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NIAMEY, Niger - The head of Niger's army says the country has foiled an attack that was being planned by radical Islamic militants who are based in neighboring Nigeria.
NIAMEY, Niger - A spokesman for the head of Niger's National Assembly told reporters that assailants had opened fire on the leader's residence overnight in an apparent assassination attempt. Assembly President Hama Amadou is away on a business trip and no one was hurt during the attack.
NIAMEY, Niger - Niger says it has extradited a former high-ranking intelligence official under Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi who was "plotting against the Libyan state."