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Stories with place: Niger
  • Suspected Boko Haram attack kills 16 in Niger village 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 10:58 am

    NIAMEY, Niger - Suspected Boko Haram militants raided a village in southeastern Niger, killing 16 people and looting shops, witnesses said Thursday.

  • UN envoy warns Sahel youths susceptible to radicalization 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 6:58 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Up to 41 million young people in the Sahel have bleak futures, pushing them to migrate and making them susceptible to radicalization, a U.N. envoy to the African region said Wednesday.

  • A look at Mali's Islamic extremist groups 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 12:03 pm

    The competing claims by the Macina Liberation Front and Al-Mourabitoun to have carried out Friday's attack on the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako highlight the number of militant Islamic groups flourishing in Mali, a country with a weak central government and vast ungoverned spaces.