The Arabic nomads in central Chad always have moved from place to place, following the rains with their camels and cattle. But in that parched stretch of Africa, some nomads have stopped moving, saying the droughts now come too often.
It's famous for its rich cultural history, a waltz and Wiener schnitzel. And for the third year in a row, Vienna, Austria, can also boast the highest quality of living in the world.
Chad, a 46-year-old father, is still afraid to tell his mother about the woman nearly 25 years his senior who used to sneak into his room at night and crawl into his bed. He doesn't want her to feel guilty.
Politely banished from playing professional soccer, rudely bumped from the back of a bull and fully in need of his next attention fix, Chad Ochocinco will be wrestling an alligator now. You could say this is brilliant self-hype, yet again, from Planet Ocho. Or you could say an alligator has lots of teeth.
Chad Waltrip proposed to wife Stephanie on camera in Oman - and she's due in June
Some 70,000 people have been left homeless by flooding triggered by heavy rains in the central African nation of Chad, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Sunday.
Chad Arnold clearly remembers the day he received the call from his older brother, Ryan, telling him they were a perfect match for a liver transplant.
Wanted by the ICC on allegations of war crimes, Sudan's president visits Chad for a trade-bloc conference.
The president of Sudan, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on allegations of war crimes and genocide, arrived Wednesday in Chad, Sudanese state-run Shorooq TV reported.
A French aid worker was freed Saturday nearly three months after his abduction near Chad's border with Sudan, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.
He's feeling a little too good about things, a little too happy about an offense that just spent almost 40 minutes in the middle of a game without making a first down. Somehow, the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Cleveland Browns 23-20 in overtime on Sunday. It was the NFL version of childbirth. In the visitors' locker room in Cleveland, someone asks Chad Ochocinco, "Why do you guys make it so hard on yourselves?''
CNN's Don Lemon talks to former Gitmo detainees in Bermuda and Ewart Brown, the premier of Bermuda.
An American human rights group documenting widespread sexual violence against Darfuri women in Sudan and Chad has called for "vigorous prosecution of rape as a war crime."
Chad pulled its troops out of Sudan on Sunday after destroying several rebel bases this month, a government official told CNN.
Until recently, desert guides often ran into smugglers in the area but each side left the other alone. Not any more
With no football to play for the first time in 18 years, former pro Ross Tucker is passing the time reading about his favorite sport. What follows are a few links to NFL-related articles he found and his take on them.
A Chadian court on Friday sentenced a former president and eleven rebels to death for crimes against the state, an official said
You get what you pay for. And that means you don't get much anytime you fly these days.
Sudan sought support Monday from the U.N. Security Council in its escalating conflict with Chad, which shut down the border and shut off trade between the two countries earlier in the day.
The Sudanese government says it has defeated the 'JEM' rebels who attacked the capital. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
Sudan cut ties with neighboring Chad and threatened retaliation on Sunday after accusing it of helping train the rebels who attacked a suburb of Khartoum.
A French national who worked for a British aid agency was killed in eastern Chad on Thursday in a shooting, his group said.
Six French aid workers convicted of plotting to kidnap African children for adoption in Europe have been released from prison following their pardon by Chad's president, according to the French Justice Ministry.
Children almost removed from Chad by French charity Zoe's Ark are to be returned to their parents after months in limbo.
Nearly 100 children at the center of an international scandal that left them stranded at an orphanage in remote eastern Chad returned home after nearly five months Friday, and were being reunited with their families.
The presidents of Sudan and Chad signed a non-aggression agreement late Thursday, aiming to halt cross-border hostilities between the two African nations.
They marshaled presidents, sparked worldwide debate, and put an international peacekeeping force in jeopardy, but the biggest concern for more than 100 children stranded in an orphanage in remote eastern Chad is to return home.
The government of Chad issued a communique Thursday that said mercenaries from Sudan had crossed into Chad.
The 103 Chadian children whom six French charity workers were convicted of attempting to kidnap will soon be reunited with their families, the United Nations' children agency said Friday.
As Richard Roth explains, Chad has a long history of rebel attacks and instability.
The U.N. refugee agency says "unknown armed elements" are thwarting its efforts to move Darfur refugees in eastern Chad from the "volatile border to camps."
Civilians flee the violent fighting between government and rebel troops in Chad. ITN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.
Fighting in the volatile Sudanese region of Darfur has sparked another wave of refugees into Chad and left a Red Cross employee dead, according to international agencies.
The U.N. Security Council condemns rebel attacks on Chad's government. CNN's Richard Roth reports
Chad's president claimed his government was in control of the entire country Wednesday, speaking publicly for the first time since rebels tried to unseat him, The Associated Press reports.
As Sudan-backed rebels march on the capital, the West faces a dilemma: Either back a repressive regime, or allow a victory for the tormentors of Darfur
Fighting has stopped in the Chadian capital of N'Djamena, French and Chadian officials said Tuesday, after a rebel uprising that has forced more than 20,000 people from their homes in the past few days.
Thousands poured out of Chad's capital of N'Djamena on Monday for a second day, aid organizations said, amid conflicting reports of whether fighting still raged between rebels and government forces in the city.
Carrying blankets and bed sheets on their heads, thousands of refugees fleeing fighting in Chad's capital N'Djamena crossed a drought-stricken river to get to neighboring Cameroon Sunday, local officials and journalists said.
The violence in Chad has opened up a new conflict next to Sudan's wartorn Darfur region, where more than 200,000 people have died since early 2003 and 2.5 million people have been chased into refugee camps.
Rebels who entered the Chadian capital of N'Djamena and engaged in fighting there agreed to a cease-fire Saturday, according to an official Libyan news agency.
