Chad

Conflict & Justice

US forces are helping Nigeria — but there are limits to what they'll do

Say you've got a friend and that friend is in trouble. You offer help but realize that behind the smiles and gratitude, your friend doesn't seem to know how to put it to use. And you, the helper, realize that you can't even fully utilize the help you've offered because your friend can't guarantee the minimum conditions necessary for you to deliver it.

Conflict & Justice

Nigeria is embarrassed by more kidnappings on the eve of hosting the World Economic Forum

Armed gunmen in Nigeria kidnapped eight more school girls overnight. This comes after the leader of Islamist militant group Boko Haram warned in a video released Monday, that more girls would be taken. Boko Haram has already admitted to abducting more than 200 schools girls three weeks ago. This all takes place on the eve of the World Economic Forum meeting in the capital, Abuja.

Conflict & Justice

Sudanese leader defies arrest

Sudan's president Omar al Bashir is a wanted man. He's the subject of an arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court. He still travels abroad without fear of arrest, most recently to neighboring Chad. The World's Jeb Sharp has the story.

Global Politics

Global hit and geo answer

Martial Solal has been a leading figure in French jazz for a half century. And before we end the show, we answer today's Geo Quiz. We were looking for a country in central Africa where a national census is under way. The answer in Chad.

Global Politics

Global hit and geo answer

Martial Solal has been a leading figure in French jazz for a half century. And before we end the show, we answer today's Geo Quiz. We were looking for a country in central Africa where a national census is under way. The answer in Chad.

Conflict & Justice

Sudanese leader defies arrest

Sudan's president Omar al Bashir is a wanted man. He's the subject of an arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court. He still travels abroad without fear of arrest, most recently to neighboring Chad. The World's Jeb Sharp has the story.

Less than free and fair elections

The World's Jason Margolis reports that some human rights groups are calling on countries like the United States to do more about flawed elections held around the globe.

Fighting in Chad

Thousands of people are fleeing the fighting in Chad which broke out over the weekend between government troops and rebels, and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Smith College professor Eric Reeves

Global Politics

Global hit and geo answer

Martial Solal has been a leading figure in French jazz for a half century. And before we end the show, we answer today's Geo Quiz. We were looking for a country in central Africa where a national census is under way. The answer in Chad.

Conflict & Justice

Sudanese leader defies arrest

Sudan's president Omar al Bashir is a wanted man. He's the subject of an arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court. He still travels abroad without fear of arrest, most recently to neighboring Chad. The World's Jeb Sharp has the story.

Less than free and fair elections

The World's Jason Margolis reports that some human rights groups are calling on countries like the United States to do more about flawed elections held around the globe.

Fighting in Chad

Thousands of people are fleeing the fighting in Chad which broke out over the weekend between government troops and rebels, and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Smith College professor Eric Reeves