Chad Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chad. (Page 9)

Results 161 - 180 of 1,103 in Chad

  1. UPDATE 1-Nigeria's campaign against Boko Haram hampered by "cowards" - aideRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Reuters

    ... and left the jihadists in control of the headquarters of a regional multinational force including troops from Niger, Chad and Cameroon. Nigerian soldiers fled the area after Baga was overrun. It was the latest Boko Haram success to cast doubt on the ...

    Comment?

  2. .com | Chad leads fight against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | News24

    Chad's President Idriss Deby has secured control of regional operations against deadly Boko Haram Islamists, riding roughshod over his supposed allies in a week-long diplomatic and military offensive. The strategy bore fruit on Wednesday, after a day of talks in Niger's capital, Niamey, when the African Union confirmed that the headquarters of a new regional force would be based in N'Djamena.

    Comment?

  3. Nigeria's campaign vs Boko Haram hampered by "cowards"-top aideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... and left the jihadists in control of the headquarters of a regional multinational force including troops from Niger, Chad and Cameroon. Nigerian soldiers fled the area after Baga was overrun. It was the latest in a recent series of Boko Haram ...

    Comment?

  4. African states to seek UN mandate to fight Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Vanguard

    Niger's Foreign Minister, Mohamed Bazoum on Thursday said African nations threatened by Nigeria's Boko Haram will seek UN Security Council authorisation for a multinational force to take on the Islamist militants. Bazoum said the countries of the Lake Chad region had agreed during a meeting in Niamey that the resolution would be presented to the UN by the African Union.

    Comment?

  5. African states to seek U.N. mandate to fight Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... that reads "Stop Boko Haram" at a rally to support Chadian troops heading to Cameroon to fight Boko Haram, in Ndjamena, Chad, January 17, 2015. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun NIAMEY, Jan 21 (Reuters) - African nations threatened by Nigeria's Boko Haram will ...

    Comment?

  6. Children losing homes, schools and lives in NigeriaRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Scoop

    ... of the violence rocking the northern parts of the country, while more than 135,000 have sought refuge in Cameroun, Chad and Niger. The recent attacks on Baga have led to a fresh wave of refugees into neighbouring countries, leading to a larger ...

    Comment?

  7. Fighting Boko Haram:ECCAS to join the combatRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | CRTV

    ... Boko Haram. He said it was also necessary to take steps to see that all the measures foreseen by countries of the Lake Chad Basin are implemented so as to wipe out the terrorist organisation. The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon have opened their 2015 ...

    Comment?

  8. Nigeria: Children Suffering 'Dire Consequences' of Conflict in Northern Nigeria - UN AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... in the region that sees 1 million people displaced from their homes and more than 135,000 seeking refuge in Cameroon, Chad and Niger. About 9,000 people crossed into Chad this month, a mixture of Nigerian refugees and Chadian returnees, which has ...

    Comment?

  9. Children suffering 'dire consequences' of conflict in northern Nigeria - UN agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    ... that has already seen 1 million people displaced from their homes and more than 135,000 seeking refuge in Cameroon, Chad and Niger. About 9,000 people crossed into Chad this month, a mixture of Nigerian refugees and Chadian returnees, bringing the ...

    Comment?

  10. We killed the people of Baga, as our Lord instructed us in His Book - ShekauRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... the home of a local lawmaker. Some 20,000 people are said to have fled, many of them across the border into Niger and Chad, heaping pressure on the local authorities there, who fear they could soon be targeted. "Heavy clashes" between Islamist ...

    Comment?

  11. Boko Haram claims deadly Baga attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    ... the home of a local lawmaker. About 20 000 people are said to have fled, many of them across the border into Niger and Chad, heaping pressure on the local authorities there, who fear they could soon be targeted. "Heavy clashes" between Islamist ...

    Comment?

  12. Talks on regional fight against Boko Haram open in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... tracts of its territory and the exporting of the violence to neighbouring countries." Ministers from Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Benin and Equatorial Guinea were due to attend, along with representatives from the US, the European Union, China ...

