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African migrants risk all in Sahara to reach Europe

In a sandy compound in the Niger desert town of Agadez, a white-turbaned imam blesses a circle of African migrants, some of them little more than boys, to protect them on the journey across the Sahara toward Europe.

Japan`s Mt Fuji, Niger`s Agadez among UNESCO sites

Japan`s Mount Fuji and the desert city of Agardaz in Niger were among the cultural jewels granted World Heritage status by UNESCO at its annual meeting.

Two simultaneous car bombs in Niger kill 26

The Mali jihadists have vowed to avenge a French-led military intervention that ousted them from Mali`s northern cities.