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Madagascar: Army helicopters hunts cattle gang after 32 people killed in fires

Army helicopters have been deployed in Madagascar to search for a criminal gang that killed at least 32 people by setting fire to their homes. The police said the people were forced inside three thatched houses that were then set ablaze. Women and children were among the victims of Friday’s attack in Ankazobe district north […]

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Cyclone Batsirai: At least 20 people killed in Madagascar tropical storm, 55,000 others displaced

At least 20 people have been killed and more than 55,000 others were displaced after Cyclone Batsirai slammed into Madagascar’s eastern coast, officials have said. The tropical storm weakened quickly as it moved southwest across the island, missing the capital Antananarivo and posing little risk to other areas except for heavy rainfall, the national meteorological […]