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We have started to collect the most important news related to Chad in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Chad: news

Life sentences for torture in Chad

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 18:39

A court in Chad sentences to life in prison seven ex-policemen for torture committed during the rule of ousted President Hissene Habre.
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Bodies found in Boko Haram town

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 0:28
related countries: Niger Niger, Nigeria Nigeria

At least 70 bodies are found dumped near Damasak in north-eastern Nigeria, after it was recaptured from Boko Haram by troops from Niger and Chad.
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Chad shutdown over helmet protests

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 15:11

Chadian authorities close all schools and universities after deadly protests over a requirement for motorbike riders to wear helmets.
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VIDEO: Preparing to fight terror in Africa

Monday, March 9th 2015, 16:21
related countries: Niger Niger, Nigeria Nigeria, United States United States

As hundreds of soldiers from Chad and Niger cross the border into Nigeria to fight Boko Haram, Thomas Fessy joins US and African soldiers taking part in training exercises in Chad.
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Allies begin push against Boko Haram

Sunday, March 8th 2015, 19:05
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Niger and Chad launch an offensive against Nigeria's Boko Haram militants, as officials dismiss the group's pledge to IS as a sign of weakness.
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Former leader of Chad to face trial

Saturday, February 14th 2015, 6:40
related countries: Senegal Senegal

A court in Senegal orders Chadian ex-President Hissene Habre to stand trial for war crimes, in Africa's first use of universal jurisdiction.
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First Boko Haram attack on Chad

Friday, February 13th 2015, 14:30
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Boko Haram militants from Nigeria attack a village on the shores of Lake Chad overnight, the first such attack on Chadian soil, officials say.
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Chad army 'kills Nigeria militants'

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 13:48
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Chad's army says it has killed more than 200 militant Islamists and lost nine men during a battle to recapture a key town in north-eastern Nigeria.
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Chad troops join Nigeria battle

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 17:05
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Chadian troops backed by air strikes enter north-eastern Nigeria to join the battle against Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
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Chad 'forces Boko Haram from town'

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 16:13
related countries: Niger Niger, Nigeria Nigeria

Chad's army has driven Boko Haram militants out of Malumfatori town in north-eastern Nigeria, a senior official from Niger tells the BBC.
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Chad to join Boko Haram campaign

Friday, January 16th 2015, 13:21
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, Nigeria Nigeria

Cameroon says Chad will send a large contingent of troops to help it fight incursions from the Nigeria-based militant Islamist group, Boko Haram.
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'Boko Haram' kills Nigeria fishermen

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 13:43
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.
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Five UN peacekeepers killed in Mali

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 19:40
related countries: Mali Mali
related places: Kidal

Five Chadian soldiers serving with the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali are killed in an attack in the northern Kidal region.
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VIDEO: 'I flew a baby elephant home'

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 16:49

When missionary Gary Roberts came across a herd of elephants that had been killed by poachers in Chad, he attempted to rescue the sole surviving calf which he then flew home in his small lightweight plane.
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Chad army 'rescues 85 Nigerians'

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 23:47
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Chadian troops rescue some 85 Nigerian villagers who were abducted earlier this week by suspected Boko Haram militants, reports say.
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Car bomb kills Mali peacekeepers

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 10:02
related countries: Mali Mali

Four UN peacekeepers from Chad are killed in a suicide attack on their base in northern Mali.
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'Last' Chadian soldier leaves CAR

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 16:12
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

Chad has withdrawn all its peacekeepers from the Central African Republic, an official confirms, after accusations they sided with Muslim rebels.
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