PM Narendra Modi greets Madagascar on its Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted the people of Madagascar on their Independence Day.

Ten new spider species found in Madagascar

As many as 10 sub-social cobweb spider species have been spotted during a research on nearly 400 Madagascar colonies.

Madagascar court rejects bid to oust President
Madagascar court rejects bid to oust President

Madagascar`s constitutional court on Saturday threw out an attempt by parliament to oust President Hery Rajaonarimampianina, further threatening the Indian Ocean island`s fragile stability.

Madagascar court blocks bid to oust president
Madagascar court blocks bid to oust president

Madagascar`s constitutional court on Saturday rejected as invalid a decision by parliament to oust President Hery Rajaonarimampianina, giving him another chance to lead the island nation`s shaky government.

Madagascar lawmakers call for early elections

An alliance of Madagascan lawmakers "demanded" early elections late Friday as the country`s constitutional court assessed whether an impeachment attempt against the president could go ahead.

Madagascan police clash with MPs ahead of impeachment ruling

Madagascan police smashed open the car windows of an opposition lawmaker late Monday and seized the equivalent of $74,000 in cash, reporters witnessed, two weeks after parliament voted to dismiss the president.

Madagascar parliament votes to dismiss president

Madagascar's parliament has voted overwhelmingly to dismiss President Hery Rajaonarimanpianina for alleged constitutional violations and general incompetence.

Madagascan president contests MPs` impeachment vote

Madagascan President Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Wednesday vowed to challenge an overwhelming parliamentary vote to impeach him, alleging corruption in the voting process.

Madagascan president to address nation after impeachment vote

 Madagascan President Hery Rajaonarimampianina prepared to address the nation on Wednesday after parliament voted to impeach him in a move that threatened to revive political instability in the Indian Ocean island.

Madagascar's `colourful` panther chameleon actually comprises of 11 different species

A new study has brought panther chameleon into limelight in Madagascar which is actually composed of eleven different species.

Explorers say pirate Captain Kidd`s treasure found off Madagascar

A team of American explorers on Thursday claimed to have discovered silver treasure from the infamous 17th-century Scottish pirate William Kidd in a shipwreck off the coast of Madagascar.

Madagascar`s ex-leader Ravalomanana freed from house arrest

Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina said Saturday he was ending the house arrest of his predecessor Marc Ravalomanana as part of the Indian Ocean island`s peace process.

Children wasting away as hunger hits 200,000 in Madagascar

Clutching a small bag of corn in one hand, six-year-old Haova Toboha scratches the ground with the other in the hope of turning up stray kernels left from a UN food handout.

International maritime conference to begin from Mar 20

Strengthening maritime security and trade among Indian Ocean rim countries will be the focus of a 3-day international conference to be inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on March 20.

Flooding in Madagascar's capital kills 14, uproots thousands

Floods in Madagascar`s capital Antananarivo and the surrounding area have killed 14 people and forced more than 21,000 from their homes, authorities said on Friday.

Flooding in Madagascar capital kills at least 14

At least 14 people died in flooding Friday in the Madagascan capital after a night of torrential rain that caused dams to break, rescue services said.

Plague outbreak kills 71 in Madagascar: WHO

The plague has killed 71 people in Madagascar since September, the World Health Organization said, adding that the outbreak was slowing but still posed a threat.

Madagascar storm death toll climbs to 68

Sixty-eight people were killed in the tropical storm that battered Madagascar over a week ago, according to new figures released on Tuesday ahead of a national day of mourning.

Madagascar president unveils new government

Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina unveiled a new government in the Indian Ocean island nation on Sunday after the previous one resigned over public anger at its handling of recurring power outages.

35 killed by cyclone Chedza in Madagascar

At least 35 people were killed by cyclone Chedza, which hit Madagascar Jan 16 and 17, the National Disaster Risk Management Office (BNGRC) said on Tuesday.