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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
8/26/2023 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".

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/25/2023 3:45:00 PM
An ECOWAS intervention in Niger further complicates the situation,

World - Africa
8/23/2023 5:19:51 PM
Algeria's top diplomat began a tour of West African countries Wednesday in a bid to find a solution following the coup in neighbouring Niger, where Algiers opposes any military intervention.

World - Africa
8/22/2023 3:29:14 PM
The African Union said Tuesday it had suspended Niger until civilian rule in the country is restored and would assess the implications of any armed intervention in the troubled Sahel nation.

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 4:13:19 PM
Several thousand people demonstrated in the capital of Niger on Sunday in support of last month's military coup, whose leader has warned against outside intervention and proposed a three-year transition of power.

World - Africa
8/20/2023 1:06:45 PM
Mutinous soldiers in Niger are under pressure from regional sanctions as they refuse to reinstate the country’s president whom they toppled nearly a month ago while being fearful of attacks from France, an official said.

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.

World - Africa
8/19/2023 5:34:11 PM
A delegation from West African bloc ECOWAS arrived in Niger on Saturday for talks with the military officers who have seized power, sources close to the organisation and ousted President Mohamed Bazoum told AFP.

World - Africa
8/19/2023 12:54:31 PM
A delegation from regional nations is expected to arrive in Niger in a last-ditch diplomacy effort to reach a peaceful solution with mutinous soldiers who ousted the country's president last month.

World - Africa
8/17/2023 11:33:45 AM
Regional countries are facing a crisis of legitimacy as they run out of options and time to restore democratic rule in Niger after soldiers ousted the president last month, say analysts.

World - Africa
8/16/2023 9:43:00 PM
At least 17 soldiers died in a jihadist ambush in Niger, the government said, in a reminder of the nation's deep security crisis as the military rulers face off against neighbours determined to reverse last month's coup.

World - Africa
8/14/2023 9:04:41 PM
The African Union (AU) on Monday held talks on the Niger crisis as the country's post-coup rulers sounded defiance yet also pointed to diplomacy for a potential solution.

World - Africa
8/13/2023 10:08:37 PM
The leader of Niger's military regime is ready to consider a diplomatic solution to its stand-off with West African bloc ECOWAS, the head of a religious delegation of mediators said Sunday.

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