Sunday 10 December 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-12-11

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AFP - 11/24/17

A former Chad presidential candidate who was imprisoned in July on charges of embezzlement was released on Thursday, according to judicial sources speaking to AFP....

AFP - 11/24/17

Chad's government is keeping a wary eye on developments along its Libyan and Sudanese borders where rebel groups are trying to pull together into a political...

AFP - 11/22/17

Chad's government on Tuesday denied allegations by US investigators that President Idriss Deby received a $2 million (1.7 million euros) bribe for oil rights in the...

AFP - 10/13/17

Chad is to boost protection for a key haven for endangered wildlife in the south of the country under an agreement with a conservation group.

African Parks is...

AFP - 8/29/17

Gaou Moussa stands in front of his family home nestled in the dense vegetation of Chad's Tchoukouli island, where burnt straw and charred wood still litter the ground...

AFP - 8/1/17

French Defence Minister Florence Parly arrived in Chad on Sunday, at the start of a tour of three Sahel countries, assuring that French troops in the region will have...

AFP - 6/29/17

Teodorin Obiang, Equatorial Guinea's vice president and son of its leader, denounced a French legal case against him Thursday as a fabricated vendetta designed to...

AFP - 6/26/17

Eight Chadian soldiers were killed in fierce fighting with Boko Haram insurgents at the weekend on islands on Lake Chad, the army said Monday.

"Our forces...

AFP - 6/11/17

Chad, one of the African countries hit hardest by the drop in oil prices, announced Saturday that it had reached an accord with a group of foreign energy companies...

AFP - 6/3/17

French forces operating in northern Mali said Friday that they had taken "out of action" around 20 militants in operations against jihadist groups this week.

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AFP - 6/2/17

Chad has strongly objected to a UN report accusing its soldiers of abuses in Central African Republic in an official letter seen by AFP on Friday.

"The...

AFP - 5/6/17

Nine Chadian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack on an army post in the Lake Chad region on Friday, local and security sources told AFP.

Some 40 Boko...

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...

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