Recent News Headlines : Niger - Niger

FRENCH PRESIDENT CELEBRATES 'CHRISTMAS' WITH TROOPS IN NIGER


Niger is at the forefront of migratory routes in the Sahel, particularly in the region of Agadez in the north... READ MORE

24th December, 2017 21

'THAT I AM ALIVE TODAY IS A MIRACLE'


ABUJA, Nigeria -- Amina Ali Nkeki was calm as she recalled her two years of torment while held captive by Boko Haram terrorists... READ MORE

23rd December, 2017 1132

SOLD FOR SEX ON THE STREETS OF ITALY


Main migration routes from Nigeria to Europe After her trafficker paid a ransom to her captors Becky was freed, but her ordeal was far from over... READ MORE

22nd December, 2017 857

DREAMS IN THE LAP OF THE GODS


Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at why Nigerians believe they will be the lucky ones to reach Europe... READ MORE

21st December, 2017 123

A MILITARY REPORT SAYS JOHNSON KILLED BY RIFLE FIRE AS HE FLED AMBUSH


Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash. Staff Sgt... READ MORE

18th December, 2017 1362

'SAHEL COALITION' WANTS VICTORIES AGAINST ISLAMIST MILITANTS BY MID-20


A French-backed West African military force to tackle Islamist militants must secure its first victories by the middle of 2018 to prove its worth and ensure mo... READ MORE

13th December, 2017 23

'EUROPE IS ALREADY FIGHTING SLAVERY IN LIBYA'


Gardenia Trezzini, Euronews Federica Mogherini, we are here at the MED conference in Rome... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 3013

FRANCE'S GRIVEAUX SAYS AFRICANS TO TAKE LEAD ON LIBYA MIGRANTS


African countries have to take the lead on rescuing migrants trapped in camps in Libya, French government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux said... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 107

AFRICAN AND EUROPEAN LEADERS WANT TO EVACUATE THOUSANDS MIRED IN LIBYAN SLAVE TRADE


Before Gaddafi's fall, Libya drew West African migrants who intended to stay there and work in its lucrative oil and agricultural industries... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 999

WEST AFRICA POPULATION PLANNERS BATTLE TO WOO MUSLIM HEARTS


On Niger's religious TV stations, preachers promise hellfire for anyone practicing family planning... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 80

BLACKWATER FOUNDER PITCHES PLAN TO QUELL LIBYA MIGRANT CRISIS WITH PRIVATE POLICE


Prince said it was rejected by the Pentagon and Trump's current national security adviser, HR McMaster, who Prince called a very conventional general ... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 5968

VOLUNTARY EVACUATION PLANNED FOR MIGRANTS AS LIBYA BATTLES SLAVERY CLAIMS


A plan for a voluntary evacuation of migrants in Libya government-controlled detention camps has been put at the heart of an emergency migration plan for Africa... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 322

MALE RAPE USED SYSTEMATICALLY IN LIBYA AS INSTRUMENT OF WAR


In identifying responsible individuals and entities for trafficking through Libyan territory, Delattre said... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 2979

MALI DELAYS REGIONAL ELECTIONS AMID SECURITY CONCERNS


Mali has announced the postponement of regional elections scheduled for December to April, amid security concerns following attacks by armed groups... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 253

ALT-AMERICA: THE TIME FOR TALKING ABOUT WHITE TERRORISM IS NOW


During that time span, there were 201 total cases of domestic terrorism in the United States - almost three times the rate of the preceding eight years... READ MORE

26th November, 2017 6655

TRUMP REPLIES 'MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!' TO TWEET ABOUT HIS ATTACKS ON BLACK AMERICANS


In his piece published Wednesday, Sargent argued that Trump goes out of his way to attack prominent African-Americans, including Ball and professional football athletes... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 750

'LIBYA WAS HELL'


Investigation Protests meanwhile took place outside the Libyan embassies in several other African capital cities including Bamako, Mali and Conakry, Guinea over the weekend... READ MORE

23rd November, 2017 2795

ADDITIONAL REMAINS OF US SOLDIER JOHNSON FOUND IN NIGER


WASHINGTON AP -- The Pentagon says it has recovered additional remains of Army Sgt... READ MORE

21st November, 2017 0

FRANCE TO TAKE REFUGEES RESCUED FROM LIBYA WHO 'NEED PROTECTION'


France will be the first to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the United Nations refugee agency, French officials announced Monday... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 471

