Libya asks Niger to hand over Gaddafi’s son

Libya demanded Niger hand over one of Moammar Gaddafi’s sons who is under house arrest in the neighboring African nation after he warned in a television interview that his homeland was facing a new uprising. Mohammed Hareizi, spokesman for the ruling National Transitional Council, said Saturday that Niger must extradite Al Saadi Gaddafi

Niger to Grant Asylum to One of Gadhafi’s Sons

Niger has announced that it will grant the fugitive son of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi asylum. Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou said Saadi Gadhafi, who fled Libya in August, will be given asylum for humanitarian reasons. Libya’s National Transitional Council (NTC) wants Saadi Gadhafi to go on trial for crimes he allegedly committed

Senegal leader to mediate in Niger after coup

Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade said he was heading to Niger this weekend to help defuse a political crisis after soldiers staged a coup Thursday in the uranium-rich African nation. Mr. Wade was appointed as mediator in Niger’s political crisis on Tuesday by the Economic Community of West African States, or ECOWAS. The Senegal president said […]