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    Bougainville votes overwhelmingly for independence from Papua New Guinea in landmark referendum
     11 December 2019
    Bougainville votes with more than 97 per cent in favour of independence from Papua New Guinea in an important post-conflict referendum.
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    New Zealand White Island volcano rescue pilot says bodies could be recovered in 90 minutes
    11 Dec: But authorities are cautious about accessing New Zealand's White Island, which was covered with hot ash and steam when a volcano erupted on Monday, with the country's geological science agency putting the risk of an imminent eruption at 50 per cent.... more
    Geminid meteor shower will light up our skies this coming weekend
    11 Dec: Nature is putting on a spectacular light show this weekend, and the good news if you live in Australia's eastern states is you won't have to get up too ridiculously early to see it.... more
    New Zealand White Island volcano tour leader who rescued victims praised as 'superhuman'
    11 Dec: A friend has paid tribute to Paul Kingi for returning to the disaster site and battling toxic conditions to help survivors escape.... more
    Donald Trump's articles of impeachment, explained
    11 Dec: House Democrats have filed two articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump. Read the full text, annotated with explanations from our reporters.... more
    Bougainville independence referendum renews interest in Theodore Miriung murder mystery
    11 Dec: Theodore Miriung was having dinner with his wife and children when he was shot dead. Twenty-three years on, his family is still searching for answers.... more
    New Zealand White Island volcano tour gets you 'up close' to crater and 'bubbling pits'
    11 Dec: An ad for the ill-fated tour to White Island, where a volcano eruption has killed at least five people, boasts that tourists will "get up close to roaring steam vents, bubbling pits of mud and hot volcanic streams".... more
    New Zealand volcano eruption on White Island prevents authorities from returning to island
    10 Dec: Missing Adelaide woman Lisa Dallow is found alive following the volcanic eruption on New Zealand's White Island, according to a family spokesman. Her husband and 15-year-old daughter are still considered missing more than 24 hours after disaster struck du... more
    New Zealand sits across two continental plates, and White Island is just one of its many volcanoes
    10 Dec: New Zealand's stunning landscape was formed by geological processes over tens of millions of years — and that same geology is what makes the North Island a centre of volcanic activity.... more
    White Island volcano eruption missing include a Sydney family, Brisbane mother and daughter; New Zealand tour guide confirmed dead
    10 Dec: A Sydney family of four and a Brisbane mother and daughter and a family from Adelaide are among those missing in the wake of the New Zealand volcano eruption.... more

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