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Niger : New armed group threatens to attack Niger's uranium mines
on 2016/9/14 13:03:23
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA new armed group has threatened to carry out attacks on Niger’s uranium mines in protest against marginalization of the minority Toubou population.

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Niger : Niger floods kill 10 people, leave thousands homeless
on 2016/8/1 20:33:27
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Click to see original Image in a new windowTen people have been killed and thousands of others left homeless as rains unleashed floods in vast areas of Niger, the UN says.

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Niger : Chad Launches 2,000 Troops to Niger to Fight ISIS-Linked Boko Haram
on 2016/6/15 19:30:00
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Click to see original Image in a new windowChad has sent some 2,000 troops to neighboring Niger to help the fight against Boko Haram following last week’s terrorist attacks by the Takfiri militants in the Nigerien town of Bosso.

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Niger : Niger court denies bail to jailed opposition figure
on 2016/1/12 20:15:28
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA court in Niger has denied bail to a jailed leading opposition contender in the upcoming landmark presidential elections scheduled to be held across the West African country next month.

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Niger : Niger winning war against Boko Haram, says army chief
on 2016/1/6 20:47:04
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Click to see original Image in a new windowNiger's army chief has said that the landlocked West African country is close to winning the war against Takfiri Bako Haram terrorist group.

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Niger : Niger opposition candidate detained upon returning from exile
on 2015/11/15 20:46:14
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Click to see original Image in a new windowNigerien opposition presidential candidate, Hama Amadou, has been arrested over child trafficking charges upon returning to the West African country from exile.

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Niger : 14 Boko Haram extremists killed in Niger
on 2015/2/22 20:26:14
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Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least 14 Takfiri Boko Haram militants have been killed in clashes with Nigerien army forces after an attack by the group in southeastern Niger.

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Niger : Niger votes to send troops to fight Nigeria's Boko Haram
on 2015/2/10 20:38:44
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Click to see original Image in a new windowNiger’s parliament has unanimously voted to deploy troops to neighboring Nigeria to join a regional fight against Boko Haram terrorists.

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Niger : At least five people killed in bomb explosion in Niger
on 2015/2/9 20:41:55
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Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least five people have been killed in a bomb blast in Niger’s southern border town of Diffa amid growing Boko Haram militancy in the region.

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Niger : Niger police use force at protest against Charlie Hebdo cartoons
on 2015/1/19 20:22:54
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Click to see original Image in a new windowNigerien police forces have fired tear gas at protesters demanding revocation of a ban on demonstrations against anti-Islam cartoons published by French magazine, Charlie Hebdo.

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Niger : Fresh Wave of Violence at Niger Anti-Charlie Hebdo Protests
on 2015/1/17 20:31:43
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Click to see original Image in a new windowPolice have fired tear gas at demonstrators in Niger, who continued their protest against satirical cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad today, AFP reports.

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Niger : Niger pledges to keep peacekeepers in Mali
on 2014/10/6 20:39:10
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Click to see original Image in a new windowNiger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou has pledged to keep its peacekeepers in neighboring Mali a day after nine of them were murdered by armed gunmen.

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Niger : Amnesty accuses Shell of making false claims
on 2013/11/9 20:36:07
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Amnesty International has accused major oil companies, including Shell Petroleum, of making false claims on Niger oil spills that caused an appalling environmental impact on the region.

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Niger : African migrants found dead in Niger
on 2013/11/1 0:26:31
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More than 85 migrants have died of thirst in a desert in northern Niger just a few kilometers from the Algerian border.

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Niger : 2500 children die of malnutrition in Niger in 2013
on 2013/10/17 13:14:06
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The United Nations children's agency says at least 2,500 children under the age of five have died of malnutrition in the Western African country of Niger this year.

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Niger : Malnutrition kills 362 children across Niger: UN
on 2013/10/13 19:43:09
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A United Nations report says over 360 children under the age of five have died of malnutrition in the West African nation of Niger during first nine months of this year.

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Niger : Malnutrition kills 362 children across Niger: UN
on 2013/10/13 11:29:39
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A United Nations report says over 360 children under the age of five have died of malnutrition in the West African nation of Niger during first nine months of this year.

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Niger : Nigerian state closes all secondary schools after massacre
on 2013/7/8 20:37:27
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Nigeria's northern state of Yobe ordered on Sunday to close all the secondary schools after a Saturday school massare in which at least 20 students lost their lives, according to a government statement.

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Niger : 22 prisoners escaped in Niger prison attack
on 2013/6/5 17:50:40
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Niger's government spokesman said that 22 prisoner escaped this weekend during an attack on the central prison by suspected militants from the Islamic extremist group, Boko Haram, headquartered in Nigeria, Niger's larger neighbor to the south.

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Niger : Gunmen attack prison in Niger's capital
on 2013/6/2 20:26:57
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Heavily armed gunmen have attacked a prison in the center of Niger's capital, Niamey, killing at least two security guards and injuring several others.

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