Articles about Niger

Attacks on two Niger villages kill at least 100

04 Jan 2021

World
Attacks on two Niger villages kill at least 100

Islamic extremists attacked two villages in Niger near its border with Mali, killing at least 100 people.

President Trump didn't remember my husband's name: Dead soldier's widow

23 Oct 2017

World
President Trump didn't remember my husband's name: Dead soldier's widow

Myeshia Johnson, the pregnant widow of the fallen US soldier Sgt La David Johnson, lashed out at President Donald Trump as he couldn't remember her husband's name during the condolence phone-call.

White House's John Kelly defends Trump in 'insensitive comments' case

20 Oct 2017

World
White House's John Kelly defends Trump in 'insensitive comments' case

White House chief of staff General John Kelly has now risen to President Donald Trump's defense, accusing "selfish" congresswoman Frederica Wilson of being "an empty barrel".

Trump's call to the soldier's widow can cost him dearly

20 Oct 2017

World
Trump's call to the soldier's widow can cost him dearly

President Donald Trump finally decides to make condolence-calls to the families of the American soldiers killed in Niger on October 4, and how.

Trump rejects allegations he was 'insensitive' to soldier's widow

19 Oct 2017

World
Trump rejects allegations he was 'insensitive' to soldier's widow

President Donald Trump has rejected Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson's claim that he made a fallen soldier's wife cry as "totally fabricated."

Two African countries ban donkey exports, thanks to China

03 Oct 2016

World
Two African countries ban donkey exports, thanks to China

Niger and Burkina Faso announced a ban on donkey and donkey skin exports respectively.