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Court to review detention of ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo
International Criminal Court appeals judges have ordered a new review into whether former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo should be released from detention while his long-running trial continues
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...
Who’s Watching President Obama’s Video Message to the People of the Ivory Coast?
“They eyes of the world are on Côte d'Ivoire,” President Obama says in a video message to the people if Ivory coast posted on the White House website on March 25. “You deserve a future of hope, not fear.” The...
Analysis: White House faces tough choices on intervention
In the past month alone, the White House has formally condemned a repressive government's violence against its own people four times. Libya? Nope. The harsh condemnations were aimed at Syria, Yemen, Bahrain and Cote d'Ivoire. Yet despite the killings of hundreds of civilians in those four
Ivory Coast Civilians Ask: Where's our No-Fly Zone?
ABC's Dana Hughes reports: A leader holding onto power unleashes brutality against his own people; attacking women and children, using military might against unarmed civilians participating in everyday activities. At least 500 people are confirmed dead and nearly half a...
Women's Long and Winding Road to Equality
International Women's Day Highlights Progress, Continuing Struggle for Equality Worldwide
Valentine's Day 'Chocolate' Car
The 'Chocolate' Car Is Just One Example of Valentine's Day Around the World
Obama Administration Slaps Sanctions on Ivory Coast Leaders
The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) slapped sanctions on Ivory Coast leaders yesterday to protest President Laurent Gbagbo's refusal to step down after he lost the November 28, 2010 run-off election between himself and Alassane Ouattara.
U.S. Troops Prepare to Help in Ivory Coast
Officials are considering sending U.S. special operations forces into Ivory Coast to rescue dozens of American children trapped in their school after rebels seized the West African country's second largest city in the wake of a failed coup. The American ambassador has called for military
Amid Violence, Cote d’Ivoire Gets New Leader
At the heavily guarded presidential palace, a longtime opposition leader was sworn in as president today, while politicians from all sides appealed for an end to the ethnic and political violence that wracked Ivory Coast today. I feel in this moment the renaissance of the Ivory Coast, the birth of