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Former Ivory Coast President Makes First Appearance Before ICC

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 02.04.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Ivory Coast's ex-president appeared at the International Criminal Court on Monday, the first former head of state to fa...

Laurent Gbagbo Charged With Crimes Against Humanity

AP | MIKE CORDER and LAURA BURKE | Posted 01.29.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo was taken into custody by the International Criminal Court Wednesday to fac...

ICC Issues Arrest Warrant For Ivory Coast's Former President

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 01.29.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A plane believed to be carrying former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo landed early Wednesday in the Netherlands a...

Armed Men From Liberia Kill 15 In Nightly Raid In Ivory Coast

AP | By LAURA BURKE | Posted 11.17.2011 | World

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast -- Armed men from Liberia have killed at least 15 people in attacks on villages along the border over the last two days, Ivory Co...

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.

Ivory Coast Strongman Will Face Charge, Says President

AP | By MARCO CHOWN OVED | Posted 06.13.2011 | World

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast -- Ivory Coast's president said Wednesday that the country's arrested strongman will face charges "on a national level and an int...

'Final Assault' Begins In Ivory Coast War

Posted 06.04.2011 | World

ABIDJAN -- Forces backing Ivory Coast presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara began a fresh assault to remove Laurent Gbagbo from his last stronghold...

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...

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.

After the Fall of African Dictatorships

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

If Africans are to have hope of a better future, they will need to build a fortress of freedom impregnable to the slings and arrows of civilians dictators and the savage musketry of military juntas.