- Extremist attack on health post in Niger kills 6 Updated: May-25-16 1:36 pm
DAKAR, Senegal - Doctors Without Borders says an attack by Islamic extremists in Niger's Bosso district has killed at least six people.
- UN: Worsening humanitarian, security situation in Niger Updated: May-24-16 10:54 am
DAKAR, Senegal - The United Nations Refugee Agency says humanitarian conditions are worsening and insecurity is increasing in Niger's southeast Diffa region as thousands displaced by violence are forced to resettle.
- UN condemns Boko Haram attacks ahead of summit in Nigeria Updated: May-13-16 9:11 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council is strongly condemning attacks by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram and expressing alarm at its links to the Islamic State group ahead of a summit in Nigeria to evaluate efforts to combat the extremists.
- Amnesty: Babies dying in Nigerian military detention Updated: May-10-16 7:44 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria - Babies and children are among scores of people dying in military detention at a notorious Nigerian barracks where soldiers illegally hold suspected Islamic extremists, Amnesty International reported Wednesday.