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11 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Maldives media raise nearly $2 million for Gaza victims

A picture taken from the Israeli side of the Israel-Gaza Border on August 21, 2014, shows smoke rising from buildings in the Gaza Strip after a rocket fired from Gaza landed short of its target Media outlets in the Maldives have raised nearly $2 million to help Gaza residents affected by massive destruction caused in the 50-day war between Israel ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

CNN

Eagle Ray

While diving in the Maldives we saw two eagle rays. I was lucky enough to catch up with one and get good video.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Xinhuanet

Feature: Maldives unique coral stone mosques eye World Heritage Site status

Maldives unique coral stone mosques, long an attraction to millions of tourists and an embodiment of the country's rich cultural heritage, may be picked as a World Heritage Site.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

South China Morning Post

Dozen destinations added to airport scheme in the last three years

About a dozen destinations were added to the airport's network in the last three years under the New Destination Incentive Arrangement , which gives airlines a year's worth of landing fee rebates, the Airport Authority has confirmed.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Summer Madness: Helping monkeys

It was originally intended to provide a home for abused primates rescued from unscrupulous Spanish photographers who used them as props.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Endangered monkey flown by British Airways from Maldives to England sanctuary

British Airways transported an endangered Slow Loris monkey from Maldives to England in August.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hospitality Net

Elza Artiaga has been appointed General Manager at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu in Baa Atoll, Maldives

Sunland Hotels Pvt Ltd #04-01 STO Trade Centre, Orchid Magu, P.O. Box 2145 Male , 20-188 Maldives Phone: +960 334 5555 Fax: +960 334 6666 Visit Website With strong Brazilian roots, Elza Artiaga has over 16 years of experience in the 5-star hotel industry as she joins Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu as its first female General Manager.

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Hospitality Net

Georgios Papazoglou has been named General Manager at Coco Bodu Hithi in Kaafu Atoll, Maldives

Sunland Hotels Pvt Ltd #04-01 STO Trade Centre, Orchid Magu, P.O. Box 2145 Male , 20-188 Maldives Phone: +960 334 5555 Fax: +960 334 6666 Visit Website Coco Bodu Hithi sees the addition of a hospitality veteran as its new General Manager.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Independent.ie

Slow loris jets in to UK safety

This Bengal Slow Loris has been flown to the UK by British Airways where it will start a new life at Monkey World in Dorset.

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Global Voices Online

Journalist and Democracy Advocate Ahmed Rizwan Abdulla Missing in the Maldives

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Xinhuanet

Chinese gov't announces aid to Maldives

The Chinese government has pledged 16 million U.S. dollars in aid to Maldives, the President's Office said on Monday as President Abdulla Yameen continues his visit to China.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Rare primate rescued during drugs raid to start new life thanks to Monkey World

A RARE protected primate rescued by police during a drugs raid in the Maldives will soon be starting a new life thanks to Dorset's Monkey World .

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Russia Taday

Russian MP's son to remain in custody in Seattle until hacking trial

Undated family photo taken in Sochi shows Roman Seleznev , the son of a Russian lawmaker from the Liberal-Democratic Party , posing with his partner Anna Otisko and their daughter A US federal judge in Seattle has refused to release on a $1 million bond Russian citizen Roman Seleznyov, who is accused of hacking credit cards' data.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

TIME.com

Here's a Radical Way to End Vacation Email Overload

Woman sitting on Villingili beach, working with a notebook and mobile phone, surfing in the internet.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

AVHerald

Cathay Pacific A333 at Male on Aug 6th 2014, hydraulic leak

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A330-300, registration B-LAE performing flight CX-601 from Hong Kong to Male , landed on Male's runway 36 but suffered a hydraulic leak disabling the aircraft on the runway and spilling hydraulic fluid onto the runway.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Scoop

McCully to Myanmar for Asian Regional Meetings

Foreign Minister Murray McCully travels to Myanmar this week to attend the East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting, the ASEAN Regional Forum, and the ASEAN-New Zealand Ministerial Meeting.

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CNN

Floating snowflake could be the world's coolest hotel

Architect Koen Olthius says the size of the hotel will help ensure its stability -- guests are unlikely to feel any wave motion.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Forward

Israeli Tourists Evacuated From Maldive Islands After Protests Erupt

Israeli tourists in the Maldives had to be evacuated from the island nation after an Israeli surfer removed an anti-Israel sign placed outside a guest house.

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