Tensions remain high in Ivory Coast as armed forces of the two presidential rivals prepare for battle across Abidjan.
Tensions remain high in Ivory Coast as fighters of the two presidential rivals prepare for battle across Abidjan.
Although the fighting yesterday
As forces loyal to rival leaders in Ivory Coast continue to battle for control of the commercial capital, France has boosted its military
Fighting around the presidential palace, in the Ivory Coast’s main city of Abidjan, between forces backing presidential rivals Laurent Gbagbo and
Fierce fighting and explosions erupted in central Abidjan on Saturday as rival forces battled for control of the city for the third consecutive
Heavy fighting is continuing in Ivory Coast’s commercial capital, Abidjan, as rival forces battle for control after last November’s election
As fierce fighting continues in the city of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, charities are voicing shock at the scope and brutality of post-election violence
Fresh clashes broke out in Abidjan on Friday as forces loyal to incumbent Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo battle with supporters of president-elect
Everything separates Ivory Coast rivals Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara.
Gbagbo’s background was modest, Ouattara’s comfortable. Gbagbo is
As the fighting in Abidjan intensified, UN and French troops quickly moved to protect foreign nationals.
Some 500 foreigners, a third of whom are
It appears to be the final showdown for political rivals in Ivory Coast.
Heavy weapons fire has been heard near the presidential palace in
Residents have been telling euronews about the tension in Abidjan, with reports of looting and armed roadblocks.
Witness Rabab Hamoud said
The residence of the incumbent leader of Ivory Coast has been attacked by fighters loyal to presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara.
Forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara, the internationally recognised president of Ivory Coast, have attacked the residence of incumbent leader Laurent
Euronews spoke to Jamal Wehabi, a shopkeeper in Abidjan who has had to close his store:
“Downstairs from my house, for the past two to three hours
Abidjan has become the latest battleground between President Laurent Gbagbo and the man internationally recognised as the rightful president of Ivory
Ivory Coast’s reluctant-to-leave president Laurent Gbagbo has had new UN sanctions slapped on him, including travel bans and asset freezes.
Fighters loyal to presidential claimant Alassane Outtara are advancing on the Ivory Coast’s main city of Abidjan.
Anti-Gbagbo forces have launched
Forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara, the UN-backed president-elect in Ivory Coast, are reported to have made significant advances southwards.
UN peacekeepers in Ivory Coast say forces loyal to incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo have opened fire on civilians in the main city of Abidjan, killing
Gunmen fighting Ivory Coast’s incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo have been patrolling the streets of Abobo, Abidjan.
Known as the ‘invisible
Ivory Coast’s disputed presidential election appears finally to have reignited the country’s civil war.
Rebel forces loyal to the UN-backed
The threat of civil war in Ivory Coast is forcing thousands of foreigners to flee.
In the main city Abidjan, hundreds of people from Mali
Up to one million people in Ivory Coast have fled the fighting in the main city Abidjan alone, according to the UN Refugee Agency.
As the world’s attention is focused elsewhere, the power struggle in Ivory Coast has escalated and now threatens a region-wide humanitarian
Thousands of young people have lined up to answer a call to arms by former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo.
Gbagbo contests the result of