NIAMEY: Niger said on Saturday it had recalled its ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab states that have cut ties with Doha over allegations it sponsors militants and Iran. Some African countries have cautiously come out in…
NIAMEY: A meningitis epidemic that broke out in January in Niger has so far killed 45 people, the health minister told AFP on Saturday.
NIAMEY: Tens of thousands of people marched through Niger's capital Niamey on Tuesday to support the country's military following a series of attacks along the border with Nigeria carried out by Boko Haram militants.
NIAMEY: Forty-five churches were torched over the weekend in Niger's capital during deadly protests over the publication of a Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him) caricature by the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, police said on…
NIAMEY: Some 20 Muslim scholars on Saturday called for calm in the Niger capital, where protesters torched seven churches and rampaged through the city to vent anger over French weekly Charlie Hebdo's depiction of the Prophet Mohammed…
NIAMEY: Protesters angered by Charlie Hebdo's latest blasphemous cartoon set fire Friday to the French cultural centre and three churches in Zinder, Niger's second biggest city, the head of the centre said.
NIAMEY: Niger Thursday banned distribution of Charlie Hebdo in the mainly Muslim country, with the government "vehemently" condemning the blasphemous cartoon in the latest issue of the French satirical weekly.