Philip J. Crowley

By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Mar 6th, 2011
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The United Nations plans to add 2,000 more soldiers to its peacekeeping mission in the Ivory Coast amid escalating violence between supporters of rival politicians. Laurent Gbagbo, the incumbent leader, is defying calls to step down after an electoral commission declared he lost the election in Novem...
By benim
In News
Mar 4th, 2011
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The United States on Thursday warned Zimbabwe it was monitoring a string of recent politically motivated arrests in the country and demanded Harare hold accountable anyone found to have tortured detainees. “The United States is concerned about recent arrests in Zimbabwe targeting political and ...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 16th, 2011
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The post-Mubarak Egyptian government has asked the United States to freeze the financial assets of some officials from that country, according to a senior Obama administration official. The official, who was not authorized to comment on the record, spoke to CNN on Monday on the condition of anonymity...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 22nd, 2010
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The head of the UN warned today that Ivory Coast faces a “real risk” of return to civil war after post-election violence. Ban Ki-moon, the UN’s secretary general, said it would not tolerate any attempt by president Laurent Gbagbo to starve out its peacekeepers. Gbagbo’s refusa...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 21st, 2010
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ABIDJAN/ABUJA – Nigeria evacuated all its diplomats from Ivory Coast after its embassy was attacked on Tuesday as the power struggle following a disputed election grew more violent. Ivory Coast’s Nov. 28 presidential election was intended to heal the scars of a 2002-03 civil war but has i...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 21st, 2010
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The United States has imposed travel sanctions on Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbabgo and members of his inner circle over his refusal to step aside following a disputed election, the State Department said on Tuesday. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signed the sanction order, which blocks U.S. tr...