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Stories with place: Vanuatu
  • Tsunami threat canceled after mag 6.9 quake in South Pacific 
    Updated: Jul-18-15 12:35 am

    SYDNEY - A tsunami threat was canceled Saturday after a strong earthquake struck the Santa Cruz Islands in the South Pacific and no damage or casualties were reported.

  • Up close: Vanuatu volcano puts on a glittering, primal show 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 10:32 am

    TANNA ISLAND, Vanuatu - It's constantly hissing, fussing and belching, but every half hour or so Yasur volcano sends up a tremendous spurt of lava and a boom so loud it is deafening on the crater rim and can be heard for miles. At dusk, the explosions begin to resemble fireworks, the lava glittering as it falls from the sky.

  • Up close: Vanuatu volcano puts on a glittering, primal show story has photos
    Updated: Jul-13-15 4:26 am

    TANNA ISLAND, Vanuatu - It's constantly hissing, fussing and belching, but every half hour or so Yasur volcano sends up a tremendous spurt of lava and a boom so loud it is deafening on the crater rim and can be heard for miles. At dusk, the explosions begin to resemble fireworks, the lava glittering as it falls from the sky.

  • New Zealand to appeal disqualification from Oly qualifier 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 2:05 am

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand Football says it will appeal the decision of the Oceania Football Confederation to disqualify its under-23 team from the regional Olympic qualifying tournament for fielding an ineligible player.

  • Wary of climate change, Vanuatu villagers seek higher ground 
    Updated: Jul-12-15 6:34 am

    TAKARA, Vanuatu - Many people living in this coastal village in Vanuatu believe the March cyclone that sent waves surging through their homes was the latest and most dramatic sign of climate change. They are now considering rebuilding their entire community on higher ground.

  • New Zealand ejected from Oceania Olympic qualifier 
    Updated: Jul-12-15 3:47 am

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand has been ejected from Sunday's final of the Oceania Olympic qualifying football series after being found to have fielded an ineligible player during a semifinal against Vanuatu.

  • Young Micronesian soccer side overwhelmed at Pacific Games 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 10:05 pm

    The players were mostly teenagers, many of them away from their villages in the Federated States of Micronesia for the first time. And as it turned out, on the steepest of learning curves in the Pacific Games soccer tournament in Papua New Guinea.

  • Vanuatu wins 46-0 in Pacific Games football tournament 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 1:18 am

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Vanuatu beat the Federated States of Micronesia by the extraordinary score of 46-0 in their Olympic qualifying football match at the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea on Tuesday.