- Niger leader urges 'mixed brigades' to help Libya Updated: Dec-06-13 8:31 am
- Suspect in killing of US diplomat arrested in Mali Updated: Nov-28-13 12:17 pm
- Niger authorities arrest 30 trafficking suspects Updated: Nov-18-13 2:27 pm
PARIS - Niger's president is pushing for the creation of multinational African brigades - notably with Libya - to boost border security in lawless zones where jihadist fighters roam.
BAMAKO, Mali - A member of an extremist group wanted in the fatal carjacking of an American official in Niger more than a decade ago has been arrested by French soldiers in northern Mali, prosecutors said.
NIAMEY, Niger - The spokesman for Niger's government says authorities in the West African country have arrested about 30 people in connection with human trafficking networks.