The Benalla affair is just one manifestation of Emmanuel Macron's opaque and authoritarian style of government.
The National Transitional Council "will act as a national assembly of transition" ahead of elections, said a dossier distributed to the media.
Some 40,000 people are estimated to have been killed under 'Africa's Pinochet' Habre's rule. He was eventually arrested in 2013, tried by a special tribunal set up by the African Union under a deal with Senegal.
Some 40,000 people are estimated to have been killed under Habre’s rule of the semi-desert country in the 1980s.
Mahamat Idriss Deby, who leads Transitional Military Council, offers "frank and sincere dialogue" to armed groups, reversing previous stance the government will not negotiate with rebels.
Land dispute pits sedentary Boulala people against Arab nomads in Zohana village east of capital N'Djamena, officials say, leaving at least 22 dead.
The film is vying for awards at the Cannes festival, held on the French Riviera, which runs until July 17.
"We estimate that more than 90% of conflict-attributable deaths through 2020, about 324,000, are of children younger than five," says UN Development Programme.
A herder who led his livestock into a field was killed after the dispute with a farmer turned violent in the CAR. Chadian herders went on the rampage in reprisal, killing 14 people including women and children, torching 66 homes and granaries.
The Security Council holds an open meeting on the broader central Africa region where the United States and Russia traded accusations over actions in the Central African Republic.
Crowds in capital N'Djamena cheer as soldiers return from front lines in tanks and armoured vehicles.
The Transitional Military Council, headed by late ruler Idris Deby's son Mahamat, appointed a government comprising 40 ministers and deputy ministers, and also created a new national reconciliation ministry, army spokesman said on Sunday.
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