Second Chadian Civil War http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33490/all en Sahel leaders urge support for Mali http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/sahel-leaders-urge-support-mali <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leaders in Africa's Sahel region called on Saturday for further efforts to support Mali as they announced new funds to back a West African force in the country.</p> <p>Gathered in Chad, leaders from the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) called in a statement for "support for the ongoing political, diplomatic and military process in order to achieve final stability in Mali."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/sahel-leaders-urge-support-mali" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Mali Mali Second Chadian Civil War AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 20:30:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757777 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222-44 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>13 Chadian troops, 65 Islamist rebels killed in Mali clashes: Chadian army</p> <p>yas-xbs/mfp/bm</p> Second Chadian Civil War AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 22:31:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5763869 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ 13 Chadian troops, 65 Islamist rebels killed in Mali clashes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/urgent-13-chadian-troops-65-islamist-rebels-killed-mali-clashes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thirteen Chadian and 65 Islamists rebels were killed in a fierce battle in the mountainous Ifoghas region of northern Mali, Chad's military command announced Friday.</p> <p>"The Chadian army destroyed five vehicles and killed 65 jihadists," it said in a statement, adding that 13 of its soldiers had been killed and another five wounded.</p> <p>yas-xbs/jj/mfp</p> Second Chadian Civil War AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 23:16:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5763917 at http://www.globalpost.com Thirteen Chadian soldiers, 65 rebels killed in Mali - Chad army http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/blank-headline-received-27 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>N'DJAMENA, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Thirteen Chadian soldiers and 65 Islamist rebels were killed in heavy fighting in the mountains of northern Mali near the border with Algeria on Friday, Chad's army said.</p> <p>"The provisional toll is ... on the enemy's side, five vehicles (destroyed) and 65 terrorists killed. We deplore the deaths of 13 of our valiant soldiers," announced a statement from the army general staff read on state radio. (Reporting by Madjiasra Nako; Editing by Jon Hemming)</p> Chad Military of Chad Second Chadian Civil War Thomson Reuters Sat, 23 Feb 2013 00:30:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5763931 at http://www.globalpost.com 13 Chadian troops, 65 rebels killed in Mali clashes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/13-chadian-troops-65-rebels-killed-mali At least thirteen Chadian soldiers and 65 militants have been killed in a fierce battle in the mountainous Ifoghas region of northern Mali. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/13-chadian-troops-65-rebels-killed-mali" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Africa Chad Republics Second Chadian Civil War Tessalit Tuareg War Conflict Zones Military War AFP Sat, 23 Feb 2013 01:15:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse and Talia Ralph 5763959 at http://www.globalpost.com Ten Chadian soldiers killed in northern Mali http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/ten-chadian-soldiers-killed-northern-mali <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>N'DJAMENA, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Ten Chadian soldiers were killed in operations targeting al Qaeda-linked Islamist rebels along northern Mali's mountainous border with Algeria, Chad's army said on Sunday.</p> <p>The Chadian troops were carrying out operations in an area of the Adrar des Ifoghas mountains where 13 Chadian soldiers and 65 al Qaeda-linked rebels were killed in clashes on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/ten-chadian-soldiers-killed-northern-mali" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chad Military of Chad Second Chadian Civil War Thomson Reuters Sun, 24 Feb 2013 16:37:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5765048 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/chadian-troops-killed-al-qaeda-commander-mali-deby <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CHADIAN PRESIDENT DEBY SAYS CHAD'S TROOPS KILLED AL QAEDA COMMANDER ABOU ZEID IN CLASHES IN NORTHERN MALI</p> Chad Idriss Military of Chad Second Chadian Civil War Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:30:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5771179 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Chad troops killed Qaeda commander Abou Zeid: president http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/urgent-chad-troops-killed-qaeda-commander-abou-zeid-president <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chadian troops killed Abdelhamid Abou Zeid, one of the main leaders of Al-Qaeda's north African branch on February 22 during fighting in northern Mali, Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno said late Friday.</p> <p>The Chadian troops confronted the jihadists in the mountains in the Kidal region and "our soldiers killed two jihadist chiefs including Abou Zeid," Deby said.</p> <p>yas-cl/sba/jmm</p> Africa Government Second Chadian Civil War AFP Fri, 01 Mar 2013 19:31:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5771247 at http://www.globalpost.com Chad emerges as regional superpower in Mali conflict http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/chad-emerges-regional-superpower-mali-conflict <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Claiming to have killed two Islamist leaders in the Mali conflict so far, Chad is emerging as a regional superpower whose strong army is brushing up the image of what was once most known as one of the world's poorest nations.