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Swapping land for peace in war-torn Ivory Coast

ZIAGLO — The village of Ziaglo in western Ivory Coast is about as quaint as a town comes.

Young and restless in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN — On a searing Monday morning, Okaiconi Abe Cyrcille takes shelter from the sun against the wall of a ramshackle residence in Abobo, an impoverished district of Ivory Coast’s commercial capital. A high school dropout, Cyrcille, 24, has never held a job. And by the sound of it, he doesn’t plan to anytime soon.

Ivory Coast mourning victims of New Year's Eve stampede (VIDEO)

It is not yet clear what caused the stampede, which happened outside Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium in the Plateau area of central Abidjan.

Simone Gbagbo arrest warrant issued by International Criminal Court

"Simone Gbagbo was ideologically and professionally very close to her husband … Although unelected, she behaved as the alter ego of her husband, exercising power and taking state decisions," the warrant said.

Ivory Coast: Gunmen attack power stations, military posts

In recent weeks, gunmen have carried out nine attacks on military posts in the Ivory Coast.

Ivory Coast closes border with Ghana

The attack began on Thursday and carried into Friday morning, when gunmen started firing at two police stations and a military post in the coastal town of Port-Bouet.

Laurent Gbagbo war crimes hearing postponed

International Criminal Court prosecutors have accused Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during a five-month civil war.

Ivory Coast: 7 UN peacekeepers killed in ambush

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he was "saddened and outraged" by the ambush, the deadliest attack on peacekeepers in Ivory Coast in years.
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