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Stories with place: Niamey
  • Niger passes law to stem human smuggling 
    Updated: May-13-15 10:01 am

    NIAMEY, Niger - Niger has adopted a law that could see human smugglers facing up to 30 years in prison in an effort to stem the flow of illegal immigrants crossing its borders in hopes of getting to Europe.

  • 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.