Seismic sensors first picked up the event originating near an island between Madagascar and Africa. Then, alarm bells started ringing as far away as Chile, New Zealand and Canada. Hawaii, almost exactly on the other side of the planet, also picked up the “event.” Nobody knows what it was. Meteorite? Submarine volcano? Nuclear test? “I...
An ex-president of Madagascar and the man who overthrew him in a 2009 coup will compete to become the island state's next leader in a run-off election in December after the two came top in a first-round vote that eliminated the incumbent.
A former president of Madagascar and the man who overthrew him in a coup will compete to become the island state's next leader in December, after coming top in a first-round vote that knocked out the incumbent.
Former president Andry Rajoelina won the first round of Madagascar's presidential election and will face Marc Ravalomanana, another former leader, in a second round vote next month, the High Constitutional Court said on Wednesday.
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