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# Mohamed Bazoum

This year
Niger leaders slam UN chief for General Assembly snub
President Mohamed Bazoum was overthrown by the military on July 26.
Macron says ambassador to Niger 'literally held hostage', living off 'military rations'
Niger’s military leaders told the ambassador he had to leave the country after they overthrew President Mohamed Bazoum.
West African bloc reject calls by Niger's coup leaders for three-year transition plan
Toppled President Mohamed Bazoum is being held with his family at the presidential palace and could be facing treason charges.
Niger's military regime vow to prosecute ousted president Mohamed Bazoum for 'high treason'
Bazoum and his family have been held at the president’s official Niamey residence since the coup, with international concern mounting over his conditions in detention.
France shuts downs accusations by Niger's junta that it plans to 'intervene militarily'
The French foreign minister denied the claims and added it was still possible to restore Bazoum to power.
Possibility of sanctions on the cards as West African leaders hold summit over Niger coup
General Abdourahamane Tiani, the chief of Niger’s powerful presidential guard, has declared himself leader of the country.
Niger president defiant after soldiers overthrow him and declare coup on state television
It was unclear where the president was at the time of the announcement or if he had resigned.