"Ill-intentioned individuals" tried to overthrow the government of Chadian President Idriss Deby, the government said Thursday.
African leaders meeting in Chad say they will send more troops to the Central African Republic to help restore security following a rebel takeover.
Chadian President Idriss Deby says he's withdrawing his troops from Mali, where they've been helping the French battle Islamist insurgents.
A French claim that a top leader of al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb has been killed in Mali is a "blatant error," the group said Saturday.
The reported deaths in northern Mali of two top commanders of al-Qaida's North African wing has heightened fears for the safety of French hostages.
A senior al-Qaida militant was killed in northern Mali, officials in Chad said.
UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012.
Violence-ridden Chad, one of the world's poorest and most corrupt states, is on the brink of a humanitarian disaster after its government demanded the U.N. Security Council withdraw a 3,300-strong peacekeeping force.
The leaders of Sudan and Chad said Tuesday they have taken steps to end diplomatic tensions between the two African nations
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