Fuel tanks on Diego Garcia, the largest island in the Chagos Archipelago and the site of a US military base. Photo: Reuters

Humiliation for Britain as UN demands it ends rule of Chagos Islands in six months

  • UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly that the Indian Ocean island chain be given back to Mauritius
  • Britain disputes that the islands, which it calls the British Indian Ocean Territory, were ever a colony
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Fuel tanks on Diego Garcia, the largest island in the Chagos Archipelago and the site of a US military base. Photo: Reuters
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