YAREN, Nauru --- A staff member at the regional immigration processing centre on Nauru has been stood down amid allegations of improper relationships with detainees.
YAREN, Nauru --- Twenty asylum seeker children residing at the Regional Processing Centre (RPC) on Nauru are enjoying their third week of school at Nauru College.
YAREN, Nauru --- The Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary General, Amina Mohammed made her first official trip to the Pacific region when she visited Nauru last week, according to the Nauru Media Bulletin.
YAREN, Nauru --- Refugee authorities on Nauru have handed down just one ruling in more than a year, despite millions of taxpayer dollars being spent on the remote facility.
YAREN, Nauru --- The three Australian-run asylum seeker detention camps on Nauru are having a significant impact on services on the island.
YAREN, Nauru --- Nauru was once known as Pleasant Island, and locals will tell you it still is.
YAREN, Nauru --- Larger and more established people-smuggling outfits are holding off sending boats to Australia as they continue a watching brief on the Abbott government.
YAREN, Nauru --- MASHAV, Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation conducted an urgent medical resupply mission at the request of the Government of Nauru following a fire that destroyed parts of Nauru's main hospital.
YAREN, Nauru --- Nauru's chief justice says the criminal trials of asylum seekers charged over a riot at a detention centre will not begin without millions of dollars to fund their prosecution, defence and a new court house.
Sun 08 Sep 2013 -
“Nauru is quite a pleasant island. Nauru is by no means an unpleasant place to live.”– Tony Abbott, July 30, 2013
YAREN, Nauru –- Nauru’s refugee processing centre is operating in a state of legal limbo, with local police lacking basic powers of arrest, leaving them unable to lawfully enforce rules for about 500 asylum-seekers.
YAREN, Nauru --- Nauru's Director of Public Prosecutions has dropped its case against five asylum seekers charged with staging a riot in the Australian run processing and detention centre.
YAREN, Nauru --- Nauru’s Chief Justice, Geoffrey Eames says a new courthouse and more lawyers are now critical as the country’s courts start dealing with a host of asylum seeker cases.
YAREN, Nauru ---- Nauru's government says it is facing a potential medical emergency after key medical equipment was destroyed in an electrical fire at the island's main hospital.
YAREN, Nauru -- The Nauru Government says Australian authorities are in negotiations with landholders to establish a third detention centre on the island.
YAREN, Nauru ---The president of Nauru, Baron Waqa, has rejected claims by an opposition MP the government made the wrong decisions in reacting to the riot at the asylum seekers’ camp.
YAREN, Nauru ----Nauru opposition has accused the country's acting president, David Adeang, of censoring local media from reporting their concerns over the suspension of the country's police chief Richard Britten.
YAREN, Nauru ---- The acting President of Nauru has sacked his Australian police commissioner after a riot that caused $60 million dollars in damage to the detention centre and put six in hospital.
Will irregular shipping services in the central Pacific be a thing of the past? There are expectations it will be when the Central Pacific Shipping Commission (CPSC) takes on its official role as a shipping regulator later this year.
Wed 10 Jul 2013 -
Nauru’s road traffic laws will come under review and its Police Traffic Unit boosted as law enforcers aimed at addressing the increasing road deaths, most of which caused by drunk drivers.
Fri 21 Jun 2013 -
YAREN, Nauru --- On the remote tropical island of Nauru, a country so small that it looks like a fleck on the map, Australia is once again trying to solve its boat-people problem.
Thu 13 Jun 2013 -
Only one minister from former president Sprent Dabwido’s cabinet has been included by the new Nauru President Baron Waqa in his cabinet lineup.
YAREN, Nauru --- There are claims that security guards at the Immigration Department detention centre on Nauru have been told to prepare for the camp to be opened up to allow detainees to "run free".
Tue 11 Jun 2013 -
Baron Divavesi Waqa received an overwhelming majority to become Nauru’s President this afternoon.
Mon 10 Jun 2013 -
Nauru’s current President Sprent Dabwido has been re-elected from his Menen constituency in last week's general election.
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