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Chad: news

Travel ban

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 13:38
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United States United States

Chad helps fight Boko Haram militants, while Sudan is on the US list of state sponsors of terrorism.
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US expands travel ban to include N Korea

Monday, September 25th 2017, 13:58
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela

People from Venezuela and Chad will also now face restrictions on travel to the United States.
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World’s vainest people?

Monday, February 27th 2017, 0:21

How the men of Chad's Wodaabe culture go about finding their brides at a desert festival where the stress is on make-up and clothes.
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Africa Sahel states agree to set up joint counter-terror force

Monday, February 6th 2017, 22:06

The five countries involved are on the "frontline against terrorism", Chad's president says.
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Morocco to rejoin African Union despite Western Sahara dispute

Monday, January 30th 2017, 18:37

The African Union allows Morocco to rejoin decades after it left in protest over Western Sahara.
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In pictures

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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