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  1. The world's best beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MoneyWeek

    ... coral reefs". Better still, not many people have been - which makes this the ideal dinner party boast. The Seychelles are a classic honeymoon destination. But one island, La Digue, makes you feel like you really have just stepped into a postcard, ...

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  2. Seychelles: 'Solution to End Piracy Is On Land', EU Naval Force...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Piracy around the Horn of Africa, which affected container ships, fishing vessels and cruise ships traversing the strategically important location, has been significantly brought under control since its peak in 2009, with only two failed attempts in 2014 and no activity recorded thus far in 2015. However, acknowledging that the Indian Ocean archipelago of Seychelles, situated some 1,500 kilometres off the coast of East Africa, still remains at high risk from the threat of piracy, the European Union Naval Force 's counter-piracy operations chief in the Indian Ocean region has said that the solution to ending piracy lies not at sea but rather on the land.

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  3. Seychelles releases 19 Indian fishermenRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    ... heartedly taken as a duty towards the mother country by the officials in the High Commission of the Republic of Seychelles," said Thiruvananthapuram MLA Jameela Prakasam. Barring two captains, the Seychelles Island Coast Guard (SICG) released 19 ...

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  4. Prenatal methylmercury exposure from ocean fish consumption in the...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | CiteULike

    ... effects in a fish-consuming population. We investigated 779 mother-infant pairs residing in the Republic of Seychelles. Mothers reported consuming fish on average 12 meals per week. Fish in Seychelles contain much the same concentrations of MeHg as ...

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  5. Krecjir's son in bid to return to SARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Iol.co.za

    ... a constitutional challenge against the department, they said. Nezar, in a statement before court, said Denis is a Seychelles citizen who has been a permanent resident of South Africa since October 2009. Last year Home Affairs issued him with his ...

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  6. Treasury Sanctions Network of Slovenian Steroid Trafficker Mihael KarnerRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | PressReleasePoint

    ... charta for details). The companies, which are located worldwide, including in Slovenia, Panama, the Republic of Seychelles, Gibraltar, Liechtenstein, the Commonwealth of Dominica, and Belize, receive payments from Karner's steroid sales as part of ...

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  7. Seychelles-born Ghanaian princess returns after more than 60 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Ghanamma.com

    In almost a hundred years since the banished King Prempeh I of the Ashanti returned to Ghana from exile in the Seychelles archipelago, connections between the two African nations seem to have remained strong through the late King's descendants. The great grand-daughter of King Prempeh, Princess Molly Germaine Prempeh, has embarked on a journey to reconnect with members of her family, more than 60 years after she left the island of her birth to return to her ancestral homeland.

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  8. Japan-EU Ties for Anti-PiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Marine News

    ... to the site to arrest five pirates. The trial of the five men began in January at a court in the Republic of Seychelles in eastern Africa, where they were indicted under an agreement between the EU and Seychelles. Merger and acquisition (M&A) ...

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  9. Best beaches in the World according to TripAdvisorRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... Playa Paraiso Beach, Cayo Largo, Cuba 5. Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera, Spain 6. Anse Lazio, Praslin Island, Seychelles 7. White Beach, Boracay, Philippines 8. Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico 9. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Islands, ...

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  10. This Is the Best Beach in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | TIME.com

    ... Playa Paraiso Beach, Cayo Largo, Cuba 5. Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera, Spain 6. Anse Lazio, Praslin Island, Seychelles 7. White Beach, Boracay, Philippines 8. Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico 9. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, Australia ...

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  11. World's best beaches, because winter will endRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | CNN

    ... Island of Formentera. Get there early in the summertime to avoid crowds. Anse Lazio on Praslin Island in the Seychelles is this year's No. 6 beach on TripAdvisor's global list. White Beach in Boracay, Philippines, is this year's No. 7 beach. Visit ...

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  12. Take a romantic getaway by the sea any time of yearRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Boston Herald

    ... the world. Getting away was certainly part of the plan when Prince William and Kate Middleton honeymooned in the Seychelles, an archipelago of more than 100 islands about 1,000 miles east of Kenya in the Indian Ocean. A tropical paradise, the ...

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  13. Inside the British battle to wipe out the scurge of Somali pirates: ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Daily Mail

    ... Service used to dealing with serious crime in towns across Britain have been helping their counterparts in the Seychelles deal with the new work load. The group of Islands, popular with holidaymakers, is 1,000 miles off the coast of Africa and ...

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  14. The secret of the world's largest seed revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | New Scientist

    THE coco de mer palm of the Seychelles is the stuff of legend. How does a plant that grows in poor quality soil on just two islands produce record-breaking seeds that reach half a metre in diameter and can weigh around 25 kilograms? The answer seems to lie in sacrificing foliage for fruit - and nurturing its seedlings with rain-washed nutrients.

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  15. Pamplemousses GardensRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | TrekEarth

    ... Anglicized into Peter Piper). Pierre was known for raiding spice stores so he could grow them in his garden in Seychelles and hopefully make spices more affordable and accessible for the average European. The rhyme comes from the fact that there ...

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  16. Gavel&Grand present new travel experiences for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Examiner.com

    ... to eight in a luxury five bedroom, private, ocean-side villa on Eden Island, a residential marina development in Seychelles located just off the main island of Mahe ( ) ...

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  17. Seychelles: New Finance Minister Jean Paul Adam Pledges to Continue Laporte's Macroeconomic PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | AllAfrica.com

    The newly-appointed Seychelles Minister of Finance, Trade and the Blue Economy, Jean Paul Adam, has vowed to uphold the work of his predecessors in implementing a sound economic policy for the Seychelles. The 115-island archipelago of 90,000 inhabitants were led through a five-year programme of IMF-assisted economic reform in 2008 by the country's president, James Michel, after mounting external debts and the global economic crisis led the government into default.

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  18. 4 romantic getaways, not just for Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Miami Herald

    ... the world. Getting away was certainly part of the plan when Prince William and Kate Middleton honeymooned in the Seychelles, an archipelago of more than 100 islands about 1,000 miles east of Kenya in the Indian Ocean. A tropical paradise, the ...

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  19. New UK Author, A.R. Tirant and her new novel series 'Echoes from the Oasis' is an Amazon Best SellerRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | PRLog US Entertainment

    Rosie Tirant is now an Amazon best selling author with her debut novel series, "Echoes from the Oasis." A beautiful historical romance novel set in the Seychelles Islands.

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  20. The secret of the world's largest seed revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | New Scientist

    The coco de mer palm of the Seychelles is the stuff of legend. Its seeds - the largest and heaviest in the world - were once believed to grow on trees beneath the waves of the Indian Ocean, and to hold great healing powers.

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