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News: Mauritius

We have started to collect the most important news related to Mauritius in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Mauritius: news

Last-ditch bid to keep student in UK

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 3:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lawyers are to make a last-ditch attempt to block the removal of a Mauritian student who is due to be deported from the UK later.
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Mauritius PM joins S Lanka boycott

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 17:45
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Mauritian PM Navin Ramgoolam joins the boycott of this week's Commonwealth summit in Colombo in protest at Sri Lanka's human rights record.
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Tanzania drug-dealing boxers jailed

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 17:14
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Four Tanzanian boxers are sentenced to 15 years in prison in Mauritius after pleading guilty to heroin-smuggling charges.
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VIDEO: Floods wreak havoc in Mauritius

Monday, April 1st 2013, 2:58
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A day of national mourning has been declared on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, where at least 11 people have died in severe floods.
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Deadly floods hit Mauritian capital

Sunday, March 31st 2013, 18:59
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean
related places: At, Port Louis

At least 11 people have died after sudden rains caused flooding in the Mauritian capital Port Louis, officials on the Indian Ocean island say.
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Why Mauritius' beach volleyball team doesn't use its beaches

Monday, July 16th 2012, 14:29

So why doesn't Mauritius' beach volleyball team play at home?
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Paper publishes Michaela photos

Sunday, July 15th 2012, 16:00

The family of Michaela McAreavey labels the actions of a Mauritian newspaper "reprehensible and repugnant" after it publishes crime scene photos.
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UK in piracy deal with Mauritius

Friday, June 8th 2012, 16:20
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK signs a deal with Mauritius allowing suspected pirates caught by the Royal Navy to be transferred to the Indian Ocean Island for prosecution.
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Michaela suspects deny murder

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 10:58

Two men charged with the murder of Michaela McAreavey in Mauritius last year plead not guilty at the start of their trial.
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VIDEO: Olympic hopes for Namibian athlete

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 16:43
related countries: Namibia Namibia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Aspiring Olympic athlete Merlin Diamond is a sprinter from Namibia. The 19-year-old has been sent to Mauritius to train for the London 2012 games.
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