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Niger Repels Boko Haram Attack on Prison

Fighters with Nigeria's Boko Haram militants attacked a prison in Niger on Monday, making their third cross-border attack in the past four days. Niger's army repelled the attack in the southeastern town of Diffa after several hours of overnight fighting, witnesses and military sources say.  It was not immediately clear how many people were killed or wounded, nor whether any prisoners escaped. Niger's parliament is set to vote Monday on a measure authorizing troops to...

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