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Niger Police Fire Tear Gas to Disperse Opposition Rally

Police in Niger fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of opposition supporters who gathered in the capital Niamey on Sunday in defiance of a ban on a demonstration against what they see as poor governance, witnesses said. Niamey's governor banned the march on Friday amid violent riots against Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad that saw angry protesters attack churches, bars, and a police station and killed 10people over two days. Sunday's opposition march was...

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