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Ivory Coast Urges Ghana to Arrest Election Violence Suspects

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Ivory Coast’s president has urged Ghana to arrest and hand over Ivorians charged with crimes during post election violence in his country. Alassane Ouattara made the request Thursday during a visit to Ghana for talks with President John Atta Mills. The United Nations estimates at least 3,000 people were killed in the five-month power struggle […]

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International Criminal Court Allows Ivory Coast Probe

Posted October 3rd, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court says it has authorized its top prosecutor to launch an investigation into possible war crimes in Ivory Coast. The Hague-based court said in a statement Monday it granted prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo’s request to probe post-election violence in the West African nation dating back to November 2010. Moreno-Ocampo had asked for the […]

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Ivory Coast Inaugurates Reconcilation Panel

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 4:26 pm (UTC-5)
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Ivory Coast has launched a reconciliation panel aimed at unifying the nation, which endured months of deadly post-election violence this year. President Alassane Ouattara Inaugurated the Commission on Dialogue, Truth and Reconciliation on Wednesday in the political capital, Yamoussoukro. The head of the commission, former prime minister Charles Konan Banny, noted in remarks the commission […]

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Ivory Coast Inaugurates Reconcilation Panel

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Ivory Coast, which endured months of deadly post-election violence this year, is launching a reconciliation panel aimed at unifying the nation. President Alassane Ouattara is set to inaugurate The Commission on Dialogue, Truth and Reconciliation on Wednesday in the political capital, Yamoussoukro. The 11-member panel will be modeled after the commission that helped unify South […]

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Ivory Coast Inaugurates Peace Panel

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 8:56 am (UTC-5)
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Ivory Coast, which endured months of deadly post-election violence this year, is launching a reconciliation panel aimed at unifying the nation. President Alassane Ouattara is set to inaugurate the The Commission on Dialogue, Truth and Reconciliation on Wednesday in the political capital, Yamoussoukro. The 11-member panel will be modeled after the commission that helped unify […]

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UN, Ivory Coast Increase Military Presence at Liberia Border

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 3:36 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations and Ivory Coast are sending more troops to patrol the West African nation’s border with Liberia after a deadly clash there killed at least 23 people. Ivory Coast military spokesman Alla Kouakou told reporters Monday the death toll from the attack last week includes at least 19 civilians. Officials and residents are […]

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IMF to Loan Ivory Coast $614 Million

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Monetary Fund says it plans to lend Ivory Coast $614 million to help its economy recover from months of post-election violence. In a statement Thursday, the IMF said the loan will be spread over three years, until 2014, subject to the approval of its executive board. The IMF statement said the loan is […]

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IMF to Loan Ivory Coast $614 Million

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Monetary Fund says it plans to loan Ivory Coast $614 million to help its economy recover from months of post-election violence. In a statement Thursday, the IMF said the loan will be spread over three years until 2014, noting that its executive board must still give approval. The statement said the loan is […]

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UN Says Ivory Coast Refugees Returning Home

Posted September 3rd, 2011 at 7:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nation’s refugee agency says 70,000 Ivorians who fled the post-election violence in their country have now returned home. The agency says the refugees returned to western Ivory Coast on their own accord in recent months. More than 173,000 Ivorians are believed to have crossed into Liberia following last November’s disputed election and the […]

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Ivory Coast’s Former President Charged With Economic Crimes

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Ivory Coast has filed charges for the first time against former president Laurent Gbagbo and his wife, four months after he was ousted from power. Ivorian officials say Mr. Gbagbo was charged Thursday with economic crimes, including robbery, looting and embezzling public funds. They say his wife, Simone Gbagbo, was charged on Tuesday. The two […]

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