Niamey, Niger Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Niger: Govt Foils a Military Coup AttemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The country's president told national TV viewers that several suspects have been detained for attempting a military takeover. Earlier this week, at least four senior military officers were arrested.

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  2. Niger president: Several arrested after aborted coup attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... Reading List. You'll be able to access the story from your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. NIAMEY, Niger - Niger's president says several political and military officials have been arrested because of a coup attempt overnight ...

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  3. Niger government foils coup attempt, president says on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Reuters

    Niger's government has foiled an attempted coup and arrested people who planned to use aerial firepower to seize control, President Mahamadou Issoufou said in an address on national television on Thursday. Issoufou was elected in 2011, one year after a coup.

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  4. Niger President: Government Foiled Coup AttemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Voice of America

    Niger's government has foiled an attempted coup and arrested suspects who planned to use aerial means to seize power, President Mahamadou Issoufou said in an address on national television on Thursday. Issoufou was elected to lead the West African country in 2011, one year after a coup.

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  5. Niger arrests at least four senior military officers, reasons unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    NIAMEY: Gendarmes in Niger have arrested at least four senior military officers in a troubling sign of potential unrest in the West African nation just two months before elections, military sources and family members of those detained said on Thursday. The arrests were made on Tuesday.

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  6. What daily life is like in a place infiltrated by Africa's deadliest jihadist groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Diffa, in south-east Niger near the country's border with Nigeria, has been under a state of emergency since February 2015. The area suffers from attacks by Boko Haram insurgents who circulate between the two countries.

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  7. Niger to audit electoral register ahead of February voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Niger will audit its electoral register ahead of a presidential election in February 2016 following demands from opposition parties, Prime Minister Brigi Rafini said on state television. Niger's Prime Minister Brigi Rafini attends the opening ceremony of a flyover road built by Chinese company GSCI in Niamey, September 17, 2013.

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  8. Niger to Transfer 500 Boko Haram Prisoners to NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. NIAMEY, NIGER - Niger has agreed to transfer hundreds of prisoners from the militant Islamist group Boko Haram back to their home country ...

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  9. Nigerien, Malian soldiers aid US Army's language-translation technologyRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | The United States Army

    ... lines of speech from 20 Nigerien soldiers during the Military Intelligence Basic Officer Course - Africa in Niamey, Niger, Oct. 26-30. They used the SQ.410 Translation System, a handheld, rugged, two-way language-translation device from a commercial ...

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  10. Boko Haram militants kill four, wound two in Niger attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    NIAMEY: Militants from the Islamist group Boko Haram killed four people and injured two others in an attack on a village in southern Niger, a regional official said on state television late on Monday. The group has sought to carve out an emirate based on a severe interpretation of Islamic law in northeastern Nigeria and has also carried out numerous attacks across the border in neighbouring countries, including Niger.

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  11. Boko Haram torch 50 homes, kill four people in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Niamey: Boko Haram activists raided a border village in Niger, killing four people and torching some 50 homes, a local official said on Monday. Two other people were wounded in the assault on Saturday evening, said Fougou Boukar, an official from the restive Diffa region, adding that the attackers then fled to Nigeria.

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  12. Niger judges say top minister 'meddling' in baby trafficking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Niamey: Judges in Niger said on Sunday that a top minister was "meddling" in a high profile baby trafficking case allegedly involving a prominent opposition leader and presidential aspirant. The Independent Magistrates Union of Niger said it "denounced the silence" of President Mahamadou Issoufou surrounding minister Bazoum Mohamed's comments on the case against ex-premier and former national assembly head Hama Amadou.

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  13. Bollore's Niger-Benin rail project in jeopardy after rival wins court orderRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2015 | Reuters

    Nov 27 French conglomerate Bollore may have to halt work on the Niger to Benin section of its giant West Africa rail project after a rival company won a court order to stop it going ahead. Petrolin Group, chaired by Samuel Dossou-Aworet an oil tycoon from the tiny West African state of Benin, launched the legal action.

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  14. Suspected Boko Haram attack kills 16 in Niger villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... Reading List. You'll be able to access the story from your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. NIAMEY, Niger - Suspected Boko Haram militants raided a village in southeastern Niger, killing 16 people and looting shops, witnesses said ...

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  15. .com | Five journalists arrested in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | News24

    At least 31 people have been killed and nearly 100 000 more left homeless by severe flooding that has affected Niger since mid-July. Niamey - Media rights group Reporters Without Borders on Wednesday condemned a string of arrests of journalists in Niger, saying five had been detained in 10 days in "total violation" of the freedom of the press.

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  16. Authorities in Niger arrest five journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    NIAMEY: Authorities in Niger have arrested five journalists in the latest sign of political tension ahead of elections in February in which President Issoufou Mahamadou will seek a second five-year term. Tensions were raised on Nov. 14 when opposition leader Hama Amadou flew back to the country and was arrested.

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  17. Threat of extremist groups forces organizers to postpone major West African fashion eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    The organizer of one of West Africa's most renowned fashion events says it will be postponed because of the dangers posed by extremist groups in the region. The International Festival of African Fashion - known by its French acronym FIMA and founded in 1998 - had been due to start Wednesday and last through the weekend in Niger's capital, Niamey.

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  18. Africa: Concern About Media Freedom in Niger After Five Arrests in Ten DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Newspaper editor Souleymane Salha has been in police custody since 23 November, when he became the fifth journalist to be arrested in the space of ten days in Niger. This is all the more shocking as Niger was one of the first countries to sign the Declaration of Table Mountain in 2011 calling for the decriminalization of media offences.

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  19. Hope for SA Mali hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    The Gift of the Givers Foundation said it had made contact with the al-Qaeda militants in Mali who kidnapped Stephen McGowan and the Swede, Johan Gustafsson, from Timbuktu four years ago. On Wednesday morning the foundation's chairman, Imtiaz Sooliman, said he had spoken to the negotiator in Mali at 4am on Wednesday who said he expected to receive a call connecting him with the captors at 1pm that day.

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  20. Landmine kills U.N. peacekeeper in MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Star Online

    A U.N. peacekeeper was killed in Mali by a landmine on Tuesday, underlining persistent insecurity in the country four days after Islamist militants attacked a luxury hotel in the capital Bamako. The peacekeeping mission said the mine detonated under a vehicle travelling in a convoy around 25 km west of the town of Timbuktu on the road to Goundam killing a civilian member of the mission.

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