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Gregoire Pourtier

Gregoire Pourtier

    Former Madagascar president Ratsiraka ends exile
    Former Madagascar president Ratsiraka ends exile
    Madagascar's former president Didier Ratsiraka returned home on Thursday, ending a nine-year exile in France, and urged reconciliation to resolve...
    Madagascar's ousted leader poised for return
    Madagascar's ousted leader poised for return
    Madagascan parties on Saturday signed an agreement allowing the return of former president Marc Ravalomanana whose 2009 ouster plunged the country...
    Renegade Madagascan officers to stay the course
    Renegade Madagascan officers to stay the course
    Mutinous Madagascan soldiers who declared a coup three days ago maintained their stand on Saturday, insisting they wanted a put an end to the...
    Rebel troops claim Madagascar govt suspended
    Rebel troops claim Madagascar govt suspended
    Dissident Madagascan soldiers claimed on Wednesday they had taken power of the island as it voted in a constitutional referendum, but leader Andry...
    Divided Madagascar holds first post-coup poll
    Divided Madagascar holds first post-coup poll
    Madagascans go to the polls on Wednesday for the first time since the March 2009 coup to vote in a constitutional referendum meant to kick-start an...
    Madagascar crisis puts thousands out of work
    Madagascar crisis puts thousands out of work
    One year after the overthrow of Madagascar's president, the Indian Ocean island is facing stiffer political penalties and economic sanctions that...
    Hundreds protest Madagascar president's removal
    Hundreds protest Madagascar president's removal
    Hundreds of supporters of Madagascar's ousted president Marc Ravalomanana staged a fresh protest on Wednesday, as his party said it would boycott a...
    Military rule looms in Madagascar after ultimatum
    Military rule looms in Madagascar after ultimatum
    Madagascar's army chief warned on Tuesday his troops would take control of the Indian Ocean island if political leaders failed to resolve a...
    Madagscar tensions rise after botched arrest
    Madagscar tensions rise after botched arrest
    Madagascan security forces attempted to arrest opposition leader Andry Rajoelina on Friday, heightening tensions between police and protesters that...
    Madagascar opposition leader quits talks with president
    Madagascar opposition leader quits talks with president
    Madagascar opposition leader Andry Rajoelina announced on Wednesday he was breaking off talks with President Marc Ravalomanana aimed at ending a...
    Thousands gather for fresh Madagascar protests
    Thousands gather for fresh Madagascar protests
    Police in Madagascar fired warning shots on Monday to disperse thousands of anti-government demonstrators taking part in a rally in the capital,...
    Analysts: Madagascar crisis driven by poverty
    Analysts: Madagascar crisis driven by poverty
    Madagascar's latest crisis, including rioting that has killed 68 people, has been driven more by economic concerns than political grievances,...