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Seychelles schools closed over plague fears

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Emirates plane from Dubai nearly collides with Air Seychelles

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Malaysia says Seychelles debris not from missing MH370 plane

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Sri Lanka in sights of bored SA travellers seeking new destinations

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Seychelles President Danny Faure gets full honours on his first

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Plague ruled out in Seychelles but islands on guard - WHO
GENEVA: Plague has been ruled out in the Seychelles following lab results from 10 patients, including one earlier deemed a "probable" case, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday as the disease continued to spread in Madagascar. The U.N. health body initially raised the alarm on Monday after initial tests on a 34-year-old man who had arrived from Madagascar. A confirmed case would have marked the first recorded appearance of the disease on the Indian Ocean island chain   Read More ...
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Plague ruled out in Seychelles but islands on guard: WHO
GENEVA: Plague has been ruled out in the Seychelles following lab results from 10 patients, including one earlier deemed a "probable" case, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday as the disease continued to spread in Madagascar. The U.N. health body initially raised the alarm on Monday after initial tests on a 34-year-old man who had arrived from Madagascar. A confirmed case would have marked the first recorded appearance of the disease on the Indian Ocean island chain   Read More ...
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Plague ruled out in Seychelles but islands on guard - WHO
GENEVA (Reuters) - Plague has been ruled out in the Seychelles following lab results from 10 patients, including one earlier deemed a "probable" case, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday as the disease continued to spread in Madagascar. The U.N. health body initially raised the alarm on Monday after initial tests on a 34-year-old man who had arrived from Madagascar   Read More ...
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Plague ruled out in Seychelles but islands on guard: WHO
GENEVA (Reuters) - Plague has been ruled out in the Seychelles following lab results from 10 patients, including one earlier deemed a “probable” case, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday as the disease continued to spread in Madagascar. The U.N. health body initially raised the alarm on Monday after initial tests on a 34-year-old man who had arrived from Madagascar   Read More ...
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Madagascar struggles to contain plague outbreak - France 24
A plague outbreak in Madagascar has killed at least 74 people and 805 cases have been reported so far. The government has deployed resources to curb the disease, but many obstacles remain. As plague cases rose last week in Madagascar's capital, many city dwellers panicked. They waited in long lines for antibiotics at pharmacies and reached through bus windows to buy masks from street vendors   Read More ...
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Madagascar plague spreads to Seychelles
GENEVA: A probable case of plague in the Seychelles, imported from Madagascar, is believed to have sparked the Indian Ocean country's first outbreak of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Plague, which is mainly spread by flea-carrying rats, is endemic in Madagascar. A large outbreak has killed 57 people since late August, according to the UN agency, the first time the disease has appeared in non-endemic urban areas, including in the capital Antananarivo   Read More ...
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Seychelles reports suspected plague case
A probable case of plague in the Seychelles, imported from Madagascar, is believed to have sparked the Indian Ocean country’s first outbreak of the disease, the World Health Organization said. Plague, which is mainly spread by flea-carrying rats, is endemic in Madagascar. A large outbreak has killed 57 people since late August, according to the United Nations agency, the first time the disease has appeared in non-endemic urban areas, including in Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo   Read More ...
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Madagascar plague appears to have spread to Seychelles - WHO
GENEVA: A probable case of plague in the Seychelles, imported from Madagascar, is believed to have sparked the Indian Ocean country's first outbreak of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Plague, which is mainly spread by flea-carrying rats, is endemic in Madagascar. A large outbreak has killed 57 people since late August, according to the U.N. agency, the first time the disease has appeared in non-endemic urban areas, including in the capital Antananarivo   Read More ...
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Madagascar plague appears to have spread to Seychelles - WHO
GENEVA (Reuters) - A probable case of plague in the Seychelles, imported from Madagascar, is believed to have sparked the Indian Ocean country's first outbreak of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Plague, which is mainly spread by flea-carrying rats, is endemic in Madagascar. A large outbreak has killed 57 people since late August, according to the U.N. agency, the first time the disease has appeared in non-endemic urban areas, including in the capital Antananarivo   Read More ...
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Madagascar plague appears to have spread to Seychelles: WHO
GENEVA (Reuters) - A probable case of plague in the Seychelles, imported from Madagascar, is believed to have sparked the Indian Ocean country’s first outbreak of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Plague, which is mainly spread by flea-carrying rats, is endemic in Madagascar. A large outbreak has killed 57 people since late August, according to the U.N. agency, the first time the disease has appeared in non-endemic urban areas, including in the capital Antananarivo   Read More ...
