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Madagascar court throws out impeachment of president| Reuters

Jun 14, 2015    

ANTANANARIVO Madagascar's constitutional court on Saturday threw out parliament's impeachment of President Hery Rajaonarimampianina, calling the move "unfounded" and helping to avoid a political crisis.Rajaonarimampianina, who took office last year in the first presidential election since a 2009 coup, had challenged the legality of last month's motion, saying there were irregularities during the impeachment vote in parliament.He remained in power as both sides awaited the court ruling.At stake, the president's supporters say, was the stability of the Indian Ocean island nation state ...

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