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# Abidjan

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# Ivory Coast
Côte d'Ivoire: 60 children killed in stampedes during New Year fireworks
The children, aged between 8 and 15, were killed in a stampede at a stadium during a firework display.
# Truth Commission
Chelsea footballer on Ivory Coast's new truth commission
The Ivory Coast is swearing in the new commission, which aims to work at improving unity and recovering the damage caused during post-election violence.
Ouattara heralds "new era of hope" for Ivory Coast
Alassane Ouattara formally takes power – and asks his country to remain calm during the first days of his tenure.
Gbagbo arrested by Ouattara’s forces after more French strikes
The Ivory Coast’s disputed president is detained by French forces who then handed him over to pro-Ouattara opposition.
Ouattara forces have killed civilians in Ivory Coast: Report
A leading human rights group has claimed that forces loyal to the democratically elected president have killed and raped civilians in the western part of Ivory Coast.
# Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast leader says they will starve out Gbagbo as UN finds more than 100 bodies
The country’s UN recognised president has said he will set about normalising life in the “corpse strewn, terrorised” capital of Abidjan.
# Ivory Coast
Gbagbo reported to have offered to surrender amid Ivory Coast ceasefire
President who had maintained a hold on power despite appearing to lose the election last year reported to be asking UN for protection.
# Ivory Coast
Opposition diplomats claim Ivory Coast's Gbagbo 'negotiating surrender'
The Ivory Coast’s ambassador to France – appointed by de facto president Alassane Ouattara – believes the game is up.
# Ivory Coast
France sends troops to Ivory Coast as battle for main city rages
Days of violent clashes in the city of Abidjan have led to calls for a “rapid offensive” by the prime minister of the country’s internationally recognised president, as troops loyal to the incumbent begin to lose ground.
# Ivory Coast
More than 1,000 killed in Ivorian town, says charity
Hundreds upon hundreds of people have been reported dead as a three months of violence continues in the battle for the city of Abidjan, the commercial capital and seat of power of Ivory Coast.
# Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast violence threatens access to medical care
Medecin Sans Frontieres staff providing treatment despite difficulties including lack of supplies, resources and threats of violence, while Concern steps up its work in Liberia after refugees pour in from the Ivory Coast.
# Ivory Coast
UN: 200,000 people flee Ivory Coast fighting
Violent street fighting, sparked by the refusal of the sitting president to relinquish power, has killed scores of people and spread fears that the country may slide back to civil war.
# Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast newspapers protest over alleged harassment
Over half a dozen newspapers say staff have received physical threats for weeks. Meanwhile, MSF says freezing state accounts will have disastrous effect on medical system.