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February 6 , 2008

Chad s Capital Eerily Quiet as Rebellion Falters  05/02-2008 22:20  (The New York Times)
NDJAMENA, Chad A rebellion aimed at toppling Chad’s president appeared to falter Tuesday as France declared that it would intervene to protect the Chadian government if called upon, and a Darfur rebel group with close ties to the Chadian government said it had sent troops to help bolster the president,...

U.N. Force in Darfur to Get Helicopters  05/02-2008 16:06  (Yahoo! Asia News)
Ethiopia and Bangladesh have offered to jump-start the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Darfur by loaning it helicopters to fly troops and supplies around the vast region in western Sudan, officials said Tuesday.

Chad PM rejects ceasefire with rebels, blames Sudan  05/02-2008 12:05  (Yahoo! Asia News)
Photo: AFP Click to enlarge PARIS (AFP) - Chad's Prime Minister Nourredine Delwa Kassire Coumakoye on Tuesday rejected a ceasefire with rebels who fought their way into the capital and blamed neighbouring Sudan for the insurgency.

France Backs Chad's Deby, Ready to Intervene  05/02-2008 11:57  (The New York Times)
Filed at 8:46 a.m. ET N'DJAMEMA (Reuters) - France threw its weight behind Chad's President Idriss Deby on Tuesday, saying it could intervene against armed rebels who declared they would only stop fighting if Deby quit.

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