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Chadian President Killed on the Frontline

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Chadian President Idriss Deby was killed on the frontlines of a rebel offensive today, April 20th. His son, a four-star General, has taken over as the head of a military transitional council and will lead the nation for at least 18 months.

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French Forces Kill Commander of AQIM in Mali

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French forces in Mali kill the top lead of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.

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