Thursday 18th December 2014

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Potential Gold Ridge mine disaster raised in Solomon Islands ads

Updated 17 December 2014, 17:42 AEDT

Solomon Island locals living near the St Barbara Gold Ridge mine are being warned lives could be lost and they may possibly have to evacuate with fears the mine's tailings dam may overflow.

Marshall Islands takes on the world's nuclear-armed states

Updated 17 December 2014, 10:50 AEDT

The Pacific mouse that roars is continuing its battle in the courts as it attempts to bring the world's nuclear armed states to book for violating their obligations under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and international law.

Detail around Manus Island refugee resettlement lacking

Updated 16 December 2014, 17:46 AEDT

The first 50 male asylum seekers on Manus Island have had their refugee applications approved, but uncertainty remains as to when they will be freed into the community.

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