U.S. SOLDIER IN NIGER AMBUSH WAS BOUND AND APPARENTLY EXECUTED, VILLAGERS SAY


The two Tongo Tongo villagers said they also saw the bodies of the three other American soldiers -- Staff Sgts... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 29153

U.S. SOLDIERS KILLED IN NIGER WERE TARGETING MILITANTS, CHALLENGING PENTAGON ACCOUNTS


And some Nigerien soldiers fled, even as the Americans ordered them to stay on and fight... READ MORE

7th November, 2017 4

HOURS BEFORE DEATH IN NIGER, U.S. SOLDIERS WERE TARGETING MILITANTS IN MALI


The Americans, along with a few Nigerien soldiers, he said, continued to engage the militants... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 1116

US SPECIAL FORCES 'FOUGHT NIGER AMBUSH ALONE AFTER LOCAL TROOPS FLED'


The five Nigeriens killed in the ambush died in its first moments, sources within the special forces community said... READ MORE

5th November, 2017 7055

DONALD TRUMP AND MELANIA TRUMP IN HAWAII AHEAD OF ASIA VISIT


President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump stopped in Hawaii on Friday on the eve of the president's first official visit to Asia... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 4

DEATHS OF FOUR U.S. SOLDIERS IN NIGER HINT AT THE SHADOW WAR AGAINST ISIS IN AFRICA


Libyan militia commanders and officials have said many West Africans fought with the Islamic State in Libya before its defeat there... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 777

US AFRICA COMMAND CONDUCTS AIR STRIKES IN SOMALIA


Friday's attacks were in coordination with Somalian government forces, the statement said... READ MORE

3rd November, 2017 2078

CONNECTING THE DOTS BETWEEN CLIMATE CHANGE, TERRORISM AND NIGER


Niger highlights a much larger problem -- just how foolish, how flat-out dumb President Donald Trump is behaving... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 138

NIGER'S TOURISM SECTOR IN LIGHT OF US TRAVEL WARNING [THE MORNING CALL]


Niger's tourism sector in light of US travel warning The Morning Call... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 1

WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF'S CIVIL WAR LACK OF 'COMPROMISE' REMARK DRAWS FIRE


White House chief of staff's Civil War lack of 'compromise' remark draws fire... READ MORE

1st November, 2017 0

'CONCEALING LINKS TO INDIVIDUALS'


I've always found Paul Manafort to be a very decent man, the president told reporters... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 2009

Trending News Headlines : Niger

'HE KNEW WHAT HE SIGNED UP FOR'


I wanted to curse him out, Wilson said of Trump... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 213538

TRUMP OFFERED A GRIEVING MILITARY FATHER $25,000 IN A PHONE CALL


After not addressing the incident for 12 days, Trump on Monday falsely claimed that previous presidents never or rarely called the families of fallen service members... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 58300

BURKINA FASO: AT LEAST 18 DEAD IN RESTAURANT ATTACK


At least 18 people have been killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants at a restaurant popular with foreigners in the capital of Burkina Faso... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 10319

THE WHITE HOUSE JUST CONFIRMED TRUMP LIED ABOUT HIS CONVERSATION WITH A SOLDIER'S WIDOW


REUTERS 14 17 Accusing Obama of wiretapping him Donald Trump accused former President Barack Obama of wire tapping him on twitter... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 8420

A TIMELINE OF THE WHITE HOUSE AFTER THE NIGER RAID


Trump later had dinner at the Trump International Hotel in Washington... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 8241

3 U.S. ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMANDOS KILLED


The White House said President Donald Trump was notified about the attack Wednesday night as he flew aboard Air Force One from Las Vegas to Washington... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 6418

WHERE IS THE WORLD'S MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE?


Globally, the mortality rate for young people decreased 21 percent between 2000 and 2015, with HIV-related deaths in particular falling significantly... READ MORE

21st August, 2017 5630

ANGELA MERKEL DEFENDS REFUGEE POLICY, SAYS ISLAM BELONGS TO GERMANY


Reply A Arumugam Sep 4, 2017 at 12 32 pm Angela Merkel is German version of Nehru and Gandhi... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 5285

CAUGHT IN A DEADLY AMBUSH US TROOPS IN NIGER WAITED AN HOUR FOR FRENCH AIR POWER TO ARRIVE


Dunford promised that the Pentagon will release more information when it can... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 4250

CHINA HAS A DONKEY SHORTAGE AND WHY THAT MATTERS


They also say farmers in China and around the world can get rich by breeding donkeys for them... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 4209

'THAT'S WHAT HURT ME THE MOST'


