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Ivory Coast's President Ouattara wins second 5-year term

. Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara has won a second 5-year term after scoring a landslide victory with over 83 percent of the vote. The

. Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara has won a second 5-year term after scoring a landslide victory with over 83 percent of the vote. The

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ECOWAS warns Mali junta to stand down

Mali’s neighbours have threatened to use sanctions and even military force to remove the army officers behind last week’s coup. At a summit of the

Mali’s neighbours have threatened to use sanctions and even military force to remove the army officers behind last week’s coup. At a summit of the

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Prime minister shows some neat footwork for Ivory Coast

Chelsea’s Didier Drogba led a host of Ivory Coast politicians in a special exhibition football match in Abidjan. The line up included President

Chelsea’s Didier Drogba led a host of Ivory Coast politicians in a special exhibition football match in Abidjan. The line up included President

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Ivory Coast elects a new parliament

The coalition of President Alassane Outtara is expected to strengthen its rule in elections in Ivory coast. Around 5 million voters are due to cast

The coalition of President Alassane Outtara is expected to strengthen its rule in elections in Ivory coast. Around 5 million voters are due to cast

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Ivory Coast seeks to heal wounds with truth commission

Ivory Coast has launched a South Africa-style truth and reconciliation commission in a bid to come to terms with the violence that followed last

Ivory Coast has launched a South Africa-style truth and reconciliation commission in a bid to come to terms with the violence that followed last

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Ouattara finally sworn in after political deadlock

Alassane Ouattara was inaugurated as Ivory Coast’s new president on Saturday. The country has gripped by a decade of instability and six months of

Alassane Ouattara was inaugurated as Ivory Coast’s new president on Saturday. The country has gripped by a decade of instability and six months of

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Ouattara inaugurated as Ivory Coast president

It is time for to look to the future – that was the key message from Alassane Ouattara as he was finally inaugurated as president of Ivory

It is time for to look to the future – that was the key message from Alassane Ouattara as he was finally inaugurated as president of Ivory

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More mass graves found in Ivory Coast

United Nations investigators have found 11 mass graves thought to contain the bodies of 68 villagers in Ivory Coast’s main city of Abidjan. Last

United Nations investigators have found 11 mass graves thought to contain the bodies of 68 villagers in Ivory Coast’s main city of Abidjan. Last

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Outtara officially becomes President of Ivory Coast

More than seven months after being the internationally recognised winner of elections, Alassane Outtara has been sworn in as President of Ivory

More than seven months after being the internationally recognised winner of elections, Alassane Outtara has been sworn in as President of Ivory

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Supplies flow again in Ivory Coast

There is a semblance of normality beginning to return to life in Ivory Coast. In the commercial capital Abidjan people are able to shop again a

There is a semblance of normality beginning to return to life in Ivory Coast. In the commercial capital Abidjan people are able to shop again a

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Ouattara to ask ICC to probe Ivory Coast massacres

Ivory Coast’s main city is trying to get back to normal but 10 days of fierce fighting for control of Abidjan have left deep scars. A lire 01.04 -

Ivory Coast’s main city is trying to get back to normal but 10 days of fierce fighting for control of Abidjan have left deep scars. A lire 01.04 -

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Ivory Coast : Laurent Gbagbo arrested

Ivory Coast’s ex-president Laurent Gbagbo has been detained. His arrest came after French armoured vehicles closed in on the compound where he has

Ivory Coast’s ex-president Laurent Gbagbo has been detained. His arrest came after French armoured vehicles closed in on the compound where he has

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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 campaign to

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

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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 in Ivory

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 in Ivory

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Abidjan remains a city on the edge

Ivorians continue to stream out of Abidjan a day after former president Laurent Gbagbo was taken into custody. The city’s residents have been

Ivorians continue to stream out of Abidjan a day after former president Laurent Gbagbo was taken into custody. The city’s residents have been

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Ivory Coast: a long road to reconciliation

Laurent Gbagbo’s residence now lies in ruins. The destruction bears witness to the military onslaught needed to remove Ivory Coast’s

Laurent Gbagbo’s residence now lies in ruins. The destruction bears witness to the military onslaught needed to remove Ivory Coast’s

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UN warns Ouattara to avoid 'new bloodbath'

