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Sunday, November 20th 2016, 0:28
related places: Day

Photographer Peter Caton's images of Yasmin and her family in a remote village in Chad, West Africa, mark Universal Children's Day.
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Hissene Habre: Chad's ex-ruler ordered to pay compensation to victims

Friday, July 29th 2016, 14:35

Chad's ex-ruler Hissene Habre is ordered to pay millions of dollars in compensation to victims of his crimes against humanity.
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Chad gang-rape: Men jailed

Friday, July 1st 2016, 13:41

Seven men are sentenced to 10 years for raping a schoolgirl in Chad, in a case with political overtones which sparked a wave of protests.
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Chad's Habre gets life in landmark case

Monday, May 30th 2016, 16:56

A Senegalese court jails Chad ex-leader Hissene Habre for life for crimes against humanity, in the first African Union-backed trial of a former ruler.
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VIDEO: The remarkable trial of Chad's ex-ruler

Monday, May 30th 2016, 14:21

As Chad's ex-ruler Hissene Habre is convicted of crimes against humanity, the BBC's Maud Jullien looks back at the landmark trial in Senegal.
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Chad votes as leader eyes fifth term

Sunday, April 10th 2016, 21:17

Votes are being counted in Chad after a presidential election widely expected to deliver Idriss Deby a fifth term in office.
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VIDEO: Boko Haram recruits 'promised money'

Friday, March 25th 2016, 12:32
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Islamic militants from Boko Haram pushed back from the territory they were holding in North East Nigeria are targeting neighbouring countries.
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Chadians 'whistle protest' at election

Thursday, March 10th 2016, 12:57

People in the Chad carry out a "whistling protest" in their homes as a way of asking for fair elections, without being found by the authorities.
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UN soldier kills own commander in Mali

Friday, February 26th 2016, 12:45
related countries: Mali Mali

The UN in Mali launches an inquiry into a "revenge attack" after a Chadian soldier opens fire inside a UN base, killing his commander and a doctor.
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Lake Chad suicide blasts 'kill 27'

Saturday, December 5th 2015, 16:06

Three suicide attacks have hit an island on Lake Chad, killing at least 27 people, security sources say.
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Lake Chad state of emergency declared

Monday, November 9th 2015, 23:08
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Chad declares a state of emergency in the western Lake Chad region following attacks by Boko Haram militants from Nigeria.
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Lake Chad town hit by suicide bombers

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 22:36
related places: Baga Sola

Suicide bombers attack a fish market and refugee camp in the town of Baga Sola in western Chad, killing more than 30 people, officials say.
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Chad's ex-leader carried into court

Monday, September 7th 2015, 15:30
related countries: Senegal Senegal
related places: Dakar

Chad's ex-leader Hissene Habre is carried into court and held down by masked security officers at the resumption of his war crimes trial.
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Chad executes Boko Haram fighters

Saturday, August 29th 2015, 20:45

Chad executes 10 members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a day after they were found guilty of terror crimes.
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Boko Haram fighters sentenced to death

Friday, August 28th 2015, 17:23
related places: N'Djamena

Chad sentences 10 members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram to death on terror charges, after a three-day trial in the capital N'Djamena.
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Nigeria's Boko Haram 'has new leader'

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 13:33
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The Nigerian-based Islamist militant group Boko Haram has a new leader who is open to dialogue, says Chad's President Idriss Deby.
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Chad imposes 'terror' death penalty

Friday, July 31st 2015, 12:07

Following attacks by Boko Haram militants, MPs in Chad vote to reinstate the death penalty for acts of terrorism six months after it was abolished.
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Habre forced to appear in court

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 11:41
related countries: Senegal Senegal

Chad's former President Hissene Habre is forcibly brought to court for the second day of his trial for crimes against humanity in Senegal.
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