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World 03 Dec 2013 | 12:51 AM

Ghana says Ivory Coast sent agents to kill exiles - U.N.

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ghana accused the Ivory Coast in July of sending hit squads earlier in the year to abduct and kill exiled supporters of ex-Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, according to a report by a U.N. experts panel.

World 17 May 2014 | 2:50 AM

Ivory Coast army retakes border town after attack kills 13

ABID (Reuters) - Ivory Coast's army took back control of a village on its southwestern border with Liberia on Friday after gunmen seized it in an attack that killed 13 people, the country's defence minister said.

World 23 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Court upholds Trafigura fine over Ivory Coast incident

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch court on Friday upheld a million-euro fine against Trafigura for illegally exporting chemical waste to Ivory Coast, where it was dumped in the open and blamed by residents for making them ill.

World 12 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Ivory Coast vote peaceful, opposition boycotts

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast awaited results from its first parliamentary election for a decade, with officials saying a boycott by the opposition had done little to disrupt voting in the country recovering from a crippling civil war.

World 20 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ivory Coast protesters burn cars and loot shops

BOUAKE, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters marched through the central Ivory Coast city of Bouake on Saturday, some of them setting fire to cars, smashing up shops and looting a local government office.

World 22 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

More protests erupt across Ivory Coast

TOUMODI, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - Protestors marched through cities in Ivory Coast on Monday, some burning tyres or throwing stones at soldiers and police, who dispersed them by firing tear gas and live rounds into the air, witnesses said.

World 24 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ivory Coast violence has killed at least 173 - U.N.

ABIDJAN/GENEVA (Reuters) - At least 173 people have been killed in Ivory Coast in recent days following last month's disputed election, the U.N. said on Thursday, as international pressure grows on defiant leader Laurent Gbagbo to step down.

World 26 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Ivory Coast rebels hand over powers in north

BOUAKE, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - Rebels controlling northern Ivory Coast since 2002 officially handed over to civilian administrators on Tuesday in a step aimed at restoring government authority across the world's biggest cocoa producer.

World 02 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Fierce fighting spreads in Ivory Coast showdown

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Fierce fighting spread across Abidjan on Friday as troops loyal to Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo fended off attacks by forces supporting Alassane Ouattara's rival claim to the presidency.

World 08 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Ouattara overshadowed by Ivory Coast killings

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - U.N. workers in Ivory Coast have found the bodies of more than 100 victims of brutal killings, a discovery that threatened to undermine presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara as he seeks to take control of the country.