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on President-elect Alassane Ouattara to avoid “a new bloodbath” in Ivory Coast.   Amid an outpouring

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on President-elect Alassane Ouattara to avoid “a new bloodbath” in Ivory Coast.   Amid an outpouring

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Calls for peace in Ivory Coast now Gbagbo is out

The end of Gbagbo’s ten years in power does not necessarily mean an immediate end to the violence in Ivory Coast. Some analysts point out that

The end of Gbagbo’s ten years in power does not necessarily mean an immediate end to the violence in Ivory Coast. Some analysts point out that

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Alassane Ouattara calls for calm in TV address

The president-elect of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara has addressed his country on TV, just hours after the dramatic arrest of his rival in

The president-elect of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara has addressed his country on TV, just hours after the dramatic arrest of his rival in

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Laurent Gbagbo arrested in Abidjan

Laurent Gbagbo has been arrested in Abidjan in Ivory Coast during a joint exercise involving the French, troops loyal to Alassane Ouattara and the

Laurent Gbagbo has been arrested in Abidjan in Ivory Coast during a joint exercise involving the French, troops loyal to Alassane Ouattara and the

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Abidjan erupts with joy as Gbagbo finally falls

Ivorians took to the streets of Abidjan to celebrate the capture and arrest of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo.   Many had been afraid to leave their

Ivorians took to the streets of Abidjan to celebrate the capture and arrest of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo.   Many had been afraid to leave their

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Gbagbo captured after military moves in Abidjan

Laurent Gbagbo is in custody in Abidjan after French armoured vehicles moved on his compound. The operation to arrest the Ivory Coast’s former

Laurent Gbagbo is in custody in Abidjan after French armoured vehicles moved on his compound. The operation to arrest the Ivory Coast’s former

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Ivory Coast set to put Gbagbo on trial

As the announcement of the arrest of Laurent Gbagbo filtered through the Youssousou Bamba, country’s representative to the United Nations made the

As the announcement of the arrest of Laurent Gbagbo filtered through the Youssousou Bamba, country’s representative to the United Nations made the

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Ivorian president Gbagbo arrested

Ivory Coast’s ex-president Laurent Gbagbo has been detained. His arrest came after French armoured vehicles closed in on the compound where he has

Ivory Coast’s ex-president Laurent Gbagbo has been detained. His arrest came after French armoured vehicles closed in on the compound where he has

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Abidjan residents fleeing 'from one district to another'

French ground troops have joined fighting in the centre of Abidjan as fears grow for the plight of civilians in Ivory Coast’s violent power

French ground troops have joined fighting in the centre of Abidjan as fears grow for the plight of civilians in Ivory Coast’s violent power

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UN airstrikes continue to target Gbagbo weapons

French and UN helicopters have attacked near the Abidjan residence of Ivory Coast’s incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo. The UN’s Secretary General

French and UN helicopters have attacked near the Abidjan residence of Ivory Coast’s incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo. The UN’s Secretary General

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Franco-UN force asked to neutralise Gbagbo militias

Ivory Coast’s incubent president Laurent Gbagbo is clinging onto power and his forces are clinging onto vital central areas of Ivory Coast’s main

Ivory Coast’s incubent president Laurent Gbagbo is clinging onto power and his forces are clinging onto vital central areas of Ivory Coast’s main

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Franco-UN force asked to neutralise Gbagbo militias

Lawyers for the internationally recognised rightful president of Ivory Coast have formally asked the UN and France to eliminate the heavy weapons of

Lawyers for the internationally recognised rightful president of Ivory Coast have formally asked the UN and France to eliminate the heavy weapons of

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Gbagbo forces strike Ouattara base

In Ivory Coast the hotel housing presidential claimant Alessane Ouattara has come under heavy arms fire from forces loyal to rival Laurent

In Ivory Coast the hotel housing presidential claimant Alessane Ouattara has come under heavy arms fire from forces loyal to rival Laurent

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Ouattara moves closer to presidential power

Ivory Coast’s presidential claimant, Alassane Ouattara, is close to gaining control of the country with his rival, ex-president Laurent Gbagbo

Ivory Coast’s presidential claimant, Alassane Ouattara, is close to gaining control of the country with his rival, ex-president Laurent Gbagbo