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Travel Ban: Why has Trump Restricted Visas From Chad? Experts are Puzzled

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Donald Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in expanded ban

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Over 50 people die in Chad cholera outbreak

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Qatar orders closure of Chadian embassy, gives diplomats 72 hours to leave

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Trump’s travel ban on Chad makes absolutely no sense
It is hard to overstate the degree to which Chad is no softy on terrorism. President Trump’s travel ban for the country sends a chilling message to other nations: Even if you stand by the United States and the West — and spill blood to combat terrorists in the process — you still might end up on the president’s list of U   Read More ...
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Stephen Miller pushed Trump to ban Chad over protests from State Department and Pentagon officials
Controversial White House advisor Stephen Miller played a pivotal role in President Donald Trump’s decision to include Chad in his most recent iteration of the travel ban — which may harm US interests in Africa. Officials at the State Department and Pentagon were opposed to including the central African nation of Chad, The New York Times reported. White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller urged Chad’s inclusion of the list, which was drafted by acting secretary of Homeland Security Elaine C   Read More ...
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France surprised Chad made Trump travel restrictions list
PARIS (AP) — France's foreign ministry is expressing surprise that Chad is among the seven countries selected for new travel restrictions by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Agnes Romatet-Espagne said at a briefing Wednesday that Chad has paid with lives as a "decisive partner in the fight against terrorism." She says France hopes "the United States and Chad   Read More ...
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France criticizes U.S. travel ban on Chadian ally, urges reversal
PARIS (Reuters) - France said on Wednesday it was surprised by new U.S. travel restrictions on citizens from Chad, which Paris said was an ally in the fight against terrorist groups, and urged the United States to quickly reverse its decision. U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday imposed a new ban on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding to eight the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court   Read More ...
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Chad’s Inclusion in Travel Ban Could Jeopardize American Interests, Officials Say
Photo WASHINGTON — President Trump’s decision to impose his updated travel ban on Chad came over the objections Pentagon and State Department officials, who argued that alienating the nation, one of America’s more reliable counterterrorism allies in Africa, risked harming long-term national security interests, administration officials said on Tuesday. Mr. Trump accepted the recommendation of Elaine C. Duke, his acting secretary of Homeland Security, to include Chad in the travel ban after she wrote in a classified report that the country had done too little to crack down on Islamic extremists   Read More ...
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Why has US expanded travel ban to Chad and removed Sudan?
Chad has called on the US government to reverse its decision to include the country on its travel ban list. Foreign Minister Madeleine Alingué said in a statement that the decision undermined the image of Chad and good relations between the two countries. She added that Chad was a partner in the fight against terrorism and that the ban would ruin its bilateral relationship with the US   Read More ...
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LATEST: Chad government pushes back on US travel ban
Washington - Chad's government says it learned "with astonishment" of the decision by the US government that its country is on a list whose nationals will be prohibited from entering the United States. A government statement on Monday said the government expresses its incomprehension about the "official reasons for this decision; which contrasts with Chad's constant efforts and commitments in the fight against terrorism at regional and global levels   Read More ...
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Why did the U.S. travel ban add counterterrorism partner Chad? No one seems quite sure.
For years, the United States and its European allies have praised the central African nation of Chad as a helpful partner in the fight against terrorism. But on Sunday, shocking both Chadians and regional analysts, the Trump administration announced that Chad would be included in the newest American travel ban. In a statement, the U.S. government cited the presence of terrorist groups in the country, and said Chad "does not adequately share public safety and terrorism related information   Read More ...
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Why did the U.S. travel ban add counterterrorism partner Chad? No one seems quite sure.
NAIROBI — For years, the United States and its European allies have praised the central African nation of Chad as a helpful partner in the fight against terrorism. But on Sunday — shocking both Chadians and regional analysts — the Trump administration announced that Chad's citizens would be included in the newest American travel ban. In a statement, the U.S. government cited the presence of terrorist groups in the country and said Chad “does not adequately share public safety and terrorism related information   Read More ...
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The Latest: Chad government pushes back on US travel ban
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): Chad's government says it learned "with astonishment" of the decision by the U.S. government that its country is on a list whose nationals will be prohibited from entering the United States. A government statement Monday said the government expresses its incomprehension about the "official reasons for this decision; which contrasts with Chad's constant efforts and commitments in the fight against terrorism at regional and global levels   Read More ...
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Why did the U.S. travel ban add counterterrorism partner Chad? No one seems quite sure.
