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British Indian Ocean Territory News

The Guardian 
The row between Mauritius and the UK – over what Britain terms BIOT, or British Indian Ocean Territory – has become increasingly acrimonious in recent years. In 1965, three years before Mauritius was granted independence, the UK decided to separate the ... See more..
Express.co.uk 
BRITAIN has been forced into a hearing at the Hague over an historic territorial dispute, after scores of EU nations turned their backs on the UK. See more..
The Guardian 
The UK is in danger of losing a vote at the UN on the fate of the Chagos Islands, an Indian Ocean archipelago that has been at the centre of a long-running dispute between Britain and Mauritius. The UN is voting on Thursday on a Mauritian resolution to ... See more..
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Sputnik International 
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — A UK-Guam construction joint venture won almost $27 million to expand US refueling capabilities for ships at the United Kingdom- sovereignty Diego Garcia base in the Indian Ocean, the Department of Defense said in a press ... See more..
Dissident Voice 
On Thursday of last week (22/6/17) the United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly by 94 votes to 15, with 64 abstentions, on a motion advanced ... See more..
Eos 
... groups (all of them British Overseas Territories) were selected for the study: Pitcairn Island in the South Pacific, South Georgia and the Sandwich Islands in the Southern Ocean, Ascension Island in the South Atlantic, and British Indian Ocean ... See more..
Marine Technology News 
The U.K. Government is in the process of establishing a number of MPAs, including; four large reserves around Pitcairn Island, the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Ascension Island and the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) at the Chagos ... See more..
Le Defi Media Group 
Ce qui force alors la partie mauricienne à rappeler, dans la note, qu'elle ne reconnaît pas le British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) et réclame la souveraineté sur les îles Chagos. “The Republic of Mauritius hereby protests formally against the ... See more..
Coin World 
The Pobjoy Mint has issued its first-ever colorful titanium coin produced for the British Indian Ocean Territory. The coin celebrates the green turtle (Chelonia mydas). As titanium reacts differently with every strike, each green turtle coin is ... See more..
Hindustan Times 
“The UK is disappointed that Mauritius is seeking a request by the UN General Assembly to the International Court of Justice for an advisory opinion on sovereignty of the British Indian Ocean Territory. The UK believes this is an inappropriate use of ... See more..
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