Three people were killed and several others wounded in an apparent mutiny by soldiers at a base outside Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo, military authorities reported Sunday.
Two weeks ago, EW premiered the trailer for Nickelodeon's reboot of the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" animated series, and now we've got some more exclusive information for you: The children's cable network will premiere the show on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 11 a.m. in a one-hour special event. Nickelodeon will officially announce the premiere date on the network on Saturday.
The U.S. State Department has made a decision in a heartbreaking custody dispute. CNN"s Rafael Romo reports.
Nyla was just two or three days old, no one really knows for sure, when she was found abandoned in the middle of a field in Rwanda. She was "black and blue," says her adoptive mother, Karen Brown. Her umbilical cord was still attached.
At least 73 people are dead and more than 21,000 people homeless after Tropical Storm Irina struck Madagascar, an official with the nation's disaster bureau said Wednesday.
It has long come as a mystery to soccer fans: how can India, with a population of 1.2 billion and a burgeoning passion for football, be languishing at 162nd in the world rankings below Madagascar and Nepal?
A golden cape woven from the silk of 1.2 million Golden Orb spiders has gone on display at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
CNN's Anderson Cooper and Isha Sesay discuss a cape made from the silk of spiders.
Double-punched by two Indian Ocean storms, the southern African nation of Mozambique on Tuesday struggled with the destruction of a portion of its main national highway, cut-off communications and a reported death toll of 18, according to the nation's National Institute for Natural Disasters.
A plane carrying Madagascar's ousted leader Marc Ravalomanana was turned away from Madagascan airspace Saturday as he tried to return from exile, his spokesman and the airline said.
Want to help save the humpback whale? Pick up a camera and start taking pictures, says Gale McCullough, a "fluke matcher" at Allied Whale, a research group.
Onetime nursery school teacher Gale McCullough explains how the photo site Flickr helps her global whale research.
You've heard the grim timelines: if warming continues, the Great Barrier Reef will be bleached by 2030; glaciers in the Swiss Alps, on Mt. Kilimanjaro, and in Glacier National Park will disappear in under 40 years; and Arctic ice melt will leave the North Pole bare and polar bears extinct.
A meeting between Ivory Coast's self-declared president Laurent Gbagbo and African leaders ends with no declaration.
The president of Botswana has invited the internationally recognized president of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara, for an official state visit, the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Botswana announced Wednesday.
A Taiwanese fishing vessel has not been heard from since reporting that pirates were attacking it in the Indian Ocean several days ago, authorities said Thursday.
Renegade military officers who declared a coup in Madagascar earlier this week surrendered Saturday following 15 hours of negotiations with authorities, ending the three-day standoff.
Pirates have commandeered a Taiwanese-flagged fishing boat off the coast of Africa, the European Union's Naval Force in Somalia announced on Friday.
Florida's Everglades National Park and rain forests in Madagascar have been added to a list of world heritage sites in danger.
When it comes to building Madagascar's education system, sometimes the best solution is brick by brick.
In Madagascar, primary school enrolment rates are nearly 90 percent, an example of the efforts being made to improve children's lives in the politically unstable country.
Scientist Hanta Rasamimanana takes CNN into the Madagascan jungle to observe lemurs in their natural habitat.
Thirty years ago, a young Hanta Rasamimanana was dispatched by the Madagascan government to spy on a delegation of American scientists in the country's Berenti reserve.
CNN's Ben Wedeman takes an in focus look at Madagascar's vanilla industry.
Two members of the voluntourism or volunteer holiday industry go head-to-head over the oft-debated benefits and pitfalls of a holiday choice that continues to grow in popularity.
At 16, "I've sailed my whole life and I do know what I'm doing out there," says Abby Sunderland
The Alaotra Grebe, a small diving bird native to Madagascar has been officially classified extinct, according to a leading bird conservation organization.
Pirates have hijacked a Norwegian tanker off the coast of Madagascar and are steering the ship toward Somalia, the ship's owner said.
The HIMYM star swaps his signature suits for fins as the evil dolphin "Dr. Blowhole" in Nickelodeon's animated The Penguins of Madagascar airing on Feb 15, 8pm ET/PT
A Spanish fishing boat repelled an attack by suspected pirates Sunday morning in the Indian Ocean off the African coast, Spain's ministry of defense said.
Four current and former leaders of Madagascar have struck a power-sharing deal, ending months of political wrangling that has rocked the island nation off the east coast of Africa, the United Nations said.
Have you ever wondered what happens when you save a photo to "the cloud" of the Internet? CNN.com explains how it all works.
The days are getting shorter, the nights colder, but that doesn't mean that your electricity bill needs to go through the roof. In a unique experiment, the residents of Britain's Scilly Isles are hoping to show that reducing your electricity consumption doesn't have to be difficult.
Investigators have heard a signal from the flight data recorders of the Yemenia Airways plane that crashed last week, they announced Sunday.
CNN's David McKenzie reports 13-year-old Bahia Bakari, the only survivor of Yemeni jet crash is recovering in hospital.
A year ago, they were complete unknowns, living a peaceful existence far away from the glare of the international media. Not any more.
A pea-sized seahorse, the world's longest insect, a "ghost slug" and the world's smallest snake were among the top 10 species discovered in 2008, a committee of scientists said Friday.
Around 200 new species of frogs have been found in Madagascar, one of the world's biodiversity hotspots.
After two months of political turmoil, former opposition leader Andry Rajoelina was inaugurated in front of thousands of supporters Saturday as Madagascar's president, eyewitnesses said.
The president of Madagascar has stepped down, handing power to the country's most senior military officer.
