World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 14, 2014
China's embassy in Madagascar said Saturday it was "very shocked" by a violent labour dispute at a Chinese-run sugar factory in the west of the island that resulted in four deaths this week.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 13, 2014
Lawmakers in Madagascar have voted to abolish the death penalty, a move hailed as "historic" by the European Union.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 25, 2014
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.
World | Agence France- Presse | Saturday November 22, 2014
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.
World | Asscociated Press | Tuesday July 29, 2014
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.
NDTVSports | Tuesday July 15, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 5, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 28, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 19, 2014
The choppers swoop in, dumping insecticide over a plague-stricken village in Madagascar's stunning central highlands.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 14, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Friday January 3, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Sunday October 27, 2013
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.
World | Reuters | Saturday October 26, 2013
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 5, 2013
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 26, 2013
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.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 25, 2013
Scientists said on Sunday they had found traces of a micro-continent hidden underneath the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 30, 2013
Heavy rains and gale force winds pelted northeastern Madagascar on Wednesday as strengthening tropical cyclone Felleng barrelled toward the island's east coast.
Riya Chakravarty | Saturday November 3, 2012
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.
World | Associated Press | Monday October 15, 2012
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.
Sarika | Monday July 16, 2012
With Batman lurking, the prehistoric critters of Ice Age: Continental Drift ran off with the box office, earning $46 million in their opening weekend.