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Seychelles schools closed over plague fears
Victoria, Seychelles | AFP | The Seychelles government ordered schools to close Friday, after the discovery of two suspected cases of plague thought to have been brought from Madagascar where the disease has killed scores. The health ministry has also put under surveillance 320 people who have come into contact with the two patients. A total of 12 people showing plague-like symptoms have been admitted to hospital and given antibiotics   Read More ...
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Seychelles schools closed over plague fears
Victoria - The Seychelles government ordered schools to close on Friday, after the discovery of two suspected cases of plague thought to have been brought from Madagascar where the disease has killed scores. The health ministry has also put under surveillance 320 people who have come into contact with the two patients. A total of 12 people showing plague-like symptoms have been admitted to hospital and given antibiotics   Read More ...
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Man diagnosed with pneumonic plague in Seychelles - Independent.ie
The Seychelles News Agency reported that the patient arrived on the main island of Mahe on an Air Seychelles flight on October 6. The airline has since suspended its Madagascar flights. Seychelles health officials are monitoring 258 people, according to the agency, including passengers and crew from the flight carrying the man who fell ill, as well as his family members and patients at a health centre he attended   Read More ...
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Seychelles reports plague case linked to Madagascar outbreak
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Authorities in Seychelles say a man was diagnosed with pneumonic plague after returning from Madagascar, where a plague outbreak has killed dozens of people. The Seychelles News Agency reported Wednesday that the patient arrived on the main island of Mahe on an Air Seychelles flight on Oct. 6. The airline has since suspended its Madagascar flights. The agency says Seychelles health officials are monitoring 258 people, including passengers and crew from the flight carrying the man who fell ill, as well as his family members and patients at a health center where he went   Read More ...
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Seychelles reports plague case linked to Madagascar outbreak
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Authorities in Seychelles say a man was diagnosed with pneumonic plague after returning from Madagascar, where a plague outbreak has killed dozens of people. The Seychelles News Agency reported Wednesday that the patient arrived on the main island of Mahe on an Air Seychelles flight on Oct. 6. The airline has since suspended its Madagascar flights. The agency says Seychelles health officials are monitoring 258 people, including passengers and crew from the flight carrying the man who fell ill, as well as his family members and patients at a health center where he went   Read More ...
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Eye on China, foreign secy S Jaishankar in Seychelles for infra pact
Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Published:October 12, 2017 3:19 am CONCERNED BY Beijing’s moves and increasing presence in Seychelles, India sent Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on an unannounced visit to the island country on Tuesday to iron out differences over the development of infrastructure on Assumption Island, top sources told The Indian Express. Seychelles has said it would like to take a “relook” at the agreement between the two countries to build military infrastructure on Assumption Island, signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Seychelles in March 2015   Read More ...
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Seychelles Reports a Case of Plague
Madagascar is struggling to contain a plague outbreak that began in August. The outbreak has killed at least 45 people so far, and more than 385 confirmed cases have been reported. Schools have been closed and large public gatherings like sporting events and music festivals have been banned. The World Health Organization, Doctors of the World, Doctors Without Borders and other medical aid groups are sending experts to help the country fight the outbreak   Read More ...
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Air Seychelles suspend ses vols vers Madagascar
« Suite aux conseils et à la demande de l’Autorité de la santé publique des Seychelles concernant les préoccupations de l’épidémie de peste à Madagascar, Air Seychelles suspendra temporairement ses services entre les Seychelles et Madagascar à partir de dimanche 8 octobre 2017. » Telle est la teneur du communiqué officiel d’Air Seychelles qui ne va plus desservir Madagascar à partir de demain 08 octobre 2017   Read More ...
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Seychelles is maritime neighbour, trusted friend of India:Prez
Seychelles is a maritime neighbour and trusted friend of India and both the countries can cooperate in the health care sector apart from other areas of mutual cooperation, President Ram Nath Kovind said today. He was speaking after meeting a Parliamentary delegation from that country led by Patrick Pillay, Speaker of the National Assembly of Seychelles. Welcoming the delegation, the president observed that the last Parliamentary delegation from Seychelles had come in 2013 while the then president Pratibha Patil had addressed the National Assembly of Seychelles in 2012   Read More ...
