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Michaela Harte-McAreavey, related to two Gaelic football stars, was killed while on her honeymoon in Mauritius in 2011.

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2 found not guilty in slaying of former beauty queen on her honeymoonupdated: Thu Jul 12 2012 12:56:00

Two former hotel workers have been cleared of the high-profile murder of an Irish newlywed on her honeymoon in Mauritius last year, police on the Indian Ocean island said Thursday.

Jury chosen in murder trial of newlywed in Mauritiusupdated: Tue May 22 2012 13:45:00

Two men accused of murdering an Irish teacher on her honeymoon last year pleaded not guilty when they appeared in court in Mauritius on Tuesday, police on the Indian Ocean island said.

Scramble for 'dot africa' internet domain name updated: Tue Dec 13 2011 12:53:00

A proposed new ".africa" internet domain name will provide a stronger brand identity than current little known country domains, while preventing registration revenues flowing abroad, say backers.

Former Cape Verde president wins $5 million awardupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 12:04:00

A $5 million prize for excellence in African leadership was awarded to former Cape Verde President Pedro Verona Pires in London on Monday.

Suspect in Irish newlywed death to appear in courtupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 07:26:00

A hotel security guard arrested over the death of an Irish newlywed who was strangled on her honeymoon will appear in court Friday, police in Mauritius said.

Fifth suspect arrested in slaying of Irish newlywed in Mauritiusupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 16:12:00

Police investigating the death of an Irish newlywed who was strangled on her honeymoon have arrested a fifth man, they said Wednesday.

Fourth person arrested in death of newlywed in Mauritiusupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 16:15:00

A fourth person has been arrested in the death of an Irish newlywed at her honeymoon hotel on the island of Mauritius, police said Tuesday.

Thousands attend funeral for murdered newlywedupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 11:30:00

Thousands of mourners attended the funeral Monday of the newlywed Irish teacher strangled in Mauritius a week ago.

Family prepares slain newlywed's funeralupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 05:57:00

Final preparations are being made for the funeral Monday of slain Irish newlywed Michaela Harte-McAreavey.

Body of slain newlywed returned to Northern Irelandupdated: Sat Jan 15 2011 10:38:00

The body of Michaela Harte-McAreavey, a newlywed killed on her honeymoon in Mauritius, has been returned to her home in Northern Ireland.

Mauritius police reconstruct newlywed death, they sayupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 16:42:00

Police in Mauritius staged a reconstruction Thursday of the death this week of an Irish newlywed on the Indian Ocean island, they said.

Cruise ship avoids potential pirate attack, spokesman saysupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 14:56:00

A British cruise ship avoided a possible pirate attack in the Indian Ocean on Wednesday when the captain to took evasive maneuvers and alerted naval authorities after the ship's radar detected an approaching small boat.

Suspects charged in death of Gaelic footballer's wifeupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 08:36:00

Three suspects appeared in a Mauritius court Wednesday in connection with the death of Michaela Harte-McAreavey, daughter of a leading Irish sports figure and wife of Gaelic football star John McAreavey.

Death of Gaelic football star's wife investigated as homicideupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 18:19:00

Police on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius said Tuesday they were treating the death of a Gaelic football star's wife during their honeymoon as murder.

Mauritius bids to become 'springboard' to India and Chinaupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 10:01:00

Mauritius, a tiny island located off the south-east coast of Africa, is an "ideal platform" for investors looking to tap into Asia's growing economies, according to one of the country's financial experts.

Face Time with Sunil Benimadhuupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 10:01:00

What is the secret of Mauritius' economic success? The chief executive of the country's stock exchange explains.

Pirates hijack Taiwanese fishing vessel off African coastupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 06:49:00

Pirates have commandeered a Taiwanese-flagged fishing boat off the coast of Africa, the European Union's Naval Force in Somalia announced on Friday.

Panamanian flagged ship pirated off Somali coastupdated: Sat Sep 25 2010 08:25:00

A Panamanian flagged ship sailing off the Somali coast was pirated early Saturday, the European Union's anti-piracy task force said.

Clemente named new coach of Cameroonupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 16:37:00

The Cameroon Football Federation has appointed veteran Spaniard Javier Clemente as the coach of the African country's national team.

CNNMoney: Gold surges to a fresh recordupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 15:14:00

Gold rallied to an all-time high Monday, climbing ever closer to $1,200 an ounce, as the U.S. dollar slid and investors showed nervousness about the economy.

Recession boosts global human trafficking, report saysupdated: Fri Nov 06 2009 17:37:00

The global financial crisis has increased the worldwide trade in trafficked persons, says a State Department report released in June.

Massive African lake could dry up, U.N. agency saysupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 12:01:00

Up to 30 million people are facing "a humanitarian disaster" as one of Africa's biggest lakes shrinks, a United Nations agency warned Thursday.

Semenya given rousing South African receptionupdated: Tue Aug 25 2009 14:54:00

New 800 meters world champion Caster Semenya has arrived back in South Africa to fresh controversy over levels of testosterone in her body three times higher than normal for women.

Recession boosts global human trafficking, report saysupdated: Tue Jun 16 2009 15:11:00

The global financial crisis has increased the worldwide trade in trafficked persons, says a State Department report released Tuesday.

People.com: Prince Harry Splits with Girlfriend Chelsy Davyupdated: Mon Jan 26 2009 10:19:00

The British heir and his girlfriend of five years break up after exotic vacation

Tented camps take luxury under coverupdated: Mon Dec 29 2008 11:05:00

Alice Temperley likes to camp. Which is why the British fashion designer, who escapes her London workshop to rusticate in a tepee on her Somerset country estate, was recently commissioned by One & Only Le Saint Géran to erect a similar structure on their beach in Mauritius.

