A woman set off explosives in a crowd in Kaiga-Kindjiria, a town that has been attacked by Boko Haram militants in the past.
France and five Sahel region nations agree to combine forces against militants in volatile region, leaders say after a summit in Pau, southwest France, with President Macron pledging 220 more troops to reinforce Barkhane operation.
In a conversation with TRT World, GNA leader Feyaz al Sarraj shone a light on some critical aspects of the Libyan conflict, including the militias that control large parts of the country.
Northern Mali's population is fast dwindling as people flee desertification, drought and armed conflict only to end up in places where they face increased competition for resources.
Defence Minister Mahamat Sala says more victims might still be buried in rubble after a mine in Tibesti region near Libyan border collapsed on Tuesday.
The state of emergency declared by Chad President Idriss Deby will run for three months in Sila and Ouaddai regions, the president's office said.
Eastern Chad is in the grip of cyclical violence between nomadic camel herders and sedentary farmers from the Ouaddian community.
The Multinational Joint Task Force, comprising soldiers from several African countries, says it has "inflicted the heaviest loss in six months" on Daesh in Lake Chad area.
Mahamat Nouri has also been charged with participation in a criminal conspiracy to commit a crime against humanity, and placed in provisional detention, says a judicial source.
The attack was carried out in Kareto village, 335 kilometres north of the Borno state capital Maiduguri, military officials say.
"Several dozen armed men carried out an attack on the district of Arbinda, shooting several people dead," a local official tells AFP news agency.
Libya's unity government was created at UN-backed talks in 2015, but it has struggled to assert control, while a number of international initiatives since have failed to unite the country.
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