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'India's assistance to Seychelles absolutely immeasurable'
India's assistance is "critical" to the Seychelles in the field of maritime security and in patrolling its large exclusive economic zone, Patrick Pillay, the Speaker of its National Assembly, said today. Underlining the importance of defence cooperation between the two countries, Pillay said India's assistance to island country is "absolutely immeasurable". He said the Seychelles has exclusive economic zone (EEZ) spread over nearly 1   Read More ...
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Durban mercenary involved in Seychelles coup dies before book about his life is published
Durban - The day a book about his life was sent to the printers, legendary Durban photographer Peter Duffy died. Once a mercenary - who spent time in jail for his role in the failed 1981 Seychelles coup - his death while sitting on a bench outside a Durban shopping centre last week, could be considered somewhat of an anti-climax. Before Duffy's death of a presumed heart attack, he had become a recluse - estranged from many, including his friend of more than 30 years, author and journalist Graham Linscott   Read More ...
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The teacher protecting marine turtles in the Seychelles
Though she was born and raised in the Seychelles, it wasn't until she started working for the local Marine Conservation Society that she witnessed her first nesting sea turtle. "Every encounter is like my first one," Didion says. "I go a little bit crazy and then I remember I need to measure the turtle, watch out for what she is doing, so every encounter is like the first one for me   Read More ...
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Air Seychelles pilot commended for preventing potentially fatal mid-air collision
A pilot has been credited for saving nearly 900 passengers when his last-minute manouevre prevented a mid-air collision. Air Seychelles captain Roberto Vallicelli had just taken off from Mauritius airport when he realised the Airbus A330 he was flying was headed straight into the path of an Emirate Airbus A380 - the world's largest passenger jet, the Daily Mail reported. Vallicelli made a sharp right turn, narrowly avoiding a collision which would likely have killed as many as 892 passengers   Read More ...
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Emirates plane from Dubai nearly collides with Air Seychelles
Dubai: A double-decker plane from Dubai with hundreds of passengers on board nearly collided with another aircraft recently when it was descending to land at an airport in Mauritius. Emirates' Airbus A380-800 (flight EK-703) was making its descent, when an Air Seychelles Airbus A330-200, which was on its way to Mahe Island, was also preparing to climb. The Mauritius Air Traffic Control had already cleared the Air Seychelles flight for take-off and advised to climb to 37,000 feet around the same time EK-703 was cleared to descend at 38,000 feet   Read More ...
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8 of the best resorts in the Seychelles
The Seychelles -- a string of 115 tropical islands 1,000 miles east of Tanzania -- boasts some of the world's best beaches with a renowned collection of luxurious getaways. It's long been a sun-drenched playground for the rich and famous, so there's no shortage of villa resorts with 24-hour butlers, private swimming holes, gourmet cuisine and spa treatments alongside arrestingly beautiful beaches   Read More ...
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Malaysia: Seychelles debris not from MH370
Kuala Lumpur - A Malaysian official says two pieces of debris found in the Seychelles do not belong to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Civil aviation chief Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said in a statement on Friday that investigators have analysed photographs of the debris and confirmed it did not come from a Boeing 777 or from a Rolls Royce engine, the type used on the flight   Read More ...
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Malaysia says Seychelles debris not from missing Flight 370
A Malaysian official said today that two pieces of debris found in Seychelles did not come from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Civil aviation chief Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said in a statement that investigators have analyzed photographs of the debris and confirmed it did not come from a Boeing 777 or from a Rolls Royce engine, the type used on the flight   Read More ...
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Malaysia says Seychelles debris not from missing Flight 370
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian official said Friday that two pieces of debris found in Seychelles did not come from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Civil aviation chief Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said in a statement that investigators have analyzed photographs of the debris and confirmed it did not come from a Boeing 777 or from a Rolls Royce engine, the type used on the flight   Read More ...
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Malaysia says Seychelles debris not from missing Flight 370
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – A Malaysian official said Friday that two pieces of debris found in Seychelles did not come from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Civil aviation chief Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said in a statement that investigators have analyzed photographs of the debris and confirmed it did not come from a Boeing 777 or from a Rolls Royce engine, the type used on the flight   Read More ...
