Niamey, Niger Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Five people killed in 'Boko Haram' attack in southeast NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Daily Star

    NIAMEY: Suspected Boko Haram militants killed five people and injured four others in an attack in southeast Niger Tuesday night, state radio announced Thursday. Three of the victims in the attack on a village near the town of Bosso, on the border with Nigeria, were shot dead while the two others were burned to death, the radio reported, blaming Nigeria-based Boko Haram jihadis.

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  2. 15 Boko Haram fighters killed, 20 arrested in NigerRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Vanguard

    Niamey - Fifteen Boko Haram fighters were killed and 20 others arrested by the Nigerien Defense and Security Forces during clashes that occurred between June 18 to 23 in Niger's Diffa region near the Nigerian border An official source said Wednesday that following the attack carried out on June 17 in Niger's Gueskerou commune by the Islamist sect, killing 38 civilians, FDS launched ground and air operations in the area. The spokesman for Niger's Defense Ministry, Moustapha Ledru, said 15 terrorists had been killed, 20 others arrested, one armoured vehicle recovered and 20 motorcycles destroyed during the operation.

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  3. 15 Boko Haram fighters killed in NigerRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Fifteen Boko Haram fighters were killed and 20 others arrested by the Nigerien Defense and Security Forces during clashes that occurred between June 18 to 23 in Niger's Diffa region near the Nigerian border, an official source said Wednesday. Following the attack carried out on June 17 in Niger's Gueskerou commune by the islamist sect, killing 38 civilians, FDS launched ground and air operations in the area.

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  4. Boko Haram militants kill five in southern Niger - sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    NIAMEY: Boko Haram militants riding on motorbikes and horseback attacked a village in southern Niger overnight, killing at least five people, two security sources said on Wednesday. The attack follows a night-time raid in which the group killed 38 people in the same region near the Nigerian border less than a week ago.

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  5. Amnesty: The main enemy is Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    The detention for several months of 84 children in Cameroon has highlighted concern that the regional campaign against Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram is leading to rights abuses. Amnesty International called on Friday for the release of the children, some as young as five, detained by security forces in a raid in December on Islamic schools in Cameroon's Far North Region which authorities said were Boko Haram training camps.

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  6. Niger security forces arrest two suspected arms traffickersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    NIAMEY: Security forces in Niger have arrested two suspected arms smugglers following a firefight 40 km southeast of the northern desert town of Arlit, state television said on Tuesday. The forces recovered three four-by-four vehicles carrying military weapons including rockets, grenades and more than 3,000 cartridges as well as three sets of military fatigues following the overnight clash that began late Sunday.

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  7. Concern mounts over rights abuses in regional fight against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    DAKAR: The detention for several months of 84 children in Cameroon has highlighted concern that the regional campaign against Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram is leading to rights abuses. Amnesty International called on Friday for the release of the children, some as young as five, detained by security forces in a raid in December on Islamic schools in Cameroon's Far North Region which authorities said were Boko Haram training camps.

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  8. Concern mounts over rights abuses in fight against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | AlertNet

    A soldier walks past a burnt building in Michika town, after the Nigerian military recaptured it from Boko Haram, in Adamawa state May 10, 2015. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye DAKAR, June 23 - The detention for several months of 84 children in Cameroon has highlighted concern that the regional campaign against Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram is leading to rights abuses.

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  9. Graft stalls Niger's bid to end migrant route to Europe : June 22, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Daily Times

    AGADEZ: In the desert town of Agadez in central Niger, almost anyone can tell you where to find the smugglers' compounds concealing African migrants headed for Europe and when the weekly convoy departs across the Sahara. At a checkpoint on the outskirts of town, police officers turned a blind eye as dozens of smuggler's trucks packed with migrants drove past at nightfall on a regular Monday convoy, starting a three-day drive across the desert to Libya.

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  10. Graft stalls Niger's bid to end migrant route to EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | AlertNet

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  11. Boko Haram kills 38 civilians in NigerRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    A total of 38 civilians were killed between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, and over 100 houses burnt during an attack by the Boko Haram terrorist group in Niger's southeastern region near the Nigerian border, official sources said in Niamey. "Boko Haram killed 10 children, 14 women and 14 men during their attacks in Lamana and Ingoumaoua localities within Gueskerou commune," Xinhua news agency quoted Niger's Interior Minister Hassoumi Massaoudou as saying on national radio on Thursday, confirming earlier reports by a private radio station, Anfani.

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  12. Scores dead in Boko Haram attacks in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 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 - Scores of people, including women and children, were killed on Thursday in cross border attacks by suspected Islamist Boko ...

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  13. Boko Haram attacks villages, 40 dead - NIAMEY, Niger (AP):Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Gleaner

    Militants from the Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group Boko Haram crossed the border into neighboring Niger, setting homes ablaze and killing at least 40 people, a local government said yesterday. The attack marks the latest attempt by Boko Haram to strike inside neighbouring countries that have joined the Nigerian military's attempt to quash the group once and for all.

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  14. Mannetti quits Brave WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Namibian

    OUT ... Namibia Football Association secretary general Barry Rukoro and former Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti in a happy mood shortly after the team arrived at the Hosea Kutako International Airport from South Africa where they won the 2015 Cosafa Cup. NFA announced Mannetti's resignation yesterday afternoon.

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  15. World News Update, what you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Age

    ... since WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange walked into the Ecuadorian embassy in London seeking political asylum. NIAMEY, Niger - The governor of the Diffa region in Niger says that an attack by the extremist group Boko Haram based in neighbouring ...

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  16. In this image taken from video released by Boko Haram Oct. 31, 2014,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | CTV

    In this image taken from video released by Boko Haram Oct. 31, 2014, shows Abubakar Shekau, centre, the leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group denying agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and saying more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off. NIAMEY, Niger -- Militants from the Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group Boko Haram crossed the border into neighbouring Niger, setting homes ablaze and killing at least 40 people, a local government said Thursday.

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  17. Bomb at Nigerian market kills as many as 45; Boko Haram blamedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari shakes hands with a Niger military officer during his arrival in Niamey, Niger, on June 3. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari shakes hands with a Niger military officer during his arrival in Niamey, Niger, on June 3. Almost daily bomb attacks in northeastern Nigeria -- the latest a bombing in a market in the town of Jimeta in Adamawa state that killed as many as 45 -- seem designed to send an ominous message to new President Muhammadu Buhari: Boko Haram is not going away.

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  18. Boko Haram attacks villages in Niger, 40 dead, says officialRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... rights leader, faced tough questions about her racial identity long before she became a national figure... NIAMEY, Niger (AP) - The Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram crossed into neighboring Niger and attacked two villages, killing 40 people, said ...

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  19. Niger says 33 migrants have died in desert this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | AlertNet

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  20. Niger says 33 migrants have died in the desert this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    NIAMEY: A total of 33 migrants have died in the Sahara desert in Niger while en route to Europe this year, including 18 found dehydrated last week near a road to the border with Algeria, the government of Niger said on Tuesday. International assessments, however, have put the number closer to 50. Many thousands attempt to cross the vast and inhospitable terrain in order to reach the Libyan coast, where they hope to begin another hazardous trip by boat to Europe.

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