Thousands march against Boko Haram in Niger

Feb 18, 2015

Thousands march against Boko Haram in Niger

Thousands of people marched in Niger’s capital on Tuesday to protest Boko Haram Islamists, who have launched deadly raids in the country from their base in neighboring Nigeria. Prime Minister Brigi Rafini led the demonstrators who marched under a heavy police presence, with snipers ...

Feb 3, 2015

Next edition of Charlie Hebdo to appear Feb. 25: journalist

The next edition of Charlie Hebdo will appear on Feb. 25, a journalist from the French satirical magazine said Monday, less than a month after 12 people were killed at their offices. “Finally. A bit more patience, but Charlie Hebdo will come out on ...

'Huge' effort needed to fight Boko Haram: U.S. commander

Jan 28, 2015

'Huge' effort needed to fight Boko Haram: U.S. commander

Turning the tide against Boko Haram will require a “huge” international effort, a top U.S. military commander warned on Tuesday, taking a swipe at Nigeria’s response to the emboldened extremists. Relations between the Nigerian and U.S. militaries have been strained with Nigeria canceling training ...