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MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept.
Airport in Papua, Indonesia, resumes operation after bomb blast JAKARTA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- An Indonesian international airport in Timika of Papua province was back to normal operation under a tight security after a bomb explosion on Sunday night near the airport, a paper reported Monday.
By TIFFANY, Martin While the Waikato dries out from the recent torrential rain Hamilton man John Duncan is basking in the sun in Papua New Guinea.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is prepared to recognize Indonesian rule over troubled Papua province in a security treaty being planned by the two nations, Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said on Sunday.
By Jason Szep MEDFORD, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Australia's leader should sign a document recognizing Jakarta's rule over West Papua province to resolve a dispute over Canberra's decision to grant 42 Papuans asylum, a senior Indonesia official said on Saturday.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities have detained another 11 people in Papua province after three policemen and a soldier died in clashes with protesters demanding closure of a giant U.S.-run mine, police said on Saturday.
Hundreds of native Papuans are demonstrating to demand the closure of a huge mine in Indonesia's Papua province run by the U.S. company Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc, police and witnesses said on Tuesday.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police have declared eight of 12 arrested men as suspects in the killing of two American teachers in remote Papua province more than three years ago, a top policeman said on Friday.
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