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Niger demands ‘negotiated framework’ for France withdrawal

Niger’s military government has demanded a “negotiated framework” for the French troop planned pull-out from the West African country. In a statement released overnight, the government said the timeframe for the pull-out “must be set out in a negotiated framework and by mutual agreement.” The statement came after French President …

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Niger says it killed ’30 jihadists’, arrests 960

Jihadist-hit Niger last week killed about 30 members of the Boko Haram group and detained 960 followers, most of them women and children, who had fled neighbouring Nigeria, official sources said. State TV channel Tele Sahel said late Tuesday that on March 7 aerial surveillance spotted a “massive movement of …

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