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Ocean Island,

Kiribati: see BanabaBanaba
or Ocean Island,
island (1990 pop. 284), 2.2 sq mi (5.7 sq km), central Pacific, in the Republic of Kiribati, in the Gilbert Islands. The island was first visited by the British in 1804, was annexed in 1900, and from 1907 was the administrative capital of the
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The 10th edition of the Indian Ocean Island Games set to take place in Mauritius will be held between 19 and 28 July and participating islands are the Comoros, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Mayotte, Seychelles including Reunion, a French Department.
It is further reinforcing the India-Africa partnership through bilateral arrangements with Indian Ocean island economies, namely the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) with Mauritius, and closer cooperation with Madagascar and the Seychelles (Chart 9).
French firefighters are at work as a surfer died after a shark attack, in Saint-Leu, on the French indian ocean island of La Reunion, on May 9, 2019.
Njiva Rakotoharimalala scored four minutes before half-time to earn Madagascar a 1-0 Group A victory over Equatorial Guinea on the huge Indian Ocean island. Tunisia and record seven-time title-holders Egypt secured slots in Cameroon next June with away victories in Group J over Niger and eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) respectively.
Male [Maldives], August 30 ( ANI ): Uncertainty continues to persist in Maldives, the Indian Ocean Island, as there are high assumptions of not having free and fair Presidential polls scheduled to be held on 23rd of next month.
He declared a state of emergency to rein in the spread of communal violence after Buddhists and Muslims clashed in the Indian Ocean island's central district of Kandy.
NEW YORK -- Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes.
Summary: Dubai Cares launches four new educational programmes in Caribbean and Pacific Ocean island states
The website, which is one of the first of its kind in the Indian Ocean island nation, lets personal banking customers do their banking on the move on any mobile device.
Janice, 47, was working as managing director for data capture firm PECS Data Services on the Indian Ocean island at the time of her death.
At least 183 people have been killed and more than 100 are missing after heavy rain began swamping the southern and western areas of the Indian Ocean island nation last Friday.
The early rainy season downpours have forced hundreds of people from their homes across the Indian Ocean island.