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# niger - Monday 10 August, 2020

French aid workers among eight killed by gunmen in Niger
# Tillaberi Region
# Tillaberi Region

French aid workers among eight killed by gunmen in Niger

Aug 10th 2020, 10:25 AM 17,582 Views 5 Comments

A French aid group said several of its workers were among those killed during a tourist outing.

# niger - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'I thought at least that was sacred' - Trump's chief of staff strongly defends president's call to war widow
# Stunned
# Stunned

'I thought at least that was sacred' - Trump's chief of staff strongly defends president's call to war widow

Oct 19th 2017, 9:48 PM 31,281 Views 99 Comments

If Trump and John Kelly aren’t getting along, it didn’t show in the chief of staff’s speech this evening.

# niger - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Mother of US soldier killed in Niger accuses Trump of 'disrespecting' her son
# Sergeant La David Johnson
# Sergeant La David Johnson

Mother of US soldier killed in Niger accuses Trump of 'disrespecting' her son

Oct 18th 2017, 8:29 PM 18,391 Views 92 Comments

Hours earlier, Trump denied the claims that were made, saying that he had proof.

'He knew what he signed up for': Trump faces backlash over call to soldier's widow
# La David Johnson
# La David Johnson

'He knew what he signed up for': Trump faces backlash over call to soldier's widow

Oct 18th 2017, 7:59 AM 46,664 Views 125 Comments

La David Johnson was killed in Niger earlier this month.

# niger - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush
# Niger
# Niger

Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush

Oct 5th 2017, 10:35 AM 18,692 Views 28 Comments

The US Africa command confirmed in a statement that a joint US and Nigerien patrol came under fire in Niger.

# niger - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Over 40 people including women and infant children die of thirst in Sahara desert
# Died Of Thirst
# Died Of Thirst

Over 40 people including women and infant children die of thirst in Sahara desert

Jun 1st 2017, 10:25 PM 29,259 Views 28 Comments

A car carrying a number of migrants broke down in the middle of the desert.

# niger - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Australian couple in their 80s kidnapped by African Islamist group
# Ansar Dine
# Ansar Dine

Australian couple in their 80s kidnapped by African Islamist group

Jan 17th 2016, 8:11 AM 20,262 Views 16 Comments

The couple have lived in Burkina Faso for over 40 years.

# niger - Friday 16 January, 2015

Four killed, 45 injured in violent protests against Charlie Hebdo cover
# Niger
# Niger

Four killed, 45 injured in violent protests against Charlie Hebdo cover

Jan 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 33,991 Views 173 Comments

A doctor in the Zinder’s hospital said that all of the dead and three of the injured had gunshot wounds.

# niger - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Oct 31st 2013, 10:59 PM 14,697 Views 11 Comments

Everyone’s talking about water restrictions again, unemployment and 48 children who died of thirst.

# niger - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Ireland gives 4,500 blankets, 150 tents and 2,100 mosquito nets to Niger
# Irish Aid
# Irish Aid

Ireland gives 4,500 blankets, 150 tents and 2,100 mosquito nets to Niger

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:30 AM 3,528 Views 16 Comments

About 8,500 families have been displaced because of recent flooding.

# niger - Sunday 20 January, 2013

AFCON round-up: Ghana denied by Congo, Eagles flying high
# Day 2
From The42
# Day 2

AFCON round-up: Ghana denied by Congo, Eagles flying high

Jan 20th 2013, 8:34 PM 1,340 Views 0 Comments

After no goals on the opening day, there were five scored in Group B’s first set of matches.

# niger - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

'Millions of lives' could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs
# Malaria
# Malaria

'Millions of lives' could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs

Oct 31st 2012, 6:45 AM 2,958 Views 4 Comments

The first independent evaluation of the international scheme shows promise.

# niger - Monday 27 August, 2012

35 tonnes of Irish aid flown to Niger after floods
# Niger
# Niger

35 tonnes of Irish aid flown to Niger after floods

Aug 27th 2012, 2:15 PM 3,009 Views 9 Comments

Severe floods struck the regions of Tillaberi and Dosso earlier this month, following on the heels of a food crisis and refugee crisis.

# niger - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Flash flooding displaces thousands in Niger
# Cholera
# Cholera

Flash flooding displaces thousands in Niger

Aug 21st 2012, 2:11 PM 2,090 Views 0 Comments

Plan Ireland has said that children are at risk of waterborne diseases because of their weaker immune systems

# niger - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Niger: Food crisis affecting 13 million in West Africa
# West Africa Food Crisis
# West Africa Food Crisis

Niger: Food crisis affecting 13 million in West Africa

Jul 7th 2012, 7:45 AM 1,784 Views 4 Comments

Cereal production has fallen by as much as 62 per cent in some countries.

# niger - Saturday 9 June, 2012

UN condemns attack on peacekeepers in Ivory Coast
# Côte D'Ivoire
# Côte D'Ivoire

UN condemns attack on peacekeepers in Ivory Coast

Jun 9th 2012, 5:09 PM 1,489 Views 2 Comments

Seven peacekeepers were killed during Friday’s ambushes.

# niger - Monday 20 February, 2012

Ireland gives €5 million in emergency funding to Sahel region
# Food Crisis
# Food Crisis

Ireland gives €5 million in emergency funding to Sahel region

Feb 20th 2012, 11:37 AM 1,649 Views 27 Comments

Ten million people are at risk from a growing food crisis in Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria.

# niger - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Libya calls for extradition of Gaddafi son
# Libya
# Libya

Libya calls for extradition of Gaddafi son

Feb 11th 2012, 5:05 PM 1,833 Views 2 Comments

Al-Saadi Gaddafi fled to neighbouring Niger after Tripoli fell to rebel fighters.

# niger - Thursday 19 January, 2012

African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group C
# AFCON
From The42
# AFCON

African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group C

Jan 19th 2012, 12:58 PM 589 Views 0 Comments

Morocco and Tunisia will fancy their chances of booking places in the knockout stages, but Group C is bound to be tightly-contested.

# niger - Friday 28 October, 2011

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son
# Libya
# Libya

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son

Oct 28th 2011, 5:28 PM 339 Views 4 Comments

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court has said he is in indirect negotiations with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi.

# niger - Monday 12 September, 2011

Confirmed: Gaddafi's son flees across border to Niger
# Libya
# Libya

Confirmed: Gaddafi's son flees across border to Niger

Sep 12th 2011, 7:16 AM 367 Views 1 Comment

Authorities in Niger have announced that al-Saadi Gaddafi was captured by a military patrol after escaping from Libya.

# niger - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Gaddafi denies leaving Libya in latest TV message
# Where Is Gaddafi?
# Where Is Gaddafi?

Gaddafi denies leaving Libya in latest TV message

Sep 8th 2011, 7:54 AM 221 Views 2 Comments

The ousted Libyan leader says the rebels who pushed him out are a “bunch of mercenaries, thugs and traitors”.

# niger - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Libyan troop convoy reaches Niger and heads for capital but is Gaddafi with them?
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan troop convoy reaches Niger and heads for capital but is Gaddafi with them?

Sep 6th 2011, 11:42 AM 226 Views 0 Comments

Gaddafi remains popular amongst some African tribes for his previous financial backing of them.