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  1. .com | Burkina's Compaore to stay for limited period - MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | News24

    ... However, opposition figures in Ivory Coast accuse Compaore of backing rebels that fought against ex-President Laurent Gbagbo in 2011 after he failed to recognise his defeat to Ouattara in an election. Burkina Faso's military briefly took power after ...

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  2. Ousted Burkina president arrives in Morocco from Ivory CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | New Vision

    ... Alassane Ouattara after he was ousted. But Compaore's presence angered supporters of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo. Compaore is widely seen by Gbagbo's camp as being behind a failed 2002 coup seeking to depose him, which plunged Ivory ...

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  3. Ivory Coast soldiers end protests after government concessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | AlertNet

    Disgruntled former rebels now serving in Ivory Coast's army have agreed to end a protest over back pay and overdue benefits, they said on Thursday, following two days of talks with government ministers and a meeting with the president. The world's top cocoa-producing country is still emerging from a decade of political upheaval and a 2011 civil war that saw French- and U.N.-backed rebels topple President Laurent Gbagbo after his refusal to accept an election defeat.

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  4. Ivory Coast government opens talks with disgruntled soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... a decade of political upheaval and a 2011 civil war that saw French- and U.N.-backed rebels topple President Laurent Gbagbo after his refusal to accept an election defeat. The protesting troops were part of the New Forces rebellion that fought with ...

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  5. Protesting soldiers in Ivory Coast return to barracks, await talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Star Online

    Soldiers in Ivory Coast returned to barracks on Wednesday after some overnight disturbances, witnesses said, after the government agreed to pay back wages to thousands of ex-rebels in the army in a move to calm unrest. The world's top cocoa-producing state is still emerging from a decade of political upheaval and a 2011 civil war that saw French- and U.N.-backed rebels topple President Laurent Gbagbo after his refusal to accept an election defeat.

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  6. Ivory Coast promises to pay soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    ... took power in 2011 after his then rebel forces, backed by UN and French troops, captured his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo. Mr Gbagbo had refused to step down despite the UN declaring Mr Ouattara the winner of presidential elections the previous year. ...

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  7. Protesting Ivory Coast Soldiers Return to Barracks, Await TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Voice of America

    ... a decade of political upheaval and a 2011 civil war that saw French- and U.N.-backed rebels topple President Laurent Gbagbo after his refusal to accept an election defeat. The defense minister was due to meet in the afternoon with a delegation ...

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  8. Ivory Coast yields to soldiers' demandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Ivory Coast's government agreed on Tuesday to pay back wages and overdue benefits to thousands of former rebels now serving in the army after they paralysed several towns across the country with protests, the ministers of defence and the interior said. The world's top cocoa producer is still recovering from a decade of political turmoil and a 2011 civil war that saw the French- and UN-backed rebels topple President Laurent Gbagbo after his refusal to accept defeat in elections.

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  9. Ivory Coast soldiers protest over benefits, bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... decade of political turmoil and a 2011 civil war that saw the French- and U.N.-backed rebels topple President Laurent Gbagbo after his refusal to accept defeat in elections. Protesting soldiers erected barricades and blocked streets in the ...

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  10. Ivorian troops ordered to end protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    ... took power in 2011 after his then rebel forces, backed by UN and French troops, captured his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo. Mr Gbagbo had refused to step down despite the UN declaring Mr Ouattara the winner of presidential elections the previous year. ...

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  11. Ivory Coast troops protest over benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Al Jazeera

    ... a decade of political turmoil and a 2011 civil war that saw French- and UN-backed rebels topple President Laurent Gbagbo after his refusal to accept defeat in elections. Ouattara, who defeated Gbagbo him in a run-off vote in 2010, has overseen a ...

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  12. I.Coast ex-president Gbagbo's trial to open July 7: ICCRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Vallejo News

    Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo will go on trial for crimes against humanity on July 7 next year, the International Criminal Court said on Monday. "Today Trial Chamber set the commencement date for the trial in the case the Prosecutor v.

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  13. Gbagbo seeking top job from jail?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, awaiting trial in The Hague for his role in the country's 2010-2011 political crisis, will try to reclaim his party's leadership, it emerged on Wednesday. The Ivorian Popular Front's current leader, Pascal Affi N'Guessan, announced in the West African country's economic hub Abidjan that he would take on the ex-president for the leadership in mid-December.

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  14. .com | Ivory Coast ex-leader to seek party leadership from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | News24

    Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, awaiting trial in The Hague for his role in the country's 2010-2011 political crisis, will vie to reclaim his party's leadership, it emerged on Wednesday. The Ivorian Popular Front's current leader, Pascal Affi N'Guessan, announced in the west African country's economic hub Abidjan that he would take on the ex-president for the leadership in mid-December.

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  15. The Fiery Fall of Burkina Faso's 'Beautiful Blaise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Foreign Policy

    ... Ivory Coast was in the throes of a post-electoral crisis following the 2010 presidential poll, with incumbent Laurent Gbagbo refusing to concede defeat while the international community had recognized opposition candidate Alassane Ouattara as the ...

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  16. ICC prosecutors want joint Ivory Coast trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court said Tuesday they want to put Ivory Coast's former president and another suspect alleged to be one of his key supporters on trial together on charges of involvement in deadly violence that erupted after the country's 2010 presidential elections. Trial lawyer Eric MacDonald said prosecutors want to try former president Laurent Gbagbo and former youth leader and Gbagbo ally Charles Ble Goude together.

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  17. International Criminal Court prosecutors want joint trial for 2 key Ivory Coast suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Fox News

    Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court want to put Ivory Coast's former president and another suspect alleged to be one of his key supporters on trial together on charges of involvement in deadly violence that erupted after the country's 2010 presidential elections. At a hearing Tuesday, trial lawyer Eric MacDonald said prosecutors want to try former president Laurent Gbagbo and former youth leader and Gbagbo ally Charles Ble Goude.

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  18. .com | Burkina strongman not loved in Ivory CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | News24

    ... a key mediator during a decade of strife in Ivory Coast, as the country split into a south loyal to president Laurent Gbagbo and a rebel-held north backing Alassane Ouattara, the current president. Now behind bars at the International Criminal ...

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  19. Why Burkina Faso matters to US counterterrorism efforts in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... the peace process in Cote d'Ivoire, although it later emerged he had previously smuggled arms to rebel leader Laurent Gbagbo. As of Monday afternoon, CompaorA was in Cote d'Ivoire again, this time as an exile, and Lt. Col. Isaac Zida was ...

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  20. ICC refuses to let Gbagbo attend mother's funeralRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    International Criminal Court judges have rejected a request from former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo to be briefly released from pretrial custody to attend his mother's funeral. In a written ruling Wednesday, judges said they cannot agree to the request "when doing so runs such a risk of endangering the population in Cote d'Ivoire, Court staff and Mr. Gbagbo himself."

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