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French gendarmes block demonstrators at the gates of the Reunion Marine Reserve building in Saline les Bains after a surfer was attacked by a shark in 2012
12/04/2015 - FRANCE - Reunion island

13-year-old killed by shark off France's Réunion island

A 13-year-old boy was killed by a shark off the coast of the French Indian Ocean island of Réunion on Sunday, the sixth death due to a shark attack there in four years.
The hospital in Saint-Denis de la Réunion where the woman has been hospitalised.
17/12/2014 - France - Réunion

French patient released from Réunion island hospital after Ebola scare

A French humanitarian worker was released from hospital on the Indian Ocean island of Réunion on Wednesday after doctors determined she was not infected with the Ebola virus. ...
Saint-Denis de la Réunion, where the woman has been hospitalised
14/12/2014 - France - Réunion

Suspected Ebola case reported on French Indian island Réunion

The French Indian Ocean island of Réunion has announced its first suspected case of Ebola.
Bassist sensation Johann Berby spices up Paris
26/10/2014 - World music matters

Bassist sensation Johann Berby spices up Paris

“I don’t want to be the world’s best bass player,” grins Johann Berby “but I want to learn to be a great musician”.
Ericka Bareigts, Socialist MP for a Réunion constituency
17/02/2014 - France - La Réunion

France to debate Réunion island's stolen generation

France's parliament is to debate a bill denouncing the "forced migration" of more than 1,600 children from the Indian Ocean island of La Réunion to mainland France on Tuesday. The "stolen children" were brought to France between 1963 and 1982

A destroyed house in Saint-Pierre, Reunion on 3 January 2014.
04/01/2014 - France - Reunion

Island of Reunion is in a state of natural catastrophe, says France after cyclone hits

France announced a state of natural catastrophe in the Indian Ocean island of Reunion on Saturday after a powerful cyclone battered the coast with huge waves and heavy winds.

French Reunion Island located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar.
02/01/2014 - France - Reunion

French island of Reunion on red alert as Cyclone Bejisa approaches

Giant waves and heavy winds hit the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion on Thursday, leaving thousands without power and severly injuring one.

Wednesday's shark attack is the first of this year on Reunion Island
09/05/2013 - France

Tribute paid to surfer killed by shark on Reunion Island

Around 100 people paid homage on Thursday to the French surfer who was killed the day before, after being attacked by a shark on Reunion Island.
Demonstrators stand behind a burning car as they face riot police in the city of Le port, west of the French island of La Reunion
20/02/2013 - France - overseas territories

Second night of rioting on French Indian Ocean island, Réunion

Youths battled police for the second night running on the French Indian Ocean island of Réunion on Tuesday.
09/12/2012 - French Polynesia

France creates world's biggest shark sanctuary

France is to create the world’s largest shark sanctuary, winning praise from Green campaigners.