Liberia struggles with violence along insecure Ivory Coast border

In February last year a gang of men with machetes ambushed two villages in western Ivory Coast, disembowelling a soldier and pulling out most of his organs before slaying three of his colleagues.

May 24, 2015, 08:55 AM IST

Ivory Coast`s `Iron Lady` Gbagbo jailed for 20 years

The US ambassador to South Korea left a Seoul hospital on Tuesday, five days after he was slashed by a knife-wielding Korean nationalist with a history of violent protest, causing wounds that required 80 stitches to the envoy`s face.

Mar 10, 2015, 13:04 PM IST

Ivory Coast`s Ouattara sacks top officials close to ex-rival

Alassane Ouattara assumed the presidency after Gbagbo was ousted on April 11.

May 14, 2011, 11:39 AM IST

Ivory Coast top court declares Ouattara President

Switzerland said it had frozen 70 million Swiss francs linked to Gbagbo.

May 06, 2011, 09:33 AM IST

Last Gbagbo stronghold falls in Abidjan: Authorities

More than 1,000 people died across Ivory Coast in the violence.

May 05, 2011, 09:48 AM IST

Ivory Coast warlord agrees to disarm his forces

A renegade warlord
in Ivory Coast on Saturday said he was ready to lay down his arms as
ordered by the new president, but said it would take time to

Apr 23, 2011, 21:56 PM IST

Ivory Coast forces attack to dislodge Gbagbo militia

Ouattara`s forces attacked to dislodge die-hard militia of deposed
Laurent Gbagbo.

Apr 20, 2011, 22:43 PM IST

Ivory Coast strongman Gbagbo moved to secret location: UN

Captured Ivory Coast
strongman Laurent Gbagbo has been moved to a secret location
outside of the main city, Abidjan, but will remain under UN
guard, a UN spokesman said.

Apr 13, 2011, 00:36 AM IST

Clashes in pro-Gbagbo parts of Abidjan: Witnesses

Clashes involving heavy weapons
erupted in two districts of Ivory Coast`s commercial capital
Abidjan loyal to former president Laurent Gbagbo one day after
he was captured, witnesses on Tuesday.

Apr 12, 2011, 21:26 PM IST

Ouattara urges peace after Ivory Coast rival held

I Coast`s UN backed Prez Ouattara has called for peace after the arrest of rival Laurent Gbagbo.

Apr 12, 2011, 12:28 PM IST

UN, French fire on Ivory Coast Gbagbo`s residence

UN & France attacked to suppress the use of heavy weapons by Gbagbo`s troops.

Apr 11, 2011, 10:57 AM IST

Ivory Coast: Alassane Ouattara`s troops storm Gbagbo`s bunker

French military confirmed, fighting was under way around Gbagbo`s residence.

Apr 07, 2011, 00:57 AM IST

Ivorian leader Gbagbo close to leaving: French Foreign Min

French and UN forces have attacked the military bases controlled by Gbagbo.

Apr 05, 2011, 21:35 PM IST

Fighting abates in Ivory Coast economic capital

The streets of Ivory Coast`s
economic capital Abidjan were deserted on Sunday while fighting
abated near bastions of strongman Laurent Gbagbo.

Apr 03, 2011, 19:03 PM IST

I Coast`s Ouattara warns Gbagbo to step down peacefully

UN-backed Prez Ouattara has warned rival Laurent Gbagbo that he has a "last chance" to step down.

Mar 16, 2011, 12:32 PM IST

Ivorian troops kill protesters, AU meets Gbagbo

Ivorian troops have killed at least six protesters demanding Laurent Gbagbo to step down as leader.

Feb 22, 2011, 10:25 AM IST

I Coast`s Gbagbo agrees to talks in fight for presidency

Strongman Laurent Gbagbo has said that he is open to talks with his rival but not ready to give up the Ivory Coast presidency.

Jan 19, 2011, 10:34 AM IST

Gbagbo forces attack UN vehicles in Ivory Coast

Forces loyal to Laurent Gbagbo have begun attacking and burning UN vehicles in Ivory Coast.

Jan 14, 2011, 09:50 AM IST

More talks needed in Ivory Coast crisis: envoys

3 West African presidents met Gbagbo to deliver an ultimatum from the ECOWAS bloc to step down.

Dec 29, 2010, 23:41 PM IST

US says talk of anti-Gbagbo plot `absurd`

US has denied as "absurd"
allegations that it had sent mercenaries to the Ivory Coast to
oust strongman Laurent Gbagbo, as tensions mounted in the
presidential standoff.

Dec 29, 2010, 09:59 AM IST