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Cecile Feuillatre

Cecile Feuillatre

    Situation in eastern Chad worsens

    The situation in eastern Chad, a region plagued by rebel incursions and refugee crises, has taken a dramatic turn for the worse as a rebellion against President Idriss Déby Itno gathers force, aid workers say. Rebels from the United Front for Change (FUC) left their base in the east last week and three days later launched their biggest offensive yet on N'djamena.