Ivory Coast's Gbagbo Sworn In

Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo was sworn in for a new term, even though the United Nations and world leaders maintain his opponent won the disputed election, the West African nation's first since a civil war.

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  • Ivory Coast land disputes threaten new violence as war refugees ... - Reuters UK
    ... northern Ivory Coast, most who have arrived since the 1970s. During the civil war they were targeted by militias allied to ex-president Gbagbo...
    06/9/2016 - 9:07 am | View Link
  • ICC prosecutor vows to investigate both sides in Ivory Coast - AlertNet
    ... said on Friday she would investigate crimes committed on both sides of Ivory Coast's civil war ... of ex-Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo began ...
    06/3/2016 - 2:23 pm | View Link
  • Gbagbo would’ve hit me: I Coast’s ‘Iron Lady’ - Sunday Tribune
    AFP Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo looks on during the second day of her trial on June 1, 2016, at the appeal court in Abidjan.
    06/3/2016 - 6:22 am | View Link
  • Ivory Coast ex-first lady claims she suffered rape attempt - Yahoo! News
    Abidjan (AFP) - Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo on Wednesday denied charges of crimes against humanity during political violence in
    06/1/2016 - 2:10 pm | View Link
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    ... these events,” Gbagbo declared. Outside the court house 30 people proclaimed their support for Gbagbo. This is her second trial in Ivory ...
    05/31/2016 - 9:23 am | View Link
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    06/28/2016 - 10:07 am | View Link
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    06/20/2016 - 8:25 pm | View Link
  • Ivory Coast's former first lady said Gbagbo would have hit her
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    06/2/2016 - 12:46 pm | View Link
  • Ivory Coast’s ex first lady on trial for poll bloodbath
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    05/31/2016 - 12:29 pm | View Link
  • Ivory Coast's Iron Lady, Simone Gbagbo, Goes on Trial
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  • Ivory Coast | euronews
    The IMF says the Ivory Coast’s economy continues to grow and will post 8.5% this year, a tad down on last year’s 8.6 percent. Inflation is also forecast to remain ...
    06/27/2016 - 5:05 am | View Website
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    Ivory Coast / Côte d'Ivoire presidential conflict news, videos, and timelines. Summary of Gbagbo / Ouattara Presidential Election, biography of Laurent Gbagbo and ...
    06/25/2016 - 11:29 pm | View Website
  • Laurent Gbagbo
    Laurent Gbagbo (Gagnoa Bété: Gbagbo [ɡ͡baɡ͡bo]; French pronunciation: [loʁɑ̃ baɡbo]; born 31 May 1945) was the President of Côte d'Ivoire from 2000 until ...
    06/23/2016 - 2:13 pm | View Website
  • Ivory Coast's Gbagbo trial to begin at The Hague
    First ICC trial against Gbagbo and Ble Goude omits victims on the other side of the 2010-2011 Ivory Coast violence.
    01/28/2016 - 4:05 am | View Website
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