The main decision-making committee of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Thursday urged the African Union and the international community not to recognize Andry Rajoelina as Madagascar's president.
2009-03-20 09:28:05 GMT Xinhua English
ANTANANARIVO, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Andry Rajoelina, new President of the Indian Ocean island country, met on Thursday the new French Ambassador to Madagascar, Jean-Marc Chataigner, who arrived here on Wednesday
2009-03-20 09:24:01 GMT Xinhua English
ANTANANARIVO, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Andry Nirina Rajoelina, Madagascar's newly-installed president, declared here on Thursday that the Indian Ocean Island country would never separate itself from France.
2009-03-20 03:40:11 GMT Xinhua English
JOHANNESBURG, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The main decision-making committee of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Thursday urged the African Union and the international community not to recognize Andry Rajoelina as Madagascar's president and called for a return to "democratic and constitutional rule in the shortest time possible."
2009-03-19 12:07:32 GMT Xinhua English
ANTANANARIVO, March 19 (Xinhhua) -- Madagascar's transitional government decided on Thursday to suspend the functioning of the two houses of the parliament, the National Assembly and the Senate.
2009-03-20 00:14:16 GMT Xinhua English
BRUSSELS, March 19 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) said on Thursday that what happened in Madagascar was a coup d'etat and the 27-country bloc will take a prudent approach to this Indian Ocean island.
2009-03-18 15:59:35 GMT Xinhua English
WASHINGTON, March 18 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. State Department has ordered the departure of non-emergency personnel and family members at the American Embassy in Antananarivo, Madagascar due to the ongoing unrest and security concerns.
2009-03-18 07:20:54 GMT Xinhua English
MOSCOW, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Nigerian counterpart Ojo Maduekwe on Tuesday called for normalization of the situation in Madagascar, local media reported.
2009-03-14 15:23:18 GMT Xinhua English
BRUSSELS, March 14 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission (EC) on Saturday said it was troubled by the political instability in Madagascar and called for calm in the strife-stricken country.
2009-03-17 08:43:17 GMT Reuters
Gunfire is heard in Madagascar's capital as tanks storm the presidential palace after the military joins opposition leader Andry Rajoelina in his power struggle with the president.
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