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  1. Niger forces kill 109 Boko Haram militants in battle -state TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... Chad, January 19, 2015. Boko Haram attacks may force even more people to flee, both internally and to Cameroon, Niger and Chad, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) warned. Picture January 19, 2015. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun NIAMEY, Feb 6 ...

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  2. Nigeria extremists run to Niger, hit 2 townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    NIAMEY, Niger -- Nigeria's Islamic extremists invaded a second country in the region Friday, attacking two towns in a part of Niger that is already home to tens of thousands of refugees who have fled the terror group's attacks in Nigeria.

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  3. Niger: 109 Boko Haram fighters killed after attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Map locates Bosso, Niger and Fotokol, Cameroon.; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; Photo: S.mcdade, AP NIAMEY, Niger - A total of 109 Boko Haram fighters were killed by soldiers responding to attacks on two towns in Niger near the border with Nigeria on Friday, Niger's defense minister said.

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  4. In Yemen, Houthis say they're at helmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... while heavy snow and strong winds caused traffic havoc Friday in Croatia, Bosnia and Sloven... Read>> NIAMEY, Niger -- Nigeria's Islamic extremists invaded a second country in the region Friday, attacking two towns in a part of Niger that is already ...

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  5. In brief: Boko Haram attacks spread to towns in second country - Sat, 07 Feb 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Nigeria's Islamic extremists invaded a second country in the region Friday, attacking two towns in a part of Niger that is already home to tens of thousands of refugees who have fled the terror group's attacks back in Nigeria. The expansion of Boko Haram's reach came as neighboring countries are fighting back with ground troops and aircraft, with even greater military strikes by more countries planned.

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  6. '109 Boko Haram fighters dead' after first attack on NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Boko Haram launched its first major attack in Niger on Friday, triggering a forceful response from regional troops who claimed to have killed more than a hundred of the Islamists. The clashes in Bosso and Diffa, along the border with Nigeria, marked yet another expansion of violence attributed to Boko Haram, but it seemed to have come at a heavy cost.

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  7. Boko Haram attacks towns in Niger after assault on CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Newsday

    ... near Nigeria, officials in Cameroon said Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Boko Haram,File) Photo Credit: AP NIAMEY, Niger - (AP) -- Nigeria's Islamic extremists invaded a second country in the region Friday, attacking two towns in a part of Niger ...

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  8. Boko Haram attacks town in Niger after assault on CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... ongoing fighting in a Cameroonian border town near Nigeria, officials in Cameroon said Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. NIAMEY, Niger (AP) - Islamic extremists from Nigeria attacked a border town inside the neighboring country of Niger, marking the second ...

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  9. First Boko Haram attack in Niger beaten back by troopsRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    Islamist group Boko Haram for the first time launched an attack in Niger on Friday, striking at the town of Bosso just across the border from Nigeria, witnesses said. Fighting broke out around 9:00 am but troops pushed back the attack by the end of the morning, said Yacouba Soumana Gaoh, governor of the regional capital of Diffa.

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    Jan 7, 2015 | Manila Bulletin

    ... identify them. It called on the public to cooperate, reminding them of past instability due to riots. Niamey (Afp) - Niger is set to send troops to Nigeria for the multi-national battle against Boko Haram after scores of people were killed in a ...

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

    Feb 5, 2015 | 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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  12. France sends advisers to Nigeria border to coordinate Boko Haram fightRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | 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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  13. Nigeria: Communique of the 484th Meeting of the PSC On the Boko Haram Terrorist GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... statements made by the representatives of the Member States of the Lake Chad Basin Commission - LCBC (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria) and by Ghana, as the Chair of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS); Recalls its earlier ...

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

    Jan 30, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    ... Nigeria border town seized by the Islamist militants late last year, military sources stationed in neighbouring Niger said on Thursday. Chad's involvement in retaking the town comes as the regional military heavyweight assumes an increasingly ...

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  16. Nigeria stalls on Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    ... Guardian has learned reliably that Nigeria is unhappy about the way its neighbours in the Lake Chad Basin Commission (Niger, Chad and Cameroon) are convening meetings and developing new strategies to fight Boko Haram without allowing Nigeria to take ...

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  17. 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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  18. Muslim protests of Charlie Hebdo turn violent; 4 killed in West African country of NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Lifestyles

    Muslim anger flared over a French satirical weekly's latest caricature of the Prophet Muhammad, with four people reported killed and dozens injured at a protest Friday in the West African country of Niger, and violent clashes between demonstrators and police in Pakistan, Jordan and Algeria. Supporters say the cartoon on the cover of Charlie Hebdo is a defiant expression of free speech following a terrorist attack on the publication's Paris offices that killed 12 people on Jan. 7, but many Muslims viewed it as another attack on their religion.

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  19. Rights Group: MPs in Dozens of Countries Face AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Voice of America

    ... happened, also establish some accountability." During the meeting, the IPU committee was confronted with a new case in Niger, involving former parliament speaker Hama Amadou, who is accused of being complicit in his wife's purchase of a baby. He ...

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  20. URU Metals's Speculative Buy Rating Reiterated at Beaufort SecuritiesRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... on uranium. The Company focuses to explore and develop its eight 100% owned uranium concessions, in the Republic of Niger, with a particular focus on the Irhazer and In Gall areas. The Company has three segments: exploration, investments and ...

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