NIAMEY (Reuters) - An inquiry into shooting at a military police academy in Niger's capital Niamey found no evidence of an attack on the camp, suggesting it could have been an over-reaction by nervous guards, the foreign minister said on Sunday. Full story
LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's military offensive against Islamist militants in its northeast has forced more than 6,000 refugees - mostly women, children and the elderly - to flee to neighboring Niger, the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday. Full story
NIAMEY (Reuters) - Gunmen killed two guards and wounded around 10 other people in an attack on a prison in Niger's capital Niamey on Saturday, a week after al Qaeda-linked groups raided a uranium mine and an army barracks. Full story
Fmr. Asst. Secretary of State P.J. Crowley joins MSNBC’s Alex Witt to discuss the U.S. military presence in North Africa and John Kerry’s first trip oversees as Secretary of State.
Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou talks during the UNCTAD XIII opening ceremony in Doha April 21, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammed Dabbous
A worker carries a load of some 100 kg of cereal to a pirogue to be transported on the Niger river in the harbor of Mopti February 7, 2007. REUTERS/Florin Iorganda
French President Francois Hollande descends the steps with Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou after a meeting in at the Elysee Palace Paris May 10, 2013. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS)
French President Francois Hollande kisses Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou goodbye in the courtyard of the Elysee Palace in Paris May 10, 2013. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS)