Gulf Times - Mauritius
Thousands protest in Mauritius over dead Dolphins, demand resignations

Thousands protest in Mauritius over dead Dolphins, demand resignations

Thousands of protesters demonstrated in the Mauritius capital Port Louis on Saturday to demand an investigation into an oil spill from a Japanese ship and the mysterious death of at least 40 Dolphins ...

Ship that oozed oil off Mauritius coast splits in two

Ship that oozed oil off Mauritius coast splits in two

A ship that has leaked more than 1,000 tonnes of oil in pristine waters off the Mauritius coast has split into two, its Japanese operator said Sunday.

Japan to send team to Mauritius to assist in oil spill

Japan to send team to Mauritius to assist in oil spill

Japanese Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi said on Saturday Tokyo planned to send a team of officials from the ministry and other specialists to Mauritius to assess the damage from an oil spill.

France sends aid after Mauritius declares oil spill emergency

France sends aid after Mauritius declares oil spill emergency

Riot police fired tear gas at demonstrators trying to break through a barrier to get to the parliament building in Beirut on Saturday during a protest over the government's handling of this week's devastating explosion

Mauritius president resigns over credit card scandal

Mauritius president resigns over credit card scandal

Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigned on Saturday after being embroiled in a scandal over her use of a credit card to buy luxury personal items, in an abrupt change of heart after vowing she would not stand down.

Mauritius president refuses to resign over financial scandal

Mauritius president refuses to resign over financial scandal

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim has refused to resign, vowing to fight allegations that saw her embroiled in a financial scandal, the presidency said in a statement on Wednesday.

Mauritius gets new PM, opposition demands election

Mauritius gets new PM, opposition demands election

Mauritian Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth handed over power to his son Pravind on Monday despite anger from the opposition which has called for new elections in the island nation.

Mauritius wing debris from missing MH370: Australia

Mauritius wing debris from missing MH370: Australia

A piece of wing debris found in Mauritius is from MH370, Australia said Friday, the latest fragment discovered along western Indian Ocean shorelines that has been linked to the missing passenger jet.

Mozambique shows new pieces of suspected MH370 debris

Mozambique shows new pieces of suspected MH370 debris

Mozambique authorities on Monday exhibited three new pieces of aircraft that washed up along its coast and are suspected of belonging to the missing flight MH370.

More debris found with possible MH370 link: Australia

More debris found with possible MH370 link: Australia

Three new pieces of debris have been found in Mauritius and in Mozambique that could be linked to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia's transport minister said Thursday.

Mauritius president arrives

Mauritius president arrives

Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim arrived in Doha yesterday to attend the three-day Doha Forum

More debris 'almost certainly' from MH370: Australia

More debris 'almost certainly' from MH370: Australia

Two more pieces of debris were all but confirmed Thursday to be from flight MH370, adding fresh clues to the mystery of the Malaysia Airlines plane which is presumed to have crashed at sea.