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Ex-Chad leader Hissène Habré gets life in prison for crimes against humanity

Habré ruled Chad from 1982-1990 Investigators told trial he was responsible for 40,000 killings and torture of 200,000 people He denied all charges, refuses court’s authority Victims campaigned for 25

Habré ruled Chad from 1982-1990 Investigators told trial he was responsible for 40,000 killings and torture of 200,000 people He denied all charges, refuses court’s authority Victims campaigned for 25

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Ex-Chad president sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity

Hissene Habre has been found guilty of crimes against humanity for ordering the killing and torture of thousands of political opponents during his rule from 1982-1990.

Hissene Habre has been found guilty of crimes against humanity for ordering the killing and torture of thousands of political opponents during his rule from 1982-1990.

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Africa: 'catastrophic' malnutrition amid Boko Haram violence

Boko Haram’s violent militancy in Africa’s Lake Chad region has caused “catastrophic” levels of malnutrition, according to the World Food Programme

Boko Haram’s violent militancy in Africa’s Lake Chad region has caused “catastrophic” levels of malnutrition, according to the World Food Programme

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Triple suicide attack in Chad leaves dozens dead

Around 30 people have been killed and another 80 injured in three suicide attacks on the island of Koulfoua in Lake Chad in Africa. It wasn’t

Around 30 people have been killed and another 80 injured in three suicide attacks on the island of Koulfoua in Lake Chad in Africa. It wasn’t

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Triple suicide blasts on island in Lake Chad kill 30 people, injure 80

Security sources in Chad say 30 people have been killed and 80 injured in a triple suicide attack on an island in Lake Chad. At least 80 other people

Security sources in Chad say 30 people have been killed and 80 injured in a triple suicide attack on an island in Lake Chad. At least 80 other people

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Co-ordinated suicide bomb attacks kill more than 30 people in Chad

Five co-ordinated suicide bomb attacks have struck the market at Baga Sola in Chad, just over the border from Nigeria and a refugee camp for people

Five co-ordinated suicide bomb attacks have struck the market at Baga Sola in Chad, just over the border from Nigeria and a refugee camp for people

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Hissene Habre dragged from court; officials suspend war-crimes trial

“This is a farce” shouted the former President of Chad as he was dragged from a court in Senegal, where he is being tried on counts of war crimes

“This is a farce” shouted the former President of Chad as he was dragged from a court in Senegal, where he is being tried on counts of war crimes

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Trial of Chad's former leader Hissene Habre begins in Senegal

The trial of the former president of Chad has begun in Senegal. Hissene Habre appears on charges of crimes against humanity after being brought to

The trial of the former president of Chad has begun in Senegal. Hissene Habre appears on charges of crimes against humanity after being brought to

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Chad bans burqa after two suicide bombings

Chad which is a predominantly Muslim country has banned people from wearing the full-face veil, following two suicide bomb attacks. The Islamist

Chad which is a predominantly Muslim country has banned people from wearing the full-face veil, following two suicide bomb attacks. The Islamist

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At least 27 dead in two attacks on Chad, government blames Boko Haram

At least 27 people have died in two attacks in the Chadian capital N’Djamena. Four suspected Boko Haram Islamist fighters are said to be among those

At least 27 people have died in two attacks in the Chadian capital N’Djamena. Four suspected Boko Haram Islamist fighters are said to be among those

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Boko Haram special: on the frontline in Chad

Luis Carballo will be online to discuss his experiences in Chad on Thursday at 15:00 CET. He’ll answer your questions in English, Spanish or French

Luis Carballo will be online to discuss his experiences in Chad on Thursday at 15:00 CET. He’ll answer your questions in English, Spanish or French

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'Phase one over' in Boko Haram battle, say Chad-Niger forces

African coalition forces say the first phase of the offensive against Boko Haram is over following last week’s successful recapture of a strategic

African coalition forces say the first phase of the offensive against Boko Haram is over following last week’s successful recapture of a strategic

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Chadian general blasts Boko Haram as 'outright international enemy'

From the field of conflict against the Nigerian insurgent group Boko Haram, euronews correspondent Luis Carballo has been talking to Army Chief of

From the field of conflict against the Nigerian insurgent group Boko Haram, euronews correspondent Luis Carballo has been talking to Army Chief of

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Nigerian refugees bear terror trauma from Boko Haram

Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres or MSF) has deployed an emergency team to Chad. The NGO is helping an estimated 18,300 refugees and

Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres or MSF) has deployed an emergency team to Chad. The NGO is helping an estimated 18,300 refugees and

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Nigeria: Hundreds of women and children kidnapped, locals say

Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria have kidnapped more than 400 young women and children from Damasak, according to residents of the town

Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria have kidnapped more than 400 young women and children from Damasak, according to residents of the town

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Boko Haram on the run as Nigerian army retakes Baga

Under the combined pressure of forces from Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria Islamic extremists Boko Haram are not having things all their own way. The

Under the combined pressure of forces from Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria Islamic extremists Boko Haram are not having things all their own way. The

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UN base comes under attack in Mali

Unknown attackers fired more than thirty rockets at a United Nations base in northern Mali early on Sunday (March 8). One UN peacekeeper was killed

Unknown attackers fired more than thirty rockets at a United Nations base in northern Mali early on Sunday (March 8). One UN peacekeeper was killed

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African Union intensifies efforts to defeat Boko Haram

Elite forces from the West begin to train the new five-nation African Union coalition with fresh boost in efforts to defeat Boko Haram.

Elite forces from the West begin to train the new five-nation African Union coalition with fresh boost in efforts to defeat Boko Haram.

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7,500 African Union troops to fight Boko Haram

African Union forces from Chad have attacked Boko Haram killing 120 of its militants in the far north of Cameron. The Islamist militant group had

African Union forces from Chad have attacked Boko Haram killing 120 of its militants in the far north of Cameron. The Islamist militant group had

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Central African Republic looms large at EU-Africa talks

The Central African Republic, climate change and trade topped talks in Brussels on Thursday as leaders met for day two of the EU-Africa summit

The Central African Republic, climate change and trade topped talks in Brussels on Thursday as leaders met for day two of the EU-Africa summit

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Central African assembly summoned to Chad to decide leader's fate

Regional leaders summoned members of Central African Republic’s transitional assembly on Thursday to a summit in Chad to decide the fate of interim

Regional leaders summoned members of Central African Republic’s transitional assembly on Thursday to a summit in Chad to decide the fate of interim