For years, the United States and its European allies have praised the central African nation of Chad as a helpful partner in the fight against terrorism. But on Sunday, shocking both Chadians and regional analysts, the Trump administration announced that Chad would be included in the newest American travel ban. In a statement, the U.S. government cited the presence of terrorist groups in the country, and said Chad "does not adequately share public safety and terrorism related information   Read More ...
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Travel Ban: Why has Trump Restricted Visas From Chad? Experts are Puzzled
LONDON — President Donald Trump’s decision to include Chad in the latest travel ban has baffled experts who are wondering why the African nation was chosen over others in the region. The new presidential order renews restrictions on five of the six countries previously targeted — Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen — and adds North Korea, Venezuela and Chad   Read More ...
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White House issues updated travel ban, with fresh restrictions on who can enter US
President on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from , and Chad, expanding to eight the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court. , , , and were left on the list of affected countries in a new proclamation issued by the president. Restrictions on citizens from were lifted   Read More ...
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US expands travel ban to include N Korea
AKIPRESS.COM - The United States has expanded its controversial travel ban to include people from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, BBCreported. The White House said the restrictions follow a review of information sharing by foreign governments. Donald Trump issued a presidential proclamation late on Sunday. "Making America safe is my number one priority. We will not admit those into our country we cannot safely vet," Mr Trump said   Read More ...
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U.S. Adds North Korea, Venezuela and Chad to List of Nations Facing Travel Restrictions
President Donald Trump issued a new ban on entry to the U.S. that applies a range of restrictions on nationals from eight countries, reflecting painful lessons learned from the two previous versions.   Read More ...
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Trump slaps travel restrictions on N.Korea, Venezuela in sweeping new ban
By Jeff Mason and Phil Stewart. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding to eight the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court. Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia were left on the list of affected countries in a new proclamation issued by the president   Read More ...
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Trump slaps travel restrictions on N Korea, Venezuela
President Donald Trump slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics as targeting Muslims. Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia were left on the list of affected countries in a new proclamation issued by the president on Sunday. Restrictions on citizens from Sudan were lifted   Read More ...
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Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in sweeping new ban
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding to eight the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court. Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia were left on the list of affected countries in a new proclamation issued by the president   Read More ...
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N. Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new US travel ban
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump issued a new travel ban Sunday that saw North Korea, Venezuela and Chad among a list of eight countries cited for poor security and lack of cooperation with US authorities. The bans for the five countries from the previous 90-day order, which expired Sunday, would immediately continue under the new order. For North Korea, Chad, and Venezuela, the restrictions will be implemented starting Oct 18   Read More ...
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Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in expanded ban
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court. Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia were left on the list of affected countries in a new proclamation issued by the president   Read More ...
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Trump administration announces new travel restrictions
The Trump administration has unveiled new travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen as a replacement to a central portion of its controversial travel ban signed earlier this year. Chad, North Korea and Venezuela are new to the list of affected countries. The new restrictions on travel vary by country and include a phased-in approach   Read More ...
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Donald Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in expanded ban
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Donald Trump on Sunday (Sept 25) slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court. Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia were left on the list of affected countries in a new proclamation issued by the president   Read More ...
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Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in expanded ban
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court. Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia were left on the list of affected countries in a new proclamation issued by the president   Read More ...
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Trump administration announces new travel restrictions
The Trump administration has unveiled new travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen as a replacement to a central portion of its controversial travel ban signed earlier this year. Chad, North Korea and Venezuela are new to the list of affected countries. The new restrictions on travel vary by country and include a phased-in approach   Read More ...
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Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in expanded ban
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court. Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia were left on the list of affected countries in a new proclamation issued by the president   Read More ...
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North Korea, Venezuela, Chad Among 8 Countries On New US Travel Ban
New York: North Korea, Venezuela and Chad were added Sunday on a new list of countries targeted by a US travel ban due to poor security and lack of cooperation with American authorities. Sudan, one of six majority-Muslim countries on the original travel ban, was removed from the list, leaving eight nations with complete or partial blocks on travel to the United States   Read More ...
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Trump expands travel ban to 3 new countries
Washington: North Korea, Venezuela and Chad were added Sunday on a new list of countries targeted by a US travel ban due to poor security and lack of cooperation with American authorities. Sudan, one of six majority-Muslim countries on the original travel ban, was removed from the list, leaving eight nations with complete or partial blocks on travel to the United States   Read More ...
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Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea and Venezuela in expanded ban
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court. Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia were left on the list of affected countries in a new proclamation issued by the president   Read More ...
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Trump administration expands travel ban to North Korea and Chad
Sept. 24, 2017, 5:00 p.m. Trump administration expands travel ban to North Korea and Chad Travelers from eight countries will face restrictions on entry to the U.S, ranging from a total ban to more targeted restrictions, under a new proclamation signed by President Trump on Sunday. The new rules will affect the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen   Read More ...
