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Stories with place: Chad
  • Chad minister says justice served with ex-dictator trial 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 4:53 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - The trial for Chad's ex-dictator Hissene Habre, accused in the deaths of thousands, represents justice for Chad victims and a path toward reconciliation, the country's justice minister said Wednesday.

  • Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill 23 in north Cameroon 
    Updated: Jul-20-15 6:07 pm

    YAOUNDE, Cameroon - Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed more than 20 people including multiple children in their latest attack on northern Cameroon, easily overwhelming the few soldiers posted at the targeted village, residents said Monday.

  • Suicide attack rocks market in Chad's capital; 14 killed 
    Updated: Jul-11-15 10:17 am

    N'DJAMENA, Chad - A man disguised as a woman wearing a burqa detonated a bomb outside the main market in Chad's capital Saturday morning, killing 14 people, a police spokesman said. It was the third attack in N'Djamena in less than a month - a spate of violence widely believed to have been organized by Nigeria-based Islamic extremists.

  • French president talks Boko Haram in Cameroon 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 4:49 pm

    YAOUNDE, Cameroon - French President Francois Hollande promised intensified military cooperation with Cameroon in the fight against Boko Haram during a visit to the West African country on Friday.

  • Chad forces arrest Boko Haram leader, hold 74 others 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 5:50 pm

    N'DJAMENA, Chad - Chad's chief prosecutor says that security forces have arrested one of the leaders of the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram.

  • Suicide bombings hit Chad's capital, kill 11, witnesses say 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 11:19 am

    N'DJAMENA, Chad - Two suicide bombings rocked Chad's capital, killing at least 11 people weeks after suicide bombings killed dozens, an official said Monday.