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Euronews: European militaries evacuate foreign nationals from Niger as regional tensions rise after coup 

Foreign nationals lined up outside an airport in Niger’s capital on Wednesday morning to wait for a French military evacuation flight, while a regional bloc continued talks about its response to the military coup that took place last week.

France, Italy and Spain all announced evacuations for their citizens and other Europeans in the capital, Niamey, following concerns that they could become trapped after soldiers detained President Mohamed Bazoum and seized power.  

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More News On The Crisis In Niger  

Niger coup: First evacuation flights reach Europe — DW

Niger coup: European nations carry out evacuations as regional tensions rise — Global News

West African bloc sends delegation to Niger, says force is ‘last resort’ — Al Jazeera 

Niger power blackouts blamed on coup sanctions — BBC

Coup: Niger reopens borders with five neighbouring countries — Africa News/AFP 

Some of Niger’s neighbors defend the coup there, even hinting at war. It’s a warning for Africa — AP 

US sees ‘narrow opportunity’ to restore democratic order in Niger after attempted coup, senior official says — ABC News

Timeline: A week after the coup, how has the Niger crisis unfolded? — Al Jazeera