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Donald Trump extends travel ban, issues restrictions on people from North Korea, Chad and Venezuela
The United States will prohibit entry of citizens from North Korea to the United States as part of a sweeping new travel ban that also slaps restrictions on Iran, Chad, Libya, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen and Somalia, the Trump administration said on Sunday. The new restrictions, slated to go into effect on October 18, resulted from a review after President Donald Trump’s original travel bans were challenged in court   Read More ...
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Trump administration announces new travel restrictions
Washington (CNN)The Trump administration has unveiled new travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen as a replacement to a central portion of its controversial travel ban signed earlier this year. Chad, North Korea and Venezuela are new to the list of affected countries. The new restrictions on travel vary by country and include a phased-in approach   Read More ...
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Over 50 people have died in Chad cholera outbreak
CHAD | CHOLERA. The Chadian government said Thursday that more than 50 people have died of cholera in Chad where authorities have since declared an outbreak. "We count 312 cases, including 52 deaths," said health ministry secretary-general Hamid Djabar. Authorities declared a cholera outbreak on Monday, which put in place a "crisis committee" to monitor the situation and to strengthen cooperation with partners such as medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and the UN children's agency UNICEF   Read More ...
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Over 50 people die in Chad cholera outbreak
N'Djamena - The Chadian government said on Thursday that more than 50 people have died of cholera in Chad where authorities have since declared an outbreak. "We count 312 cases, including 52 deaths," said health ministry secretary-general Hamid Djabar. Authorities declared a cholera outbreak on Monday, which put in place a "crisis committee" to monitor the situation and to strengthen cooperation with partners such as medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and the UN children's agency Unicef   Read More ...
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Over 50 people have died in Chad cholera outbreak
N’Djamena, Chad | AFP | The Chadian government said Thursday that more than 50 people have died of cholera in Chad where authorities have since declared an outbreak. “We count 312 cases, including 52 deaths,” said health ministry secretary-general Hamid Djabar. Authorities declared a cholera outbreak on Monday, which put in place a “crisis committee” to monitor the situation and to strengthen cooperation with partners such as medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and the UN children’s agency UNICEF   Read More ...
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Over 50 people have died in Chad cholera outbreak
N'DJAMENA: The Chadian government said Thursday that more than 50 people have died of cholera in Chad where authorities have since declared an outbreak. The cholera virus, which can kill within a few hours if left untreated, regularly affects the east and the Lake Chad basin, the least developed areas of the country where half the population lives below the poverty threshold   Read More ...
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Research on Chad Carr's brain tumor released
Chad Carr, whose battle with brain cancer made headlines and captured hearts around the world over the last two years, is helping researchers look for a cure. On Thursday, researchers released results of the first study based on Chad's tumor. Their findings appear in npj Precision Oncology, an international, online peer-review journal that publishes scientific research in the study and treatment of tumors   Read More ...
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UAE to boost investment and trade with Chad
Abu Dhabi: The UAE wants to boost investment and trade with Chad as it sees opportunities in the central African country, the UAE Minister of Economy said on Wednesday. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) announced the allocation of $50 million (Dh183.65 million) for UAE companies wishing to invest in Chad at the UAE-Chad Investment Forum in Abu Dhabi. “[The] UAE is investing in many markets in Africa and Chad is one of the countries where we plan to invest   Read More ...
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UAE to strengthen economic and trade relations with Chad
Dubai: Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, recently received Mohammad Hamed Kawa, Minister of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Chad, and his delegation at the headquarters of the General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, in Dubai. The two sides discussed ways to strengthen economic relations, the importance of co-ordination in the field of civil aviation, the potential to increase trade, and the exploration of investment opportunities in priority sectors   Read More ...
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Qatar orders closure of Chadian embassy, gives diplomats 72 hours to leave
DUBAI: Qatar ordered the embassy of Chad be closed and gave its diplomats 72 hours to leave, the Qatari foreign ministry said on Thursday, accusing the African country of joining a "campaign of blackmail" with its decision to shutter the Qatari embassy. Qatar is involved in a row with four Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, over allegations that Doha supports terrorism   Read More ...
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Qatar orders closure of Chadian embassy, gives diplomats 72 hours to leave
DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar ordered the embassy of Chad be closed and gave its diplomats 72 hours to leave, the Qatari foreign ministry said on Thursday, accusing the African country of joining a "campaign of blackmail" with its decision to shutter the Qatari embassy. Qatar is involved in a row with four Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, over allegations that Doha supports terrorism   Read More ...
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