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ICC to try ICoast`s Gbagbo for crimes against humanity

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 23:11

The International Criminal Court said today it will try Ivory Coast ex-president Laurent Gbagbo for crimes against humanity allegedly committed during a bloody 2010-2011 election standoff.

Ghana court rejects request to extradite Ivorian fugitive

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 21:26

A court in Ghana on Friday rejected a request to extradite a senior ally of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo, saying the warrant issued by Ivorian authorities was politically motivated.

Former Ivory Coast president faces charges

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 11:37

Gbagbo, who is charged as an "indirect co-perpetrator" in the violence, insists he is innocent.

73 people arrested for recent Ivory Coast attacks

Last Updated: Friday, August 31, 2012, 00:12

73 people, including 19 soldiers, have been detained in connection with a recent spate of attacks on military positions.

Ivory Coast: Ex-presidential spokesman arrested

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 23:04

An Ivory Coast prosecutor says a spokesman for former Prez Laurent Gbagbo has been arrested for crimes committed during recent post-election violence.

Ivory Coast: Pro-Gbagbo rally attacked

Last Updated: Sunday, January 22, 2012, 11:01

For 10 years, Laurent Gbagbo-led Ivorian Popular Front party dominated the political scene in Ivory Coast.

Gbagbo accuses France in 1st appearance before ICC

Last Updated: Monday, December 05, 2011, 18:58

Gbagbo was extradited to Netherlands last week to face charges including murder and rape committed by his supporters.

Ivory Coast`s Gbagbo remanded to world court

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 11:05

Gbagbo, 66, had been held in Korhogo, northern Ivory Coast, since his arrest in Abidjan on April 11, Gbougnon said.

Military official says 23 killed in Ivory Coast

Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2011, 20:54

The attackers are believed to be militiamen allied with ex-president Laurent Gbagbo who lost last year`s election.

ICoast`s Gbagbo charged with `economic crimes`

Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011, 10:26

Ivory Coast ex-president Gbagbo and his wife Simone have been placed under preventative detention.

I Coast charges 58 pro-Gbagbo Army officers

Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2011, 09:43

Ivory Coast has charged 58 army officers close to ousted president Laurent Gbagbo and is holding 40 of them in custody, a military justice official said on Thursday.

Ivory Coast tightens surveillance of ousted regime official

Last Updated: Saturday, April 23, 2011, 10:04

Pascal Affi N`guessan was transferred to the hotel where Ouattara is based.