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Tuesday Apr 22 | International Monetary Fund

Mauritius: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation

On April, 21, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the Article IV consultation 1 with Mauritius.

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Tuesday Apr 22 | South China Morning Post

Mauritius eyes UN hearing as step to regaining sovereignty of Diego Garcia

Mauritius hopes a win in UN case over marine reserve would unravel Britain's claim to Chagos islands, which it held on to at independence Britain's sovereignty over the Chagos islands and America's lease for the Diego Garcia military base could be thrown into doubt by an international court hearing due to open in Istanbul.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Professor gives 100K for scholarships

Rajah was named the college's Philanthropist of the Year and will be honored at the college's Spring Celebration of Excellence this afternoon.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: African Health Journalism Award Nominees Announced

The Health category of the competition received over 200 entries from all over Africa, including French and Portuguese speaking countries.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Times

1,000 students get medals at Roots annual convocation

ISLAMABAD: The annual convocation of Roots International Schools was held at the Jinnah Convention Centre on Friday, where around 1000 students were awarded platinum, gold and silver medals.A written message from President Mamnoon Hussain for the students read, "Your success is a testimony of your effort and hard work, the commitment and ... (more)

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

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Rodrigues Solitaire

The Rodrigues Solitaire is an extinct, flightless bird that was endemic to the island of Rodrigues, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

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Cry Freedom Rodrigues Island: Case for Self-Determination

Three hundred years ago, men and women in flesh and bone, were kidnapped from their villages in Guinea; trapped and captured like animals in Senegal; ripped from their families in Mozambique; herded aboard slave ships in Madagascar, and shipped across the Indian Ocean to this part of the World.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

MoneyWeek

Six of the best eco-hotels

This beautiful resort is "set beneath swaying palms on the west coast near to lively Grand Baie and Port Louis on one of the island's best beaches", says The Times.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The China Post

Taiwanese fishing boat still missing after 9 days

A Taiwanese fishing boat, the Fu Fa No. 12, went missing while operating in the Indian Ocean on March 24, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday it has contacted the Taiwanese representative offices overseas and offered help in searching for the boat.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Telegraph

Mauritius taps IOC for storage unit

New Delhi, March 30: State-owned refiner Indian Oil Corporation is emerging as a frontrunner to set up a crude storage facility in Mauritius having a planned capacity of 140 million tonnes.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Hill

The right way to settle territorial disputes

Russia's annexation of Crimea has sent shivers throughout the international community because it revives the practice of using force to settle territorial disputes.

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