20 April 2021

Chad President Idriss Deby killed on front lines after 3-decade rule


In this file photo taken on April 09, 2021 Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno reads from his notes as he addresses supporters at his election campaign rally in N'Djamena ahead of the presidential election. (Photo by AFP)Chad's President Idriss Deby has been killed while visiting troops on the front line of a battle against militants, the day after he was declared the winner of a sixth term.In a stunning statement read out on state television, an army spokesperson confirmed that the 68-year-old [...]