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  1. More than 1,000 tonnes of oil seeped from a gash in the hull of the MV Wakashio after it struck a

    Mauritius takes stock of oil spill two months later

    On July 25, a cargo ship loaded with thousands of tonnes of fuel ran aground off Mauritius, leading to the worst environmental disaster ever ...
  2. A part of the Japanese-owned bulk carrier MV Wakashio which ran aground, is seen in this August 22,

    Japan sending team to probe Mauritius ship grounding

    Japan said on Friday it will send a five-person team to Mauritius to investigate the grounding of a Japanese-owned ship off the country's coast ...
  3. Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi delivers his speech at ASEAN’s Secretariat in Jakarta

    Japan offering Mauritius 'unprecedented' support for oil spill

    Japan has told Mauritius it would offer support on an "unprecedented scale", Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Monday, after a ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, that ran aground on a reef, at

    Thousands protest in Mauritius over dead dolphins, demand resignations

    Thousands of protesters demonstrated in the Mauritius capital Port Louis on Saturday to demand an investigation into an oil spill from a Japanese ...
  5. A dead dolphin is seen on a boat as it is brought to the marine fish farm of Mahebourg

    'Heartwrenching': At least 40 dolphins dead near Mauritius oil spill

    At least 40 dolphins have mysteriously died in an area of Mauritius affected by an oil spill from a Japanese boat, officials and witnesses said on ...
  6. Workers load carcasses of dolphins that died and were washed up on shore at the Grand Sable

    Seven more dolphins found dead on Mauritius beach near oil spill

    Seven more dead dolphins were found on a Mauritius beach on Thursday, a government official said, a day after 17 carcasses were washed up near an ...
  7. Oil spill after the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio ran aground on a reef, at Riviere des Creoles, Ma

    Anxious Mauritians use hair to stem Japanese ship's oil spill

    Mauritians are making floating booms of human hair and leaves in a round-the-clock scramble to mop up oil leaking from a grounded Japanese ship ...
  8. A satellite image shows the MV Wakashio ship and the oil spill off the southeast coast of Mauritius

    Grounded Mauritius ship operator apologises for oil leak

    The operator of a Japanese bulk carrier which ran aground off Mauritius in the Indian Ocean apologised on Sunday for a major oil spill which ...
  9. South Korean tourists wait inside a partitioned section of the departures terminal before returning

    Honeymoon from hell: Coronavirus travel bans trap South Koreans abroad

    The honeymoons of 34 South Korean newly-weds on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius turned into a holiday from hell after they were rounded up ...