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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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'Hundred killed' in Chad clashes

Friday, April 30th 2010, 8:18

Chad's government says the army has killed 105 insurgents and beaten back a new attack but the rebels deny this.
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'Hundreds dead' in Chad fighting

Tuesday, November 27th 2007, 9:16

Chad's army says it has killed several hundred rebels, in fighting which shattered a month-long ceasefire.
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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Chad has withdrawn all its peacekeepers from the Central African Republic, an official confirms, after accusations they sided with Muslim rebels.
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'Many die' in Mali mountain clashes

Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 7:51
related countries: Mali Mali

Thirteen Chadian soldiers and dozens of Islamist rebels are killed in heavy fighting in a mountainous area of northern Mali, Chad's army says.
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Action 'urgent' on Chad refugees

Thursday, April 5th 2007, 7:18

Chad faces an imminent crisis as refugees arrive daily from Darfur, warns UN humanitarian chief John Holmes.
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Actress Swank to divorce

Saturday, May 27th 2006, 15:19

Oscar-winner Hilary Swank files for divorce from actor husband Chad Lowe after separating earlier this year.
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Advancing Chad rebels take town

Sunday, June 15th 2008, 22:18
related places: Am Dam

Rebels in Chad briefly occupy the town of Am Dam as they advance to within 600km (350 miles) of the capital.
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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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African Union team to visit Chad

Friday, April 21st 2006, 7:00

An African Union team is to go to Chad for talks with the government and opposition after recent violence.
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Agreement ends Chad oil dispute

Thursday, April 27th 2006, 10:54

The World Bank agrees to resume lending to Chad after a dispute over the spending of oil resources on weapons.
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Aid worker free after Chad kidnap

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 21:02
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A medical worker snatched by militants along Chad's border with Sudan is freed after a month in captivity.
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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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Anti-French riot erupts in Chad

Wednesday, November 14th 2007, 10:22
related countries: France France

Chadian police fire tear gas to disperse students attacking cars belonging to foreigners in the capital.
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Army alert to counter Chad rebels

Tuesday, October 24th 2006, 14:59

Security is tightened in the Chad capital, N'Djamena, amid reports that rebels are moving towards the city.
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Bashir makes surprise Chad visit

Tuesday, August 8th 2006, 15:22

Sudan's leader makes a surprise visit to Chad, to attend President Deby's inauguration.
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Battle for control of Chad palace

Sunday, February 3rd 2008, 0:15
related places: N'Djamena

Rebels and government forces both claim to be in control of Chad's capital, after a day of fierce fighting.
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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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