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Abdoulaye Massalatchi

Niger defense minister asks U.S. to deploy armed drones against militants

Nov 02 2017

NIAMEY Niger has asked the United States to start using armed drones against jihadist groups operating on the Mali border, raising the stakes in a counter-insurgency campaign jolted by a deadly ambush of allied U.S.-Nigerien forces.

Niger says 92 migrants found dead in Sahara after failed crossing

Oct 31 2013

NIAMEY Rescuers have found the bodies of 92 migrants, most of them women and children, strewn across the Sahara desert in northern Niger after their vehicles broke down and they died of thirst, authorities said on Thursday.

Niger says 92 migrants found dead in Sahara after failed crossing

Oct 31 2013

NIAMEY Rescuers have found the bodies of 92 migrants, most of them women and children, strewn across the Sahara desert in northern Niger after their vehicles broke down and they died of thirst, authorities said on Thursday.

Niger says 92 migrants found dead in Sahara after failed crossing

Oct 31 2013

NIAMEY Rescuers have found the bodies of 92 migrants, most of them women and children, strewn across the Sahara desert in northern Niger after their vehicles broke down and they died of thirst, authorities said on Thursday.

Niger says 92 migrants found dead in Sahara after failed crossing

Oct 31 2013

NIAMEY Rescuers have found the bodies of 92 migrants, most of them women and children, strewn across the Sahara desert in northern Niger after their vehicles broke down and they died of thirst, authorities said on Thursday.

Niger says 92 migrants found dead in Sahara after failed crossing

Oct 31 2013

NIAMEY The corpses of 92 migrants, most of them women and children, have been found in northern Niger after their vehicles broke down attempting to cross the vast Sahara desert, authorities said on Thursday.

Niger says 92 migrants found dead in Sahara after failed crossing

Oct 31 2013

NIAMEY The corpses of 92 migrants, most of them women and children, have been found in northern Niger after their vehicles broke down attempting to cross the vast Sahara desert, authorities said on Thursday.

Niger says 92 migrants found dead in Sahara after failed crossing

Oct 31 2013

NIAMEY The corpses of 92 migrants, most of them women and children, have been found in northern Niger after their vehicles broke down attempting to cross the vast Sahara desert, authorities said on Thursday.

France denies paying ransom as Sahel hostages return

Oct 30 2013

NIAMEY/PARIS Four Frenchmen held hostage in the Sahara desert by al Qaeda-linked gunmen for three years were reunited with their families on Wednesday, and Paris dismissed media reports it had paid a ransom for their release.

France denies paying ransom as Sahel hostages return

Oct 30 2013

NIAMEY/PARIS Four Frenchmen held hostage in the Sahara desert by al Qaeda-linked gunmen for three years were reunited with their families on Wednesday, and Paris dismissed media reports it had paid a ransom for their release.

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