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  1. Niger declares war on Christianity! Boko Haram incites violence following Charlie Hebdo publicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Catholic.org

    Following the recent depiction of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad on the cover of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, Niger has erupted in violence that has left at least 10 people dead and 45 churches burnt. Niger erupted in protests which resulted in 10 deaths, hundreds of injuries and burning of churches and other Christian institutions over the depiction of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover of Charlie Hebdo.

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  2. UN condemns escalating attacks by Nigerian group Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Newsday

    The U.N. Security Council condemned the recent escalation of attacks by Boko Haram on Monday, in its first formal reaction to the activities of the Nigerian extremist group that seized the world's attention last year with the kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls. In a presidential statement approved by all 15 members, the council expressed deep concern that Boko Haram's activities are undermining... UNITED NATIONS - -- The U.N. Security Council condemned the recent escalation of attacks by Boko Haram on Monday, in its first formal reaction to the activities of the Nigerian extremist group that seized the world's attention last year with the kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls.

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  3. 45 Churches Burned During Anti-Charlie Riot in Niger CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Breitbart.com

    Forty-five churches were torched Saturday in the Nigerien capital of Niamey and five persons were killed during the riots protesting caricatures of Mohammed published last week by the French weekly Charlie Hebdo, the Nigerien police announced Monday. "Substantial damage was registered: 45 churches, five hotels, 36 pubs, an orphanage and a Christian school were looted before being burned," the spokesman of the National Police, Adily Toro, said at a press conference.

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  4. 10 killed, churches torched in protests over Charlie HebdoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WISW-AM Columbia

    Violent protests have erupted in parts of the world over the latest issue of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. While there have also been largely peaceful protests, authorities from Africa to the Middle East are seeing clashes in the streets -- and seeking ways to tamp down the uproar among Muslims furious over depictions of the Prophet Mohammed.

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  5. Mistrust between Nigeria, Cameroon stalls fight against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Reuters

    Mistrust between Nigeria and neighboring Cameroon as well as disagreements over how to deploy troops against Boko Haram have stalled efforts to set up a regional force to combat the Islamist militants. Failure to launch the 2,800-strong mission as planned in November has left the insurgents in control of large swathes of Nigeria's north east from where they launch attacks.

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  6. 10 killed in Charlie Hebdo protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | CNN

    Violent protests have erupted in parts of the world over the latest issue of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. While there have also been largely peaceful protests, authorities from Africa to the Middle East are seeing clashes in the streets -- and seeking ways to tamp down the uproar among Muslims furious over depictions of the Prophet Mohammed.

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  7. Hundreds flee Nigeria villages 'after Boko Haram warnin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Peninsula

    Hundreds of people from four villages near the devastated Nigerian town of Baga have been forced to flee after a warning from Boko Haram militants, witnesses and community leaders said Tuesday. News of the exodus from Kekenu, Budur, Yoyo and Mile 90 villages came as Niger hosted a meeting on how to fight the rebels as concern mounted at the threat to regional security.

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  8. 16:55 Charlie Hebdo: 45 churches set on fire since protests erupted in NigerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | AkiPress

    At least 10 people have been killed and 45 churches set on fire since protests erupted in Niger over the French magazine Charlie Hebdo's depiction of the Prophet Muhammad, police say. The cover of the magazine's latest edition, published after the attack, featured a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad weeping while holding a sign saying "I am Charlie".

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  9. UN condemns Boko Haram attacksRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Newkerala.com

    ... into neighbouring Cameroon, Chad and Niger. The council welcomed plans for the meeting to be held Jan 20 in Niamey, Niger, in which the threat posed by Boko Haram will be discussed. The UN council's condemnation of the terrorist group follows Boko ...

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  10. At least 45 churches attacked in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Catholic World News

    On the weekend of January 16-18, Catholic parishes, houses of religious orders, and Protestant churches were attacked in different parts of the West African nation of Niger in response to European magazine caricatures of Muhammad. Sunday Mass was canceled in Niamey, the nation's capital, following attacks on six parishes there.

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  11. Churches in Niger burned over 'Charlie Hebdo' coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | USA Today

    Churches in Niger burned over 'Charlie Hebdo' cover At least 10 people have died in fires set over the weekend. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1J5CKnZ This video frame grab made available by Associated Press Television News shows a burning roadblock in Niamey, Niger, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015.

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  12. UN Condemns Escalating Attacks by Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | News Max

    The United Nations Security Council condemned the recent escalation of attacks by Boko Haram on Monday, in its first formal reaction to the activities of the Nigerian extremist group that seized the world's attention last year with the kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls. In a presidential statement approved by all 15 members, the council expressed deep concern that Boko Haram's activities are undermining peace and stability in central and west Africa.

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  13. Niger: 45 churches burned in protests that killed 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Stars and Stripes

    This video frame grab made available by Associated Press Television News, shows a burning roadblock in Niamey, Niger, Saturday Jan. 17, 2015. Security forces in Niger used tear gas Sunday to disperse hundreds of opposition supporters taking part in a banned demonstration in the capital.

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  14. UN: Boko Haram Threatens Regional PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Voice of America

    People stand outside burned houses following an attack by Islamic militants in Gambaru, a city in Nigeria's Borno state, May 11, 2014. The United Nations Security Council says it is deeply concerned that increased attacks by the Islamic militant group Boko Haram are threatening the peace and stability of Central and West Africa.

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  15. Deadly riots erupt in Islamic world over new Muhammad cartoons in Charlie HebdoRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Washington Times

    At least 10 people have died in protests and riots around the Islamic world, as demonstrations showed no signs of easing over the "survivor issue" of the French satiric weekly Charlie Hebdo that depicts the Prophet Muhammad on its cover. The protests erupted just over a week after 12 people were killed in an attack by Islamist gunmen on the magazine's Paris offices.

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  16. .com | Niger declares three days of mourningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | News24

    Niger declared three days of mourning from Monday after violent protests over a Prophet Muhammad cartoon published by French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo that left 10 people dead and dozens of churches torched. Flags will fly at half-mast in memory of those killed during the riots that erupted in the capital Niamey and Zinder at the weekend.

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  17. VIDEO: Niger churches destroyed in protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | BBC News

    Authorities in Niger say more than 40 churches were burned down during two days of protests over the publication of a Prophet Muhammad cartoon by the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo.

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  18. 'Forty-five churches' burnt in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | BBC News

    At least 10 people have been killed and 45 churches set on fire since protests erupted in Niger over the French magazine Charlie Hebdo's depiction of the Prophet Muhammad, police say. The cover of the magazine's latest edition, published after the attack, featured a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad weeping while holding a sign saying "I am Charlie".

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  19. Dozens Of Churches Torched In Hebdo ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | LBC 97.3

    Forty-five churches have been torched in Niger over the Charlie Hebdo magazine's use of a cartoon on its cover of the Prophet Mohammed. At least five people died and 128 were injured in the capital Niamey during protests against the image on the front of the satirical publication.

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  20. "We need to share information more, we need to cooperate more also among member states."Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Bloomberg

    European governments will focus on better police cooperation and improved intelligence in an initial response to the terror threat from Islamist extremists following the attacks in France. European Union foreign ministers meet today in Brussels.

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