US orders diplomats to leave Chad as rebels near capital

The State Department on Saturday ordered non-essential diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Chad to leave the African nation due to potential insurgent attacks on the capital. In addition to non-essential embassy staff, the department also ordered the families of American personnel stationed there to leave because armed groups appear to be moving on theContinue reading “US orders diplomats to leave Chad as rebels near capital”

Almost 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are free, says state governor

Government officials had been in talks with kidnappers after third school attack in less than three months All 279 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped from their boarding school in the north-western state of Zamfara last week have been released and are on government premises, the governor of the state has said. “It gladdens my heart to announce the releaseContinue reading “Almost 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are free, says state governor”

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