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Niger's President Seeks Second Term in Election

Voters in Niger are going to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament and to decide whether the president will receive a second five-year term. Mahamadou Issoufou is running with a promise to crush Islamist militants and develop one of the poorest countries in the world. "I hope that these elections proceed calmly and peacefully," Issoufou said. "In any case, there will only be one winner, and that is Niger." Some 14 other candidates are running against...

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