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Ivory Coast Violence

7 U.N. Peacekeepers Killed In Ivory Coast Ambush

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH | Posted 08.09.2012 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — Ivorian government forces vowed Saturday to hunt down those responsible for an ambush that killed at least seven U.N. peacek...

Despite Rights Abuses, Clinton Praises African Government

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 03.18.2012 | World

LOME, Togo — After venturing to reclusive Myanmar, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pressed democratic reforms Tuesday in another place...

Life and Death in the Ivory Coast

Caroline Gluck | Posted 07.20.2011 | Impact
Caroline Gluck

In the end, the traumatic two-day journey as they fled for their lives proved too much for 90-year-old Solia Bah. She ran barefoot with 10 members of her family as armed men attacked the city of Bloléquin in western Ivory Coast.

Suicide Or Assassination?

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 06.29.2011 | World

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — IB Coulibaly, the renegade warlord who made no secret of his presidential ambitions, said he was being targeted for assas...

Traumatized Refugees From the Ivory Coast: Too Scared to Go Home

Caroline Gluck | Posted 06.16.2011 | World
Caroline Gluck

Mother of three, Louise Blagnon, sits in the open air of the grounds of an abandoned school. Her face is etched with anxiety, clearly traumatized by the events of the past week.

Ivory Coast President's Forces Reportedly Killed Civilians, Raped Rival's Supporters, Burned Villages

AP | MARCO CHOWN OVED | Posted 06.10.2011 | World

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — United Nations and French helicopters fired rockets on strongman Laurent Gbagbo's residence on Sunday in an assault the U...

Ivory Coast Refugees: 'Crying Day and Night'

Caroline Gluck | Posted 06.05.2011 | World
Caroline Gluck

"I cry every night," Pauline Bah told me. "I'm alone without my husband. It's hard to be alone in a strange country with the children."

Besieged Ivory Coast Strongman Issues Desperate Call To Arms

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI and MARCO CHOWN OVED | Posted 06.02.2011 | World

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — With most of the country now controlled by his opponent, and with both his home and the presidential palace surrounded, I...

Bloody Democracy in Ivory Coast: What Went Wrong?

Jean G. Tompihé | Posted 06.01.2011 | World
Jean G. Tompihé

The dilemma in world politics today is that the UN remains unable to produce a coherent blueprint to face legitimacy conflicts in the developing world.

Ivory Coast -- Descent Into Brutality and Civil War

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Some government leaders keep going and going. They would rather see their country descend into anarchy than leave office. Gaddafi is one. Mugabe is another. So is the president of the Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo.

Ivory Coast Civil War Is Aflame, But Is Anyone Looking?

Drew Hinshaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Drew Hinshaw

While the global eye remains fixed on Libya, a civil war has caught flame in Ivory Coast, and world leaders beyond the ailing country have all but acquiesced to letting it burn.

U.N. Says At Least 173 Killed In Ivory Coast

AP | MARCO CHOWN OVED | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Ivory Coast state television disappeared from the airwaves outside the nation's largest city late Thursday, a blow to the...