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  1. Central Africa: Central African States Rally Against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... have threatened to send suicide bombers into countries allied against them. His audience included the heads of state of Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo-Brazzaville and the Central African Republic. They were meeting under the auspices of the ...

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  2. War crimes trial of Chad's Habre to go ahead in SenegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | AlertNet

    There is enough evidence to put Chad's deposed strongman Hissene Habre on trial for crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture, judges in Senegal ruled on Friday, according to a statement from the special tribunal set up to handle his case. Habre, 72, was detained in Senegal in 2013 after living in exile there since he was overthrown in a coup more than two decades earlier.

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  3. Senegal: Chad Ex-Dictator to Stand TrialRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre is escorted by military officers after being heard by judge in Dakar, Senegal on July 2, 2013. Victims of former Chandian dictator HissA ne HabrA wait to be heard by investigators of the Extraordinary African Chambers in N'djamena, Chad on August 23, 2013.

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  4. Boko Haram attacks ChadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Vanguard

    Boko Haram rebels carried out their first attack Friday inside neighbouring Chad, targeting a village on the shores of Lake Chad as part of a widening insurgency that has sucked in four countries. The Islamist fighters crossed the vast lake by boat under cover of darkness to attack the village of Nougboua, across the water from the Nigerian town of Baga.

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  5. Boko Haram attacks Chad for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    N'DJAMENA, Chad -- Boko Haram militants attacked a village in Chad Friday and killed at least five after crossing a lake from Nigeria, their first such raid on Chadian soil. The insurgents, whose announced goal is a Muslim caliphate in West Africa, traveled across Lake Chad, which divides Nigeria from Chad, and attacked the village of Ngouboua, setting homes afire and killing at least four civilians and one soldier, Col.

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  6. Boko Haram carries out first attack in ChadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | RTE.ie

    Nigeria-based Boko Haram Islamists have carried out their first attack inside Chad, killing five people in a strike on a village on the shores of Lake Chad, according to a security source. Chadian military spokesman Azem Bermandoa Agouna also confirmed the pre-dawn attack on Ngouboua, a village across the water from the Nigerian town of Baga.

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  7. Boko Haram attacks village in Chad as revolt spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Indian Express

    Boko Haram fighters attacked a village in Chad on Friday, the first known lethal attack in that country by the Nigerian militant group, which killed several people including a local chief according to residents and security forces. Dozens of militants arrived by motorised canoe at the fishing village on the shores of Lake Chad early in the morning, setting houses ablaze and attacking a police station.

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  8. .com | Local Chadian chief killed in Boko Haram attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | News24

    N'Djamena - Boko Haram fighters attacked a Chadian village overnight, killing several people including a local chief, in the first known lethal attack by the Nigerian militant group in Chad, residents and a security source said on Friday. Dozens of militants arrived in the early hours of the morning on motorised canoes at the fishing village on the shores of Lake Chad, setting houses ablaze and attacking a police station.

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  9. Boko Haram launches first attack on Chadian villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    MOUNDOU, Chad - Suspected Boko Haram militants staged their first attack in Chad on Friday, hitting the third country outside their home base of Nigeria in recent days as the region beefs up its military response to the armed Muslim extremist group.

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  10. Deadly Chad attack blamed on Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The First Post

    Boko Haram is being blamed for a deadly attack on Chad, reports the BBC . The assault, which would be the first to be committed by the militant Islamist group on Chadian soil, took place overnight.

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  11. Chad votes as opposition boycottsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2011 | Newsday

    The people of Chad are going to the polls to vote in presidential elections with incumbent President Idriss Deby expected to win a fourth term. Mr Deby, who has faced two attempted coups since the last polls, has recently mended relations with Sudan, where rebel fighters were based.

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  12. Chad's Deby snubs diplomacy to lead fight against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Chad's President Idriss Deby has taken up the fight against Boko Haram at the risk of offending diplomatic sensibilities in Africa, but to the delight of his international allies. One Western diplomat described Deby, who seized power in 1990, as "first and foremost a fighter", who for years had battled rebels intent on ousting him from power, while at the same time arming those fighting the authorities in neighbouring Sudan.

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  13. Niger town targeted by bombersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Niamey/N'Djamena - Two female suicide bombers attacked the Niger frontier town of Diffa on Wednesday, security sources said, shortly after Chad's army said it had killed 13 fighters from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in the Nigerian town of Gambaru. The violence on Nigeria's borders with Niger and Cameroon occurred as regional armies are mobilising to foil Boko Haram's bid to carve out an emirate around Lake Chad, which borders Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and Niger.

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  14. Boko Haram militants attack Chad troops in Nigerian townRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Daily Times

    ... aram fighters had been killed or wounded. Hundreds of people have been killed in recent fighting in Cameroon, Niger and Chad as well as in Nigeria, according to military sources from the different countries.

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  15. Suicide bombers strike Niger town, Chadians kill 13 Boko Haram militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Two female suicide bombers attacked the Niger frontier town of Diffa on Wednesday, security sources said, shortly after Chad's army said it had killed 13 fighters from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in the Nigerian town of Gambaru. NIAMEY/N'DJAMENA: Two female suicide bombers attacked the Niger frontier town of Diffa on Wednesday, security sources said, shortly after Chad's army said it had killed 13 fighters from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in the Nigerian town of Gambaru.

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  16. Boko Haram takes on Chadian forces in NE Nigeria townRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Peninsula

    ... but the counter-attack was an indication of the task facing regional forces aiming to crush the rebellion. Troops from Chad, Cameroon and Niger have been deployed to fight the Islamists, whose bloody insurgency has claimed more than 13,000 lives ...

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  17. Boko Haram militants attacks Chad troops in Nigerian townRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | AlertNet

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  18. Nigeria: How We'll Crush Boko Haram in Six Weeks - ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... not achieve anything. Amass all your weapons and face us. We welcome you." On Saturday, Nigeria and its neighbours -- Chad, Niger, Cameroon and Benin -- agreed to muster 8,700 troops, police and civilians for a wider, African Union-backed force ...

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  19. Nigeria vows no more vote delays despite new Boko Haram threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Daily Times

    ... Cameroon forces. They have widened their offensive in recent weeks in the far north-east of Nigeria around Lake Chad, where the borders of all four countries converge. Niger, while housing thousands of refugees from the conflict, had been mainly ...

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  20. Africa: The Fight Against Boko Haram Tangled Up in Nigerian and Regional PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... the borders of the affected countries'. The AU's authorisation of the MNJTF was requested by member states of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) - Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria - as well as by a non-member state, Benin, after a 20 January ...

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