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Stories with place: Niger
  • Niger governor orders evacuations due to Boko Haram 
    Updated: May-01-15 1:28 pm

    NIAMEY, Niger - A governor in southern Niger has ordered residents of islands on Lake Chad to evacuate to the mainland by Monday because of the threat posed by Boko Haram militants from Nigeria.

  • Niger army retakes control of island from Boko Haram 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 5:44 pm

    NIAMEY, Niger - Niger's government says its military has retaken control of the island of Karamga in Lake Chad after an attack by Boko Haram on its positions there.

  • A look at EU's handling of the Mediterranean migrant influx story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-16-15 7:56 am

    BRUSSELS - More than 400 migrants were reported missing and at least 10,000 more have been rescued in the Mediterranean this week, highlighting the scope of the challenge facing the European Union and further exposing weaknesses in its migration policy. Here's a look at the situation: