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<b>Niger</b> buys &quot;spy plane&quot; to combat Sahel militants

Oct 23, 2014

Niger buys &quot;spy plane&quot; to combat Sahel militants

NIAMEY (Reuters) - The government of Niger has purchased a reconnaissance plane as part of its effort to combat Islamist fighters and criminal gangs
Seven Nigerian ministers quit office to run for governorship

Oct 16, 2014

Seven Nigerian ministers quit office to run for governorship

Labour and Productivity Emeka Wogu and Minister of State for Niger Delta Dairus Ishaku.A source in the president's office said all the former ministers had
Six months after girls abducted, Nigerians protest near president's house

Oct 15, 2014

Six months after girls abducted, Nigerians protest near president's house

, possibly inspired by similar moves by Sunni Muslim militants in Iraq and Syria. Leaders of Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and Benin on Tuesday announced
Girls at risk as Bangladesh mulls lowering age of marriage, says HRW

Oct 14, 2014

Girls at risk as Bangladesh mulls lowering age of marriage, says HRW

together, we will consider (changing) the law."Bangladesh has the second-highest rate of child marriage in the world, after Niger, says the United
Ten Chinese workers among 27 hostages freed in Cameroon

Oct 12, 2014

Ten Chinese workers among 27 hostages freed in Cameroon

out incursions into Niger and Chad.The group attracted global condemnation when it abducted more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls in April. There has been
French forces launch raid in <b>Niger</b> against al Qaeda units

Oct 11, 2014

French forces launch raid in Niger against al Qaeda units

PARIS (Reuters) - French forces destroyed a convoy in Niger transporting weapons from Libya to Mali and captured fighters linked to al Qaeda, the
Mali Al-Qaeda linked jihadist claims responsibility for attack on UN

Oct 06, 2014

Mali Al-Qaeda linked jihadist claims responsibility for attack on UN

country's restive north.Friday's attack, the deadliest against the UN mission in Mali, targeted a contingent of peacekeepers from Niger. "In the name
Nine U.N. troops killed in worst attack yet on Mali force

Oct 03, 2014

Nine U.N. troops killed in worst attack yet on Mali force

, the deadliest attack yet on U.N. troops in Mali, the mission said.The attack on the peacekeepers from Niger took place in the region of Gao and
It's not a small world after all world population will soar

Sep 19, 2014

It's not a small world after all world population will soar

expected to drive population growth, including Nigeria, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Niger, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia, Mozambique and
Natural disasters displaced over two million in India in 2013 UN report

Sep 18, 2014

Natural disasters displaced over two million in India in 2013 UN report

in Niger, Chad, Sudan and South Sudan countries with highly vulnerable populations who are also affected by conflict and drought.Africa's population