Myeshia johnson is wife of sgt. la david johnson, who died in niger operation... READ MORE

23rd October, 2017 3778

ANALYSIS | EVERYTHING WE KNOW ABOUT THE NIGER ATTACK THAT LEFT 4 U.S. SOLDIERS DEAD


Today, there are about 800 soldiers assisting in the fight against al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and Boko Haram, the Nigerian extremist militant group... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 3758

TRUMP 'DIDN'T EVEN KNOW DEAD SOLDIER'S NAME WHEN HE CALLED GRIEVING WIDOW'


Mr Trump's comments were quickly rejected by former members of staff of Mr Obama and President George W Bush... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 3184

BOKO HARAM USE OF CHILD BOMBERS SOARS


The number of children, mainly girls, used by the Nigerian armed group Boko Haram as human bombs has quadrupled this year, according to UNICEF... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 3126

'HE COULDN'T REMEMBER MY HUSBAND'S NAME'


Ms Johnson also addressed Mr Trump's claims that Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson lied about the condolence call he had had with her... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 3008

TRUMP AGAIN SAYS REP. WILSON LIED ABOUT CALL TO ARMY WIDOW JOHNSON


President Trump did disrespect my son and my daughter and also me and my husband, Jones-Johnson said... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 2779

THIS CITY IS A TINDERBOX, AND THE US IS BUILDING A DRONE BASE NEXT DOOR


The sprawling desert north of Agadez, in the west African nation of Niger, is the size of France... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 2649

FOURTH U.S. SOLDIER IS FOUND DEAD AFTER AMBUSH IN NIGER


'This is the girl for me, Granny,' Sergeant Wright's grandmother, Elaine Trull, remembered him saying... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 2398

US TROOPS 'ATTACKED ON NIGER-MALI BORDER'


Media reports say three US soldiers and five Nigerien soldiers were killed in the ambush in south-western Niger... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 2360

HEAVY RAINS DESTROY HUNDREDS OF HOUSES


According to Niger's government, the rains have killed at least 44 people in Niamey and other parts of the West African country since June... READ MORE

29th August, 2017 2338

TRUMP AND CORKER'S FEUD ERUPTS AGAIN, THIS TIME OVER TAXES


Bob Corker, who helped President O give us the bad Iran Deal couldn't get elected dog catcher in Tennessee, is now fighting Tax Cuts, Trump tweeted... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 2200

TRUMP WAS INSENSITIVE - SOLDIER'S MOTHER


Mr Trump said Ms Wilson's account was totally fabricated ... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 2185

HARRY REID TAKES TIME OUT FROM RETIREMENT TO BLAST TRUMP, KELLY


Trying to control Trump, the Nevada Democrat said during a surprise speech at the Democratic National Committee's fall meeting in Las Vegas... READ MORE

22nd October, 2017 2087

BOKO HARAM ATTACK ON NIGERIA OIL TEAM KILLED OVER 50


There has been no serious suggestion that Boko Haram is motivated by a desire to control oil in northeast Nigeria... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 2078

A SOLDIER'S WIDOW SAID TRUMP FORGOT HER HUSBAND'S NAME. TRUMP SAYS IT'S NOT TRUE


Donald Trump contradicts grieving widow's phone call account and claims he 'spoke his name from beginning'... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 1942

TROOPS KILLED IN AMBUSH ON JOINT NIGER-US PATROL


In mid-June, Niger mounted a new military operation in the Tillaberi region to take on the armed groups... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 1889

ITALY OFFERS SWIMMING LESSONS FOR REFUGEES TRAUMATIZED WHILE CROSSING THE MEDITERRANEAN


MESSINA, Italy -- Abdoulie Jallow lives on the Sicilian coast, but until recently, looking at the Mediterranean Sea filled him with dread... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 1621

EU, AFRICAN LEADERS BACK NEW PLAN OVER MIGRANT CRISIS


Merkel also said Europe also needs to urgently rethink its asylum system, which requires migrants to seek refugee status in the first country they reach... READ MORE

29th August, 2017 1583

4TH U.S. SOLDIER DEAD AFTER AMBUSH ATTACK


U.S. officials say they believe extremists linked to the Islamic State group were responsible for the attack about 200 kilometers 120 miles north of Niger's capital, Niamey... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 1525

HOW GEORGE W BUSH TREATED A GRIEVING MILITARY FAMILY MEMBER


Mr Trump criticised the conduct of former Presidents and said most of them didn't make personal calls to families of the deceased... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 1496


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