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Malaysia says Seychelles debris not from missing Flight 370
A Malaysian official said Friday that two pieces of debris found in Seychelles did not come from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Civil aviation chief Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said in a statement that investigators have analyzed photographs of the debris and confirmed it did not come from a Boeing 777 or from a Rolls Royce engine, the type used on the flight   Read More ...
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Malaysia says Seychelles debris not from missing MH370 plane
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said on Friday pieces of debris found in Seychelles are not from missing flight MH370, which vanished in March 2014 on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board. The location of the plane has become one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries. It is believed to have gone down in the Indian Ocean   Read More ...
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Malaysia says Seychelles debris not from missing Flight 370
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian official says two pieces of debris found in Seychelles did not belong to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Civil aviation chief Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said in a statement Friday that investigators have analyzed photographs of the debris and confirmed it did not come from a Boeing 777 or from a Rolls Royce engine, the type used on the flight   Read More ...
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Serpihan di Seychelles bukan milik MH370
PUTRAJAYA: Serpihan yang disyaki milik pesawat Malaysia Airlines MH370 yang ditemui di Seychelles beberapa hari lalu bukan daripada pesawat berkenaan. Ketua Pengarah Jabatan Penerbangan Awam (DCA), Datuk Seri Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, berkata perkara itu disahkan Pasukan Penyiasat MH370 selepas menjalankan penilaian ke atas foto serpihan berkenaan. "Kami menghubungi Pihak Berkuasa Penerbangan Awam Seychelles (SCAAA) untuk mendapatkan maklumat terperinci. Pihak SCAAA kemudian berkongsi maklumat dan foto serpihan itu   Read More ...
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DCA: Seychelles debris not from missing MH370
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said today pieces of debris found in Seychelles are not from missing flight MH370, which vanished in March 2014 on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board. But Malaysia had come to the conclusion that the debris was not from the plane after contacting the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority for more information.   Read More ...
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Debris found in Seychelles not from MH370, says DCA
PETALING JAYA: The two pieces of debris found in Seychelles recently are not from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, said the Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation (DCA). Its director-general Datuk Seri Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said in a statement on Friday that the MH370 investigation team had carried out assessments of the photographs and confirmed that the pieces of debris were not from a Boeing 777 or Rolls Royce engine   Read More ...
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Malaysia says Seychelles debris not from missing MH370 plane
KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) – Malaysia said on Friday (July 14) pieces of debris found in Seychelles are not from missing flight MH370, which vanished in March 2014 on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board. The location of the plane has become one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries. It is believed to have gone down in the Indian Ocean   Read More ...
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Malaysia says Seychelles debris not from missing MH370 plane
Malaysia said on Friday pieces of debris found in Seychelles are not from missing flight MH370, which vanished in March 2014 on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board. The location of the plane has become one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries. It is believed to have gone down in the Indian Ocean. Various pieces of debris have been collected from Indian Ocean islands and Africa's east coast and at least three of them have been confirmed as coming from the missing Boeing 777   Read More ...
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Malaysia says Seychelles debris not from missing MH370 plane
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia said on Friday pieces of debris found in Seychelles are not from missing flight MH370, which vanished in March 2014 on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board. The location of the plane has become one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries. It is believed to have gone down in the Indian Ocean   Read More ...
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Seychelles reports find of possible plane debris, tells Malaysia
VICTORIA: Seychelles reported on Thursday the discovery of two pieces of debris that seemed to be from an aircraft and said it had notified Malaysia, whose Flight MH370 vanished in 2014 with 239 people aboard. The Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) said scientists researching birds and turtles had found the debris washed up on Farqhar, one of the islands that make up the tropical Indian Ocean nation   Read More ...
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Dua serpihan dipercayai MH370 ditemui di Seychelles
Pihak Berkuasa Penerbangan Awam Seychelles (SCAA) dalam satu menyataan berkata, saintis yang menjalankan penyelidikan mengenai burung dan penyu menemui serpihan berkenaan terdampar di Farqhar. Menurutnya, perkara itu sudah dimaklumkan kepada pihak berkuasa Malaysia yang menyatakan minat untuk bekerjasama. “Arah arus laut menunjukkan kemungkinan serpihan itu berasal dari lokasi lain yang dilaporkan turut menemui kepingan pesawat berkenaan di beberapa negara Lautan Hindi,” kata pegawai kanan SCAA yang enggan dikenali   Read More ...
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