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Niger votes in presidential run-off
Residents choose between a former ally of the toppled president and a veteran opposition leader in the run-off poll.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2011 17:29 GMT
The tribulations of the Tuareg
Disenfranchised and impoverished, the Tuareg now stand accused of being allied to al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2010 07:19 GMT
Niger transitional government named
Coup leaders name five soldiers to 20-member provisional cabinet.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2010 23:37 GMT
Timeline: Instability in Niger
Western African nation has had a history of coups since independence in 1960.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2010 15:31 GMT
Key figures in Niger coup
Military commanders who led the coup against President Mamadou Tandja.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2010 15:22 GMT
Calm after coup in Niger
Niger's capital is calm, a day after troops ousted President Mamadou Tandja.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2010 14:18 GMT
Protest for president to quit
Demonstrators in the Nigerien capital call on the president to step down.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2009 17:42 GMT
Opposition leader faces probe
Former parliamentarian says he has no reason to run from graft allegations.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2009 01:09 GMT
Niger opposition scorns referendum
Opponents vow to fight "dictatorship" after president wins vote to extend term.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2009 20:17 GMT
President 'wins' referendum
Early count from poll indicates Mamadou Tandja could remain in office.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2009 17:01 GMT
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