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Abidjan

World news about “Abidjan” published by euronews.

02/04 12:24 CET

Ouattara’s loyal forces resting after fierce fighting

Ouattara’s loyal forces resting after fierce fighting

Forces loyal to presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara rest about 20 km north of Abidjan. Fierce fighting spread across Abidjan on Friday as troops loyal to Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo fended off attacks by forces supporting Ouattara's rival claim to the presidency. REUTERS /…

  • Scores killed in Ivory Coast stampede
    01/01 16:12 CET

    Scores killed in Ivory Coast stampede

    At least 60 people have been killed in a stampede as they were leaving a New Year fireworks display in Ivory Coast. According to state…

  • Ivory coast crush kills 60
    01/01 10:37 CET

    Ivory coast crush kills 60

    At least 60 people have been crushed to death after attending a New Year’s Eve fireworks display in Ivory Coast. One report said that more…

  • Ivory Coast: Ouattara wins military top brass
    13/04 00:53 CET

    Ivory Coast: Ouattara wins military top brass

    Military leaders in Ivory Coast have pledged their loyalty to the president-elect Alassane Ouattara – including those who led the bloody…

  • Abidjan resident tells euronews of fear
    12/04 23:33 CET

    Abidjan resident tells euronews of fear

    There has been a steady flow of residents heading out of Abidjan since Laurent Gbagbo was arrested, fearful that the future in the main city…

  • Gbagbo, bunkered down in Abidjan
    07/04 05:13 CET

    Gbagbo, bunkered down in Abidjan

    Ivory Coast’s cornered Laurent Gbagbo is under siege in his residence in Abidjan after his troops fended off yesterday’s attack by his rival’s…

  • Witness watches the fight to oust Gbagbo
    07/04 03:33 CET

    Witness watches the fight to oust Gbagbo

    Locals living near the residence where Laurent Gbagbo and his family are sheltering had a clear view of the attempt by his rival’s forces to…

  • Aftermath of clashes in Abidjan
    06/04 10:25 CET

    Aftermath of clashes in Abidjan

    Bodies line a major road into the Ivory Coast’s main city as incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo is reportedly negotiating his surrender following…

  • Foreign nationals safety in Ivory Coast
    04/04 15:55 CET

    Foreign nationals safety in Ivory Coast

    French soldiers have moved more than 1,000 foreign nationals out of Ivory Coast’s main city, Abidjan, for protection. They were escorted to a…

  • Red Cross voices shock over Ivory Coast violence
    02/04 11:43 CET

    Red Cross voices shock over Ivory Coast violence

    As fierce fighting continues in the city of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, charities are voicing shock at the scope and brutality of post-election…