Nauru Current Affairs, GK & News
The Australian government reversed its February decisions regarding the transfer of immigrants from its Pacific camps. The Australian government does not allow the entry of illegal immigrants into the country. It houses them on the islands of Papua New Guinea and Nauru. In February, the government had introduced the medical evacuation legislation which gave the ..
Behrouz Boochani, an Iranian asylum-seeker detained in Papua New Guinea under Australian asylum laws has won the Victorian Prize for Literature. Behrouz Boochani was awarded for his work “No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison”. The astonishing fact is that Boochani wrote the work on his phone and sent it to Omid Tofighian bit-by-bit in text messages. ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Nauru which is bigger than Vatican City has no official capital. All the administrative and government functions of the country are done in Yaren city. Nauru is an island country located in Pacific Ocean and it is the third smallest nation in terms of area. First two smallest nations in terms of area are-Vatican City ..
The tiny island of Nauru which is the world’s smallest republic has become the sixth country to ratify the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Framework pact. Still five more nations namely the Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Somalia, Ghana and Djibouti have committed to ink the International Solar Alliance Framework Pact in the ongoing annual meeting of the African Development bank in Gandhinagar. ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2017
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has clarified his stance on refugees i.e. 1200 asylum seekers being held in prisons on Papua New Guinea and Island of Nauru in Pacific. He stated that they will be sent to US only after inauguration of Donald Trump in January. The refugees were to go to US as per a ..
Topics: Abbott Government • Asylum in Australia • Australia • Australian immigration detention facilities • Countries • Government of Australia • Immigration to Australia • Malcolm Turnbull • Nauru • Turnbull Government