Airlines, the national carrier of the Solomon Islands, have signed a codeshare agreement for flights between Nadi and Honiara. The codeshare, which comes into effect on September 30th 2017 will see both airlines place their respective 'FJ' and 'IE' c

SOLOMONSTARNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Iran fire warning to rivals IN ASHGABAT

Ashgabat: Islamic Republic of Iran took no prisoners in their Group D opening match against Tahiti winning 16-1 and serving notice of their intent of adding a fifth crown in the Ashgabat 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games men's futsal on Monday. The defending champions who have won all four ed

GHANASOCCERNET - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

The Lessons of the 1942 Makin Island Raid

On a stormy night, U.S. Marines set off secretly from submarines to assault a remote island base. They are led by a controversial commander with radical new ideas. And the son of the sitting U.S. president is one of his officers. The Makin raid in 1942 might seem to have the implausible plot of an a

WARISBORING.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Bringing small Island States closer together: Fiji- ‎Solomon‏ ‎Islands‏ and Fiji Airways

Fiji Airways, Fiji's National Airline and Solomon Airlines, the national carrier of the Solomon Islands, have signed a codeshare agreement for flights between Nadi and Honiara. It means bringing small island states in the Pacific closer together. The codeshare, which comes into effect on September 3

ETURBONEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 04:06:21

Rubio co-hosts Irma recovery event Monday

St Johns County and Senator Marco Rubio are hosting an Irma Recovery Assistance event for residents affected by Hurricane Irma from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 18th at the St Johns County Administration Building, located at 500 San Sebastian View in St Augustine. Representatives from

HISTORICCITY.COM - 2017-09-17 16:50:52

Moore and Nagle Discuss Who's Hot and Who's Not on GoLocal LIVE

Some big surprises on who made this week's list. See why Gina Raimondo, Max Wistow, and Peter Kilmartin made the list. HOT Max Wistow The high profile Rhode Island lawyer has been tapped by the court to conduct an investigation into the St. Joseph's pension fund bankruptcy. Wistow is known for doin

GOLOCALPROV - 2017-09-17 11:34:48

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: All you need to know about New Zealand U-17

Counting down towards the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Goal provides you with a guide to The All Whites - achievements, top players, coach and much more.. For the very first time in history, India is all set to host the FIFA U-17 World Cup which will commence from October 6. A total of 24 countries from 6

GOAL.COM - 2017-09-17 08:56:23

In 1942, U.S. Marines Launched a Raid from Submarines Straight out of an 80s Action Movie

On a stormy night, U.S. Marines set off secretly from submarines to assault a remote island base. They are led by a controversial commander with radical new ideas. And the son of the sitting U.S. president is one of his officers. The Makin raid in 1942 might seem to have the implausible plot of an a

NATIONALINTEREST.ORG - 2017-09-17 02:18:55