Six French tourists and their Nigerien tour guide and driver were killed by gunmen in Niger on Sunday, AFP reported, citing a local governor.
Heavily armed assailants stormed a military base in Niger on Thursday killing 25 people and leading to fierce clashes that killed 63 "terrorists", the defence ministry said
Seven employees of a French mineral and water drilling firm and a local official were killed early Thursday when gunmen attacked their site in southeastern Niger, the company said.
Three female suicide bombers blew up a mosque overnight in Niger's southeastern city of Diffa, killing 10 worshippers who had gathered after the breaking their Ramadan fast, an army spokesman said.
Around 15 militants have been killed in an attack on a United Nations base in northern Mali's historic city of Timbuktu, the French military told AFP on Sunday.