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  1. France to push for UN support for Africa force to fight Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | AlertNet

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  2. French FM urges Nigeria to commit fully to Boko Haram f...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Nigeria must commit fully to fighting Boko Haram, French French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Sunday, on a tour of west African countries involved in fighting the Islamist group. Fabius -- in the region to raise international funds to combat the Islamist group's spreading insurgency -- was speaking in the Niger capital Niamey after earlier stops in Chad and Cameroon on Saturday.

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  3. Boko Haram attacks island on Niger side of Lake ChadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | AlertNet

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  4. a Boko Haram attack in Niger village leaves at least 21 deadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | India.com

    Niamey, Feb 21: A Boko Haram attack on a village in southeastern Niger followed by clashes with the army have killed at least 21 people, mostly from the Islamists' ranks, Niger's military said today. "Seven Niger soldiers were killed and two others wounded in a Boko Haram attack on a village near Lake Chad yesterday night," a military report said.

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  5. Nigerian forces retake border town of Baga from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | CNews

    People march in support of the Niger army's war against Boko Haram in Niamey, February 17, 2015. Tens of thousands of people marched through Niger's capital Niamey on Tuesday to support the country's military following a series of attacks along the border with Nigeria carried out by Boko Haram militants.

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  6. Zambia/Nigeria: Zambia, Nigeria, Guinea Seek Semis BerthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Two semi-final places at the CAFU17 championship, berths that come with qualification to the FIFA U17 World Cup Chile 2015, will be decided Saturday evening when Group 'A' comes to a close with Zambia, Nigeria and Guinea all looking to advance. The closing group games are expected to be thrillers as Africa's future stars continue to shine with dazzling skills and thrilling encounters that have mesmerised thousands of fans that have thronged the two stadia in Niamey to see the matches.

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  7. Boko Haram, Niger fighting over Lake Chad island kills 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | AlertNet

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  8. Eaglets get last chance for World Cup ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Vanguard

    The reigning world champions at the under-17 level, the Golden Eaglets will today get their final opportunity to qualify to defend their trophy in Chile, when they clash with Zambia at in their final group A match at the African u-17 Championships in Niger. Eaglets top their pool with four points but can ill afford losing to their Zambian foes, who with a victory will leapfrog the west Africans and qualify for the junior World Cup holding later in the year in south America.

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  9. Boko Haram kill 21 in Nigeria near missing girls' villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | AlertNet

    Boko Haram militants fleeing a Nigerian army offensive killed 21 people on Friday in attacks near the northern village of Chibok, close to where the rebels abducted more than 200 schoolgirls last year, a military source said. The rebels were fleeing a land and air offensive to clear them out of the Sambisa forest when they raided the villages of Gatamarwa, Makalama and Layhawul and opened fire on terrified residents, the source said.

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  10. Niger investigates airstrike on Boko Haram that killed 36 civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou attended a rally in support of fight against Boko Haram in Niamey on Tuesday. Tens of thousands of people marched through the city in support of the country's military following a series of attacks carried out by Boko Haram militants along the country's border with Nigeria.

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  11. .com | Refugees in Niger live under shadow of Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | News24

    Aboubacar, usually a worker for a non-governmental organisation, has now taken on another, more ominous role: watching out for suicide bombers. "We watch everyone," he said in Niger's second-largest city of Zinder.

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  12. Nigerian planes bomb Boko Haram camps, military saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | AlertNet

    Nigerian warplanes bombed training camps and equipment belonging to Islamist group Boko Haram in the northeast's Sambisa forest on Thursday, the military said, adding momentum to an assault meant to crush the rebels also involving neighbours Chad, Cameroon and Niger. "The death of a large number of terrorists has been recorded while many others are also scampering all over the forest," defence spokesman Major-General Chris Olukolade said, later adding that an attack was underway on parts of Gwoza, the town where Boko Haram first declared an Islamic state last year.

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  13. Boko Haram kills three in attack on Niger village : February 19, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Daily Times

    NIAMEY According to a military source, Boko Haram militants attacked a village in southeastern Niger overnight, killing three people including the local chief and wounding three others before being driven off by security forces. The militant group has killed thousands in a six-year insurgency in Nigeria.

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  14. Thousands march against Boko Haram in Niger...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | New Vision

    People hold signs and flags to protest against deadly raids by Boko Haram on February 17, 2015 in Niamey. AFP PHOTO / BOUREIMA HAMA Niger's President Mamahadou Issoufou on Tuesday told thousands of people protesting at deadly raids by Boko Haram that "Niger will be the tomb" of the Islamists from neighbouring Nigeria.

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  15. Thousands march against Boko Haram in Ni...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Thousands of people marched in Niger's capital on Tuesday to protest at Boko Haram Islamists who have launched deadly raids in the country from their base in neighboring Nigeria. Prime Minister Brigi Rafini led the demonstrators who marched under a heavy police presence, with snipers posted on roofs of buildings along the protest route, including parliament.

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  16. Today in history: Kotoko massacre Sony Nguema 7-0 in Champions LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    A brace from striker Kofi Nti Boakye and a goal each from Abdul Aziz Yusif, Michael Anaba, Richard Mpong, Siedu Bancey and Joseph Ochaya earned Kotoko that famous victory. The results was Kotoko's biggest in any CAF Inter-club competition and also equalled the highest margin of win by a Ghanaian club in Africa; Ashgold in 1995 walloped NPA Anchors from Liberia by 8 goals to 1. Nti Boakye opened the scoring for Kotoko, thirteen minutes into the start of the match before Yusif doubled their lead after 29 minutes.

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  17. Boko Haram issues new threat against Niger, ChadRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | WTVC

    The Nigeria-based terror group Boko Haram is issuing a new threat against the neighboring country of Niger after it pledged to send troops to help fight the Islamic extremists. In a translation published by the SITE Intelligence Group on Monday, the group said its fighters were prepared to carry out suicide bombings.

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  18. Golden Eaglets whip hosts Niger Republic in African championship's opening gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Vanguard

    World champions Nigeria made an impressive start to their 2015 African Under-17 Championship campaign by winning the opening match against hosts Niger Republic 2-0 in Niamey on Sunday. According to a report on the CAF website, goals from Victor Osimhen after 18 minutes and team captain Kelechi Nwakali's beautiful free-kick from outside the box gave them victory.

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  19. Merciless Islamic Oppression of Christians in Africa: Remember Boko Haram?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Townhall

    Scarcely a day passes that media personalities aren't sounding the alarm over the relentless march of "Islamism" - i.e. militant Islam. To hear them tell it, one could be forgiven for thinking that "Islamism" - exemplified by the likes of ISIS - is mere centimeters away from destroying both America and Israel.

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  20. Niger arrest Boko Haram sympathisersRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | Arab Times

    ZINDER, Niger, Feb 15, : Several dozen people suspected of having links to Nigeria's Boko Haram have been arrested in southern Niger since the start of cross-border attacks by the Islamist group a week ago, a local governor said. "In the region of Zinder, we have a few dozen people whom we arrested for checking.

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