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Mercy Ships to sail for Madagascar after delaying trip to Benin

An East Texas based international medical organization announced Monday that it's next stop would be in Madagascar for field service until mid-2015. The last visit of a Mercy Ship to Madagascar was in 1996.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Africa, Medicine, Health

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Global Voices Online

What if 75% of All Cities Were Deprived of Electricity By Design?

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. There are about 105 cities listed in all of Madagascar.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Hollande's ex skips France as tell-all memoir tops sales

Francois Hollande's spurned girlfriend turned poison pen has skipped France for the Indian Ocean isle of Madagascar, a day after dropping a bombshell with her best-selling kiss-and-tell about life with the president. Airport sources in Madagascar said Valerie Trierweiler arrived in the capital Antananarivo Saturday morning, and was then to catch a domestic flight to points unknown.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande, Travel, World News, Madagascar Travel, Africa Travel, Africa,

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The Dog Breeds That Live The Longest

One of lifeA A A s greatest tragedies is that our sweet, loyal, and furry pet companions donA A A t live as long as we do. Our friends at FindTheBest put together a list of the longest-living dog breeds using information from the American Kennel Club , as well as crowd-sourced info from FindTheBest users on the Dog Breeds topic page .

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Related Topix: FindTheBest, Italy, World News, Dogs, Pets, Africa,

Mon Sep 01, 2014

In-depth Africa

Limbo in Lesotho: Actually, it's personal

The exile of Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane might not last very long. On Saturday, Thabane fled Lesotho to Ladybrand, a quiet dorpie in the Free State.

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Related Topix: World News, Lesotho, Africa, South Africa, Marc Ravalomanana

Mirror.co.uk

Watch horrifying moment billions of LOCUSTS descend upon city in Madagascar

The unnerving video, captured last Thursday, shows an ungodly amount of the large insects raining down upon unfazed civilians on the street below This is the moment billions of locusts swarmed through Madagascan capital Antananarivo as the huge insects made their annual migration.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Entomology, Science, Agriculture

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Locust Swarm Descends Upon Madagascar's Capital

A swarm of millions of locusts descended upon Madagascar's capital of Antananarivo on Thursday, slowing traffic and blotting out the skies over the city.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Entomology, Science, Agriculture

Mashable

Terrifying Locusts Plague Madagascar, Nobody Seems to Notice

You'd think someone might panic as a cloud of winged bugs cover just about every surface at an intersection in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

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Related Topix: World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Voice of America

Locust Swarms Fill Antananarivo Skies

Locusts are seen in the Menabe region of western Madagascar, March 29, 2013. Food and Agriculture Organization reports that half the island nation has been infected by locusts which are threatening the production of rice, the country's main staple.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Agriculture, Science

USA Today

Video: Swarm of locusts invades Madagascar

Video: Swarm of locusts invades Madagascar Watch the winged creatures cloud the skies of Madagascar's capital.

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The Washington Post

This video of a locust invasion in Madagascar will give you nightmares

Are you okay? Have you cowered under your desk in terror yet? Here's a GIF version, in case you want to torment your Twitter followers: The images were captured in Madagascar's capital Antananarivo on Thursday, where billions of locusts descended upon the city as part of an outbreak the size of Japan, Agence France Presse reported.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Sports

ABC News

PHOTO: A swarm of locusts invades the center of Madagascars capitol on Aug. 28, 2014.

A swarm of millions of locusts descended upon Madagascar's capital of Antananarivo on Aug. 28, slowing traffic and blotting out the skies over the city.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Entomology, Science, Agriculture

New York Magazine

Here's Video Proof It's Truly End Times

ISIS. Israel versus Hamas. Burning Man. Killer cops. Tan suits. Kids firing Uzis.

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Related Topix: End Times, World News, Africa, Sports

Hispanic Business

Madagascar : The Republic of Madagascar and BADEA sign a loan agreement worth US $ 11 million

The loan has been signed on behalf of BADEA by H. E. Abdelaziz KHELEF, Director General and on behalf of by H.E. Pr Jean RAZAFINDRAVONONA, Minister of Finance and Budget.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Global Voices Online

Locust Invasion Spotted in Antananarivo, Madagascar

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Elder Elijah Hamm

Elder Elijah Hamm recently returned home after successfully completing a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), World News, Africa, Grantsville, UT

CBS Local

Movie Review: 'Island of Lemurs: Madagascar'

The lemurs are among the earliest of primates, having coexisted with dinosaurs millions of years ago and then outlived them by plenty.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Agriculture

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Scientific American

Fieldwork: Tiny Bones to Pick

The three Land Rovers pause while John Flynn consults the device in his hand. "Is the GPS happy?" someone asks him.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Yahoo!

Plucky Madagascar car maker hopes to shift up a gear

For a start, only a dozen are built each year, by hand, on the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar and none are exported outside the impoverished nation.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Yahoo!

Plucky Madagascar car maker hopes to shift up a gear

For a start, only a dozen are built each year, by hand, on the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar and none are exported outside the impoverished nation.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

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