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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.

World 10 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Gbagbo's forces attack Ouattara's Ivory Coast base

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Ivory Coast incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo have stepped up a counter-attack on presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara by firing on his hotel headquarters in Abidjan.

World 10 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Gbagbo's forces attack Ouattara's Ivory Coast base

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Ivory Coast incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo have stepped up a counter-attack on presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara by firing on his hotel headquarters in Abidjan.

World 05 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

France says only doing UN bidding in Ivory Coast

PARIS (Reuters) - France's military will intervene in Ivory Coast only for as long as the United Nations asks it to, the government said on Tuesday after an operation to destroy weapons belonging to forces loyal to Laurent Gbagbo.

World 10 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Gbagbo's forces attack Ouattara's Ivory Coast base

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Ivory Coast incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo have stepped up a counter-attack on presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara by firing on his hotel headquarters in Abidjan.

World 15 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

EU freezes Ivory Coast port and bank assets

ABIDJAN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union raised pressure on Saturday on Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo to step down, freezing assets of the West African country's cocoa-exporting ports, its state oil firm and three banks.

World 22 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

ICC issues arrest warrant for Ivory Coast ex-first lady

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo, accusing her of crimes against humanity committed during the West African nation's post-election conflict last year.

World 18 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Ivory Coast, Liberia plan joint military operation on border

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - West African neighbours Ivory Coast and Liberia will launch a joint military operation by the end of the year along their volatile and porous border, the two nations' presidents announced on Thursday.

World 27 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

U.N. pulls 400 staff out of Ivory Coast after riots

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations has pulled nearly 400 civilian staffers out of restive Ivory Coast, fearing fresh unrest when the Security Council slaps sanctions in the next few days on people blocking the peace process, U.N. officials said on Thursday.

World 07 Nov 2013 | 1:05 AM

Ivory Coast jails 15 former top cocoa officials for 20 years

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - A court in Ivory Coast on Wednesday sentenced 15 former top cocoa sector officials to 20 years in prison and heavy fines for corruption under ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, in a bid to clean up the industry in the world's top cocoa grower.