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Ivory Coast Election Violence

Ivory Coast at a Crossroads

Joel Kangha | Posted 08.01.2011 | World
Joel Kangha

If the people who have just taken office and their international supporters want to see a definitive close to Ivory Coast's dark chapter, they'll have to do more than say the right words.

Presidential Claimant Overshadowed By Mass Killings In Ivory Coast

Posted 06.08.2011 | World

(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 pr...

Fierce Fighting Spreads In Ivory Coast Showdown

Posted 06.01.2011 | World

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Fierce fighting spread across Abidjan on Friday as troops loyal to Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo fended off attacks by forces suppo...

Ivory Coast Opposition Takes Key Port City

Posted 05.31.2011 | World

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Ivory Coast's Alassane Ouattara seized the major cocoa port of San Pedro overnight, continuing an offensive that h...

The Urgent Situation in Cote d'Ivoire

Harold Pollack | Posted 05.28.2011 | World
Harold Pollack

With the world distracted by happenings in Egypt, Japan, Libya, and elsewhere, ex-President Laurent Gbagbo is exploiting the situation in Côte d'Ivoire to commit serious human rights violations.

Refugees From Ivory Coast In Limbo As Election Crisis Remains Unresolved

Peter Biro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Peter Biro

Over 30,000 people have fled to Liberia after violence broke out in Ivory Coast following disputed presidential elections there. Incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo has refused to step down.

Resolving the Ivorian Election Crisis

Charles Walker Brumskine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Charles Walker Brumskine

It's not too late for La Cote d'Ivoire's defeated incumbent to gracefully take his leave as a nationalist who put his country on the democratic path. Gbagbo is only damaging his legacy and causing the loss of lives by refusing to step down.