</p> <p>"Since a few years, Chad has tried to position itself as a regional power and it does so pretty well," a Western source said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/chad-emerges-regional-superpower-mali-conflict" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Politics Second Chadian Civil War War AFP Tue, 05 Mar 2013 02:31:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5773449 at http://www.globalpost.com Chad rebel group UFR to resume fighting: leader http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/chad-rebel-group-ufr-resume-fighting-leader <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The main rebel coalition in Chad, the Union of Resistance Forces (UFR), said Thursday it was resuming its fight against President Idriss Deby Itno's regime.</p> <p>"We have decided to resume the struggle. An armed struggle, of course," Timan Erdimi, a key leader of the group, told AFP from Qatar, where he is in exile.</p> <p>The UFR had laid down its weapons after a 2009 peace deal between Chad and Sudan, which normalised relations after years of accusations that each country was supporting rebels in the other.</p> <p>But Erdimi said his group had been excluded from the peace negotiations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/chad-rebel-group-ufr-resume-fighting-leader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Chad Second Chadian Civil War AFP Thu, 21 Mar 2013 16:47:08 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5790126 at http://www.globalpost.com Chad rebel group UFR to resume fighting: leader http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/chad-rebel-group-ufr-resume-fighting-leader-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The main rebel coalition in Chad, the Union of Resistance Forces (UFR), said Thursday it was resuming its fight against President Idriss Deby Itno's regime.</p> <p>"We have decided to resume the struggle. An armed struggle, of course," Timan Erdimi, a key leader of the group, told AFP from Qatar, where he is in exile.</p> <p>The UFR had laid down its weapons after a 2009 peace deal between Chad and Sudan, which normalised relations after years of accusations that each country was supporting rebels in the other.</p> <p>But Erdimi said his group had been excluded from the peace negotiations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/chad-rebel-group-ufr-resume-fighting-leader-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Second Chadian Civil War Timane Erdimi AFP Thu, 21 Mar 2013 20:47:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5790405 at http://www.globalpost.com Chad rebels say to resume fight, Deby's promises unmet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/chad-rebels-say-resume-fight-debys-promises-unmet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By John Irish</p> <p>PARIS (Reuters) - Chadian rebels said on Thursday they would take up arms again against President Idriss Deby after he failed to negotiate with them since they agreed to stop fighting more than two years ago.</p> <p>The Union of Forces of Resistance (UFR), a rebel coalition, put down their weapons after Chad and Sudan agreed to end their proxy wars in 2010 by ceasing their support for insurgents in each other's country.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130321/chad-rebels-say-resume-fight-debys-promises-unmet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Idriss Deby Political geography Politics Second Chadian Civil War War Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Mar 2013 21:00:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5790409 at http://www.globalpost.com Fears of food shortages after C.Africa after coup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130328/fears-food-shortages-after-cafrica-after-coup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New rebel authorities in the Central African Republic struggled to restore order in the coup-hit capital on Thursday as the UN warned tens of thousands of people faced going hungry after days of looting.</p> <p>Drinking water and electrical power were still cut off in parts of Bangui after Michel Djotodia and his Seleka coalition seized the city on Sunday, forcing president Francois Bozize to flee.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130328/fears-food-shortages-after-cafrica-after-coup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African War Second Chadian Civil War AFP Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:17:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5796228 at http://www.globalpost.com S.African troops alarmed over killing child soldiers in C. Africa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130331/safrican-troops-alarmed-over-killing-child-soldiers-c-africa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South African soldiers who survived last week's rebel takeover of the Central African Republic are traumatised after discovering later that some of the rebels killed were child soldiers, local Sunday newspapers reported.</p> <p>In what has turned out to be South Africa's heaviest military loss since apartheid, 13 soldiers were killed last weekend in Bangui in clashes with Seleka rebels who toppled president Francois Bozize.</p> <p>Around 200 South African troops fought against some 3,000 rebels during the battle for the Central African capital that lasted several hours.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130331/safrican-troops-alarmed-over-killing-child-soldiers-c-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Central African War Idriss Déby Politics Second Chadian Civil War AFP Sun, 31 Mar 2013 12:15:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5798030 at http://www.globalpost.com Leaders weigh C.Africa crisis as Chad implicated in coup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/leaders-weigh-cafrica-crisis-chad-implicated-coup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Central Africa's post-coup crisis will come under the spotlight at a regional summit in Chad on Wednesday, as ousted leader Francois Bozize accuses his former Chadian allies of backing the rebels who unseated him.</p> <p>South African President Jacob Zuma will attend the extraordinary summit as he faces prickly questions over the presence of his troops in the country, 13 of whom were killed in the bloody battle for Bangui.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/leaders-weigh-cafrica-crisis-chad-implicated-coup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Central African War Francois Bozize Second Chadian Civil War War AFP Wed, 03 Apr 2013 11:45:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5800145 at http://www.globalpost.com