Gulf Times - Ivory-Coast
Ivory Coast pledges trafficking crackdown as 137 child victims are rescued

Ivory Coast pledges trafficking crackdown as 137 child victims are rescued

Ivory Coast police on Monday vowed to ramp up efforts to stop child trafficking after rescuing 137 children from forced labour and sex work in the first major operation in several years.

Ivory Coast issues arrest warrant for presidential candidate Soro

Ivory Coast issues arrest warrant for presidential candidate Soro

Ivory Coast has issued an arrest warrant for Guillaume Soro, a former rebel leader and candidate in next year's presidential election

Ivory Coast embassy opens in Doha

Ivory Coast embassy opens in Doha

Ivory Coast ambassador Dr Abdul Kadir Cisse, Qatar Ministry of Foreign Affairs Department of Protocol director Ibrahim Yousif Abdullah Fakhro and other dignitaries ...

ICC orders conditional release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo

ICC orders conditional release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo

The International Criminal Court has ordered the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, under the condition that he will stay in the country ...

War crimes court to rule on release of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

War crimes court to rule on release of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will hear from the International Criminal Court on Tuesday if he will be freed after seven years behind bars on charges of crimes against humanity.

Emir receives message from Ivorian president

Emir receives message from Ivorian president

Ivorian Minister of State for Defence Affairs Hamed Bakayoko delivered the message during a meeting with the Emir at Al Bahar Palace.

Father of boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase walks free

Father of boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase walks free

A Spanish court on Tuesday allowed an Ivory Coast man to walk free, with only a small fine to pay, after his son was found crammed into a suitcase at a border crossing.

Emir concludes Ivory Coast visit

Emir concludes Ivory Coast visit

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani left Abidjan Saturday night to conclude an official visit to the Republic of Ivory Coast.

Qatar expands ties with Ivory Coast, Guinea

Qatar expands ties with Ivory Coast, Guinea

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held wide-ranging talks with the leaders of Ivory Coast and Guinea and witnessed the signing of several agreements and memoranda of understanding on Friday, as part of his six-nation West African tour.

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 officials blame 'inside job' for mass jail break

Ivory Coast officials blame 'inside job' for mass jail break

Authorities in Ivory Coast speculated Monday that a guard may have allowed nearly 100 inmates to escape a prison in the west African country, the latest in a string of jail breaks.

Nearly 100 inmates escape in Ivory Coast prison break

Nearly 100 inmates escape in Ivory Coast prison break

Almost 100 inmates escaped from a prison in the Ivory Coast on Sunday, the latest in a string of jail breaks in the west African country, officials said.