Calm after coup in Niger

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February 19, 2010

The streets of Niamey, Niger’s capital city, are reported to be calm, a day after a military coup deposed the president.

The West African nations’ new military rulers have promised early elections and a return to democracy.

The takeover has been widely condemned by other African states.

Al Jazeera’s Owen Fay reports.

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4 thoughts on “Calm after coup in Niger

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  2. early elections, RUN BY THE COUP, as in Honduras, then rubberstamped by the Obama administration’s experts in Selective Outrage…

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