YAREN, Nauru --- Fiji's President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau says the establishment of the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) has enabled the voice of grassroots people to be heard.
YAREN, Nauru ----Nauru has officially increased the cost of visas for media professionals from $200 to $8,000.
YAREN, Nauru --- A Salvation Army worker is facing charges for driving on to the Nauru airport runway and doing “donuts” with a high-profile Australian lawyer in the back seat.
YAREN, Nauru --- Nauru's Minister for Justice has signed an order deporting former media director Rod Henshaw from the country.
YAREN, Nauru ---- The Nauru government has slammed reports about chaos on the tiny island nation as irresponsible, arrogant and even racist.
YAREN, Nauru ---- Nauru President Baron Waqa has issued a fierce rebuttal against claims his country has abandoned the rule of law, saying “'we will determine who comes to our nation.”
Tue 21 Jan 2014 -
YAREN, Nauru --- During the visits I made to Nauru between 2005 and 2008, conducting research and offering independent support to Australia's asylum seekers, I was always aware that if the Nauruan government took a sudden dislike to me, I could be deported at their whim. This week's deportation of ...
YAREN, Nauru --- Nauru's judicial crisis has escalated, with the country's solicitor-general quitting in protest at the sacking and deportation of Nauru's only magistrate and the sidelining of its chief justice on the eve of trials of scores of asylum seekers.
YAREN, Nauru --- Nauru's justice system is in disarray and cases against scores of asylum seekers are in limbo after the Nauru government sacked its only magistrate and denied its Australian Chief Justice a visa to re-enter the country.
YAREN, Nauru ----Nauru's opposition MPs have accused the government of trying to stop foreign journalists from covering events in the island nation by moving to sharply increase visa fees for media workers.
YAREN, Nauru--- A member of Nauru Opposition Group, Mathew Batsiua says the new visa rules, expected to come into force this week, are a Nauru government tactic to censor the media.
YAREN, Nauru --- Nauru says its decision to dramatically increase the cost of media visas is a revenue measure.
YAREN, Nauru --- The Nauru government says good progress has been made working through the backlog of refugee applications for more than 800 asylum-seekers in detention on the island republic.
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.
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