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  • 47 Dead as Plague Spreads to Madagascar Capital

    47 Dead as Plague Spreads to Madagascar Capital

    Madagascar said Monday it was trying to contain an outbreak of plague -- similar to the Black Death that swept medieval Europe -- that has killed 47 people and is spreading to the capital Antananarivo.

  • Plague Outbreak Kills 40 in Madagascar: WHO

    Plague Outbreak Kills 40 in Madagascar: WHO

    An outbreak of plague has killed 40 people in Madagascar, the World Health Organization said, warning that the disease could spread rapidly in the country's densely populated capital Antananarivo.

  • Madagascar Billed as Surfing Paradise

    Madagascar Billed as Surfing Paradise

    The California-based International Surfing Association says the island nation in the Indian Ocean has become its 86th member as part of a drive to promote the sport in Africa.

  • Anirban Lahiri in Love With Golf Links Ahead of The Open

    Anirban Lahiri in Love With Golf Links Ahead of The Open

    Anirban Lahiri, the current Asian Tour Order of Merit leader, who cut short his honeymoon in Madagascar after earning a late exemption into the year's third Major, believes his game is a perfect fit for old-styled courses.

  • '40 Percent' of Madagascar Budget Lost to Corruption: PM

    '40 Percent' of Madagascar Budget Lost to Corruption: PM

    Madagascar's Prime Minister Roger Kolo has vowed to stamp out corruption after revealing that 40 percent of his country's budget is lost to graft.

  • US Lifts Restrictions on Assistance to Madagascar

    US Lifts Restrictions on Assistance to Madagascar

    The United States lifted all remaining restrictions on direct assistance to Madagascar Tuesday in light of successful elections and installation of a new government five years after a 2009 coup.

  • Madagascar Unleashes Poisoned Rain to Break Locust Plague

    Madagascar Unleashes Poisoned Rain to Break Locust Plague

    The choppers swoop in, dumping insecticide over a plague-stricken village in Madagascar's stunning central highlands.

  • Spider-Man associates with Earth Hour to save planet

    Spider-Man associates with Earth Hour to save planet

    Spider-Man is the first superhero ambassador for Earth Hour, the global movement organised by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), with a message to inspire individuals to use their power to become superheroes for the planet.

  • Ex-finance minister wins disputed Madagascar election

    Ex-finance minister wins disputed Madagascar election

    Former finance minister Hery Rajaonarimampianina won Madagascar's first presidential election since a coup in 2009 but his closest rival said the vote was rigged.

  • No clear outcome as Madagascar election results dribble in

    No clear outcome as Madagascar election results dribble in

    Results dribbled in from Madagascar's presidential election on Saturday but two front-runners said a second round looked likely in a vote many hope will restore investor confidence in an economy left paralysed by a coup four years ago.

  • Results trickle in from Madagascar's first election since coup

    Results trickle in from Madagascar's first election since coup

    Results trickled in from Madagascar's presidential election on Saturday, though it was too early to identify a dominant candidate in the vote that many hope will save a cash-starved economy left crippled by a coup.

  • US extends closure of Mideast missions over Al Qaeda's threat

    US extends closure of Mideast missions over Al Qaeda's threat

    US missions across the Middle East and Africa will be closed through August 10 after US spies found what lawmakers fear is the most serious threat of an Al Qaeda attack in years.

  • Madagascar cyclone death toll climbs to 23

    Madagascar cyclone death toll climbs to 23

    The death toll from tropical cyclone Haruna and heavy rains that have battered Madagascar has risen to 23 with 16 people missing, the national disaster management agency said on Tuesday.

  • Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent found

    Scientists said on Sunday they had found traces of a micro-continent hidden underneath the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.

  • Madagascar braces for cyclone Felleng

    Heavy rains and gale force winds pelted northeastern Madagascar on Wednesday as strengthening tropical cyclone Felleng barrelled toward the island's east coast.

  • Delhi Safari, Hey Krishna in run for Oscar nod

    Delhi Safari, Hey Krishna in run for Oscar nod

    Indian animation films Delhi Safari and Hey Krishna (Krishna Aur Kans) have been submitted for shortlist for the best animated feature film category of the 85th Academy Awards.

  • 25 primate species reported on brink of extinction

    25 primate species reported on brink of extinction

    Wildlife researchers say 25 species of monkeys, langurs, lemurs and gorillas are on the brink of extinction and need global action to protect them from increasing deforestation and illegal trafficking.

  • While Batman lurks, Ice Age tops box office

    While Batman lurks, Ice Age tops box office

    With Batman lurking, the prehistoric critters of Ice Age: Continental Drift ran off with the box office, earning $46 million in their opening weekend.

  • Disney's Brave shows mettle with $66.7 million debut

    Disney's Brave shows mettle with $66.7 million debut

    A new Disney princess has ascended to the box-office throne with a No. 1 debut for Pixar Animation's Brave.

  • Miley Cyrus loves being a fiancee

    Miley Cyrus loves being a fiancee

    The 19-year-old actress got engaged to boyfriend Liam Hemsworth earlier this month and expressed that she was enjoying her new status on twitter.

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