Niger refugees: Hundreds hope for a new life in Europe

The plight of African refugees stuck in northern Niger hoping for a better life in Europe.

    Hundreds of African refugees and migrants are waiting in northern Niger, hoping to cross the Mediterranean Sea  and reach Europe.

    The recent spike in fighting in Libya might have slowed the flow of undocumented migration, but it has not stopped it.

    Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Agadez.


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