Niamey, Niger Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Niger Sending Troops to Fight Boko HaramRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    With the regional war against the Boko Haram militant group widening, Niger's parliament has agreed to send troops across the border to join the fight. The vote was unanimous in Niger's National Assembly on Monday night, reflecting the shock produced by at least four attacks in Niger in less than a week, including an explosion at a market in the country's east that killed a number of civilians.

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  2. Suicide bombers strike Niger town, Chadians kill 13 Boko Haram militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Two female suicide bombers attacked the Niger frontier town of Diffa on Wednesday, security sources said, shortly after Chad's army said it had killed 13 fighters from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in the Nigerian town of Gambaru. NIAMEY/N'DJAMENA: Two female suicide bombers attacked the Niger frontier town of Diffa on Wednesday, security sources said, shortly after Chad's army said it had killed 13 fighters from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in the Nigerian town of Gambaru.

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  3. Boko Haram takes on Chadian forces in NE Nigeria townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Peninsula

    N'Djamena,--Boko Haram on Wednesday launched a pre-dawn raid in Gamboru, northeastern Nigeria, looking to overwhelm Chadian troops who had pushed them out of the border town. The military in N'Djamena said the militants were repelled but the counter-attack was an indication of the task facing regional forces aiming to crush the rebellion.

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  4. Boko Haram abducts 30 people in Cameroon, NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Recordpub.com

    ... e support in readying the force. Associated Press writers Haruna Umar in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Dalatou Mamane in Niamey, Niger, and Cara Anna at the United Nations, contributed to this report.

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  5. Niger: Niger Joins Regional Anti-Boko Haram ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | AllAfrica.com

    Niger has joined Chad in approving the deployment of troops to northern Nigeria to fight Boko Haram. But the Islamist militants may prove a more formidable challenge than many anticipate.

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  6. Niger approves sending troops to Nigeria to fight Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | AlertNet

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  7. Nigeria: Boko Haram Vows to Defeat Regional Force in New VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | AllAfrica.com

    Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has vowed in a new video released on Monday that the group would defeat a regional force fighting the extremists in Nigeria's far Northeast, Niger and Cameroon. "Your alliance will not achieve anything.

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  8. Anxiety over Eco deepensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | GhanaWeb

    ... which could affect the new Eco deadline. Ghana's President John Mahama, who made a round- trip from Accra to Niamey, Niger, on Monday to participate in the 3rd meeting of the presidential task force on the ECOWAS Monetary Cooperation programme, is ...

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  9. Africa: Lake Chad Basin Commission Meets on Boko Haram Task ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | AllAfrica.com

    ... the conclusions of the 5th meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defence the LCBC Member States held in Niamey, Niger, on 20 January 2015; and the final communiqu of the extraordinary summit of the countries of LCBC held on 7 October 2014, as ...

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  10. Boko Haram abducts 8 Cameroon girls, kills 7 bus passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... who had launched three other attacks on the town since Friday. Associated Press writer Dalatou Mamane in Niamey, Niger contributed to this report. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, ...

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  11. Niger joins fight against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Iol.co.za

    In this screen grab image taken on February 9, 2015 from a video made available by Islamist group Boko Haram, leader Abubakar Shekau makes a statement at an undisclosed location. Picture: Boko Haram Niamey - Niger's parliament unanimously approved the deployment of troops to northern Nigeria as part of a regional offensive against Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which has launched several cross-border attacks in recent days.

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  12. Mahama Dashes To NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Ghanamma.com

    At yesterday's meeting in Niamey, the two presidents received the report of the taskforce set up to review the roadmap for a single currency in the West African sub-region slated for 2020. ECOWAS has been criticized for its frequent postponement of the deadline for the adoption of a single currency.

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  13. Niger troops to join fight against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Daily Star

    NIAMEY, Niger: Niger is set to send troops to Nigeria for the multi-national battle against Boko Haram after scores of people were killed in a fresh onslaught by the Islamist fighters in a key border town. Intervention from Niger would open a new northern front in the increasingly regional fight against the Islamist insurgents who killed over a hundred people, including 19 soldiers, Wednesday in a rampage in the Cameroonian town of Fotokol on Nigeria's border.

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  14. France sends advisers to Nigeria border to coordinate Boko Haram fightRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Reuters

    France has sent military advisers to Niger's southern border with Nigeria to help coordinate military action by regional powers fighting the Islamist group Boko Haram, a French army official said on Thursday. The deployment was announced as warplanes pounded Boko Haram positions just over the border in Nigeria, a resident in the Niger town of Bosso said, and hundreds of Chadian troops massed at the frontier to prepare an attack.

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  15. Chad troops enter Nigerian town in pursuit of Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | AlertNet

    Women are seen at a camp for displaced people fleeing violence from Gulak, a border town in the north of Adamawa state which was attacked by Boko Haram militants in September 2014, January 31, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde N'DJAMENA, Feb 3 - Chadian troops clashed with Boko Haram fighters in the northeastern Nigerian town of Gambaru on Tuesday in a bid to break the Islamist insurgents' grip on the town bordering Cameroon, Chadian military sources said.

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  16. Christians in Niger RebuildRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | WorthyNews

    Christians in Niger are meeting in private homes protected by police as they plan to rebuild the churches damaged by Islamic protests during the weekend of Jan. 16-18, according to Morning Star News. Muslims decrying the depictions of the prophet of Islam by the satirical Charlie Hebdo magazine destroyed 72 church buildings and killed at least 10 people in the former French colony.

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  17. Boko Haram behind attacks on churches in Niger, says Catholic missionaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Washington Times

    NIAMEY , NIGER - Boko Haram is determined to take its jihadist campaign beyond Nigeria. Its next targets include Niger , where - as reported in an alarming email message from a woman working as a missionary in the country - the group has proclaimed that "Christians must die."

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  18. Rising Anger in Muslim Africa Over Offending CartoonsRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Black Voice News

    While the president of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, marched in a Paris rally to support the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, anger was rising at home among the country's majority Muslim population over cartoons ridiculing the Prophet Mohammed. Over the weekend, anger exploded on the streets when approximately 1,000 young men turned on the institutions of the Catholic community, burning 45 churches.

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  19. Troops reclaim town from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    A Chadian soldier poses with locals near the Place de La Nation in N'Djamena. Troops from Chad have reclaimed a Nigerian town from Boko Haram gunmen.

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  20. Todd Starnes Bible survives Muslim mob attack on churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Fox News

    Bible unburned in spite of fire. The Word will never lose it's power. Eglise Vie Abondante, Harobanda. Niamey, Niger. From their compound in Niger's capital city they could see three churches burning. The smoke was filling their home. "We immediately ...

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