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# Mauritius

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Ex-hotel workers arrested in Michaela McAreavey probe released on bail
Sandip Moneea, who was acquitted of the teacher’s murder, and ex-security guard Dassen Narayanen were freed during a hearing today.
Former hotel worker rearrested in Michaela McAreavey investigation, lawyers say
Sandeep Mooneea was arrested by police in Mauritius today, his lawyers said.
Man arrested by police investigating Michaela McAreavey murder remanded on theft charge
Dassen Narayanen worked as a security guard at the hotel where McAreavey was murdered in 2011.
Former hotel security guard questioned by Michaela McAreavey detectives
The lawyer for Dassen Narayen told the PA news agency that his client was detained today.
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Mauritian authorities to re-examine case of murdered Irish honeymooner Michaela McAreavey
Two hotel workers who were charged with her murder were acquitted in 2012.
Grounded oil tanker off Mauritius coast splits and leaks more diesel near protected areas
The country’s government is under pressure to explain why the ship was not emptied of its fuel.
'Illegal colonial occupant': UK criticised for ignoring UN deadline to return territory to Mauritius
Britain separated the Chagos Islands from its colony Mauritius more than 50 years ago.
Britain should give up control of Chagos Islands 'as rapidly as possible' - UN court
The International Court of Justice said in a legal opinion that Britain had illegally split the islands from Mauritius.
Hindu chef unfairly dismissed after going on prayer leave after his dad died
The chef was required to mourn for 40 days.
John McAreavey offers €50,000 reward in Mauritius for information on his wife's murder
McAreavey has travelled to Mauritius in an attempt to kickstart the investigation into his wife’s murder on their honeymoon in 2011.
Michaela McAreavey case is not closed, says prosecutor
The Director of Public Prosecutions in Mauritius has said the investigation continues, in advance of his meeting with Michaela’s husband next Monday.
Retired policeman held after fake bomb found on Air France plane
The plane carrying 459 passengers was flying to Paris yesterday when it had to divert to Kenya over the bomb scare.
Family of Michaela McAreavey has heard 'new developments' in murder investigation
Mauritian media reports say new evidence could mean a reopened case “within days.”
Judo World Cup gold for Kearney while Thompson and Fleming also medal
It’s been a profitable trip to Mauritius for Irish Judoka.
Michaela McAreavey: Mauritius Supreme Court to hear civil case against Lux Hotel
The Harte and McAreavey families are suing for €1.4 million.
Mauritius editor convicted over Michaela murder photos
The Sunday Times editor Imraan Hosany says he will appeal the prosecution.
PSNI in Mauritius to assist in Michaela McAreavey investigation
The three detectives are in Mauritius for a week to help local authorities with their continued investigation into her death.
Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent found
Scientists have dubbed the slab ‘Mauritia’, as it was found under the island of Mauritius.
Mauritian police won't confirm reports of new suspect in Michaela murder probe
Police reopened their investigation into the Tyrone woman’s death in January 2011 following the acquittal of two men accused of her murder earlier this year.
Bishop John McAreavey takes break for "personal renewal"
The Bishop is the uncle to John McAreavey, whose wife Michaela was murdered while on honeymoon in Mauritius in January 2011.
GAA fans gear up to support Michaela Foundation
The specially commissioned jersey designed for next Saturday’s charity match, in memory of the Tyrone woman who died tragically last year, has been a hit with fans.
'She talked about God's plan - even in football': John McAreavey on Michaela's faith
The husband of the tragic schoolteacher made the comments on a DVD just released by the Catholic Church.
Mauritian government wants new director for its forensic science lab
The advertising of the position comes in the wake of criticism of DNA collection by authorities during the Michaela McAreavey murder trial.
Michaela McAreavey: fresh investigation gets underway
A new police team has been put together and said that one of its first tasks will be to interview people who were near the McAreavey’s hotel room just before the murder.
Photos: 70 girls perform at The Michaela Foundation Summer Camp closing ceremony
Michaela McAreavey’s family say they organised the summer camp to commemorate her memory and pass her values on to the next generation.
Michaela photos: Irish ambassador meets Mauritian ministers to report concerns
Brendan McMahon relayed Ireland’s concerns over the investigation into Michaela McAreavey’s murder, and the recent trial.
Martin McGuinness disagrees with 'perverse' Michaela trial verdict
The North’s deputy first minister is meeting with the Mauritian high commissioner in London today to discuss the case.
Michaela death: Mauritius PM invites Gardaí, PSNI to investigate
Navin Ramgoolam tells the BBC that police from both sides of the Irish border will be invited to investigate the murder.
Poll: Do you support a boycott of Mauritius?
A travel agent in Donegal is no longer selling holidays to Mauritius and some are calling for a boycott of the Indian Ocean island. What do you think?
Irish investigation into Michaela murder not ruled out
The Tánaiste said the government will convey a ‘strong protest’ to the Mauritian government about what appears to be the leaking of the photographs.
Mauritian government condemns "outrageous" photos of Michaela crime scene
Mauritius describes the leaked photos as “outrageous” as Eamon Gilmore meets his ambassador to convey Ireland’s protests.
Newspaper images could hinder Michaela inquiry - lawyer
The McAreavey family lawyer in Mauritius said the publication of images from the crime scene could hinder further inquiries or the prospect of another trial.
Govt to make formal complaint over pictures of Michaela crime scene
Pictures from the crime scene where Michaela McAreavey was killed last year have been published in a Mauritian newspaper today with the Taoiseach saying that a formal complaint will now be made to the Mauritian government.
Michaela: FG MEP rows back on call for Irish tourists to boycott Mauritius
Seán Kelly had urged Irish people to stay away from Mauritius in the wake of the not guilty verdict but told that he would change that view if the investigation continues.
Michaela McAreavey: New trial "a possibility"
The Director of Public Prosecutions in Mauritius said he was surprised at the verdict and that he was not discarding the possibility of a new trial.
Michaela McAreavey trial: Accused may sue police
The lawyer for Avinash Treebhoowoon also expressed sympathy for the Irish honeymooner’s family.