The US alleges that China’s base in Africa is now big enough to host aircraft carriers.
Thirty-seven-year-old Mahamat Idriss Deby, who took charge of the transitional military council after his father’s death, is a four-star general, who is known in military circles as “the man in dark glasses.”
The killing of Idriss Deby reveals a tangled geopolitical web that is likely to deepen internal divisions in Chad.
Front for Change and Concord in Chad, FACT, is a political-military group mainly based in northern part of the country founded by dissident army officers in 2016.
The country's strongman ruler and French regional ally was killed in battle shortly after winning the election. A life forged in conflict, ends in battle.
The oil-rich African nation has become a key regional ally of the West in the fight against militants.
A damning report points out that France helped build the institutions responsible for one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century.
Shock announcement of Idriss Deby’s death on the frontline of a fight against northern rebels comes day after the 68-year-old was proclaimed the winner of a presidential election that had given him a sixth term in office.
Filmmaker Craig Foster said his relationship with the octopus taught him about life's fragility and our connection with nature and even helped him become a better father.
Cabinet approves bill repealing law that had forbidden Khartoum's diplomatic and economic ties with Tel Aviv since 1958.
Deby wins sixth term as president, provisional election results show, as army says it beat back a column of insurgents advancing on capital N'Djamena.
A 600-page report commissioned by Rwanda government, based on 250 witnesses, diplomatic cables, documentaries, videos, and articles, says France holds responsibility for “enabling a foreseeable genocide” in which 800,000 people were slaughtered.
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