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a small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape

a lake in north central Africa

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a landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa

a family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa

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My husband went back to check if any of our crops are still there," said Fatma, a Chadian displaced woman from Djangalima village, located on an island on Lake Chad.
IDP Charia Abdou recounted when she was rescued together with her fellow villagers by the Chadian army, after they were abducted by Boko Haram militants.
The Chadians did well to carry the fight back to the Boko Haram militants when more than 2,000 Chadian troops backed by armoured vehicles crossed into Nigeria on Tuesday to battle the group for control of Gamboru, a small town on the border with Cameroon.
Khartoum, March 7 (SUNA)- The Third Conference for Assessment of the Joint Sudanese - Chadian Forces has approved membership of Libya in the joint forces to close gaps and prevent infiltration of rebels and law violators and smuggling of weapons and drugs through the triangle between Sudan, Chad and Libya.
The conference recommended getting rid of remnants of Chadian rebels who are hostile to the government in Chad and working to disarm citizens in Darfur.
Speaking to reporters in the Chadian capital, Ndjamena, on Sunday, Chad's defence minister said his country was merely exercising its "right of pursuit".
We have used our right to pursue and that right to pursue will continue with the support of the Chadian people," Deby said.
And while Deby is eager to see the full deployment of the EUFOR, Chadians may view this heavy French presence differently.
A Gallup Poll conducted in November 2006 reveals that a small majority of Chadians view France negatively.
French peacekeepers kept the protesters at a distance from the convoy as the Chadians earlier jostled to cram their personal belongings into the cars.
On Saturday one of the Chadians, Abdoulaye Saken, who was fleeing along with his wife and four children, told AFP: "I wanted to take my family to the airport (where French and African peacekeepers are based) to get them to safety, but we were blocked by civilians.
February 9, 2010 (KHARTOUM) -- President Omer Al-Bashir and his Chadian counterpart Idriss Deby vowed today to work for peace and regional stability pledging to intervene personally to contain any tension in the future between the two countries.
However, most Chadians remain dissatisfied with their current standard of living, and only a slight majority of residents believe conditions are improving.
April 28, 2009 (KHARTOUM) -- Forces of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) are moving under supervision of the Chadian army in the Sudan-Chad borderlands, according to a report from a state-run Sudanese news agency, while Sudan-backed rebels admit they are prepping for an offensive into Chad.
I used to hear there were Chadians moving every now & then with arms.