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ECOWAS to meet Thursday after Niger junta defies key deadline
Mali said it and Burkina Faso, both neighbours of Niger run by military juntas, were sending delegations to Niger to show support. Both countries have said they would consider any intervention in Niger as a declaration of war against them.
Niger airspace closed as coup supporters defy critical deadline
Supporters of Niger's military junta have gathered in the capital to show defiance of an ultimatum to restore democracy.
Niger's coup leaders ask Russian mercenary group, Wagner, for help
Niger's military leaders have reportedly asked Russian mercenary group for help against a potential ECOWAS intervention.
Plan agreed for military intervention in Niger as deadline approaches
Leaders of the bloc of West African states known as ECOWAS have agreed on a plan for military intervention in Niger unless coup leaders restore civilian rule by Sunday.
International pressure mounts on coup leaders in Niger
International pressure mounted Thursday against leaders of the coup in Niger as the American secretary of state said the United States “stands very much” in support of West African leaders who have threatened to use force to restore the nation's democracy, and Senegal offered troops to help.
Plane carrying 262 evacuees from Niger lands in Paris
Foreign nationals lined up outside an airport in Niger's capital on Wednesday morning to wait for a French military evacuation flight, while a regional bloc continued talks about its response to the military coup that took place last week.
Niger crisis deepens as European nations evacuate
Niger was the leading supplier of uranium to Europe and a key Western ally in the fight against jihadist groups in the region. Euronews asks Jean-Hervé Jezequel from the International Crisis Group what regime change could mean for the West.
Niger: France plans evacuation as coup leaders gather support
France, Italy and Spain have announced plans to evacuate their citizens from Niger, days after a junta seized power in the country.
Watch: Protesters in Niger denounce France, wave the Russian flag
Thousands of supporters of the junta that took over Niger in a coup earlier this week marched through the streets of Niamey, on Sunday waving Russian flags, chanting the name of the Russian president and forcefully denouncing former colonial power France.
WATCH: Thousands rally in support of military junta in Niger
One of the gatherings took place in front of the French embassy. The crowd was dispersed with tear gas bombs.
African Union gives Niger rebels 15-day ultimatum
If General Omar Tchiani and his men do not yield, the AU has threatened to impose what it has called "extreme sanctions" on the African nation.
EU suspends all security cooperation with Niger in wake of military co
The US has said it will continue to provide humanitarian aid to the West African country. The European Union will not.
WATCH: Niger ruling party HQ torched by coup supporters
Niger's armed forces chief on Thursday declared his support for troops who said they had overthrown the government, despite a defiant stand by the country's elected president and an outcry from the world community.
Niger's president vows democracy will prevail after coup declared
Niger's president defiantly declared Thursday that democracy would prevail, a day after mutinous soldiers detained him and announced they had seized power in a coup over the West African country’s deteriorating security situation.
Niger in the grip of attempted coup against President Mohamed Bazoum
Disgruntled members of the elite Presidential Guard sealed off access to the president's residence and offices in the capital Niamey, and after talks broke down "refused to release the president," said an anonymous presidential source.
Niger: President Mohamed Bazoum detained by the presidential guard
Niger, a large but severely poor former French colony, has seen frequent military coups and army rebellions since independence in 1960.
Arrests in Kyrgyzstan over attempted coup days after EU leaders' visit
The Central Asian nation's security agency confirmed more than 30 arrests among groups involved in allegedly plotting a coup.
Wagner boss denies coup accusations - ISW
Yevgeny Prigozhin argued his mercenary force does not have the personnel needed to topple the Kremlin.
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Thousands of people in Argentina marked the 47th anniversary of the last military coup, which human rights organizations believe killed at least 30,000 people.
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