France sends troops to rescue expats, but they won't save Chad's government
The French Defense Ministry said Friday it is dispatching 140 soldiers from Gabon to Chad's capital of N'Djamena as a precaution to protect French citizens after renewed fighting between government troops and rebels.
The ruling brings the saga of humanitarian assistance group ZoÉ's Ark to its legal conclusion, but emotions are running high
A French court sentenced six charity workers to eight years in prison on Monday for the attempted kidnapping of 103 children in Chad.
Six charity workers convicted in Chad of the attempted kidnapping of 103 children will learn their fates in two weeks when a French court announces what sentence they should serve in France, a court spokeswoman said Tuesday.
A judge in Chad sentences six members of the "Zoe's Ark" group to eights years of hard time. ITN's Nema Elbagir reports
Six French charity workers sentenced in Chad to eight years of hard labor for trying to kidnap children were on their way back to France on Friday, the French president's office said.
Now that a Chad court has handed down their convictions, mending damaged relations with France will be the real challenge
A judge sentenced six French aid workers to eight years hard labor Wednesday after convicting them of trying to kidnap 103 children in the central African country of Chad.
Chad Knaus was an unheralded 30-year-old when Rick Hendrick chose him to be crew chief for Jimmie Johnson's rookie season in Nextel (then Winston) Cup in 2002.
A judge in Chad on Friday freed three Spanish flight crew members who had been detained for allegedly plotting to kidnap African children from the impoverished central African country, a senior Spanish foreign ministry spokesman told CNN.
The French President decides to get involved and secures the release of the French and Spanish accused of kidnapping
Three French journalists charged in an alleged plot to kidnap African children for adoption in Europe arrived in Paris on Sunday, hours after French President Nicolas Sarkozy held emergency talks in Chad.
Zoe's Ark workers and air crew held in Chad say they're held in "inhumane conditions." CNN's Nic Robertson reports
Eleven of those accused in an alleged international kidnapping of African children were brought to court Saturday in the Chadian capital, appearing somber as they were led into a courthouse under armed guard.
Seven Europeans among 17 detained for over a week in an alleged attempt to kidnap 103 African children were released on Sunday and left the country
Some of the 103 children at the center of an alleged international kidnapping case may never return to their families because it is too difficult to determine their backgrounds, a Red Cross spokeswoman said Friday.
Joseph Ochieno of the Uganda People's Congress joins CNN to discuss anger in Chad over a failed bid to remove orphans.
The image of a benevolent West has taken a battering in Africa this week, as 103 children earmarked for care by French families were airlifted from a border settlement between Chad and Sudan on a flight bound for France.
New doubts surface over the origins of some of the children who were being transported to France
Most of the 103 children that a French charity attempted to take to France from Chad for adoption are neither Sudanese nor orphans, three international aid agencies reported on Thursday.
Authorities in Chad have charged nine French aid workers with kidnapping. ITN's Rags Martel reports.
Authorities in Chad have charged nine French nationals with kidnapping after they attempted to fly out of Chad with more than 100 children the group claimed were orphans from Sudan.
The government of Chad said Thursday it will adhere to a program designed to put pressure on countries to be open about revenues from exports of oil, natural gas and minerals.
KIRKLAND, Wash. -- I have one thing to say about the Indianapolis Colts, my Super Bowl pick from June: Uh-oh.
The son of Chad's president was found dead with a head wound Monday in the basement of his apartment building in a Paris suburb, and authorities were treating the case as a murder
It was just past 8 p.m. on Jan. 30 in Las Vegas, a chill was in the air on the Strip, and the thrill of possibility was pulsating through the sports book at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Leaning back in plush recliners, bettors followed the action in several basketball games shown on supersized TV screens that hang from the dark-colored walls. Amid outbursts of ecstasy and agony that reflected the fortunes of those wagering, the man known as the shrewdest risk taker in NASCAR strolled into the smoky room.
Two top U.N. officials will go to Sudan and Chad on Wednesday to deal with the conflict in Sudan's Darfur region and its effect on neighboring Chad, according to the United Nations.
The head of the U.N. refugee agency has said hundreds of thousands of Sudanese refugees from Darfur and displaced Chadians in eastern Chad face stark perils from fighting in eastern Chad.
The U.N. refugee agency on Friday said it is "very disturbed by reports of ongoing infiltration of armed Sudanese rebels inside and near some refugee camps in eastern Chad and fear further recruitment of refugees for military activities."
Chad won't forcibly return refugees to the troubled Darfur region of Sudan, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said Monday.
N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad will stop its oil production from Tuesday unless it reaches an agreement with the World Bank to end a dispute over the use of oil revenues, a government minister said on Friday.
MARCH 31, 2006 A look at hot spots, economic fault lines, and events that might have an impact on global risk.
No Chad will be left hanging this election season. At least not at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando in Florida.
For 15 months violent conflict has been raging in Sudan's Darfur region, where U.N. officials have accused Sudan and allied Arab tribal militias of "ethnic cleansing."
An Algerian terrorist who held 32 Europeans hostage in the Sahara Desert last year has been captured in Chad, the German Federal Prosecutor's office said.
The hellish scene in northern Chad where people are fleeing the vicious but little-publicized war in western Sudan's Darfur region has been called the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today.
A small group of U.S. troops quietly helped Chad's military in a running battle this week against an Algerian Islamic group, U.S. sources said Thursday.
When he first heard that Exxon Mobil would be drilling for oil a mile beneath his village of Mbanga, in southern Chad, Patrice Matangarti's head swam with expectations. Perhaps his village would fi...
On a sun-bright March afternoon in North Hollywood, sandy-haired Texan Chad Linley bursts through the gray door marked coast to coast talent group. The office's eight phone lines are squawking, a s...
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