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As such the North's nuclear testing site was no longer needed, he told the central committee of the ruling Workers' Party, according to the official ... Even when there was an extended pause in testing, US officials said that it could not be interpreted as a halt without an explicit statement from Pyongyang.
An AFP reporter was invited to Friday's opening but was not allowed by AMC and Saudi authorities to talk to audience members or attend the screening. ... An AMC official said the movie chain could possibly release the much-anticipated thriller "Avengers: Infinity War" at the cinema next week, around ...
(Seychelles News Agency) - The local authorities have started an investigation following an incident where an Iranian dhow carrying 14 crew members caught fire and sank in the Seychelles' waters. According to a communique from the Seychelles Police, the incident happened in the early hours ...

Mueller Reportedly Has Documents Contradicting Erik Prince's Version of Seychelles Meeting With Russian Official ... in November, Prince claimed he was in Seychelles to meet with business officals from the United Arab Emirates, and that one of those officials had casually introduced him to Dmitriev.
Seychelles authorities believe that, if the base is developed and upgraded, it will help increase the capacity of the country's Coast Guards to patrol its 1.3 ... Various stakeholders in the Seychelles, ranging from politicians and lawyers to government officials, believe that the nation is capable of building ... India Military Base
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, today announced an allocation of AED64.2 million for the development of two projects in the Republic of Seychelles that will enhance the country's capacity to produce renewable energy from sustainable resources. India Military Base
The aquaculture sector will be back in Seychelles starting in August with the completion of a new mariculture facility at Providence -- an industrial zone -- on the eastern coast of the main island of Mahe. SNA spoke with Manuel Barange, the director of fisheries and aquaculture at the Food and Agriculture ... India Military Base
Japan's finance minister admitted March 12 that official papers related to a favouritism scandal dogging Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had been altered, but ... Aso has blamed lower level officials, but opposition lower house member Satoshi Arai tweeted Tuesday it is "impossible to do this without approval by ... India Military Base
(Seychelles News Agency) - Unlicensed tourism establishments operating in Seychelles have until March 12 to contact the Ministry of Tourism to change their legal status, the tourism minister said Wednesday. In December last year, the Minister of Tourism Maurice Loustau-Lalanne declared that his ... India Military Base
When the encounter was first reported last April, sources claimed the meeting's purpose was to establish a back channel between the Trump team and Russian officials. Prince denied that allegation, and in November, he testified under oath to Congress that he traveled to Seychelles to pursue a business ... India Military Base
“If we don't do anything now, then everybody would believe that under the guise of democracy and free access of information anybody can publish any official documents that is not supposed to be in the public domain,” said Meriton. Seychelles and India signed a 20-year agreement in January that will ... India Military Base
Unlicensed tourism establishments operating in Seychelles have until March 12 to contact the Ministry of Tourism to change their legal status, the tourism minister said Wednesday. In December last year, the Minister of Tourism Maurice Loustau-Lalanne declared that his ministry had started stepping up ... India Military Base
And he's testifying about what, exactly, happened at a mysterious meeting between a Trump associate and a Russian fund manager in the Seychelles, .... said he wanted to establish a secret back channel with Russia, and both MBZ and Prince made their own trips to see Trump officials not long after that. India Military Base
(Seychelles News Agency) - A new cruise ship company has announced that their expedition ship - the Silver Discoverer - will now be based in the Indian Ocean for a number of inter island ... According to the Seychelles Ports Authorities, the cruise season of 2017/2018 has brought 41 cruise ship calls.

