Sudan’s Darfur region became synonymous with genocide and war crimes two decades ago. Now reports of new atrocities, including attacks on towns, widespread killings and rapes, have emerged from the sprawling region amid months of fighting between Sudan’s military and a powerful paramilitary group kn
A U.N. official says Central African Republic is facing a humanitarian crisis with 2.4 million people in need of assistance and the U.N.’s $534 million appeal only 36% funded.

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Local officials say that unidentified armed men killed 13 people and wounded two in a northern village in the mineral-rich but impoverished Central African Republic.
Chad’s authorities say at least 320 Sudanese soldiers have fled into their country amid fighting in Sudan.
Germany has ordered Chad’s ambassador to leave the country, responding to the central African nation’s expulsion last week of the German ambassador.
More than 400 rebels accused of killing Chad’s former president have been sentenced to life in prison.
Chad’s government says it has foiled an attempt to destabilize the country and undermine the constitution.
The International Organization for Migration says it is “shocked and saddened” by the discovery of the bodies of 27 migrants including four children in the Chadian desert.
Heavy rains and flooding that swamped Nigeria, Niger, Chad and the surrounding region between June and October this year was made 80 times more likely by climate change, a rapid analysis by scientists found.
France’s foreign ministry has announced the release of a French citizen working in wildlife conservation who had been abducted two days before in northeastern Chad.
N’DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — A French national working in wildlife conservation was abducted in northeastern Chad by unknown kidnappers, the governments of both countries said Saturday.
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s refugee agency said Friday that destruction from flooding has displaced more than 3.4 million people in west and central Africa.
N’DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Chad’s interim leader Mahamat Idriss Deby on Monday said those who organized protests against his two-year extension of power have shown “the will to start a civil war,” marking his first speech since a violent crackdown on demonstrators left dozens of people dead across the c
West and Central African countries are battling deadly floods that have upended lives and livelihoods, raising fears of further disruption of food supplies in many areas battling armed conflict.
Chad’s government is clamping down on the country’s opposition a day after more than 60 people were killed in protests around the country.
Chadian security forces have opened fire on anti-government demonstrators in the country’s two largest cities killing at least 60 people, the government spokesman and a morgue official said.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Chad’s military government signed a pledge Monday with more than 40 rebel groups and opposition figures ahead of planned national reconciliation talks, though the deal did not include the country’s main rebel group.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of Chad’s military government met Saturday with Qatar’s ruling emir after months of talks between Chadian forces and rebel factions, hosted by the Arab country.
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan has accused neighboring Chad of a cross-border attack earlier this week that a top commander says killed at least 18 nomads in Sudan’s western Darfur region.
ATLANTA (AP) — Max Scherzer pitched seven strong innings to help the New York Mets beat Max Fried and the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Monday night in the opening game of their NL East showdown.
Cameroon’s ministry of transport says rescue workers are searching for survivors after a small passenger plane carrying 11 people crashed in a forest in central Cameroon.
A group of international aid organizations says West Africa is facing its worst food crisis in a decade due to increasing conflict, drought, flooding and the war in Ukraine that is affecting food prices and worsening an already disastrous situation.
The French medical organization Doctors Without Borders, or MSF, says that five of its employees have been released in Nigeria after being kidnapped last month in neighboring Cameroon.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An alleged coordinator of a predominantly Christian rebel group in the Central African Republic appeared Tuesday at the International Criminal Court for the first time since he was arrested in Chad and turned over to the court to face charges of war crimes and crimes ag
Chad’s ruling military council and representatives of rebel forces are meeting for the formal opening of peace talks in Qatar.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State will mutually part ways with women’s basketball coach Jim Littell at the end of this season, the school announced Monday.
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Armed men have kidnapped five people working for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Cameroon’s Far North, the organization’s local branch said Friday.
The number of people infected with Guinea worm dropped to just over a dozen worldwide last year as health workers try to eradicate the disease.
An Islamic State-linked extremist group accused of killing hundreds in northeast Nigeria has released a video purporting to show child soldiers executing two men identified as members of the Nigerian military.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan is unavailable for Thursday night’s game against Philadelphia after testing positive for COVID-19.