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France to take refugees rescued from Libya who 'need protection'.

France will be the first to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the United Nations refugee agency, French officials announced Monday.

- France24 - FR

France to be first country to take in refugees rescued from Libya by UN.

France will be the first to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the United Nations refugee agency, French officials announced Monday.

- The Local - INT

France to take in refugees rescued from Libya by UN.

France will be the first to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to NIger by the United Nations refugee agency, French officials announced Monday.

- The Daily Star - LB

No leadership shake-up so far in wake of Niger ambush.

More than a month after four U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush in Niger, all military leaders involved in the planning of the mission remain on the job with no immediate plans to relieve any team members, U.S. Africa Command said.

- Stars and Stripes - US

U.S. team probes scene of Niger ambush day after witnesses report one of four was executed.

U.S. investigators on Sunday returned to a village in Niger where four American soldiers were killed in an ambush in October carried out by Islamist ...

- The Japan Times - JP

First group of vulnerable refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger.

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees, UN Support Mission in Libya Country: Libya, Niger, World This is a very important step in addressing the need for alternative pathways for the most vulnerable refugees in Libya who are often forced to embark on deadly sea journeys.Tripoli, Libya - On Saturday 11 November 2017, 25 ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Why Niger and Mali's cattle herders turned to jihad.

NIAMEY/NAIROBI - When Doundou Chefou first took up arms as a youth a decade ago, it was for the same reason as many other ethnic Fulani herders along the Niger-Mali border: to protect his livestock.

- Reuters - US

Why Niger Proves America's Counterterrorism Tactics Are Failing.

Amitai Etzioni Security, Africa How many Niger-like tragedies will it take before America gets the message? The tragic loss of four American fighters in Niger reminds one that the United States has learned little from the wars in Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq. It still believes that it can send its troops into a faraway ...

- The National Interest - US

INGOs call for the stabilization of Boko Haram-affected areas in the Lake Chad Basin.

Source: Concern Worldwide, COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale, Helen Keller International, Islamic Relief, INTERSOS, CARE, Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli, Handicap International, Action Contre la Faim France, Solidarités International, Oxfam, CBM, Plan, World Vision, ALIMA, Première Urgence ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

China's USD $1 million contribution to WFP supports victims of Boko Haram crisis in Niger.

Source: World Food Programme Country: China, Niger The contribution will help stabilize the nutrition situation of children through prevention programmes targeting more than 16,000 under 2 years old, who are are the first victims of the conflict.Niamey – The people of China made a much-needed contribution of $1 ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Algeria: Surge in Deportations of Migrants.

Expand Men deported from Algeria queuing after their arrival to Bamako, October 25, 2017.    © 2017 Bukary Dao/Le Républicain – Algerian authorities have been rounding up sub-Saharan Africans in and around Algiers and have deported more than 3,000 to Niger since August 25, 2017, without giving them an opportunity to ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Why Are We in Niger?

It isn't only Niger. American troops are deployed in more than 150 countries, working with local partners to help them become better soldiers and meet their own threats. What is happening in Niger is happening in all the countries of the second tier of

- Hudson New York - US

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