Latest Civil war in Chad Stories
Sudanese forces have shot and killed six of the kidnappers who abducted a group of European tourists in Egypt last week, officials said. Two other suspected kidnappers have been taken into custody, while the tourists remain in captivity in Chad, the BBC reported Sunday.
By Stephanie Hancock N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - A human rights group in Chad has accused the government of a wave of arbitrary arrests and political disappearances following a rebel assault three months ago on the capital of the central African oil producer.
By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has summoned the Eritrean ambassador to ask why Eritrea is playing host to a Darfur rebel alliance that attacked a town, the Sudanese foreign minister said on Wednesday.
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A new alliance of Darfur rebel commanders and political parties have attacked a town on the road to the capital Khartoum, declaring a 27-month-old truce dead, rebels and officials said on Monday.
By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has ordered Chadian military personnel working with African Union truce monitors in its western Darfur region to leave, the AU said on Saturday.
By Evelyn Leopold CAMP GOUROUKOUN, Chad (Reuters) - Mohammed Ibrahim, 18, waited patiently in the boiling sun to show United Nations Security Council ambassadors the welts burned into his back and head by Sudan's marauding Janjaweed Arab militiamen.
By Betel Miarom N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad's President Idriss Deby won the May 3 presidential elections with 77.5 percent of the vote, the electoral commission announced on Sunday, handing him a third five-year term in the central African oil producer.
By Pascal Fletcher NDJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad's President Idriss Deby led his supporters to vote on Wednesday in a one-sided election expected to keep him in power, brushing aside an opposition boycott and a rebel threat of violence to disrupt the polls.
By Pascal Fletcher NDJAMENA (Reuters) - Voters in Chad trickled to the polls on Wednesday in a one-sided election expected to keep President Idriss Deby in power, despite an opposition boycott and a rebel threat of violence.
By Daniel Flynn N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad's President Idriss Deby held a victory rally attended by thousands of supporters in the sun-baked capital N'Djamena on Saturday but many nervous residents feared rebels fighting to topple him may return.
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