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US drone crashes at Niger airport
Niamey (AFP) - A US drone crash-landed at Niger's main airport for unknown reasons on Monday, the US army said, forcing the closure of the runway for several hours.(10/20/2014 3:37:40 PM)
Rohr resigns as Niger coach
Niamey (AFP) - Gernot Rohr resigned as Niger national coach on Monday accepting the blame for the poor results that sees them lying bottom of their qualifying group for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.(10/20/2014 5:10:58 PM)
U.S. drone crashes on landing at airport in Niamey: Niger sources
NIAMEY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An unarmed U.S. Reaper drone crashed on landing at the main airport in the capital of Niger on Monday, damaging the runway but causing no injuries, airport sources in Niger and the U.S. Air Force said. Washington deployed unarmed surveillance drones in Niger after a French-led military operation in 2013 destroyed an al Qaeda enclave in neighboring northern Mali ...(10/20/2014 5:51:26 PM)
French forces launch raid in Niger against al Qaeda units
By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - French forces destroyed a convoy in Niger transporting weapons from Libya to Mali and captured fighters linked to al Qaeda, the presidency said on Friday as France steps up efforts to stop militants crisscrossing the Sahel-Sahara region. Paris, which has led efforts to push back Islamist fighters in the region since intervening in its former colony Mali last year ...(10/10/2014 12:27:19 PM)
Niger cabinet approves new Areva uranium deal
NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger's cabinet of ministers on Friday approved a renewal of French nuclear group Areva's uranium production deal in the West African nation, the government said on Friday, completing two years of often fraught negotiations. The two parties announced the signature of a new 10-year agreement for Areva's Somair and Cominak mines in May, but Friday's green light from President ...(10/11/2014 2:59:41 AM)
N’Delta ex-militants threaten to destroy oil installations
Some ex-militants from the Niger Delta on Monday threatened to blow up oil installations in the region if the Federal Government failed to include their names in its amnesty programme. The protesters stormed the headquarters of the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company in Benin, Edo State, to protest their alleged exclusion from the Presidential Amnesty Programme...  [Read More...](10/20/2014 8:10:03 PM)
Niger to stay in Mali after peacekeepers killed
NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Niger vowed Saturday that it will not be intimidated into leaving Mali a day after nine of its peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in the neighboring country.(10/4/2014 10:49:14 AM)
US military drone makes 'hard landing' in Niger
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. military says one of its surveillance drones made what the military labeled a "hard landing" at an airport in Niger.(10/21/2014 7:26:32 AM)
Niger strips ex-ruler of immunity in quest for missing millions
NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger has removed former President Mamadou Tandja's legal immunity, his lawyer confirmed on Thursday, as it hunts for 400 billion CFA francs ($780 million) that has gone missing. Tandja ruled the uranium-rich West African country for more than 10 years. He was ousted in a 2010 military coup when he tried to tweak the constitution to extend his rule. The military junta, which ...(10/16/2014 12:06:21 PM)
AmeraMex International Provides Niger Update
CHICO, Calif. -- AmeraMex International, Inc. (OTC:AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies (stevedoring/shipping), infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, ...(10/8/2014 3:20:07 PM)
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