Indian Ocean News

American’s Death Revives Evangelical Debate Over Extreme Missionary Work
Some evangelicals say John Allen Chau’s push to contact an isolated island tribe in the Indian Ocean was reckless. www.nytimes.com | 12/2/18 8:39 PM
U.S. Missionary Allegedly Killed by Isolated Tribe
The tribe that allegedly killed American John Allen Chau—visiting a remote Indian Ocean island on a mission to establish a kingdom of Jesus—has a long history of violent resistance to outsiders. www.wsj.com | 11/22/18 10:00 PM
Madagascar voters go to the polls to choose a president
Voting started Wednesday in Madagascar where nearly 10 million citizens are casting their ballots to elect a president with hopes that a new leader will take this Indian Ocean island nation out of chronic poverty and corruption. www.foxnews.com | 11/7/18 11:03 AM
Madagascar to vote for familiar faces in presidential polls
Voters in Madagascar will go to the polls Wednesday to elect a president with hopes that a new leader will take this Indian Ocean island nation out of chronic poverty and corruption. www.foxnews.com | 11/6/18 1:43 PM
Thousands march in support of Sri Lanka's new government
Thousands of Sri Lankans marched Monday in support of a new government under the country's former strongman, highlighting the political polarization in the Indian Ocean island nation. www.foxnews.com | 11/5/18 9:13 AM
Sri Lanka crisis: House of Cards in the Indian Ocean
The island nation of Sri Lanka is gripped by a dramatic political crisis - here's what you need to know. www.bbc.co.uk | 11/4/18 12:01 AM
Bid to bring Scots cancer patient 'stranded' on Indian Ocean island home
Scottish social worker Jon Paul McAllister is seriously ill in hospital on an island in the Indian Ocean. www.bbc.co.uk | 11/3/18 3:57 PM
Abhilash Tomy: Rescued Indian sailor speaks of ocean ordeal
Solo yachtsman Abhilash Tomy was rescued from the middle of the Indian Ocean on Monday. www.bbc.co.uk | 9/27/18 5:34 AM