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  1. Niger's police says military killed more than 500 militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Daily Star

    NIAMEY, Niger: Niger's police spokesman says that military operations in the country's east have killed at least 500 of Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists. Capt.

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  2. Niger police: Military kills more than 500 ISIL militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | USA Today

    ... Niger's police spokesman said Wednesday. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1C5D073 NIAMEY, Niger (AP) - Military operations in Niger's east have killed at least 500 of Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists whose war has spilled ...

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  3. Chad, Niger soldiers killed as Boko Haram loses Nigerian townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | AlertNet

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  4. Chad, Niger troops eject Boko Haram from Nigerian townsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Niamey: Troops from Chad and Niger have freed two towns in northern Nigeria previously held by Boko Haram militants, the first gains made in a joint offensive launched at the weekend, Niger military sources said on Monday. About 30 Niger and Chadian soldiers were injured in fighting over Malam Fatouri and Damasak, a day after thousands of troops crossed the border to retake areas held by the extremist group, whose insurgency has forced Nigeria to delay an election and neighbours to mobilise their armies.

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  5. 300 militants killed in fighting: sourceRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Arab Times

    NIAMEY, March 9 : Troops from Chad and Niger have freed two towns in northern Nigeria previously held by Boko Haram militants, the first gains made in a joint offensive launched at the weekend, Niger military sources said on Monday. About 30 Nigerien and Chadian soldiers were injured in fighting over Malam Fatouri and Damasak, a day after thousands of troops crossed the border to retake areas held by the Sunni Islamist group, whose insurgency has forced Nigeria to delay an election and neighbours to mobilise their armies.

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  6. Boko Haram driven from Nigerian townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Chadian troops participate in the closing ceremony of operation Flintlock in an army base in N'djamena, Chad. The U.S. military and its Western partners conduct this training annually and set up plans long before Boko Haram began attacking its neighbors Niger, Chad and Cameroon.

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  7. Chad, Niger attack Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Nigerian troops seen clearing land mines as they advance to try to recapture the town of Baga from Boko Haram. Handout picture: Nigerian Army N'djamena/ Niamey - Chad and Niger launched a joint army operation against Boko Haram militants in Nigeria on Sunday, military sources said, stepping up a regional push to end the Sunni Muslim group's six-year insurgency.

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  8. Listen to Niger guitar band Tal National's ebullient new musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    In January of 2014 Chicago recording engineer Jamie Carter took his third trip to Niamey , the capital of Niger, to record another new album by the high-energy guitar band Tal National . With each visit Carter has become more tightly enmeshed in the group's orbit by helping to land them a Western record label and serving as the band's US liaison on tours.

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  9. Chad, Niger troops eject Boko Haram from Nigerian townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | AlertNet

    A Chadian soldier poses for a picture at the front line during battle against insurgent group Boko Haram in Gambaru, February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun NIAMEY, March 9 - Troops from Chad and Niger have freed two towns in northern Nigeria previously held by Boko Haram militants, the first gains made in a joint offensive launched at the weekend, Niger military sources said on Monday.

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  10. Regional ConflictRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Bloomberg

    "We saw a procession of vehicles equipped with heavy weapons, battle tanks, trucks and tankers leaving Diffa and heading south, toward the border with Nigeria," Kiari Mala, a resident of Diffa, a town in southern Niger, said by phone on Sunday. Nigeria's battle against Boko Haram is sucking in neighboring countries as its own army struggles to contain the rebellion.

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  11. Chad and Niger troops move to attack Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | News Times

    ... annually and set up plans long before Boko Haram began attacking its neighbors Niger, Chad and Cameroon. NIAMEY, Niger (AP) - A Chadian general has confirmed that military forces from Chad and Niger have gone into northeast Nigeria to attack Boko ...

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  12. Chad, Niger launch air, ground strikes against Boko Haram as troops recapture Buni YadiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Vanguard

    Niger and Chad, yesterday, launched major ground and air strikes in the North-East against Boko Haram, after the militants formally pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. The attacks, which followed a sustained build-up of troops in southern Niger, have opened up a new front in regional efforts to wipe out the Islamist group, whose six-year insurgency has spread across borders.

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  13. sophie/UPDATE 2-Chad, Niger launch joint offensive against Boko Haram in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | AlertNet

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  14. Niger, Chad troops open new front against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Daily Star

    NIAMEY: The armies of Niger and Chad on Sunday launched a major ground and air offensive against Islamist extremist group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, a source from the Niger government said. The offensive opened up a new front against the Islamists as part of regional efforts to combat them and came after Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau pledged allegiance to ISIS in an audio message.

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  15. Mali U17 players given houses for winning African Championship titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    ... the president said. Coached by Baye Bah, the junior Eagles defeated South Africa 2-0 in the final played in Niamey, Niger, on March 1 to offer the West African country their first continental title since their independence in 1960. Some complaints ...

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  16. Nigeria: Another Dam On the Niger?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    REPORTS that the authorities in Niger Republic are planning to construct a dam across the River Niger is a cause for worry among Nigerians given that the base load of Nigeria's power generation still remains the Kainji and Jebba dams on the same River Niger. Any attempt to erect a dam upstream in Niger Republic, therefore, would adversely affect the operation of the two hydro power stations in Nigeria which would worsen the power supply situation in Nigeria.

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  17. UPDATE 1-Boko Haram remote-control bomb kills two Niger soldiersRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Reuters

    A bomb planted and remotely detonated by Boko Haram militants near the southeastern Niger town of Diffa killed two soldiers and wounded a third on Wednesday, military sources said. It was the first time Niger's army has reported being attacked with such a device since it launched a campaign with Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria this year against the Islamist group.

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  18. West Africa: New Railway Network Aims to Boost Inter-Regional TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    On the dual carriageway linking the main airport to downtown Niamey, the capital of Niger, workers are busy digging trenches in the middle of the island separating the lanes, and laying tracks where rows of lampposts once stood. They are racing against the clock to build a thousand-kilometre stretch of a regional network that will connect Niamey to the West African seaport of Cotonou, Benin.

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  19. .com | Canadian army forced to withdraw in Boko Haram fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | News24

    Canadian special forces participating in military training in southeast Niger were ordered to withdraw recently to avoid battling with Boko Haram Islamists, the military said Thursday. The troops had been posted to the town of Diffa, where the government of Niger declared a state of emergency on 11 February following attacks in the region that borders Boko Haram's stronghold in northeast Nigeria.

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  20. SABC wont show final Amajimbos FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Amajimbos will meet either Mali or Guinea on Sunday after beating Nigeria 1-0 in the last-four in Niamey, Niger yesterday. Molefi Ntseki's charges also made history by qualifying for the U-17 World Cup through their strong showing at the CAF tournament.

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