Latest Seychelles News

Indian and Seychelles forces separately rescue two fishing boats hijacked by Somali pirates

Jan. 29, 2024 11:29 AM EST

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Indian and Seychelles forces separately rescued Monday two fishing vessels hijacked by Somali pirates and freed 23 crew members from Iran and Sri Lanka, both countries said in statements. The Seychelles’ defense forces and coast guard rescued six Sri...

Seychelles declares an emergency after deadly flooding and a blast at an explosives depot

Dec. 07, 2023 20:57 PM EST

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) — The Indian Ocean island nation of Seychelles declared a state of emergency Thursday after flooding killed three people and a huge blast at an explosives depot near the capital injured scores of others. The explosion caused mostly minor injuries to 178...