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  1. Boko Haram claims Baga attack, threatens...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Boko Haram's leader Abubakar Shekau claimed a massive attack on the northeast Nigerian town of Baga and threatened Niger, Chad and Cameroon in a new video published online on Tuesday evening. The message came as Nigeria and its neighbours met in Niger's capital, Niamey, to discuss a regional response to the threat and Chadian troops headed to Cameroon to help repel repeated Boko Haram attacks.

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  2. Boko Haram Says It's Behind Yet Another Massive Attack That Killed HundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A screengrab taken on November 9, 2014 from a new Boko Haram video released by the Islamist extremist group and obtained by AFP shows Boko Haram fighters parading with a tank in an unidentified town Boko Haram's leader Abubakar Shekau claimed a massive attack on the northeast Nigerian town of Baga and threatened Niger, Chad and Cameroon in a new video published online on Tuesday evening. The message came as Nigeria and its neighbours met in Niger's capital, Niamey, to discuss a regional response to the threat and Chadian troops headed to Cameroon to help repel repeated Boko Haram attacks.

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  3. .com | Nigeria, Cameroon mistrust stalls fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | News24

    ... an analyst with the London-based Africa Matters consultancy. The four nations of the Lake Chad Basin - Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria - agreed to bring their forces together to fight Boko Haram in October, together with a contingent from Benin, ...

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  4. Boko Haram 'leader' claims Baga raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | BBC News

    ... Idriss Deby of Chad has also sent a contingent of troops. Meanwhile, officials from Nigeria and its neighbours met in Niger's capital Niamey on Tuesday to discuss a regional response to Boko Haram. Nigeria is due to hold elections next month but ...

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  5. Over 10,000 Cameroonians flee inland after Boko Haram attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Daily Star

    ... Fotso said. The government is trying to accommodate the affected students, Fotso added. A regional summit opened in Niger Tuesday aimed at stopping Boko Haram. "The increase in strength of Boko Haram reflects our slowness and inability to put up a ...

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  6. Talks on regional fight against Boko Haram open in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Vanguard

    A regional summit opened in Niger Tuesday aimed at stopping Boko Haram as the Islamist insurgents step up attacks both inside Nigeria and in neighbouring countries. "The increase in strength of Boko Haram reflects our slowness and our inability to put up a robust response," Niger's Foreign Minister Mohamed Bazoum said at the talks in Niamey.

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  7. Churches in Niger and other former French colonies torched over Charlie Hebdo cartoonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Religion News Service

    NAIROBI, Kenya Cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad are proving costly for Christians in majority-Muslim countries in Africa. At least 45 churches were torched over the weekend in Niger, in two days of protests that left about 10 people dead.

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  8. Nigerian refugees strain Chad, NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Children displaced after attacks by Boko Haram, play in the camp of internal displaced people, in Yola, Nigeria. File photo: Sunday Alamba Dakar/Niamey - Some 20 000 Nigerians have fled to Chad, Niger and Cameroon in the past two weeks after their towns and villages were attacked by Islamist sect Boko Haram, according to the United Nations and government figures.

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  9. Thousands flee Nigeria after Boko Haram attack,Niger,Chad struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... 2014. REUTERS/Stringer DAKAR/NIAMEY, Jan 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some 20,000 Nigerians have fled to Chad, Niger and Cameroon in the past two weeks after their towns and villages were attacked by Islamist sect Boko Haram, according to the ...

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  10. West Africa: Libya the Key to Stopping Terror in the SahelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Madama, located in the northeast of Niger in the vast Tener desert, is 10 days' drive from the capital Niamey and doesn't even feature on most maps. This is where Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister of Defence, spent the first day of 2015 visiting troops in a brand new military base, which is being set up as part of France's Operation Barkhane to fight Islamist terror groups in the Sahel .

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  11. Boko Haram commit mass slaughter in NigeriaRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Around 2,000 civilians have been slaughtered by the armed group Boko Haram in north east Nigeria, with thousands more being forced to flee. The South African government spoke in its condemnation this weekend of "inhumane and barbaric attacks by Boko Haram against at least 16 towns and villages in the north and north east of the Federal Republic of Nigeria."

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  12. French government re-starting NATO's Libya war?Read the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | Dear Kitty

    ... comments made late last week . French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian gave similar indications during his visit to Niger last week while visiting a new French military base near the Niger-Libyan border. Without openly calling for war, Le Drian ...

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  13. Surveillance drones along U.S.-Canadian border not helping security, says auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Canada.com

    In this June 13, 2010 file photo a US Predator unmanned drone armed with a missile sits on the tarmac of Kandahar military airport in Afghanistan. The US military will shift its drone flights in Niger from Niamey to a base further north, allowing Washingon to better track Islamist fighters in the region, a defense official said September 2, 2014.

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  14. Golden Eaglets tipped for Niger 2015 gloryRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | In-depth Africa

    The Golden Eaglets under the watch of Emmanuel Amuneke, 1994 African Footballer of the Year, is destined to go places at the 11th African Championship in Niger. This much was the opinion of Alhaji Shehu Abdulkadir, the proprietor of Super Lion Football Academy after the Golden Eagles put his Suleja-based side to the swords in a 10-goal thriller mid week.

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  15. Liberia: Ebola Cases Still Reducing - UN to Focus On SurvivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... of Guinea and Sierra Leone. In solidarity with the government and people of Liberia, the President of the Republic of Niger and the President of the see more>>

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  16. Liberia: Niger, Benin Leaders Visit LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    In solidarity with the government and people of Liberia, the President of the Republic of Niger and the President of the Republic of Benin yesterday paid a visit to the country as part of both countries' contribution to the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia. The visit of both countries' Presidents according to them is intended to show their supports to the people of Liberia as well as ECOWAS's support in the fight against the Ebola virus in Guinea, Sierra Leon and Liberia.

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  17. Niger's Archbishop of Niamey Decries More and More Young Nigeriens Enlisting in Boko HaramRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | DFW Catholic

    "More and more young Nigeriens are being enlisted in the Boko Haram movement, especially in the region of Diffa." This was the observation of Archbishop Michel Cartateguy of Niamey, capital of Niger, who sent Fides a document with this statement.

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  18. Golden Eaglets massacre Super Lion 9-1 in training matchRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | In-depth Africa

    ... own goal while Omo'Oba Kasali got his team's consolatory goal. The friendly match against the Suleja-based team from Niger State was Golden Eaglets' first in almost three months since their victory against Akpabuyo United in Calabar on September 20, ...

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  19. .com | 2 detained in Niger baby trafficking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | News24

    Two of the defendants in a baby trafficking case in Niger were brought before prosecutors on Monday accused of trying to leave the capital during their trial, a defence lawyer said. Hadiza Amadou, wife of former parliament speaker Hama Amadou, was arrested while travelling to her home region in western Niger.

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  20. Niger border region fears Boko Haram incursion : January 06, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Daily Times

    NIAMEY Towns in Niger are living in fear following the advance of extremist group Boko Haram into neighbouring northeast Nigeria, the mayor of a border town told AFP on Monday. Boko Haram overran two Nigerian towns near Niger in October after fierce fighting with the Nigerian army.

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