Niamey, Niger Newswire (Page 3)

Niamey, Niger Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Boko Haram attackers kill 32 soldiers in Niger, defense ministry saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    Hundreds of Boko Haram extremists attacked a military post in Niger near the country's border with Nigeria, killing at least 32 soldiers, Niger's defense ministry said Saturday. The attack in Bosso on Friday left 30 Niger soldiers and two soldiers from Nigeria dead, the ministry said in a statement, adding that at least 67 other soldiers were wounded.

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  2. Boko Haram attack leaves many dead and wounded in Niger, as Nigeria kills dozens of militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. NIAMEY, Niger - While the Niger Defense Ministry has reported that 32 soldiers were killed and 70 others injured in the recent attack by ...

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  3. Nigeria: Boko Haram Attack in Niger 'Kills 32 Soldiers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    At least 30 soldiers from Niger and two Nigerian troops were killed in a Boko Haram attack on Niger's border with Nigeria, Niger's defence ministry said. "On Friday, hundreds of assailants of Boko Haram attacked" the position of the army of Bosso, the ministry said in a statement on Saturday, giving a "provisional toll" of 32 soldiers killed and 67 wounded.

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  4. Boko Haram attack in southeastern Niger kills 32 soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | The Star Online

    Thirty soldiers from Niger and two from Nigeria were killed in a Boko Haram attack by "hundreds of assailants" on Friday on the southeastern town of Bosso close to the border with Nigeria, the Niger defence ministry said on Saturday. It was the deadliest attack carried out in Niger by the Islamist group since April 2015, when at least 74 people, including 28 civilians, were killed at the Lake Chad island of Karamga.

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  5. France A332 near Ouagadougou on May 25th 2016, engine rolled back in flightRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2016 | AVHerald

    An Air France Airbus A330-200, registration F-GZCI performing flight AF-524 from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Ouagadougou , was enroute in contact with Niamey Area Control Center when the crew reported there had been an uncommanded thrust reduction in one of the engines , they were unable to command the engine thrust anymore, movements of the throttle remained without effect. The aircraft descended to FL240 and continued for a safe landing on Ouagadougou's runway 22. The occurrence aircraft was unable to continue for its next sector to Abidjan , last sector of the flight was planned from Abidjan back to Paris.

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  6. Boko Haram attack in Niger kills 32 soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Times of Oman

    Civil society organizations march to show solidarity after soldiers from Niger and Nigeria were killed in a Boko Haram attack, in Niamey, Niger, June 4, 2016. Reuters Civil society organizations march to show solidarity after soldiers from Niger and Nigeria were killed in a Boko Haram attack, in Niamey, Niger, June 4, 2016.

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  7. Niger confirms bird flu outbreak: OIERead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Reuters

    Niger has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus at a poultry site in the capital Niamey, the World Organisation for Animal Health said on Friday. Niger's veterinary services submitted a notification to the OIE on Thursday after the outbreak was confirmed at the end of May, the Paris-based OIE said in a statement.

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  8. .com | Niger on alert for massive floods: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | News24

    About 100 000 people across Niger will likely be hit by massive flooding this year, the United Nations has warned. Heavy rains are set to hit multiple regions in the poor country and may affect about 105 000 people, the UN's Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs said in a statement.

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  9. 12 Boko Haram fighters Killed in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | The Peninsula

    NIAMEY: Security forces in Niger killed around 12 fighters of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram who launched an attack in the southeastern region of Bosso close to the border with Nigeria, according to an army statement on Saturday. Three members of the security forces were lightly wounded during Friday's battle and government forces captured machine guns, rocket propelled grenade launchers and mobile telephones from the enemy, said army spokesman Colonel Moustapha Ledru.

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  10. Niger says kills 12 Boko Haram fighters in gun battleRead the original story

    May 29, 2016 | UAport

    Politics Religion Conflict ... Reuters International A wall painted by Boko Haram is seen in Damasak March 24, 2015.

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  11. Niger military kills 10 Boko Haram extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | The Washington Post

    NIAMEY, Niger - Niger's army has killed at least 10 Boko Haram militants after they tried to attack a military post in the country's southeast near its border with Nigeria. Col. Moustapha Michel Ledru said Saturday that three soldiers were also wounded in fighting in the Diffa region between Niger's military and the Nigeria-based Islamic extremists.

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  12. NigerRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | State Department

    Niger is a developing, landlocked African nation whose northern expanse includes the Sahara Desert. Tourist facilities are minimal, particularly outside the capital city, Niamey, and the ancient caravan city of Agadez.

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  13. Desperate Boko Haram heaps misery on NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Times of Oman

    Boko Haram militant group has killed more than 15,000 people and displaced some 2 million in the West African states of Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria during a seven-year campaign. Photo - Files Boko Haram militant group has killed more than 15,000 people and displaced some 2 million in the West African states of Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria during a seven-year campaign.

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  14. West Africa: Driven Back and Desperate, Boko Haram Heaps Misery On NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    When Boko Haram attacked Falmaya Baba Gama's village last year in northeast Nigeria, executing a dozen men and burning down the market, thousands of people fled across the border into Niger, with some forced to leave behind their children amid the chaos. The 30-year-old and her seven children arrived safely in the region of Diffa, but almost one year on, they are hungry, scared of further violence and haunted by the bloodshed they witnessed.

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  15. Six killed in suspected Boko Haram raid on Niger villageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    NIAMEY: Six people were killed on Friday in a village in southern Niger in an attack thought to have been carried out by Boko Haram militants, the Defence Ministry said. The six victims died from gunshot wounds or being burned alive, the ministry said.

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  16. Nigera s municipality honours QCRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Amiro Hamed, County Chief and Chief of Corie Municipality in Niger, honoured Qatar Charity for its efforts towards developing the region. Mayor Hamadu Salivo; Deputy Mayor Hima Amadu; Secretary- General Hassan Eissa; directors and chief of villages in the region attended the event to recognise QC's work during 2008- 2015, in Corie, 70km from Niamey.

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  17. Niger: IMF Staff Completes Review MissionRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | International Monetary Fund

    End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board.

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  18. Nigeria: Inside Kwankwaso's Abandoned Billion-Naira InstitutesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Studies Tudun-Wada, among others. The former governor also established two bilingual boarding colleges in Niamey, Niger Republic; one each for males and females students. They were meant to teach Kano indigenes French and English languages. However, ...

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  19. Qatar Charity food security programme benefits 800,000 in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Some 800,000 needy people have benefited from a food security programme implemented by Qatar Charity in Niger for nearly a decade. The programme was launched in 2007 to establish income-generating projects for poor people suffering due to food shortages due to difficulties in the fields of agriculture and ranching; and other projects to support them.

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  20. Desert Tunes: Meet Niger's Tal NationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Voice of America

    The band Tal National has been touring the deserts of Niger for the past 15 years and making a name for itself on the world stage. But the group aspires to more than just great music.

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