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One of the French nationals kidnapped at the Novotel hotel in the Ivory Coast city of Abidjan has been confirmed dead.
Lawyers for the family 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
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
United Nations investigators have found 11 mass graves thought to contain the bodies of 68 villagers in Ivory Coast’s main city of Abidjan.
More than seven months after being the internationally recognised winner of elections, Alassane Outtara has been sworn in as President of Ivory
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
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.
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
Military leaders in Ivory Coast have pledged their loyalty to the president-elect Alassane Ouattara – including those who led the bloody campaign to
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
Ivorians continue to stream out of Abidjan a day after former president Laurent Gbagbo was taken into custody.
The city’s residents have been
Laurent Gbagbo’s residence now lies in ruins.
The destruction bears witness to the military onslaught needed to remove Ivory Coast’s
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 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 president-elect of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara has addressed his country on TV, just hours after the dramatic arrest of his rival in
Laurent Gbagbo has been arrested in Abidjan in Ivory Coast during a joint exercise involving the French, troops loyal to Alassane Ouattara and the
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
Laurent Gbagbo is in custody in Abidjan after French armoured vehicles moved on his compound.
The operation to arrest the Ivory Coast’s former
As the announcement of the arrest of Laurent Gbagbo filtered through the Youssousou Bamba, country’s representative to the United Nations made the
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 and UN helicopters have attacked near the Abidjan residence of Ivory Coast’s incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo.
The UN’s Secretary General
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
Lawyers for the internationally recognised rightful president of Ivory Coast have formally asked the UN and France to eliminate the heavy weapons of
In Ivory Coast the hotel housing presidential claimant Alessane Ouattara has come under heavy arms fire from forces loyal to rival Laurent
Just three days after defeat looked almost certain for Ivory Coast’s disputed president Laurent Gbagbo his forces are reported to have been regaining