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  1. .com | Chad accuses Nigeria of failing to help fight Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News24

    Chad's president Idriss Deby has accused Nigeria of downplaying the threat from Boko Haram and failing to co-operate with the regional coalition battling the jihadists, saying there had been zero contact between their armies. "The whole world is asking why the Nigerian army, which is a big army... is not in a position to stand up to untrained kids armed with Kalashnikovs," Deby told French magazine Le Point, in an interview published this week.

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  2. Lack of cooperation, Boko Haram fight: NeighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    N'Djamena---Two months after neighbouring countries sent troops to help crush the ruthless Islamist movement Boko Haram inside Nigeria, there is frustration at the lack of cooperation from the Nigerian authorities. Chad, Niger and Cameroon have sent troops into action against the sect, whose bloody insurgency threatens the region surrounding Lake Chad, where the borders of all four nations converge.

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  3. Boko Haram fighters told to 'kill wives' as troops take its 'HQ'Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... Joint Task Force who have been mandated to contain them, he added. A four-nation coalition of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon has claimed a number of successes since the turn of the year to end the insurgency which has claimed more than 13,000 ...

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  4. Nigeria recaptures Boko Haram 'HQ' GwozaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... against Boko Haram, saying Gwoza was one of three areas yet to be retaken. A four-nation coalition of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon has claimed a number of successes since the turn of the year to end the insurgency which has claimed more than ...

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  5. Press Release: IMF's Africa Training Institute to Increase Training in Fiscal Year 2016Read the original story

    Thursday | International Monetary Fund

    The Africa Training Institute Steering Committee envisages a significant increase in training activities for Fiscal Year 2016 1 thanks to fresh funding pledges. The Committee met in N'Djamena, Chad, on March 25, 2015 for its annual meeting to discuss scaling-up options.

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  6. Chad court convicts Habre-era security officials of war crimes, toRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | AlertNet

    November 25, 2005, file photo: Former Chad President Hissene Habre makes declarations to media as he leaves a court in Dakar, Senegal. REUTERS/Aliou Mbaye N'DJAMENA, March 25 - A court in Chad on Wednesday found 20 current and former security agents who served under ousted ruler Hissene Habre guilty of atrocities committed during his rule in the 1980s, including war crimes and torture.

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  7. .com | Ex-Chad leader's security chiefs jailed for lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | News24

    ... torturers" under Habre's eight-year dictatorship. They were among 28 people accused in the first trial held inside Chad arising from the so-called "black years" when thousands of people were tortured, killed or disappeared in the vast sub-Saharan ...

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  8. Cameroon's Government Tries (and Fails) to Spin Embarrassing Photoshop Fail Into Hack AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Global Voices Online

    ... is food for thought, has to answer. Critics were quick to point out that just weeks earlier, President Idriss Deby of Chad, Cameroon's key ally in the war against Boko Haram, had personally honored Chadian troops killed by the group, and even ...

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  9. Nigerian Troops Afraid Of Entering Recaptured Boko Haram Towns -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Ghanamma.com

    Chadian and Nigerien troops fighting Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East are reportedly begging their Nigerian counterparts to take over towns recaptured from the sect. In the last three weeks, Nigerian troops have recorded major successes against Boko Haram insurgents, dislodging them from their strongholds and recovering large cache of arms, ammunitions and bomb making materials.

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  10. 100 bodies in 'mass grave' in town taken from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The China Post

    N'DJAMENA, Chad--One hundred or so bodies were found Friday in a mass grave on the edge of a town in northeast Nigeria after it was freed from Boko Haram Islamists, a Chadian army spokesman told AFP. Soldiers discovered the bodies - some decapitated - under a bridge just outside Damasak, which was retaken from Boko Haram on March 9 by troops from Chad and Niger.

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  11. 100 bodies in Nigeria 'mass grave' in town taken from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Bangkok Post

    N'DJAMENA - Around 100 bodies were found in a mass grave on the outskirts of the town of Damasak in northeast Nigeria Friday, a Chadian army spokesman told AFP. Soldiers discovered the bodies under a bridge just outside the town, which was retaken from Boko Haram militants on March 9 by troops from Chad and Niger.

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  12. United States breaks ground on new U.S. embassy in N'DjamenaRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Scoop

    U.S. Ambassador to Chad James Knight broke ground on the new U.S. Embassy in N'Djamena today, a milestone in the enduring friendship with the Republic of Chad. The new Embassy will be situated on a 12-acre site southeast of downtown N'Djamena, and will include a chancery, a U.S. Marine Corps residence, a support annex/warehouse, a utility building, and facilities for the Embassy community.

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  13. Nigeria: End Appears Nigh for Boko Haram SectRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | AllAfrica.com

    ... mastermind of the dastardly reign of terror, Abubakar Shekau. According to media reports President Idriss Deby of Chad recently claimed he knew the whereabouts of the self-styled leader of terror group. "Abubakar Shekau must surrender. We know where ...

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  14. UN: Hot Pursuit Laws Needed to Fight Terrorism in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Voice of America

    Chadian troops participate in the closing ceremony of operation Flintlock in an army base in N'djamena, Chad, Monday, March 9, 2015. Jean-Paul Laborde, executive director of United Nations counterterrorism committee, said terrorism suspects are escaping because police are not permitted to cross national boundaries without a warrant.

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  15. United States Breaks Ground on New U.S. Embassy in N'Djamena, ChadRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Holtville Tribune

    N'Djamena, Chad - U.S. Ambassador to Chad James Knight broke ground on the new U.S. Embassy in N'Djamena today, a milestone in the enduring friendship with the Republic of Chad. The new Embassy will be situated on a 12-acre site southeast of downtown N'Djamena, and will include a chancery, a U.S. Marine Corps residence, a support annex/warehouse, a utility building, and facilities for the Embassy community.

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  16. Inherent Resolve Airstrikes Continue in Syria, IraqRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Official Wire News

    ... OF HOMELAND SECURITY THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET … [Read More...] U.S. Ambassador to Chad James Knight broke ground on the new U.S. Embassy in N'Djamena today, a milestone in the enduring friendship with the Republic ...

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  17. Central Command Updates Iraq-Syria Target CountsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Official Wire News

    ... OF HOMELAND SECURITY THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET … [Read More...] U.S. Ambassador to Chad James Knight broke ground on the new U.S. Embassy in N'Djamena today, a milestone in the enduring friendship with the Republic ...

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  18. President Idriss Deby DepartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, March 19, GNA - President Iddris Deby of the Republic of Chad, left Accra yesterday afternoon for his country, after a day's official visit. During his visit, President Deby held discussions with President John Dramani Mahama on bilateral concerns, as well as areas which held prospects for Mutual Corporation.

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  19. Chad: Thousands of Nigerian Refugees Seek SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | AllAfrica.com

    As a result of attacks by Boko Haram in the northeast of Nigeria, thousands of people have recently fled across the border to neighbouring Chad, gathering in a refugee camp and within the community. Official estimates say that around 18,000 refugees have sought shelter in the Lake Chad region.

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  20. .com | Central, West African leaders to meet over Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | News24

    Central and West African states will hold a summit next month to agree a common strategy to combat the Boko Haram insurgency, their leaders said on Wednesday. Armies from Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger have launched an offensive to end the Islamic militant group's six-year campaign, which has killed thousands in northern Nigeria and spilled over into Cameroon and Niger.

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