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World 05 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

After Gbagbo, Ivory Coast faces many challenges

LONDON (Reuters) - Laurent Gbagbo may soon be gone from Ivory Coast, but Alassane Ouattara will inherit a divided country, an unsolved massacre and potential chaos in Abidjan.

World 29 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Ouattara's forces open fronts across Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Former rebels controlling the north of Ivory Coast opened up two new fronts on Monday, and heavy clashes broke out in a western cocoa-producing area as a bid to force incumbent Laurent Gbagbo from power escalated.

World 20 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Ivory Coast talks fail, Gbagbo rejects mediator

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga said African efforts to mediate Ivory Coast's disputed poll had failed on Wednesday, and Laurent Gbagbo rejected him as mediator after Odinga warned he faced sanctions or force.

World 07 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

French soldiers guilty in murder of Ivory Coast man

PARIS (Reuters) - Three French soldiers were found guilty on Friday of murdering a highway gang leader in Ivory Coast in 2005 in a high-profile case that strained relations between France and its former colony.

World 28 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Senior ally of former Ivory Coast president re-arrested in Ghana

(Reuters) - Interpol agents in Ghana have rearrested a senior ally of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo amid a deepening dispute that has led to the closure of the border between the two West African neighbours, his lawyer said late on Friday.

World 30 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Ivory Coast using attacks as pretext for crackdown - opposition

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast's main opposition party on Thursday accused the government of a campaign of repression against supporters of former president Laurent Gbagbo, using attacks on soldiers and police as a pretext.

World 14 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Ivory Coast investigates cocoa bugs after Brazil ban

ABIDJAN and BRASILIA (Reuters) - Ivory Coast is investigating how two shipments of cocoa beans exported last month became infested by insects causing the receiving country, Brazil, to suspend imports from the world's top grower, an official with the country's marketing board said.

World 14 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Ivory Coast investigates cocoa bugs after Brazil ban

ABIDJAN and BRASILIA (Reuters) - Ivory Coast is investigating how two shipments of cocoa beans exported last month became infested by insects causing the receiving country, Brazil, to suspend imports from the world's top grower, an official with the country's marketing board said.

World 21 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Three dead in attacks on Ivory Coast police, army positions

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - At least three people have been killed in attacks against army and police installations in Ivory Coast's commercial capital Abidjan and along its eastern border with Ghana, government officials said on Friday.

World 06 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Six dead in pre-dawn raid on Ivory Coast military camp

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Gunmen killed five soldiers and seized weapons in a pre-dawn raid on an army camp in Ivory Coast's commercial capital Abidjan on Monday, military officials said, heightening fears of renewed instability in the world's top cocoa-growing country.