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News Seychelles » Security: As China concerns grow, India looks to build military presence in Seychelles

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/as-china-concerns-grow-india-looks-to-build-military-presence-in-seychelles/ar-BBJj0bv
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

During a previous visit to the Seychelles by Modi in May 2015, the Indian leader outlined a vision for the Indian Ocean region with "collaboration as its backbone." Under the banner of SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region), a Modi-led ...

News Seychelles » Security: Seychelles: DFA refutes Assomption claims

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096482846/Seychelles-DFA-refutes-Assomption-claims
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Agreement provides for India to finance the development of facilities on Assomption Island to assist the Defence Forces of Seychelles to extend its capacity for maritime security, protection, effective control and monitoring, search and rescue and ...

News Seychelles » Security: India to build major military facility in Seychelles amid growing China influence

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/india-seychelles-china-military-facility-indian-ocean-islands-a8217596.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

We are dealing with countries with nuclear powers here.” India and the Seychelles are maritime neighbours with a stake in each other’s security, India’s foreign secretary, Subrahmaniam Jaishankar, said after signing the deal. The two countries ...

News Seychelles » Security: The Seychelles Has Been Blackmailed Into Creating Two New Marine Reserves (Sort Of)

News channel or source: http://www.iflscience.com/policy/the-seychelles-has-been-blackmailed-into-creating-two-new-marine-reserves-sort-of/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The Seychelles will be able to exchange their debt for two large ... It also threatens the economic security of people living there who rely on tourism and fishing to survive. Roughly 43 percent of the islands' population is employed in one of these ...

News Seychelles » Security: Chemical Tanker Attacked by Pirates Off Coast of Somalia

News channel or source: http://gcaptain.com/chemical-tanker-attacked-by-pirates-off-somalia/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Following the attack, the Maritime Security Centre for the Horn of Africa (MSCHOA ... and have since been charged with piracy related crimes in the Seychelles. The six suspects, if convicted, could face up to 30 years in jail. gCaptain is the top-visited ...

News Seychelles » Security: From Scotland To The Seychelles: Where The Royals Honeymoon

News channel or source: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/royals-honeymoon_uk_5a86e7dbe4b00bc49f433d5a
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

“Not for the obvious reasons, but from the point of view of privacy and security, which is paramount to the royal ... the couple spent the entirety of their 10-day getaway on North Island in the Seychelles. Described as a luxury paradise, the secluded ...

News Seychelles » Security: ‘Seychelles committed to Indian naval base’

News channel or source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/seychelles-committed-to-indian-naval-base/article8022404.ece
Publication date: Wednesday 23 December 2015

“This is a joint project between India and Seychelles involving our two Defence Forces in enhancing our mutual security along our western seaboard. Seychelles is absolutely committed to the project.” Seychelles is expecting India’s evaluation team to ...

News Seychelles » Security: Maritime security utmost important for India, Seychelles: S. Jaishankar

News channel or source: https://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/World/20180128/3262591.html
Publication date: Saturday 27 January 2018

Foreign Secretary of India S. Jaishankar on Saturday reiterated that maritime security was of utmost importance for India and Seychelles and that there should be constant cooperation and collective action to tackle such challenges affecting the maritime ...

News Seychelles » Security: China strengthening air defenses with eye on India, says state media

News channel or source: https://www.news4jax.com/news/international/china-strengthening-air-defenses-with-eye-on-india-says-state-media
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

According to a Global Times report, reposted on the English version of the People's Liberation Army's website Tuesday, China is upgrading air defense in its Western Theater Command -- the strategic area covering security along the country's mountainous far ...

News Seychelles » Security: Former top Trump adviser Rick Gates to plead guilty in Mueller inquiry and cooperate

News channel or source: http://www.cleveland.com/nation/index.ssf/2018/02/former_top_trump_adviser_rick.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The court papers unsealed Thursday describe an intricate scheme by Manafort and Gates, trying to shield tens of millions of dollars from U.S. tax authorities by transferring the funds through foreign bank accounts, including in Cyprus and the Seychelles.