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  1. Police Force in Niger's Capital Fired After StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Voice of America

    The mayor of Niger's capital dismissed the city's entire 204-member municipal police force Thursday after officers clashed with security forces during a protest over working conditions. Police had blocked access to Niamey's city hall Tuesday during a 48-hour walkout, prompting Mayor Assane Seydou to summon a detachment of national security forces, who used truncheons and tear gas to disperse the protesters.

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  2. Niger's capital city fires entire municipal police force after strikeRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Reuters

    The mayor of Niger's capital dismissed the city's entire 204-strong municipal police force on Thursday after officers clashed with security forces during a protest over working conditions. Municipal policemen blocked access to Niamey's city hall on Tuesday during a 48-hour walkout, prompting Mayor Assane Seydou to summon a detachment of national security forces which used truncheons and tear gas to disperse the protesters.

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  3. West Africa: Sahel Neighbours Rethink Security StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    With terror attacks against peacekeepers in Mali on the rise, contributors to the UN force just met in neighbouring Niger to hash out a response. The two-day Niamey conference that wrapped up on Wednesday also addressed the issue of the border triangle between Mali, Libya and Niger.

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  4. News From AfricaRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | Scoop

    NIAMEY, Niger, November 7, 2014/African Press Organization / -- A staff team from the International Monetary Fund led by Mr. Cheikh Anta Gueye visited Niamey from October 21to November 3, 2014, for discussions on the 2014 Article IV consultation and the fourth and fifth reviews of the program supported by the Extended Credit Facility arrangement . The discussions covered the implementation of the program as well as economic and financial developments in 2014, the medium-term outlook and the policies needed to consolidate macroeconomic stability and foster inclusive growth.

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  5. Nigeria Set To Fight To Save Mali From TerroristsRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    Nigeria has agreed with seven other African countries contributing troops to the United Nations Mission in Mali on setting up a rapid intervention force to fight terrorist groups in Mali and other cross-border criminal organisations. The countries joining Nigeria include Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Niger, Senegal, Chad and Togo.

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  6. Niger: Statement By the IMF Staff Mission to NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    A staff team from the International Monetary Fund led by Mr. Cheikh Anta Gueye visited Niamey from October 21to November 3, 2014, for discussions on the 2014 Article IV consultation and the fourth and fifth reviews of the program supported by the Extended Credit Facility arrangement . The discussions covered the implementation of the program as well as economic and financial developments in 2014, the medium-term outlook and the policies needed to consolidate macroeconomic stability and foster inclusive growth.

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  7. Niger: Statement by the IMF Staff MissionRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | International Monetary Fund

    A staff team from the International Monetary Fund led by Mr. Cheikh Anta Gueye visited Niamey from October 21to November 3, 2014, for discussions on the 2014 Article IV consultation and the fourth and fifth reviews of the program supported by the Extended Credit Facility arrangement . The discussions covered the implementation of the program as well as economic and financial developments in 2014, the medium-term outlook and the policies needed to consolidate macroeconomic stability and foster inclusive growth.

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  8. Burkina Faso: A foreseeable eruptionRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Hill

    ... is Search for Common Ground's youth coordinator in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and Ben-Achour is team leader in Niamey, Niger.

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  9. Nigeria violence pushes refugees and cholera across bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | AlertNet

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  10. Niger: attacks near refugee areas prompt Malian refugees to flee ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | AlertNet

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  11. Niger says insurgents kill nine members of security forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | AlertNet

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  12. .com | Niger says 9 killed by terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | News24

    Nine security agents in Niger were killed on Thursday in multiple "terrorist" attacks in the western Tillaberi region near Mali, the government said. "Terrorists staged simultaneous attacks.

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  13. 9 Niger security forces killed in militant attacksRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children. NIAMEY, Niger (AP) - Niger's military says nine security forces have been killed in three simultaneous attacks in the country near the ...

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  14. Niger drops sex education from syllabus at Muslim leaders' urgingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | AlertNet

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  15. Cholera outbreak hits Niger - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Niger has seen more than 1 300 cases of cholera since the beginning of the year, with 51 people dying of the disease, the United Nations said on Monday. In September alone there were 38 reported deaths from cholera, said the UN's Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the capital Niamey on its website.

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  16. Niger cholera outbreak kills 51 people: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Niger has seen more than 1,300 cases of cholera since the beginning of the year, with 51 people dying of the disease, the United Nations said Monday. In September alone there were 38 reported deaths from cholera , said the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the capital Niamey on its website.

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  17. Cholera outbreak kills dozens in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Al Jazeera

    Niger witnesses spike in cholera with 38 dying in the month of September alone, taking this year's toll to 51. Niger has seen more than 1,300 cases of cholera since the beginning of the year, with 51 people dying of the disease, the United Nations has said. In September alone there were 38 reported deaths from cholera, said the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the capital Niamey on its website on Monday.

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  18. Stranded Ghanaian drivers in Niger want government interventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    The Ghanaians had been held in the Francophone country for about two months after police allegedly seized their travel and vehicle documents. The action is believed to be a crack-down on foreign vehicles which are more preferred by passengers than local vehicles.

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  19. Opposition leader Hama no longer Niger parliament speaker -ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | AlertNet

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  20. Niger buys 'spy plane' to combat Sahel militantsRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Reuters

    The government of Niger has purchased a reconnaissance plane as part of its effort to combat Islamist fighters and criminal gangs operating on its vast territory, the West African country's interior minister said on Wednesday. Located in the arid Sahel band and with porous borders with Mali, Libya and Nigeria, smugglers and Islamic militants regularly crisscross Niger's sparsely inhabited territory.

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