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At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast

At least four killed in plane crash in Ivory Coast

At least four people were killed on Saturday when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed into the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, a Reuters witness said.

Ivory Coast gendarmes repel raid as international event opens

Ivory Coast gendarmes repel raid as international event opens

Gendarmes in Ivory Coast fought off an overnight attack on their base north of the main city of Abidjan, a security spokesman said on Saturday as thousands of people arrived in the country for an international sports and cultural event.

Heavy gunfire as mutiny grips Ivory Coast's main cities

Heavy gunfire as mutiny grips Ivory Coast's main cities

Heavy gunfire rang out on Monday in Abidjan and Bouake, Ivory Coast's two biggest cities, witnesses said, as a mutiny by disgruntled soldiers demanding bonuses entered its fourth day.

Six wounded as fresh tension grips Ivory Coast

Six wounded as fresh tension grips Ivory Coast

Mutinous soldiers wounded six people in Ivory Coast's second city Bouake on Sunday as fresh tensions gripped the world's top cocoa grower.

Mutinous soldiers cut off Ivory Coast's second city

Mutinous soldiers cut off Ivory Coast's second city

Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast shot two people and cut off access to the second largest city, Bouake, on Saturday, as a nationwide revolt over demands for bonus payments extended into a second day.

Ivory Coast government and rebel troops reach deal

Ivory Coast government and rebel troops reach deal

Ivory Coast's government and rebel troops have reached a final deal at talks in Bouake, government sources said late Friday at the close of a tense day which saw outbreaks of gunfire at barracks across the country.

Ivory Coast soldiers patrol beaches after Qaeda attack kills 18

Ivory Coast soldiers patrol beaches after Qaeda attack kills 18

Ivory Coast soldiers armed with assault rifles patrolled the deserted beaches of a resort town on Monday, a day after gunmen from al Qaeda's North African branch killed 18 people.