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#Laurent Gbagbo

# laurent-gbagbo - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

ICC issues arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo
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# Côte D'Ivoire

ICC issues arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo

Nov 29th 2011, 8:43 PM 1,039 Views 2 Comments

Gbagbo refused to cede power to his rival Alassane Ouattara after losing last year’s election, sparking violent divisions in the country.

# laurent-gbagbo - Monday 3 October, 2011

ICC to investigate alleged war crimes in Ivory Coast
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

ICC to investigate alleged war crimes in Ivory Coast

Oct 3rd 2011, 2:07 PM 144 Views 2 Comments

At least 3,000 people are believed to have died in the months of violence that took place following disputed elections last year.

# laurent-gbagbo - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Chelsea footballer on Ivory Coast's new truth commission
# Truth Commission
# Truth Commission

Chelsea footballer on Ivory Coast's new truth commission

Sep 28th 2011, 1:58 PM 471 Views 4 Comments

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.

# laurent-gbagbo - Friday 19 August, 2011

Ivory Coast's ousted president charged with numerous crimes
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast's ousted president charged with numerous crimes

Aug 19th 2011, 2:22 PM 136 Views 0 Comments

Laurent Gbagbo and his wife have been charged with armed robbery, looting, embezzlement and more.

# laurent-gbagbo - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Democratically elected president of Ivory Coast finally inaugurated
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Democratically elected president of Ivory Coast finally inaugurated

May 21st 2011, 1:38 PM 148 Views 0 Comments

Alassane Ouattara was elected in November, but outgoing president Laurent Gbagbo refused to concede power. Six months of bloody fighting ensued, leaving hundreds dead.

# laurent-gbagbo - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Ouattara heralds "new era of hope" for Ivory Coast
Live Apr 12th 2011, 9:04 AM

Ouattara heralds "new era of hope" for Ivory Coast

# laurent-gbagbo - Monday 11 April, 2011

Gbagbo arrested by Ouattara’s forces after more French strikes
Live Apr 11th 2011, 3:01 PM

Gbagbo arrested by Ouattara’s forces after more French strikes

# laurent-gbagbo - Sunday 10 April, 2011

Ouattara forces have killed civilians in Ivory Coast: Report
Live Apr 10th 2011, 12:30 PM

Ouattara forces have killed civilians in Ivory Coast: Report

# laurent-gbagbo - Friday 8 April, 2011

Ivory Coast leader says they will starve out Gbagbo as UN finds more than 100 bodies
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast leader says they will starve out Gbagbo as UN finds more than 100 bodies

Apr 8th 2011, 1:59 PM 210 Views 0 Comments

The country’s UN recognised president has said he will set about normalising life in the “corpse strewn, terrorised” capital of Abidjan.

# laurent-gbagbo - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Residence of Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo "stormed"
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Residence of Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo "stormed"

Apr 6th 2011, 10:51 AM 305 Views 0 Comments

The incumbent president has refused to cede power to Alassane Ouattara, who was elected to the role last year.

# laurent-gbagbo - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Gbagbo reported to have offered to surrender amid Ivory Coast ceasefire
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Gbagbo reported to have offered to surrender amid Ivory Coast ceasefire

Apr 5th 2011, 7:06 PM 372 Views 0 Comments

President who had maintained a hold on power despite appearing to lose the election last year reported to be asking UN for protection.

Opposition diplomats claim Ivory Coast's Gbagbo 'negotiating surrender'
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Opposition diplomats claim Ivory Coast's Gbagbo 'negotiating surrender'

Apr 5th 2011, 9:18 AM 217 Views 0 Comments

The Ivory Coast’s ambassador to France – appointed by de facto president Alassane Ouattara – believes the game is up.

# laurent-gbagbo - Monday 4 April, 2011

UN forces attack Ivory Coast presidential palace in bid to oust Gbagbo
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

UN forces attack Ivory Coast presidential palace in bid to oust Gbagbo

Apr 4th 2011, 8:25 PM 902 Views 0 Comments

French-led forces continue their bid to oust the incumbent president, who refuses to cede power despite losing elections.