(Seychelles News Agency) - Seychelles is planning to install Africa's first utility-scale Floating Solar Photovoltaic (PV) system on the sea, said a top official of the Seychelles Energy Commission. The chief executive officer of the commission, Tony Imaduwa, told SNA on Monday that this project will ... Solar
Officials from both Seoul and Washington say there will be no meeting between Kim Yong Chol and Ivanka Trump -- who is travelling with Korea ... Pyongyang denounced his comments Sunday, with the official Korean Central News Agency carrying a statement from the North's Korea Asia-Pacific Peace ... Solar
They then hid the existence of the companies and accounts — set up in Cyprus, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Seychelles — from American tax authorities. “Gates helped maintain these accounts and arranged substantial transfers from the accounts to both Manafort and himself,” prosecutors ... Solar
(Seychelles News Agency) - A travelling exhibition about the humpback whale has opened in Seychelles. “Mysterious Cetacean” opened on Friday at the museum of ... The natural history museum will then launch its official programme for this year. “Like this marvellous animal that knows no borders, this ... Solar
Anger erupted in a town in remote northeast Nigeria on February 22 after officials fumbled to account for scores of schoolgirls from the college who locals ... Bego's statement had been the first official acknowledgement of an abduction, two days after Boko Haram fighters stormed the remote town in pick-up ... Solar
Since then, government officials have been searching for ways to preserve Seychelles' environment without endangering financial stability. So the Finance Ministry was intrigued when United States-based conservation group The Nature Conservancy (TNC) approached it recently with a debt-for-nature ... Solar
The Seychelles has created protected areas "the size of Great Britain" in the Indian Ocean. In exchange for getting some of its national debt paid off, the island nation has agreed to protect 210,000 sq km (81,000 sq miles) of ocean. The reserves will limit tourism and fishing activities in the Seychelles to halt ... Solar
(Seychelles News Agency) - A group of pickup truck drivers demanding better work conditions held a protest on the State House Avenue in Seychelles' capital Victoria for a second consecutive day on Tuesday. The drivers of trucks for hire are asking the authorities to design a national tariff. They are also ... Solar
Elsewhere in the country, flooding on the Normandy coast had required the authorities to cut drinking water to nearly 34,000 residents in the Seine-Maritime and Eure departments on Friday, the regional health agency said. And in the east, a red alert was issued for the Saone river, where flooding was ... Solar
Former Brazilian presidents Dilma Rousseff (L) and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva are pictured, during a campaign rally to launch Lula's presidential candidacy for the upcoming October elections, at the Workers Central Union (CUT) headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on January 25, 2018. A Brazilian appeals ... Solar
The authorities recorded 2,384 cases, leading to 202 deaths. Most fatalities came from the pneumonic form of plague, which infects the lungs -- the rarest but most virulent form of the disease. The announcement of the first cases in highland Antananarivo and the large eastern seaport of Toamasina caused ... Solar
COMESA's online market will reduce cross-border trade barriers - officials ... The official was speaking after a two-day workshop on the digital free trade area held in the Seychelles last week. Speaking in an ... Officials said laws are critical to handle digital transactions and payments, among others. Solar
(Seychelles News Agency) - Telecommunication services in Seychelles will be disrupted on Saturday due to urgent civil work to be undertaken by the city of Dar Es Salaam where the Seychelles East Africa System (SEAS) passes through, said a top official. The chair of the Seychelles Cable System, ... Solar
The President of the Republic, Mr Danny Faure, attended the Official Opening of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2018 yesterday, currently ... It presents an important networking platform for Seychelles as a Small Island State to learn the latest sustainable actions, emerging trends and projects, ... Solar
Now, the Defense Department has been instructed to stop making payments from "coalition support funds" set aside to refund Pakistani spending on counter-terrorist operations. Exemptions will be made in cases of "critical national security" and officials refused to put a figure on how much Pakistan will lose ... Solar
Even reformists in Iran, who backed the 2009 protests, have condemned the violence and the support the demonstrations have received from the United States. But they also urged the authorities to address economic grievances. "Officials must acknowledge the deplorable situation of the country as the first ... Solar
Data analysis of 20 years of turtle monitoring on Aldabra is helping Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) officials observe the movement patterns of these sea creatures and be in a better position to understand threats they may face at different stages of their life. The in-water tagging and monitoring of both ... Solar
"It seemed to me that the whole investigation into the death was flawed, and the Seychelles authorities kept trying to put roadblocks in the way and were just not cooperative at all. "After what happened I just couldn't hack being in the Navy anymore, it just lost all of the fun and my passion died. "Someone ... Solar
The move has stirred resistance in the Seychelles, however, where earlier this month, a group of 50 residents held a demonstration to protest the accord, citing a lack of transparency and environmental concerns. The organizer of the protest, Ralph Volcere, told the official Seychelles News Agency that the ... Solar
An outbreak of pneumonic plague in Madagascar and Seychelles carries a ... According to public health officials, the man began experiencing ... Solar
The Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) will roll out the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) early December, with an official switchover ... Solar
The Seychellois heritage – which includes the French-based Creole seselwa that has official language status here – has become a cultural ... Solar
18 October 2017 | Victoria, Seychelles - Samples from patients in ... WHO is working with the Seychelles health authorities to reduce the risk of plague spreading ... Solar
(Seychelles News Agency) - The President of Seychelles marked his ... that an exhibition of official gifts to the President has been organised. Solar
Visitors to Seychelles who have visited Madagascar or transited ... will be placed under observation by health officials upon arrival to Mahe. Solar
I don't know if I will come to the polling station tomorrow," one official told ... In Kisumu, officials said only five out of some 400 election officials ... Solar
... with alcohol and set them on fire, officials said. The guard hospitalized with burns all over his body later succumbed to his wounds and died. Solar
Specifically, US officials told reporters Sudan had refrained from new ... more progress is needed," a senior administration official told reporters. Solar
Gedeon said officials will also be working with experts on plague to ... Malagasy workers in Seychelles, has agreed upon official request to ... Solar
Officials at an evacuation centre in Klungkung district said 122,490 ... Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu prompted authorities on Thursday to order ... Solar
Matshidiso Moeti, the regional director of the World Health Organisation, met with President Danny Faure on Tuesday. (Jude Morel, Seychelles ... Solar
The IMF team reached a staff level agreement with the authorities on their ... Under the arrangement, Seychelles economic program would be ... Solar
It's unclear precisely which Trump officials Rice discussed at the House meeting. ... A senior Middle East official told CNN that the UAE did not "mislead" ... arrange the Seychelles meeting with Russia government officials to ... Solar


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