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Targeting Tourists: Al Qaeda Hits Ivory Coast
An al Qaeda affiliate claimed responsibility for a deadly assault on an African beach town Sunday, the latest in a string of jihadist attacks targeting popular tourist destinations. Sixteen people were killed, including two soldiers, when gunmen opened fire at a beach resort in Grand-Bassam, Ivory
Military unrest, gunfire paralyze city areas in Ivory Coast
Gunfire and continued threats by mutinous soldiers in several cities in Ivory Coast has led banks, schools and businesses to close amid fears of fighting
1 killed, several wounded by army mutiny in Ivory Coast
Residents say one person has been killed and several others injured after mutinous soldiers in Bouake opened fire on residents protesting their violent actions demanding higher pay
Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast take over several cities
Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast take over several cities and demand higher pay
Heavy gunfire in Ivory Coast in latest military unrest
Heavy gunfire in Ivory Coast in latest military unrest in 2 largest cities over pay
New Year's Stampede Kills 61, Mostly Children
A crush of people has killed at least 60 party-goers — most of them children — following New Year’s eve celebrations in the city of Abidjan in the Ivory Coast. Officials say over 200 were injured in a stampede of people who had been watching...
Obama: Famine In East Africa Needs Global Response
ABC News’ Mary Bruce (@marykbruce) Reports: President Obama said today that the famine developing in eastern Africa has not received enough attention and that the humanitarian crisis is going to require a global response. “I think it hasn’t gotten as...
The Presidential Planner: Obama Announces New Fuel Efficiency Standards
ABC News’ Mary Bruce (@marykbruce) reports: As the White House continues to wait for the House to vote on the speaker’s plan to raise the debt limit, President Obama will finally come before the public after three days of closed-door...
US Offered Dictator a Professorship to Step Down
ABC News' Kirit Radia reports: When former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo refused to step down following a loss to his political rival in last November’s election, the US floated several offers to entice him to cede power, according to...