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Niger junta lifts curfew in place since coup

French troops begin withdrawal from Niger: French military
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Niger‘s coup leaders have lifted the curfew they imposed after taking power and toppling the elected president on July 26, plunging the country into crisis.

“The curfew imposed since July 26, 2023 is officially lifted as of today,” according to a decree dated late Thursday and signed by coup leader Abdourahamane Tiani.


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