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Climate change has affected the amount of rainfall in Indonesian islands, study suggests
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Climate change has affected the amount of rainfall in Indonesian islands, study suggests

Researchers think an atmosphere phenomenon affects weather on a weekly-to-monthly time scale, bringing alternate cloudy and sunny periods.

From drawing a blank on debut to qualifying for Women's World T20, the story of rise of Thailand cricket
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From drawing a blank on debut to qualifying for Women's World T20, the story of rise of Thailand cricket

Thailand women's team made their debut in international cricket in 2007. 12 years later, the team has taken giant strides by qualifying for a top-tier ICC tournament for the first time.

Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier: Bangladesh to play Papua New Guinea, Ireland take on Namibia on opening day
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Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier: Bangladesh to play Papua New Guinea, Ireland take on Namibia on opening day

Defending champions Bangladesh will play Papua New Guinea while last time's runners up Ireland will take on Namibia on the opening day of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 in Scotland from 31 August to 7 September.

Earliest interstellar visitor may have collided with Earth in 2014: Harvard study
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Earliest interstellar visitor may have collided with Earth in 2014: Harvard study

Fewer than ten observable asteroid collisions have taken place in the Earth's in the current millennia.

FIFA bans former Papua New Guinea Football Association president David Chung for financial misconduct
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FIFA bans former Papua New Guinea Football Association president David Chung for financial misconduct

Former Papua New Guinea Football Association president David Chung has been banned from all soccer-related activities for six-and-a-half years for offering and accepting gifts as well as conflict of interest

APEC 2018 summit in Papua New Guinea: US-China war of words, narrowly avoided slip-ups; here are few noteworthy moments
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APEC 2018 summit in Papua New Guinea: US-China war of words, narrowly avoided slip-ups; here are few noteworthy moments

If it weren't for the loud Pacific Island shirts and the rugby league posts dotted around town, you could be forgiven for thinking that China was hosting this year's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit.

US vice-president Mike Pence to meet Narendra Modi next week; will attend US-ASEAN, East Asia summits in Singapore
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US vice-president Mike Pence to meet Narendra Modi next week; will attend US-ASEAN, East Asia summits in Singapore

Mike Pence will travel to Japan, Singapore, Australia, and Papua New Guinea between 11 and 18 November to attend the US-ASEAN Summit and the East Asia Summit in Singapore as well as the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Papua New Guinea.

Australia to build military base in Papua New Guinea to curb China's influence in Pacific; officials visit potential location
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Australia to build military base in Papua New Guinea to curb China's influence in Pacific; officials visit potential location

Australia was aiming to finalise an agreement on the joint facility — to be built on Papua New Guinea's Manus island — ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Port Moresby in November,

Facebook to be banned in Papua New Guinea for a month to research on users' behaviour and deal with 'fake news'
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Facebook to be banned in Papua New Guinea for a month to research on users' behaviour and deal with 'fake news'

The shutdown will enable the Papua New Guinea National Research Institute to conduct research on how the social networking site is being used by users.

Powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea; no reports of damage
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Powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea; no reports of damage

A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck a remote part of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, US seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: West Indies scrape through to 2019 mega event, but can they address lingering doubts?
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: West Indies scrape through to 2019 mega event, but can they address lingering doubts?

At the ICC World Cup in 2019, Jason Holder and Co will need to justify their qualification with resounding performances.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Nepal secure ODI status after beating Papua New Guinea by six wickets
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Nepal secure ODI status after beating Papua New Guinea by six wickets

Nepal made history on Thursday as they gained ODI status after beating Papua New Guinea (PNG) by six wickets in the World Cup Qualifier play-off at the Old Hararians Sports Club.

LIVE West Indies vs Ireland, ICC World Cup qualifiers 2018 at Harare: Cricket score and updates
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LIVE West Indies vs Ireland, ICC World Cup qualifiers 2018 at Harare: Cricket score and updates

Catch the live score and updates of the ICC World Cup qualifiers 2018 match between West Indies and Ireland

ICC World Cup qualifier 2018: Afghanistan crash to third straight defeat; West Indies, Scotland pick up wins
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ICC World Cup qualifier 2018: Afghanistan crash to third straight defeat; West Indies, Scotland pick up wins

Victory for Hong Kong in either of their two remaining matches would see Rashid Khan's much-fancied Afghanistan fail to even reach the Super Six stage.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Chris Gayle's ton helps West Indies beat UAE; Afghanistan suffer narrow loss to Zimbabwe
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Chris Gayle's ton helps West Indies beat UAE; Afghanistan suffer narrow loss to Zimbabwe

Chris Gayle hammered his 23rd one-day international hundred to lead the West Indies to victory in their opening World Cup qualifier against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday, while Afghanistan collapsed to a defeat at the hands of Zimbabwe.

Papua New Guinea earthquake: Death toll rises to 67 as blocked roads, power outages hinder recovery efforts
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Papua New Guinea earthquake: Death toll rises to 67 as blocked roads, power outages hinder recovery efforts

At least 67 people were killed by a earthquake that devastated Papua New Guinea's remote highlands last week, the Red Cross said, leaving thousands homeless

ICC World Cup 2018 Qualifier: For the 10 teams competing, qualifying event in Zimbabwe offers varied opportunities
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ICC World Cup 2018 Qualifier: For the 10 teams competing, qualifying event in Zimbabwe offers varied opportunities

Ten teams are in Zimbabwe this month to contest a qualifying tournament for the 2019 World Cup. Some are delighted to be there, others less so.

Strongest earthquake in over a century hits Papua New Guinea; death toll reaches 31 and likely to rise
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Strongest earthquake in over a century hits Papua New Guinea; death toll reaches 31 and likely to rise

The death toll from the strongest earthquake to strike Papua New Guinea's rugged interior in almost a century has climbed to 31 and would probably rise further, officials said

ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018: From format to full squads of participants, all you need to know about the tournament
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ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018: From format to full squads of participants, all you need to know about the tournament

As the ICC World Cup Qualifiers nears, here's a guide to all your questions regarding the tournament.

Powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea, disrupts communications, oil and gas operations
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Powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea, disrupts communications, oil and gas operations

The quake hit Papua New Guinea's mountainous interior and US scientists said there was no tsunami threat.