The Morrison Government says it will not bow to pressure from Facebook after it blocked Australian media companies and users from news content

Map. History of Pacific conflict

5 March 2021
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 65 km ESE of Madang, Papua New Guinea
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 28 km WNW of Sorong, Indonesia
Strike force police have started tearing down a cocaine supply syndicate, raiding homes in Revesby, Woolooware and Moorebank. They seized a stash of drugs, plus cash, phones, steroids, and even carried out a poker machine. Two men were arrested1 week ago
Strike force police have started tearing down a cocaine supply syndicate, raiding homes in Revesby, Woolooware and Moorebank. They seized a stash of drugs, plus cash, phones, steroids, and even carried out a poker machine. Two men were arrested
Marijuana bricks worth P4.2 millions were intercepted by alert policeman manning a checkpoint at Barangay Lucog, Tabuk City, Kalinga on Friday night. (Photos courtesy of KPPO) via Zaldy Comanda
Australia confirmed last week that it would not ban arms sales to Saudi and the UAE, despite concerns from civil society groups over violations of international humanitarian law in Yemen
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 - 70 km WNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
The Morrison Government says it will not bow to pressure from Facebook after it blocked Australian media companies and users from news content
A man has been stabbed to death outside an apartment block in Cairns, with a woman arrested by police
Indonesia: Mount Merapi, Indonesia's most active volcano, erupted, spewing fiery red lava on February 19, 20212 week ago
Indonesia: Mount Merapi, Indonesia's most active volcano, erupted, spewing fiery red lava on February 19, 2021
Shortly on the heels of the Feb 9 Trident test in the Atlantic: Nav. Warnings suggest there will be a Minuteman ICBM test from Vandenberg AFB towards Kwajalein in the Pacific on Feb 24-25. Range of the test about 7750 km
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East Jakarta Metro Police Chief Commissioner Erwin Kurniawan said the number of flood refugees from RW 04 Cipinang Melayu Urban Village, Makasara District, was 60 people.
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 71 km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - southeast of the Loyalty Islands
Fears that the global recovery will fire inflation continued to weigh on Asian stocks Friday as traders faced up to the fact that interest rates will not be kept at record lows forever
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - southeast of the Loyalty Islands
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 35 km SE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 - 147 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
Progressive lawmakers and some administration allies on Tuesday sought a House investigation into the "Gestapo-like" police operation and mass arrest of 19 Manobo students staying at the University of San Carlos retreat house in Cebu City
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - southeast of the Loyalty Islands
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - southeast of the Loyalty Islands
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 - southeast of the Loyalty Islands
Facebook is also blocking Australian users from sharing fact-checking articles, even from partners like @AapFactcheck - which means users now can't use news articles OR debunks to counter misinfo when they see it
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 149 km N of Tual, Indonesia
Every single post that has previously been published by major news outlets in Australia have completely disappeared at Facebook (@abcnews, @SBSNews, @7NewsAustralia, @9NewsAUS, @australian, @smh etc)
Facebook has blocked Australian users and publishers from posting news content on its social network. Users won't be able to view or share Australian or international news and users around the world will be unable to access Australian news content
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 68 km ENE of Hengchun, Taiwan
Hours after Google cut a deal with News Corp, Facebook pulls the trigger and restricts publishers and people from sharing news links in Australia
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 77 km WNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
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Afghanistan: The Spokesman of the Taliban welcomes the news that New Zealand will be pulling their troops out of Afghanistan
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 3 km WSW of Matanao, Philippines
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