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20 Apr 2021
Chad's President Idriss Deby has died while visiting troops on the frontline of a battle against rebels, an army spokesman said. David Doyle has more.
19 Apr 2021
The US State Department has long warned Americans not to travel to Chad because of unrest and the presence of the jihadist Boko Haram group.
12 Apr 2021
President Idriss Deby Itno has ruled Chad since toppling the dictator Hissene Habre in 1990. Critics say his cunning and ruthless approach has helped him become one of the world's longest-serving leaders.
15 Mar 2021
Chad President Idriss Deby Itno kicks off his campaign for a sixth six-year term in power, calling for unity after rival protests were banned and broken up.
6 Mar 2021
A former rebel leader said several members of his family, including his mother, were killed. He is planning to participate in the country's presidential election.
29 Jan 2021
More than two million people have been forced to flee their homes within their own countries' borders owing to violence engulfing Africa's Sahel region, according to the United Nations. The humanitarian response is "dangerously overstretched" in an area covering parts of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali and Niger, said UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
27 Nov 2020
An ancient courtship ritual in which Wodaabe tribesmen dress up and wear makeup to attract a wife or a lover, the Gerewol festival in Chad is an extraordinary spectacle.⁣ ⁣
2 May 2020
In the fight against terrorist groups in Africa, US forces provide crucial support to the G5 Sahel group (Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger) with intelligence, logistics and supplies. But as the terror threat continues to spread in the region, Africa is no longer a priority for the Pentagon, which could well withdraw its troops, as announced by US President Donald Trump.
15 Apr 2020
The leadership of the Nigerian military debunked reports claiming some Chadian troops are on Nigerian territory.
27 Mar 2020
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25 Mar 2020
Boko Haram militants kill 92 Chadian soldiers - president
13 Aug 2019
Chad's president denounces outbreak of deadly ethnic violence

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