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Stories with place: Solomon Islands
  • Japan pledges climate change aid to Pacific island nations 
    Updated: May-23-15 7:41 am

    TOKYO - Japan pledged Saturday 55 billion yen ($450 million) in aid to Pacific island nations that are battling rising sea levels and natural calamities as a result of global warming.

  • Strong quake rocks Papua New Guinea, tsunami threat lifted 
    Updated: May-07-15 5:08 am

    SYDNEY - A powerful earthquake rattled Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the fourth strong quake to hit the South Pacific island nation in a week. The temblor prompted officials to issue a local tsunami warning, but it was lifted shortly afterward with no reports of damage.