The United States is moving to suspend all non-humanitarian aid to Madagascar because it considers this week's forced departure of its president "tantamount to a coup d'etat," State Department spokesman Robert Wood said Friday.
A regional body comprised of several southern African nations is refusing to recognize Madagascar opposition leader Andry Rajoelina as the island nation's new president, an official said.
Madagascar's military handed over the reins of the island nation to opposition leader Andry Rajoelina on Wednesday, ending a two-month long political crisis -- but apparently creating a constitutional one.
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Madagascar's president has ceded power to his military and the country's opposition leader is expected to declare himself president of the African nation, U.S. diplomats reported Tuesday.
Members of Madagascar's military battled supporters of President Marc Ravalomanana outside the presidential palace Monday as the turmoil over whether he stays in office intensified.
Madagascar's president, Marc Ravalomanana, is still in power despite "rumors" from political opponents that he has been removed, the besieged government said Saturday.
The president of Madagascar and an opposition leader vowed over the weekend to put an end to demonstrations and politically motivated arrests after a tense standoff that has lasted nearly a month and left dozens dead.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the leaders of Madagascar to resolve their differences after an anti-government rally a day earlier turned violent and left more than two dozen people dead.
At least 23 people died Saturday when a protest rally turned violent outside Madagascar's Presidential Palace, a fire official at the main hospital said.
The head of the opposition to Madagascar's government took to the streets Saturday, declaring himself the nation's leader after a week of violence and looting that killed at least 83 people and wounded more than 300.
After two days of violence and looting that claimed the lives of at least 48 people, relative calm settled over Madagascar Wednesday. But the possibility of further violence loomed as anti-government protesters gathered in a central square, vowing future demonstrations.
After two days of violence and looting that claimed the lives of more than 30 people in Madagascar, relative calm has settled over the Indian Ocean island nation. But the possibility of further violence loomed as anti-government protesters gathered in a central square, vowing future demonstrations.
From the bustling city to the vast plains of Africa, the zoo animals are back in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.
If you're a collection of animals trying to travel the many thousands of miles from the island of Madagascar to the island of Manhattan, it's fastest to fly -- but then you risk crashing on the continent of Africa, as happens in "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa."
Something feels strangely familiar about Alex the lion in "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa," and it's not just because we moviegoing humans met that animated animal, voiced by Ben Stiller, just three years ago in the original "Madagascar."
"The View's" Sherri Shepherd has something to say to fans of the show: Don't listen to the rumors.
Showbiz Tonight's AJ Hammer and panel discuss who has affected the election more, Tina Fey or Elisabeth Hasselbeck?
The comedian credits his kids for keeping him sane and silly
By creating reserves, researchers have given animals the safehouses they need to thrive. But as climate change encroaches on that territory, they'll need escape routes to survive
How habitat loss and degradation are driving down the numbers of thousands of mammalian species
Whether or not cuteness is a trait that evolves in the fittest, in some cases it sure boosts a species' chance for survival
A reporter visits the fourth-largest island and one of the most astonishingly biodiverse places on Earth, where "endangered" has taken on a serious sense of urgency
Dell is announcing Wednesday that it has become carbon neutral by turning out the lights in its offices, buying wind power and protecting endangered forests in Madagascar.
A cyclone with sustained winds of 69 mph swept across Madagascar on Sunday, knocking out power in some areas and making damage assessment difficult.
One of history's deadliest diseases has been making a comeback. Scientists want to know why
A recent census of the world's primate population finds that many of them are in danger of disappearing
Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor has signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal.
Friday marks not only the biggest day for DreamWorks Animation this year but the biggest in three years.
The brother-in-law and former best friend of Osama bin Laden was killed while on a business trip to Madagascar, family members have told CNN.
Two species of fish previously unknown to science are currently being discovered each week by different projects around the world. A census has been launched to map life under the waves in the least explored environment on earth.
"Flushed Away" is being advertised as the new movie "from the creators of 'Shrek' and 'Madagascar,' " and while that's savvier than saying it's "from the bedlam-happy folks who brought you 'Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit,' " it isn't honest.
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The toll of dead and missing six months after the December 26 Indian Ocean quake and tsunami stands at 226,328, according to government figures given to the International Federation of Red Cross.
The movie-going masses on Friday will learn at last the dark story behind Bruce Wayne's transformation into a masked crusader battling evil in Gotham. Hollywood is hoping "Batman Begins" is more about an end -- to what could soon be the longest box office slump in twenty years.
Don't expect those huge sighs of relief coming from movie industry executives this week to last.
Leave it to four zoo animals to do justice to one of the most formulaic of movie genres, the fish-out-of-water story -- and do it with an energy that would make Warner Bros. animators like Tex Avery proud.
Kirk Anderson, curator of gardens, the Living Desert, Palm Desert, Calif.
There are all kinds of possible explanations for why the first weekend of the summer box office was so depressing.
A sharp increase in the demand for a potent anti-malaria drug has raised concerns of a supply shortage, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.
Third seeded Italian Silvia Farina Elia has eased into the second round of the $225,000 SEAT Open after a 6-3 6-2 win over Stephanie Foretz of France.
If you need to entertain a client on a yacht in Monaco, or fly six crates of rum to Madagascar to clinch a deal, there are only a few people or organizations you can turn to.
Even the most alpha CEO needs to hand over the reins once in a while. For 2003, Mountain Travel Sobek asked nine of its top guides to choose their favorite places and take along a group. They're ca...
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The 1990s are our last chance to stem the loss of the wealth of millions of species. We will take stock of biological diversity, preserve it, use it. Uncounted species have dollars and cents value....
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