WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has welcomed the conviction of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
By Associated Press
The extremist group Boko Haram has sharply increased its use of children as suicide bombers over the past year, according to a UNICEF report released Tuesday.
By Gretchen Frazee
More than 7,000 people fleeing deadly attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria have spilled over the border and into neighboring Chad, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said on Friday.
By Carey Reed
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, Democrats in the House of Representatives have decided to join the latest probe into the attack on U.S. diplomats in Benghazi, Libya. Also, the U.S. deployed 80 troops to Chad in order to help with…
U.N. special envoy to Darfur Jan Eliasson painted a bleak picture of the war-torn Sudanese region Friday, warning that rebel groups had made only limited progress toward peace talks. In an interview, Eliasson details the latest developments in Darfur and…
The fighting in Darfur in western Sudan has spread to neighboring Chad, where the United Nations says hundreds have been killed and villages burned. Independent Television News reports on the tension between the two countries.
An estimated 30 people died in the Darfur region of Sudan over the weekend when armed men on horseback and on camels attacked a village 30 miles north of West Darfur's capital El Geneina, an African Union official told Reuters.
By PBS NewsHour
Chad dissolved diplomatic relations with neighboring country Sudan on Friday and threatened to expel some 200,000 Sudanese refugees -- blaming the Sudanese government for supporting a rebel attack in the Chadian capital that killed 350 people.
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