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Niger military council takes over, US says room for diplomacy remains

An aerial view of traffic on a street in the capital Niamey, Niger, on 28th July, 2023.

Niamey, NigerReuters Leaders of a coup in Niger declared General Abdourahamane Tiani as the new head of state on Friday days after saying they had ousted President Mohamed Bazoum in the seventh military takeover in West and Central Africa in less than three years. African countries, Western powers and regional and international organisations have voiced […]