France`s foreign minister said "our African friends need to take lead" in a military intervention to oust extremists from power in northern Mali.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara`s ruling coalition led in partial results from Sunday`s legislative election.
The violence erupted after Gbagbo refused to cede power to Alassane Ouattara after losing the election last November.
Ivory Coast`s President said he knows nothing about brutal killings committed by his forces the day after his inauguration.
Alassane Ouattara was declared winner of a UN-certified election in November.
Alassane Ouattara has been in power since the April arrest of Laurent Gbagbo.
Alassane Ouattara assumed the presidency after Gbagbo was ousted on April 11.
Ouattara vows to punish those who committed crimes during power struggle.
Alassane Ouattara finally took the oath of office at a ceremony in Abidjan.
Switzerland said it had frozen 70 million Swiss francs linked to Gbagbo.
Pascal Affi N`guessan was transferred to the hotel where Ouattara is based.
President Alassane Ouattara stamped his new authority on Ivory Coast.
Alassane Ouattara said Gbagbo will be kept in a villa.
US President called for justice for the victims of bloody political crisis.
Alassane Ouattara has made Golf Hotel his base since November`s election.
HRW said forces backing Alassane Ouattara killed or raped hundreds of people.
Alassane Ouattara has been holed up in a hotel since November 28, 2010 polls.
Alassane Ouattara`s forces blockade Laurent Gbagbo in presidential residence.
Forces allied with internationally-recognised President plan to regroup.
As the conflict escalated, France ordered more troops into Ivory Coast.
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August 27, 2014
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