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January 7, 2019 6:35 PM Debris off Madagascar 'most likely' from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, report says

Aircraft debris found in Madagascar is "most likely" from the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, according to a report released Sunday. The five pieces of debris were found in different locations in Madagascar as recently as this August and included a floor panel of a Boeing aircraft. The report released Sunday from the MH370 Safety Investigation 349

December 27, 2018 8:09 PM Madagascar presidential candidate's team cries foul after rival declared winner

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Madagascar presidential election candidate Marc Ravalomanana’s campaign team said they had filed a formal complaint on Thursday after the electoral commission declared Andry Rajoelina the winner. The two former presidents — Ravalomanana and the man who ousted him in a 2009 coup, Rajoelina — had previously said they would accept 131

October 22, 2018 10:21 AM Kremlin concerned over Trump's decision to leave arms treaty

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov smiles as he speaks to Madagascar's Foreign Minister Eloi Maxime Alphonse Dovo during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Lavrov will meet with U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton for high-tension talks in Moscow, after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark 63

October 13, 2018 12:11 AM US diplomat death in Madagascar being ruled a homicide; suspect in custody, officials say

Kevin Webb, who was a human resources officer assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Madagascar (pictured) since July 2017, was found dead in his apartment on Sept. 22 in the capital city. ( The death of a U.S. diplomat at an apartment near the American Embassy in Madagascar is being investigated as a homicide, officials said. Kevin Webb, who was a human 207

September 28, 2018 6:35 PM CAF ban Madagascar stadium for three games after stampede

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has sanctioned the Madagascar FA following a stampede that occurred ahead of a 2019 AFCON qualifier on September 9. Hosts Madagascar went on to hold Senegal to a 2-2 draw in that game at the Mahamasina Municipal Stadium in Antananarivo. Ahmad Ahmad, the CAF President, said after the CAF Executive Meeting in Sharm 64

September 25, 2018 12:26 PM US diplomat found dead in Madagascar

An investigation is under way after a US foreign service officer was found dead in Madagascar, the US state department says. The unnamed officer was found at their residence overnight on Friday, a statement said. A suspect is in custody and both US and Madagascan officials are investigating, it added. A man was caught trying to jump over the fence while 44

September 25, 2018 1:57 AM A U.S. Diplomat Was Found Dead at Home in Madagascar

(WASHINGTON) — The State Department says the death of an American diplomat in Madagascar is being investigated by U.S. and local authorities. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the foreign service officer was found dead inside the officer’s residence in the capital of the Indian Ocean nation off the East Coast of Africa. Nauert says the department 72

July 18, 2018 4:45 PM Exploring Madagascar Is Now Easier Than Ever

The island’s astonishing diversity of cultures, landscapes and species has long attracted adventure seekers chasing a different type of experience ON A SPEEDBOAT en route to an exploratory dive off the shores of Time + Tide Miavana, a private resort in northern Madagascar, Jean-Christophe Peyre, a Frenchman who has called this Indian Ocean nation home since 103

October 24, 2017 11:01 PM Where to Travel in 2018, From Madagascar to Scotland’s Coolest City

Leave it to an obscure archipelago between Norway and Iceland to take on Google. Last year, camera-strapped livestock began streaming a “Sheep View 360” to let potential tourists see what they couldn’t on Google Street View. While windy and remote, the 18 islands are not all woolly sorts and switchbacks. Of note for adventurous sophisticates: the native 78

May 15, 2017 8:13 PM Customs officers at Malaysian airport seize 330 tortoises

May 15 (UPI) -- Authorities at a Malaysian airport said they seized 330 critically endangered tortoises that were falsely labeled as "stones" in boxes shipped from Madagascar. Customs officers at Kuala Lumpur International Airport said they searched the five cardboard boxes that arrived Sunday on an Etihad Airways flight from Madagascar and discovered 87