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World - Africa
5/19/2024 4:26:30 PM
The US troop withdrawal from Niger, at the demand of the West African nation's military rulers, has begun and will be over by September 15 "at the latest", a joint statement said Sunday.

World - Africa
3/12/2024 5:46:34 PM
A US general and top officials visited Niger on Tuesday to see the ruling junta, renewing contact after the coup leaders ousted the elected leader, booted out French forces and moved closer to Russia.

World - Africa
10/11/2023 5:09:00 PM
Niger's post-coup military regime has ordered the United Nations coordinator in the country to leave within 72 hours, blaming "obstacles" by the world body to its international recognition.

World - Africa
10/5/2023 10:12:46 AM
French troops will begin withdrawing from Niger "this week", Paris said Thursday, after a falling-out with the military junta in power since a July coup.

World - Africa
9/27/2023 1:47:57 PM
France's ambassador to Niger left the capital Niamey early Wednesday, after weeks of tensions between Paris and the post-coup regime in the West African country who demanded his expulsion.

World - Africa
9/24/2023 10:01:16 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said France is imminently to withdraw its ambassador from Niger, followed by its military contingent in the next months, in the wake of the coup in the west African country that ousted the pro-Paris president.

World - Africa
9/24/2023 11:23:35 AM
Mali "will not stand idly by" if foreign governments intervene in neighouring Niger, Bamako's top diplomat warned the United Nations on Saturday, after both countries' juntas joined a mutual defense pact.

World - Africa
9/23/2023 10:40:22 AM
Niger's coup leaders accused the head of the United Nations on late Friday of obstructing their participation in the body's General Assembly, saying it was "likely to undermine any effort to end the crisis in our country".

World - Africa
9/19/2023 8:40:49 PM
Burkina Faso's transitional legislature on Tuesday approved a law authorising the dispatch of troops to neighbouring Niger, which faces threatened military intervention to restore civilian rule following a coup.

World - Africa
9/14/2023 11:53:14 AM
A French official detained in Niger last week has been released, the French government said Thursday. The arrest heightened tensions between France and Niger, where military officers deposed an elected president last month and ordered French officials to leave.

World - Africa
8/31/2023 4:11:24 PM
Niger's military junta has revoked the diplomatic immunity of France's ambassador and ordered police to expel him from the country, according to a statement from the military regime.

World - Africa
8/29/2023 9:56:28 PM
Algeria's foreign minister on Tuesday proposed a six-month transitional plan for neighbouring Niger, whose coup leader seeks a far longer timeline back to democracy.

World - Africa
8/29/2023 3:57:52 PM
The United Nations warned Tuesday that the political crisis in Niger and the sanctions imposed against the coup regime risk triggering "catastrophic" humanitarian effects.

World - Africa
8/26/2023 10:48:24 PM
Tens of thousands of people rallied in Niamey Saturday in support of last month's coup, a day after the country's new military rulers gave France's ambassador to Niger 48 hours to leave the country.

World - Africa
8/26/2023 11:48:09 AM
Niger's military rulers, who seized control of the government in July, gave the French ambassador 48 hours to leave the country, Niamey's foreign ministry said in a statement late Friday.

World - Africa
8/25/2023 5:58:15 PM
West Africa's bloc ECOWAS on Friday told Niger's coup leaders it was "not too late" to reconsider their position as they wrangle over a return to civilian rule with the option of military force still "very much on the table".

World - Africa
8/21/2023 6:24:57 PM
A call by Niger's coup leaders for a three-year transition back to democracy is "unacceptable", a representative of the West Africa bloc ECOWAS has said.

World - Africa
8/21/2023 3:41:00 PM
The crisis in Niger, whose president was overthrown on July 26, is amplifying risks for millions of vulnerable youngsters, the UN's children's fund said.

World - Africa
8/21/2023 3:23:44 PM
Niger has been hit by several jihadist attacks since its president was overthrown last month, but analysts caution against concluding that a long-running insurgency is shifting into higher gear as post-coup uncertainty mounts.

World - Africa
8/20/2023 11:11:07 AM
The leader of mutinous soldiers who ousted Niger's democratically elected president said Saturday night that they will return the country to civilian rule within three years.

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