France sends troops to Ivory Coast as battle for main city rages
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

France sends troops to Ivory Coast as battle for main city rages

Apr 4th 2011, 8:00 AM 270 Views 0 Comments

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.

# laurent-gbagbo - Sunday 3 April, 2011

More than 1,000 killed in Ivorian town, says charity
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

More than 1,000 killed in Ivorian town, says charity

Apr 3rd 2011, 10:21 AM 503 Views 0 Comments

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.

# laurent-gbagbo - Saturday 2 April, 2011

Violent clashes result in 800 deaths in Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Violent clashes result in 800 deaths in Ivory Coast

Apr 2nd 2011, 10:36 AM 465 Views 0 Comments

The International Committee of the Red Cross says more than 800 people were massacred this week alone in Ivory Coast, as strongman Laurent Gbagbo continues to cling to power.

# laurent-gbagbo - Friday 1 April, 2011

Ivorian troops have "attacked Laurent Gbagbo's home"
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Ivorian troops have "attacked Laurent Gbagbo's home"

Apr 1st 2011, 10:16 AM 270 Views 0 Comments

Mr Gbagbo has refused to give up the presidency despite the fact the Ivory Coast’s citizens elected Alassane Outtara to the role last November.

# laurent-gbagbo - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

"Grave abuses" committed in Ivory Coast conflict: report
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

"Grave abuses" committed in Ivory Coast conflict: report

Mar 16th 2011, 3:36 PM 590 Views 0 Comments

Ivorian refugees have been pouring into neighbouring Liberia to escape violence.

# laurent-gbagbo - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Cocoa producers caught up in Ivory Coast threats
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Cocoa producers caught up in Ivory Coast threats

Mar 9th 2011, 8:21 PM 577 Views 0 Comments

EU sanctions mean cocoa beans can’t be exported to their markets, but Ivory Coast’s cocoa board is now threatening to seize what isn’t exported.

# laurent-gbagbo - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Rebels take over 30-mile border stretch as Ivory Coast violence continues
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Rebels take over 30-mile border stretch as Ivory Coast violence continues

Mar 8th 2011, 4:12 PM 638 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, women take to the streets of Abidjan to protests against violence which killed at least seven unarmed woman last week.

# laurent-gbagbo - Monday 7 March, 2011

Ivory Coast violence continues, rebels claim capture of town
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast violence continues, rebels claim capture of town

Mar 7th 2011, 11:44 AM 356 Views 0 Comments

Observers fear that full-blown civil war will erupt in the country, as protests against defiant strongman Laurent Gbagbo continue.

# laurent-gbagbo - Thursday 3 March, 2011

UN: 200,000 people flee Ivory Coast fighting
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

UN: 200,000 people flee Ivory Coast fighting

Mar 3rd 2011, 1:36 PM 540 Views 0 Comments

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.

# laurent-gbagbo - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Ivory Coast newspapers protest over alleged harassment
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast newspapers protest over alleged harassment

Mar 2nd 2011, 3:03 PM 318 Views 0 Comments

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.

# laurent-gbagbo - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Ivory Coast families trapped in church without food, water: UNHCR
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast families trapped in church without food, water: UNHCR

Mar 1st 2011, 5:51 PM 605 Views 0 Comments

UN refugee agency receiving increasing reports of violence and death amid the political uncertainty in Ivory Coast.

# laurent-gbagbo - Friday 25 February, 2011

Battles rage in Ivory Coast between rebels and government forces
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Battles rage in Ivory Coast between rebels and government forces

Feb 25th 2011, 3:14 PM 407 Views 0 Comments

Tens of thousands of refugees are said to have fled into neighbouring Liberia as the violence worsens.

# laurent-gbagbo - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Fighting erupts in Ivory Coast as political stalemate continues
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Fighting erupts in Ivory Coast as political stalemate continues

Feb 24th 2011, 3:29 PM 454 Views 0 Comments

The latest violence could bring about the end of the country’s six-year ceasefire.

# laurent-gbagbo - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

# laurent-gbagbo - Saturday 25 December, 2010