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French gendarmes work on a oversized crate, believed to contain plane wreckage, in the cargo area of the airport in Saint-Denis on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. July 31, 2015.
01/08/2015 - France-Reunion-Malaysia

Plane debris linked to MH370 arrives in France for tests

A piece of Boeing 777 wreckage that washed up on an Indian Ocean island arrived for analysis in France early Saturday, after Malaysian authorities said the part recovered almost certainly came from ...
Details are seen for a liquid soap container label, marked Jakarta - Indonesia, that was part of newly-discovered debris washed onto the beach at Saint-Andre on the French island of Reunion, July 31, 2015
31/07/2015 - France-Reunion-Malaysia

New clues, New hope of unlocking mystery of ill-fated MH370

New debris washed ashore on the island of Reunion have revived hopes of unlocking one of aviation's biggest mysteries.

French gendarmes and police inspect a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, July 29, 2015.
30/07/2015 - France-Reunion-Malaysia

Boeing 777 wreckage found off African coast linked to missing MH370

Investigators are studying whether debris found Wednesday off the Indian Ocean island of Reunion could belong to the missing Malaysia airliner MH370.
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.