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Toure hangs up international boots

Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure on Tuesday announced his retirement from International football.

Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure on Tuesday announced his retirement from International football.

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IMF says Ivory Coast close to hitting growth targets

The IMF says the Ivory Coast economy continues to grow and will post 8.5% this year, a tad down on last year’s 8.6%. Inflation is also forecast to

The IMF says the Ivory Coast economy continues to grow and will post 8.5% this year, a tad down on last year’s 8.6%. Inflation is also forecast to

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Sixteen people die in attack on Ivory Coast beach resort

Al Qaeda gunmen attack Grand Bassam resort 16 people are killed including four Europeans All six gunmen are killed by Ivorian Special Forces

Al Qaeda gunmen attack Grand Bassam resort 16 people are killed including four Europeans All six gunmen are killed by Ivorian Special Forces

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At least 16 dead in Ivory Coast beach shooting

At least 16 people including four Europeans were killed on Sunday after gunmen opened fire at a beach resort in Ivory Coast, according to a police

At least 16 people including four Europeans were killed on Sunday after gunmen opened fire at a beach resort in Ivory Coast, according to a police

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Ivory Coast's Gbagbo accused of war crimes in landmark ICC trial

The trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo began on Thursday at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Gbagbo and his

The trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo began on Thursday at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Gbagbo and his

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ICC trial begins of former Ivory Coast president, Laurent Gbagbo

Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo goes on trial today at the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity

Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo goes on trial today at the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity

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Ivory Coast: Ouattara celebrates

Alessane Ouattara has won a second five-year term as president of Ivory Coast. The 73-year-old was re-elected easily in the first round with almost

Alessane Ouattara has won a second five-year term as president of Ivory Coast. The 73-year-old was re-elected easily in the first round with almost

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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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Profile: Alassane Ouattara, Ivory Coast President

Alassane Ouattara has an economic rather than a political background. He is a former senior official at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He

Alassane Ouattara has an economic rather than a political background. He is a former senior official at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He

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Ivory Coast calm as election goes ahead

Alassane Ouattara looks set to remain president of the Ivory Coast as votes are cast in the first presidential election since the end of a decade

Alassane Ouattara looks set to remain president of the Ivory Coast as votes are cast in the first presidential election since the end of a decade

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Ivory Coast uncovers new bird flu case

Ivory Coast said on Friday that H5N1 bird flu had spread to a third location in the country, in the latest in a series of outbreaks in West

Ivory Coast said on Friday that H5N1 bird flu had spread to a third location in the country, in the latest in a series of outbreaks in West

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Drogba presented to Montreal Impact fans

Montreal Impact’s star summer signing Didier Drogba was officially presented to the fans in Quebec on Thursday. The Ivory coast’s all-time top scorer

Montreal Impact’s star summer signing Didier Drogba was officially presented to the fans in Quebec on Thursday. The Ivory coast’s all-time top scorer

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Drogba makes immediate impact on Montreal arrival

Didier Drogba arrived at Trudeau International airport in Canada to a heroes welcome ahead of completing his move to MLS side Montreal Impact. The

Didier Drogba arrived at Trudeau International airport in Canada to a heroes welcome ahead of completing his move to MLS side Montreal Impact. The

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Ivory Coast 'Suitcase boy' reunited with mother

An eight-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast who was found being smuggled into Spain in a suitcase has been reunited with his mother. Adou Ouattara was

An eight-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast who was found being smuggled into Spain in a suitcase has been reunited with his mother. Adou Ouattara was

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AFCON champs Ivory Coast return to heroes welcome

The elephants have landed and with their latest piece of silverware firmly in hand. The Ivory Coast arrived home to a heroes welcome on Monday after

The elephants have landed and with their latest piece of silverware firmly in hand. The Ivory Coast arrived home to a heroes welcome on Monday after

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Atletico enjoy 4-0 drubbing of city rivals Real

Welcome to The Corner, our weekly trip around the world of football. Last Monday we predicted Atletico’s victory in the Madrid derby, but who could

Welcome to The Corner, our weekly trip around the world of football. Last Monday we predicted Atletico’s victory in the Madrid derby, but who could

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Ivory Coast win the Africa Cup of Nations on penalties

Ivory Coast edged out Ghana 9-8 on penalties to clinch the Africa Cup of Nations in Bata on Sunday. With neither team able to break the deadlock

Ivory Coast edged out Ghana 9-8 on penalties to clinch the Africa Cup of Nations in Bata on Sunday. With neither team able to break the deadlock

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Toure wins fourth straight African Footballer of Year award

Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure has been named African Footballer of the Year for a record fourth consecutive time. He is the

Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure has been named African Footballer of the Year for a record fourth consecutive time. He is the

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Simone Gbagbo goes on trial in Ivory Coast

The former first lady of Ivory Coast has gone on trial for her alleged role in post-election violence five years ago. Simone Gbagbo, the wife of ex-

The former first lady of Ivory Coast has gone on trial for her alleged role in post-election violence five years ago. Simone Gbagbo, the wife of ex-

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Ivory Coast closes its land borders to avoid spread of Ebola

Ivory Coast has closed its land borders with Ebola-affected neighbours Guinea and Liberia to prevent the deadly virus from spreading into its

Ivory Coast has closed its land borders with Ebola-affected neighbours Guinea and Liberia to prevent the deadly virus from spreading into its

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Ivory Coast names Herve Renard as new coach

Ivory Coast have appointed Herve Renard as their new coach on a two year deal. The Frenchman’s first task will be to lead Ivory Coast to qualify

Ivory Coast have appointed Herve Renard as their new coach on a two year deal. The Frenchman’s first task will be to lead Ivory Coast to qualify

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World Cup 2014: Ivory Coast bidding to make history

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure and former Chelsea star Didier Drogba will be looking to make history with their country when they travel to

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure and former Chelsea star Didier Drogba will be looking to make history with their country when they travel to

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International Ivory trafficker arrested in Togo

A major international ivory trafficker thought to have dealt in the tusks of thousands of elephants over several decades has been arrested in Togo

A major international ivory trafficker thought to have dealt in the tusks of thousands of elephants over several decades has been arrested in Togo

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Gbagbo before ICC

Former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo has appeared at the International Criminal Court in The Hague at a hearing to decide whether or not he

Former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo has appeared at the International Criminal Court in The Hague at a hearing to decide whether or not he

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Ivory Coast media quick to blame after deadly New Year crush

Families of the victims of a stampede at a New Year’s Eve fireworks display in Ivory Coast are demanding to know how the tragedy could have killed so

Families of the victims of a stampede at a New Year’s Eve fireworks display in Ivory Coast are demanding to know how the tragedy could have killed so