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U.S. opens a second drone base in Niger

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African securityU.S. opens a second drone base in Niger

Published 2 September 2014

The Pentagon has reached an agreement with the government of Niger to open a second U.S. drone base in the landlocked country. The base, in the city of Agadez, will help the U.S. Air Force track Islamist militants who have gained control of remote parts of North and West Africa. U.S. and French troops already operate out of a military base in Niamey, Niger’s

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NetComm Wireless Launches Next-generation 4G WiFi M2M Router...

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Adult Literacy Programmes – Our Weapon to Fight Poverty [pre...

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Paper – the Broken Thread – Primary Health Care, Social Just...

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UN Kicks Off Global Youth Forum in Bali, Indonesia: 2,000 Yo...

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