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World 20 Jan 2017 | 11:24 AM

Army mutiny exposes cracks in Ivory Coast success story

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara has seduced foreign investors with his single-minded focus on economic reform and growth but entrenched problems within the security forces threaten to undermine a much-lauded recovery.

World 19 Jan 2016 | 10:08 PM

Ivory Coast 'surprised' by Burkina warrant against parliament head

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast's government said late on Monday it was "surprised" that neighbouring Burkina Faso had issued an arrest warrant for the speaker of the Ivorian parliament, charging that he sought to back a coup against Burkina Faso's transitional government.

World 22 Sep 2014 | 10:30 PM

Ivory Coast deal may seal Ouattara's reelection, fuel uncertainty

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - An endorsement from Ivory Coast's influential former leader Henri Konan Bedie has cleared President Alassane Ouattara's path to reelection next year but fuels uncertainty over the booming nation's longer-term future.

World 31 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.N. advisers fear threat of Ivory Coast ethnic strife

UNITED NATIONS/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Two United Nations advisers expressed grave fears on Thursday that ethnic violence could be brewing after Ivory Coast's disputed presidential election, and Abidjan's new ambassador to the U.N. declared the nation was on the

World 07 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

United Nations prepares Ivory Coast staff pullout

ABIDJAN/ABUJA (Reuters) - The United Nations prepared for a partial pull-out of staff from Ivory Coast on Tuesday as West African leaders sought to defuse a power struggle between rival claimants of a presidential election at emergency talks.

World 21 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Ivory Coast polio outbreak could spread abroad - WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - Polio has broken out in Ivory Coast, with three children confirmed as having the crippling disease, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday.

World 06 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

U.N. seeks more troops for Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations wants between 1,000 and 2,000 additional peacekeepers for Ivory Coast as the world body presses incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo to step down after a disputed election.

World 05 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

World Bank chief pledges support for Ivory Coast, urges true peace

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Tuesday expressed support for Ivory Coast in his first visit to the West African nation and said he was confident the country could successfully rebuild from post-election violence as long as there was lasting peace.

World 04 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Pirates seize French tanker, 17 crew off Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Suspected Nigerian pirates have hijacked a French-owned Luxembourg-flagged tanker along with its 17-member crew off Ivory Coast, Ivorian officials and the International Maritime Bureau said on Monday.

World 27 Nov 2013 | 3:01 AM

Ghana, Ivory Coast aim to settle maritime boundary peacefully

BOUAKE, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - West African neighbours Ghana and Ivory Coast aim to settle a long dispute over their maritime boundary, the Ivorian government said, which could defuse sometimes tense relations and smooth the way for oil and gas exploration.