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Stories with place: Chad
  • Final arguments wrapped in Habre trial; verdict in May 
    Updated: Feb-11-16 4:28 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - The lawyers for former Chad dictator Hissene Habre closed their final statements Thursday by dismissing the credibility of testimony and reports that placed direct blame on the leader for the deaths of thousands during his rule.

  • Jimmy Carter hopeful for Guinea worm eradication in Africa 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 7:31 am

    JUBA, South Sudan - Former US President Jimmy Carter says that Guinea worm disease may soon be eradicated, which would be the most exciting accomplishment of his career, although progress is hampered by ongoing conflict in Mali and South Sudan.