Round the world racers to go on pirate alertupdated: Thu Nov 20 2008 06:55:00

Eight yachts competing in the Volvo Ocean Race round-the-world event will be kept closely briefed on piracy threats and monitored by warships as they approach the troubled waters of the Arabian Sea.

Time.com: French Novelist Le ClÉzio: A Nobel Surpriseupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 10:00:00

Jean-Marie Gustave Le ClÉzio has never been easy to classify. Now he'll be known as one of literature's Élites: a Nobel laureate

French author Le Clezio wins Nobel Prizeupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 08:23:00

French author Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio has won this year's Nobel Prize for Literature, the Nobel Foundation announced Thursday.

Richards gets better of Ohuruogu in finalsupdated: Sun Sep 14 2008 16:34:00

Sanya Richards turned the tables on Olympic champion Christine Ohuruogu to win the 400 meters at the World Athletics Final in Stuttgart on Sunday, handing the Briton her only defeat of the year.

Kerzner International factsupdated: Fri Jan 11 2008 10:26:00

Kerzner International Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, is a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos and luxury hotels.

Sol Kerzner profileupdated: Fri Jan 11 2008 10:25:00

Sol Kerzner is the founder, CEO and chairman of the board of Kerzner International Holdings Limited (formerly Sun International). Mr. Kerzner has gained international acclaim for his imaginatively designed, high-quality resorts and business acumen.

'Grinch' show reopensupdated: Sun Nov 25 2007 00:01:00

Mothers, kids and grandmothers are excited the musical 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' is reopening on Broadway.

Off the beaten Broadway trackupdated: Wed Nov 14 2007 09:52:00

In the past, the bellowing cry of "the show must go on" has assured theater-goers that no matter what happens, someone, anyone, will appear on stage once the curtain opens.

Broadway stagehands on strikeupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 10:12:00

Broadway stagehands hit the picket lines, closing all but eight Broadway shows. CNN's Jim Acosta reports

Trend watch: Craggersupdated: Fri Oct 19 2007 08:13:00

Forget the low carb diet, try the low carbon one.

Time.com: The Best Hotel in Hell updated: Wed Jul 25 2007 04:40:00

As the city all around it remains the epitome of urban anarchy, Mogadishu's Peace Hotel offers tranquility, security, Internet access and good food

Time.com: Nissan Recalling 92,000 Vehiclesupdated: Fri Jun 08 2007 18:45:00

issan Motor Co. is recalling over 92,000 vehicles for faulty clutch and seat covering problems, the company and the Transport Ministry said Thursday

Fortune: The next 900-pound gorilla of tourism?updated: Mon Oct 02 2006 13:48:00

Three years ago, when Rwanda launched a tourism campaign, the idea seemed far-fetched. Hotels and restaurants were grungy. Only one carrier flew direct to Rwanda from Europe. And memories of the 19...

Fortune: Get ready for the Kentucky Derbyupdated: Thu May 25 2006 11:19:00

The Kentucky Derby may be a horse race (and what a race - it's the oldest continuously running sporting event in the U.S.), but let's be honest. Ask most people what they associate with the Derby and they'll likely say "mint juleps and hats."

Agent charged in match-fix probeupdated: Tue Mar 21 2006 14:03:00

A prominent players' agent was charged on Tuesday as part of an investigation into alleged match-fixing in Belgium, a spokeswoman for the Belgian federal prosecutor said.

Fredericks to quit after final 200updated: Tue Aug 24 2004 04:56:00

Veteran sprinter Frankie Fredericks said he would retire from athletics after this week's Olympic 200 meters event in Athens.

Defeat leaves South Africa reelingupdated: Sat Jan 10 2004 10:53:00

South Africa suffered another huge setback ahead of the African Nations Cup when they crashed 2-0 against Mauritius in the Cosafa Cup on Saturday.

Fortune: Hoteliers, take note: FORTUNE's critic is stalking your halls. His name? None of your business. Just call him...updated: Mon Feb 19 2001 00:01:00

On a recent trip to Mauritius, while dining with my funds manager at Ducasse--would someone PLEASE give Alain a break?--I overheard the woman at the next table carrying on about the new St. Regis i...

Fortune: New And Improvedupdated: Mon Jan 22 2001 00:01:00

Back in 1999, Hurricane Lenny trashed several top Caribbean resorts. Three have just reopened after major renovations, using Lenny as an excuse to freshen things up across the board: The Four Seaso...

Fortune: Leave Right Now You've researched every move of your trip, and you know more about your destination than the locals. All that's updated: Mon Oct 02 2000 00:01:00

After breaking down in tears because the Antwerp restaurant of the moment was out of the appetizer I'd come so far to try, I realized it was time to burn the guidebooks and start anew. The cure? Pu...

Fortune: THE TRAVEL MAGICIANS: THEY TURN SEATS INTO SAVINGS THE TRICK IS TO SAVE MONEY. TICKET CONSOLIDATORS MAY BE YOUR BEST BET WHEN YOupdated: Mon Dec 09 1996 00:01:00

New York investment banker Richard Sansone had worked hard. So hard, in fact, that he knew he needed a vacation...but had no idea where to go. He turned to playing stick-the-pin-in-the-globe to fin...

Money Magazine: CLUB MED SHEDS ITS SINGLES-MINDEDNESSupdated: Wed Aug 01 1990 00:01:00

In the 1970s, Club Med (NYSE, $27) thrived by selling singles, who were seeking adventure and romance, vacations on the cheap in Cancun, Eleuthera, Mauritius and other Third World locales. As the b...

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