    Comment?

  13. UNSC slams escalating Boko Haram attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Nation

    ... of child exploitation under international law. " Moreover, earlier today, the top UN envoy for Central Africa welcomed Chad's decision to send soldiers to Cameroon to help in the fight against Boko Haram, after several assaults on cross-border ...

    Comment?

  14. Children suffering - dire consequences' of conflict in northern Nigeria - " UN agencyRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | United Nations

    "Children are suffering the dire consequences of the conflict in Nigeria, losing their homes, missing out on education and risking their lives," UNICEF's Christophe Boulierac told reporters in Geneva. Boko Haram's recent attacks on Baga led a fresh wave of refugees into neighbouring countries, worsening a humanitarian crisis in the region that sees 1 million people displaced from their homes and more than 135,000 seeking refuge in Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

    Comment?

  15. Fleeing Boko Haram over Lake ChadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Newsday

    Seven-year-old Fatima lies on her own in a big white tent, crying inconsolably and calling for her father who was killed by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. She escaped with the rest of her family across Lake Chad after the attack on the town of Baga by the Islamist group earlier this month.

    Comment?

  16. .com | Chad to help Cameroon against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | News24

    Chad's government on Wednesday pledged "active support" for neighbouring Cameroon in fighting Boko Haram, after another cross-border raid this week by the Nigerian-based Islamist group. The offer followed a meeting in Chad's capital N'Djamena between President Idriss Deby and Cameroon Defence Minister Alain Mebe Ngo'o to discuss the threat from Boko Haram.

    Comment?

  17. With funds, hotels and sex, China takes root in ChadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Indian Express

    It's Saturday night, and the Piccolo, the most notorious nightclub in Chad's capital, is packed with the flotsam dragged in by the tide of war: French military crew trying to get drunk enough to imagine they're in the suburbs of Paris, Ukrainian mercenaries flying aircraft for the government, battle-fatigued diplomats, arms dealers, and upmarket sex workers who've made their way across the border from even poorer Cameroon. The bouncers are busy keeping the mob away from from the reserved tables at the far end of the dance floor, for guests who show up past midnight: a gaggle of Chinese businessmen armed with $100 bills, and girlfriends who appear to have paid a recent visit to Paris's most expensive boutiques.

    Comment?

  18. UN rights office 'deeply deplores' latest Boko Haram attack in NigeriaRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    ... law." Just last week, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) reported that the number of Nigerian refugees seeking safety in Chad due to the precipitating security situation had almost quadrupled over the past 10 days after attacks by Boko Haram uprooted ...

    Comment?

  19. Sudan's NCP seeks to pacify Janjaweed leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | In-depth Africa

    January 12, 2015 The Sudanese presidential assistant Ibrahim Ghandour met on Monday with the leader of the Darfurian Arab Mahameed clan Musa Hilal in West Darfur state capital of El-Geneina. Sudanese President Omer Hassan Al-Bashir talks to tribal leader Musa Hilal during the wedding ceremony between Hilal's daughter and Chad President Idriss Deby in Khartoum January 20, 2012 The participants of the meeting that was held under tight wraps, did not release any detailed statement afterwards except for brief remarks by Hilal in which he said that they discussed a number of issues that will be produce results for the "goodness and blessing in the future at the at level of Sudan and Darfur in particular".

    Comment?

  20. Child Suicide Bombers Attack Northern Nigeria MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Scoop

    A man stands outside his destroyed home in Baga, Borno State, Nigeria, following heavy fighting between military forces from Nigeria, Niger and Chad, and Boko Haram. Photo: IRIN/Aminu Abubakar 11 January 2015 - Appalled by the escalating bloodshed at the hands of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria over the past week, capped by reports that suspected child suicide bombers attacked a crowded market in war-torn Borno state, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Anthony Lake, head of the UN Children's Fund , have both strongly condemned the terrorist group's "depraved act."

    Comment?