Nine killed and three missing as Cyclone Belna hits Madagascar Dec 11, 2019 0 102 12345 Antananarivo: Nine people are dead and three others missing after Cyclone Belna made landfall in north-western Madagascar, an official said on Tuesday.Elack Andriakaja, the head of the island state’s disaster authority, told dpa that the nine who were killed in the city of Soalala had been “trapped by flood water.” Government buildings, roads and homes were destroyed by the cyclone, which reached wind speeds of 130 kilometres per hour late on Monday.Local newspaper Midi-Madagascar quoted Soalala lawmaker Naina Randriamisa as saying that “80 per cent of roofs have been destroyed and water continues to rise” in most neighbourhoods. (DPA) RELATED ARTICLES Turkey ready to send troops to back Libya unity govt Dec 11, 2019 0 542 President al Assad accuses Europe for Syria’s instability Dec 11, 2019 0 860 HK leader rules out protest concessions ahead of Beijing visit Dec 11, 2019 0 471 ETHIOPIAN PM ABIY RECEIVes NOBEL PEACE PRIZE Oslo, Dec 10, 2019 (AFP) -Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed collected the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Tuesday, appealing for unity as ethnic violence flares in his country and reconciliation efforts with .. 2 soldiers, 1 policeman executed by IS group in northeast Nigeria Kano: Jihadists in northeast Nigeria have released a video showing the execution of two soldiers and a policeman, posted online late on Monday by the Islamic State group (IS) propaganda agency Amaq. The video, dated .. Congo policewoman arrested for allegedly shooting a young protester Goma: A policewoman in the Democratic Republic of Congo was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly shooting a young protester dead at close range in the eastern city of Goma, police said. The teenaged boy was killed as angry .. Two former Algerian prime ministers convicted in corruption case AlgierS: An Algerian court on Tuesday convicted two former Algerian prime ministers and other senior officials to prison in a corruption case. Ahmed Ouyahia was sentenced to 15 years and Abdelmalek Sellal to 12 years in .. Home-made bombs meant to “kill and maim” defused in Hong Kong Hong KONG: Two highly explosive home-made bombs were found and successfully defused by Hong Kong’s Bomb Disposal Unit on Monday night at Hua Yan College on Hong Kong Island, police said on Tuesday. Police are ..