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  1. Last French hostage freed by Islamist extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... said Lazarevic was in "relatively good health" despite his years of captivity, and that he was being transported to Niger, whose help in securing the release got specific thanks from Hollande. Hollande thanked Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita ...

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  2. France's last hostage freed in Mali after three years in captivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Daily Star

    ... are no more French hostages in any country in the world." Hollande said Lazarevic would be met by his daughter in Niger's capital Niamey before making his way back to France, where he and his family would be welcomed by the president. Kidnapped from ...

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  3. Last French citizen held hostage has been freed, Hollande saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... good health despite the very trying conditions of his long captivity." On Tuesday evening Lazarevic had reached Niger's capital Niamey, where he met president Mahamadou Issoufou. TV footage showed him smiling and telling reporters that he had lost ...

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  4. SFSC curatora s artwork to be displayed in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Highlands Today

    Four of Doctrow's woodcuts will be part of an exhibition on display in the residence of Eunice Reddick, United States ambassador to Niger. The woodcuts represent native Florida habitat and were selected for the exhibition to represent the Everglades, Highlands Hammock State Park, Archbold Biological Station and central Florida.

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  5. GoviEx Uranium starts to market Niger projectRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Northern Miner

    Before listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange in June, the small corporate team at GoviEx Uranium raised over $100 million privately to advance their Madaouela uranium project in Niger. Over seven years the company put the money to work completing between 10,000 metres and 20,000 metres of RC drilling a month.

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  6. Niger: Cash Transfers - Good for People, Bad for the Community?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Olivier de Sardan and his LASDEL colleagues conducted qualitative fieldwork into cash transfers in 21 villages in Niger, using local languages and immersing themselves in the communities. In contrast to the mostly positive official evaluations and ...

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  7. Cash transfers: Good for people, bad for the community?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | IRIN

    ... Olivier de Sardan and his LASDEL colleagues conducted qualitative fieldwork into cash transfers in 21 villages in Niger, using local languages and immersing themselves in the communities. In contrast to the mostly positive official evaluations and ...

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  8. Niger's new head of parliament namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Lawmakers in Niger chose an ex-opposition member to become the new head of parliament on Monday, replacing Hama Amadou who fled to France after being named in a baby-trafficking scandal. Amadou Salifou "was declared elected as speaker of the National Assembly with 71 votes" out of 113, said parliamentary vice-president Daouda Marthe, who has led Parliament since Amadou's departure.

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  9. French Jets Reinforce International Coalition Against ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Sofia News Agency

    ... , with the Mirage planes soon to arrive in the country. The French Prime Minister held a speech at French airbase in Niger's capital Niamey devoted to countering terrorism in the Sahel region. Apart from the nine French Rafale fighter jets in the ...

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  10. French Mirage jets in Jordan to join fight against Islamic State in IraqRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | UAport

    Six Mirage fighter jets have arrived in Jordan to join France's operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday. "Since a few hours ago, our Mirages have been positioned . . . in Amman," Valls said during a visit to the Niger capital of Niamey.

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  11. .com | French jets to join fight against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | News24

    ... show of strength is continuing with the arrival of Mirage planes in the coming days," Valls said during a visit to the Niger capital Niamey.

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  12. French jets due in Jordan to join fight against Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... show of strength is continuing with the arrival of Mirage planes in the coming days," Valls said during a visit to the Niger capital Niamey. Earlier, he had said the jets were already in Jordan. France already has nine Rafale fighter jets in the ...

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  13. 'Insecurity on the March Again' in Africa's Sahel RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Scoop

    ... Geneva on the "chronic emergency" confronting the countries of Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal, making up one of the poorest regions in the world. Mr. Piper said the situation in northern Mali has ...

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  14. South Africa send Nigerians packing as Mali join qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Arab Times

    ... Kampamba Chintu's 78th minute strike. Zambia finished on 11 points, one point behind Cape Verde, while Mozambique and Niger drew 1-1 in Niamey. Mozambique finished with six points and Niger bagged three points in Group F. The Africa Cup of Nations ...

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  15. Insecurity on the march again' in Africa's Sahel region, UN relief official warnsRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | United Nations

    ... Geneva on the "chronic emergency" confronting the countries of Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal, making up one of the poorest regions in the world. Mr. Piper said the situation in northern Mali has ...

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  16. 12 kids, 1 villager die after Niger hippo attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Nation

    Twelve children and a villager have been confirmed dead after a hippopotamus attacked a boat near the Niger capital Niamey earlier this week, officials said Wednesday. The students, aged 12 to 13, died when their boat transporting them across the Niger River was flipped by a hippo on Monday.

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  17. Niger sends helicopters to Mali border after militant attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. NIAMEY, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Niger sent army helicopters to its western border with Mali on Wednesday to repel unidentified militants who crossed over to attack the ...

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  18. Twelve schoolchildren dead after Niger hippo attackRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Age

    Twelve children and a villager have been confirmed dead after a hippopotamus attacked a boat near the Niger capital Niamey earlier this week, officials said on Wednesday. The students, aged 12 to 13, died when their boat transporting them across the Niger River was flipped by a hippo on Monday.

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  19. .com | 12 kids, 1 villager dead after Niger hippo attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | News24

    Twelve children and a villager have been confirmed dead after a hippopotamus attacked a boat near the Niger capital Niamey earlier this week, officials said on Wednesday. The students, aged 12 to 13, died when their boat transporting them across the Niger River was flipped by a hippo on Monday.

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  20. Thirteen people, including 12 children, killed in hippopotamus attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | ABC News

    Twelve children and a villager have been killed in a hippopotamus attack on a boat near Niger's capital Niamey earlier this week, officials say. The students, aged 12 to 13, died when their boat transporting them across the Niger River was flipped by the hippopotamus on Monday.

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