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Maldives government 'looking for private funding for advertising campaign to boost tourism industry'
Wednesday 13 June 2012
The government of the Maldives is said to be looking for funding from the private sector for an advertising campaign to boost its tourism industry following turmoil earlier this year when its elected president was forced from office in what he later claimed was a coup.
Thursday 31 May 2012
Two American tourists have been kidnapped while travelling in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
Sunday 27 May 2012
Head to the far south of Italy for sun-drenched days on Puglia's beaches. Long Travel (01694 722193; long-travel.co.uk) is offering free B&B at Masseria Torre Coccaro, near Fasano, for children aged up to 12 this summer. This 39-room five-star hotel is set in a 17th-century masseria that counts a chapel among its charming buildings.
Thursday 26 April 2012
Launch is latest proof of escalation of arms in Asia as new report stresses the threat to rest of the world
Wednesday 18 April 2012
The Maldives president has announced that he will call for an early presidential election amid opposition demands following a contentious power transfer earlier this year.
Friday 13 April 2012
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Two massive earthquakes triggered back-to-back tsunami warnings for Indonesia , sending panicked residents fleeing to high ground in cars and on the backs of motorcycles.
Sunday 08 April 2012
Britain criticised for 'particularly poor record' in international crackdown on Indian Ocean piracy
Friday 16 March 2012
Scattered across 650 miles of the Indian Ocean, these tropical islands offer superb beaches, dramatic scenery and a benign climate.
Thursday 16 February 2012
Mining officials loyal to President Robert Mugabe are stashing profits from diamond fields amid fears the money could fund political violence ahead of proposed elections, it was claimed yesterday.
Saturday 11 February 2012
Clashes between government and opposition supporters on the Maldives have not spread to the pristine beaches and luxury spas of the Indian Ocean archipelago. So that's all right then. Except that it isn't.
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Wholesale gas prices touched a six-year high of £1 a therm yesterday as the big freeze showed no sign of letting up in Britain and across Europe.
Saturday 04 February 2012
Spains Telefónica became the first team since Steinlager 2 in 1989-90 to win the first three legs of the Volvo Ocean Race when they held off the challenge of Groupama sailing team to arrive first into the Chinese port of Sanya on Saturday.
Wednesday 18 January 2012
Less than £200... Summer flights
Spanish airline Vueling has announced it is due to start direct flights from Southampton to its main hub at Barcelona's El Prat airport from 23 June this year, just in time for the summer season. Tickets to the Catalan capital – with its vibrant Gaudi architecture, gourmet cuisine and glorious beaches – are available to book now via the website, with return fares starting at €140 (£116). Vueling.com
Saturday 14 January 2012
The Royal Navy has captured 13 Somali pirates on a boat in the Indian Ocean.
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'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
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Tunisia beach attack: How can British Muslims respond to the latest outrages?
- 1 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 2 Iain Duncan Smith's expenses credit card is suspended after he runs up £1,000 debt to taxpayer
- 3 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 4 French woman dies in freak bungee jumping accident
- 5 Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck to divorce and end their 10-year marriage