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Ivory Coast residents flee fighting in Abidjan

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Hundreds have fled Abidjan after two days of clashes between factions of the presidential rivals in Ivory Coast’s main commercial hub. The UN says 15 people have died in the last week after fighting spread from the more volatile west. Incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo has refused to step down, despite his rival Alassane Ouattara being recognised by the international community