Laurent Gbagbo

All eyes on trial of I Coast`s fallen strongman Gbagbo

Gbagbo becomes the first ex-head of state to stand in the dock at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

Jan 28, 2016, 09:39 AM IST

Ivory Coast opposition picks presidential candidate

Ivory Coast`s main opposition, the Ivorian Popular Front of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, on Friday chose party chief Pascal Affi N`Guessan as its candidate in presidential elections in October.

May 23, 2015, 03:37 AM IST

Key Gbagbo ally arrested in Ivory Coast

A former defence minister and key ally of ex-Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo has been arrested in Abidjan, his lawyer said Saturday.

Oct 26, 2014, 01:47 AM IST

Former Ivorian president`s party headquarters sacked

The headquarters of the party of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo were sacked on Monday, injuring three people, a spokesperson said.

Sep 02, 2014, 09:00 AM IST

ICC to try ICoast`s Gbagbo for crimes against humanity

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.

Jun 12, 2014, 23:11 PM IST

Ghana court rejects request to extradite Ivorian fugitive

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.

Aug 30, 2013, 21:26 PM IST

73 people arrested for recent Ivory Coast attacks

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

Aug 31, 2012, 00:12 AM IST

Ivory Coast: Ex-presidential spokesman arrested

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

Aug 25, 2012, 23:04 PM IST

Ivory Coast: Pro-Gbagbo rally attacked

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

Jan 22, 2012, 11:01 AM IST

Gbagbo accuses France in 1st appearance before ICC

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

Dec 05, 2011, 18:58 PM IST

Ivory Coast`s Gbagbo remanded to world court

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

Nov 30, 2011, 11:05 AM IST

Military official says 23 killed in Ivory Coast

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

Sep 19, 2011, 20:54 PM IST

ICoast`s Gbagbo charged with `economic crimes`

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

Aug 19, 2011, 10:26 AM IST

I Coast charges 58 pro-Gbagbo Army officers

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.

Aug 12, 2011, 09:43 AM IST

Ivory Coast tightens surveillance of ousted regime official

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

Apr 23, 2011, 10:04 AM IST

Ivory Coast to probe Gbagbo regime for `blood crimes`

Ivory Coast President moves to bolster authority in deeply divided country.

Apr 18, 2011, 09:34 AM IST

Family, workers of ousted Ivorian strongman freed

Ivory Coast`s justice minister says dozens of family members and domestic workers of disgraced strongman Laurent Gbagbo have been freed from detention.

Apr 17, 2011, 16:05 PM IST

Lay down your arms: Ivory Coast party leader

The party of deposed Ivory Coast leader appeals for an end to fighting.

Apr 17, 2011, 09:45 AM IST

Ouattara takes charge after Ivory Coast victory

President Alassane Ouattara stamped his new authority on Ivory Coast.

Apr 14, 2011, 23:29 PM IST

Gbagbo will face charges: Ivory Coast President

Alassane Ouattara said Gbagbo will be kept in a villa.

Apr 13, 2011, 21:10 PM IST