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#WorldPoli: Gunmen Kill at Least 16 in Latest Niger Village Attack – #WorldPolitics

NIAMEY , NIGER – At least 16 people have been killed in an attack on a village in southwestern Niger where Islamist militants have repeatedly massacred civilians this year, a local official and a security source said on Saturday. The unidentified gunmen opened fire during Friday prayers in the village …

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#WorldPoli: Niger Says 26,000 Displaced People in Southeast Are Now Home – #WorldPolitics

NIAMEY, NIGER – More than 26,000 people who fled in 2015 jihadist attacks in southeastern Niger were returned to their hometown, in the Diffa region, local authorities said on Friday. “These are 26,573 people from 8,190 households who have already been transported to 19 villages at the end of the …

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