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By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 28th, 2010
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Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast’s presidential incumbent, was on Tuesday night locked in negotiations with a delegation of three West African leaders who are trying to persuade him to hand over power to Alassane Ouattara, the internationally-recognised winner of last month’s election. Mr Gbag...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 28th, 2010
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Most workers in Ivory Coast’s main city of Abidjan ignored a call by presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara for a strike on Monday to force Laurent Gbagbo out of power, saying they must work in order to survive. Operations at the ports of Abidjan and San Pedro, through which much of Ivory Coas...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 28th, 2010
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Supporters of Ivory Coast presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara occupied the Ivorian embassy in Paris for several hours on Monday, calling for the internationally isolated incumbent Laurent Gbagbo to step aside. French television reported that some 20 people occupied the building peacefully for mor...
By benim
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Dec 27th, 2010
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Leaders of Benin, Sierra Leone and Cape Verde prepare to offer political asylum or forcible removal Three African leaders are due to arrive in Ivory Coast tomorrowwith an offer for the president, Laurent Gbagbo, to relinquish power and claim political asylum – or face the consequences. The presidents...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 27th, 2010
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Ivory Coast – Fears of renewed fighting in this country once divided by civil war grew Monday following a threat from West African neighbors to force out incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo if he does not soon heed international calls to step down from power. West African leaders are giving Gbagbo an ult...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 26th, 2010
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Against the background of the political crisis rocking Cote D’Voire, Alex Ogundadegbe writes on the dangers confronting over two million Nigerians in the country on the brink of disintegration A drive from Abidjan International Airport Felix Houphouet Boigny in Cote D’ Ivoire to the city centre bring...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 24th, 2010
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West African leaders were huddling in Nigeria on Friday over how best to defuse an escalating crisis in Ivory Coast, where President Laurent Gbagbo refuses to concede power. The 15-member Economic Community of West African States has already urged Gbagbo to acknowledge the results of a presidential e...
By benim
In Article
Dec 23rd, 2010
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Nearly 200 people have been killed in Ivory Coast since last month’s disputed election, according to the United States, as international pressure mounts for defiant leader Laurent Gbagbo to step down. World powers and African states have thrown their support behind rival presidential claimant A...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 22nd, 2010
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The international community may bolster the U.N. peacekeeping force in the Ivory Coast to head off any potential challenge by supporters of President Laurent Gbagbo, the State Department said on Wednesday. State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said Washington was discussing moves to strengthen the ...