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Seychelles : Seychelles candidate for Security Council seat: president
on 2012/8/4 13:52:04
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AFP
The Indian Ocean archipelago of Seychelles said Friday it intends to make a bid to secure a UN Security Council seat in five years' time, according to a statement from the president's office.

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Seychelles : Seychelles bids for UN Security Council seat
on 2012/8/4 13:44:37
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AP
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Seychelles has just 90,000 people, but that's not holding the island nation back from seeking a seat on the U.N. Security Council.

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Seychelles : Seychelles votes in parliamentary poll after rivals boycott
on 2011/9/29 16:04:30
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Reuters
VICTORIA (Reuters) - Voters in Seychelles began casting their ballots on Thursday in a parliamentary election that should hand the ruling People's Party a large majority after the main opposition group said it would boycott the poll.

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Seychelles : Denmark, Seychelles in deal to prosecute pirates
on 2011/5/26 17:13:06
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Reuters
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark has signed an agreement with the Seychelles to enable the Danish navy operating off the Horn of Africa to hand over pirates to the Seychelles to be prosecuted, officials said on Wednesday.

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Seychelles : Seychelles votes in final day of presidential poll
on 2011/5/21 22:35:32
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Reuters
VICTORIA (Reuters) - The people of Seychelles cast their ballots in a final day of polling on Saturday in a presidential election tainted by opposition accusations of voter bribery by the ruling party.

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Seychelles : No Room in Our Jails for Somali Pirates, Says President
on 2010/10/25 20:01:49
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RFI

Thanks to Somali pirates, the most dangerous waters in the world lie off the Horn of Africa. But Seychelles President Jean Michel tells RFI that his country's jails are full and he does not have the means to respond to international pressure to tackle piracy.

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Seychelles : 11 pirates jailed 10yrs
on 2010/7/28 13:40:11
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africanews

Eleven Somali pirates have been given 10 years each in jail in the island nation of Seychelles, the presidency said on Monday. The pirates were sentenced on charges for attempting to hijack a coastguard vessel last December.

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