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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Chad
Tshād), officially known as the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country in central Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest, and Niger to the west. Due to its distance from the sea and its largely desert climate, the country is sometimes referred to as the "Dead Heart of Africa". - Source: Wikipedia
Eighty U.S. Air Force personnel have begun their mission in Chad to help locate nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in neighboring Nigeria, a U.S. military spokesman said Thursday.
80 US Air Force personnel now in Chad to aid search for kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls.
Eighty U.S. troops were just deployed to Chad to aid in the ongoing search for the Nigerian girls who were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists.
The Obama administration deepened the U.S. military's involvement in the battle to contain the terrorist group Boko Haram Wednesday, announcing the deployment of 80 American troops to help in the search for more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the shadowy Nigeria-based Islamist group last month.
The United States has deployed 80 military personnel to Chad to help locate the nearly 300 girls kidnapped in Nigeria last month, President Barack Obama said Wednesday.
President Obama on Wednesday told Congress he's deployed about 80 U.S. military personnel to Africa to help locate hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram.
Dozens of heavily armed Muslim rebels opened fire in a hospital in Central African Republic, killing at least 16 people, including three local health workers for Doctors Without Borders, officials said Monday.
Hundreds of Chadian soldiers began leaving neighboring Central African Republic on Friday, a day after the Chadian government said it was pulling out of the peacekeeping mission following criticism over the shooting deaths of more than 30 civilians.
The government of Chad said Thursday it is withdrawing more than 800 peacekeepers from a mission to stabilize neighboring Central African Republic after the Chadian troops came under scrutiny for firing into a crowd of civilians last week, killing at least 32 people.
Like so many grand schemes, an international organization dedicated to ensuring world peace and global harmony seemed like a good idea at the time. After 68 years, war, misery and human rights abuse haven't gone away. Part of the reason is that the United Nations has become an unwieldy bureaucracy that warmly embraces the worst offenders, elevating them to positions of honor and authority. On Thursday, it tapped Chad and Saudi Arabia to take seats on the 15-member Security Council.
Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Chad, Lithuania and Chile all won coveted seats on the U.N. Security Council Thursday, after there were no contested races for the first time in several years.
For more than 20 years, former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre lived a life of luxurious exile in Senegal, taking a second wife and watching "Seinfeld" shows.
One morning, a little girl named Achta sat in the front row of this village's only school and struggled mightily with the assignment her teacher had given her.
Though "Rubber" is at times ponderous and self-indulgent, there is something infectious about its mix of visual comedy, satire and outlandish narrative structure.
Libyan rebels are receiving reports that female snipers from Colombia have joined other mercenaries fighting to keep dictator Moammar Gadhafi in power.