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Security worries still a major concern for Niger tourism

LAMANTIN ISLAND, Niger - Joel Sauze was just readying his new eco-lodge in southern Niger for its first visitors as soldiers in the capital blasted their way into the presidential palace and arrested

3 Saudi tourists killed by gunmen in Niger

NIAMEY, Niger – Unidentified gunmen shot dead three tourists from Saudi Arabia in an attack Monday in Niger's remote western desert, officials said.

Mali and Niger hunt for kidnapped tourists in Sahara

BAMAKO - Security forces from Mali and Niger are scouring their shared border for four abducted Europeans but there is still no sign of the tourists, officials from both countries said.