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Vanuatu plans to permanently evacuate entire volcanic island | Stuff … – Stuff.co.nz

The Pacific nation of Vanuatu is preparing to permanently evacuate the entire population of one of its islands as thick ash spewing from a volcano kills crops, dirties water supplies and fouls the air. The 10,000 or so people who remain on Ambae island …Read more

Vanuatu women weave colonial-era tools with business skills to get ahead in hat trade – ABC Online

Rosie Boylan’s bespoke hats have featured in glamorous Hollywood films, on fashion runways and magazine covers but she also finds great reward in sharing her skills with Pacific island communities. Over the past several years the Sydney-based milliner …Read more

Volcanic Ash Is Forcing Vanuatu to Permanently Evacuate an Entire Island – TIME

(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — The Pacific nation of Vanuatu is preparing to permanently evacuate the entire population of one of its islands as thick ash spewing from a volcano kills crops, dirties water supplies and fouls the air. The 10,000 or so …Read more

Why is the US moving its embassy to Jerusalem? – Yahoo News

By Stephen Farrell. JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The United States opens its new embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, a move that has delighted Israel and infuriated Palestinians. On Monday, road signs directing traffic there went up around the neighborhood where …Read more

Zimbabwe Couple Weds Days After Crocodile Bites Off Bride’s Arm – Yahoo News

(HARARE) — A couple attacked by a crocodile wedded days later in a Zimbabwean hospital, where the bride was recovering after losing an arm. “In one week we went from shock and agony to a truly amazing experience,” 27-year-old Jamie Fox told The …Read more