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E.g., 2017-03-23

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AFP - 3/5/17

UN envoys on a mission to the Lake Chad region said Saturday that a conference would soon be held in Paris aimed at easing the humanitarian crisis gripping Chad....

AFP - 2/4/17

Chad's veteran President Idriss Deby has announced a further postponement of parliamentary elections initially due in 2015, blaming a lack of funds as the oil-...

AFP - 9/26/16

Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadists have killed four Chadian soldiers in a cross-border raid in the volatile Lake Chad region, a security source told AFP on Sunday.

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AFP - 8/28/16

Four Chadian soldiers have been killed after a mine planted by Boko Haram Islamists destroyed their vehicle, a security source said on Saturday.

"An army car...

AFP - 8/10/16

Chad's main opposition leader was questioned Tuesday over the suspected disappearance of some 20 soldiers, a judicial source said, a day after President Idriss Deby...

AFP - 8/9/16

Chad's President Idriss Deby took the oath of office Monday for a fifth term in power, facing dogged resistance from an opposition that alleges his re-election was a...

AFP - 8/8/16

Chad's President Idriss Deby is set to be sworn in Monday for a fifth term in power, facing persistent resistance from an opposition that alleges his re-election was...

AFP - 8/5/16

Chad has banned opposition rallies planned for this weekend, ahead of Monday's swearing-in ceremony for President Idriss Deby's fifth term, the interior ministry...

AFP - 6/9/16

The first of an expected 2,000 troops from regional military powerhouse Chad began arriving in neighbouring Niger Wednesday, where Boko Haram insurgents inflicted...

AFP - 6/8/16

Some 2,000 troops from regional military powerhouse Chad headed to neighbouring Niger on Wednesday, where Boko Haram insurgents inflicted heavy losses in the town of...

AFP - 5/4/16

Chad's Constitutional Council has upheld President Idriss Deby's re-election to a fifth term, confirming the results of last month's vote that the opposition had...

AFP - 5/2/16

The commander of a French anti-jihadist force in Africa's northern Sahel says Islamist insurgents are hitting soft targets elsewhere after losing the initiative in...

AFP - 5/2/16

With US and European support, African states threatened by Boko Haram are out to smash the militant Islamist group terrorising the region -- but a coordinated...

AFP - 4/30/16

Six of Chadian President Idriss Deby's challengers in recent elections said Friday they had asked the country's Constitutional Council to invalidate his fifth-term...

AFP - 4/27/16

Chad on Tuesday extended by six months the state of emergency imposed in the Lake Chad region in response to cross-border attacks by Boko Haram jihadists, national...

AFP - 4/23/16

Chad's President Idriss Deby, who has won a fifth term in elections, is a warrior leader who seized power in a military coup in 1990 and is today set on crushing...

AFP - 4/23/16

Chad's prime minister called for calm Friday after president Idriss Deby was declared winner of an election the opposition said was marred by widespread fraud.

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AFP - 4/22/16

Chad's veteran leader Idriss Deby has won a fifth term in office, the national electoral commission announced, extending his 26 years in power, as the opposition...

AFP - 4/21/16

Sitting on a mat in the shade cradling a six-month baby, Falmata Marara touches her mouth, her stomach, and then her mouth and stomach again. The message couldn't be...

AFP - 4/13/16

Chad's presidential election allowed voters to "freely choose their leaders" without fraud, despite certain anomalies, African Union observers said Tuesday, after...

AFP - 4/11/16

Chadians voted in large numbers Sunday in an election likely to see President Idriss Deby extend his 26-year rule in a country increasingly on the frontline of the...

AFP - 4/9/16

In the dry searing heat of Chad's capital N'Djamena, a single face stares out from election campaign billboards, President Idriss Deby's, though 14 candidates are...

AFP - 4/5/16

Police in Chad arrested a fifth leading activist Monday on the eve of a banned anti-government rally planned days before polls in which President Idriss Deby Itno is...

Reuters (Eng) - 3/16/16

Benin will deploy 150 troops next month to assist a regional task force battling Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a statement from the task force said on Tuesday...

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