Chadian Lawmakers Extend Fight With Boko Haram

Chadian lawmakers voted on Wednesday to indefinitely extend the mandate of troops participating in a regional effort to combat Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist militants until the joint mission was completed.
Chad has deployed some 2,500 troops to Nigeria, Cameroon and Niger in a joint operation aimed at tackling the Islamist group whose six-year insurgency in northern Nigeria, had threatened the stability of countries in the Lake Chad region.