Ivory Coast: divided nation
The bloody fight for political power which has torn the Ivory Coast apart and sent a million fleeing their homes.
As a spokesman for Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo tells Channel 4 News "the stage is set for genocide" Jon Snow asks what has gone wrong?
The ruling coalition of President Alassane Ouattara is expected to comfortably win Sunday's parliamentary elections in Ivory Coast - the first since 2000.
President Alassane Ouattara's history in the government of Ivory Coast is marked by financial questions and "the bleeding of Africa", a leading Ivorian academic tells Channel 4 News.
Alassane Ouattara calls for peace in Ivory Coast after the capture of his presidential rival, Gbagbo, on Monday. But he faces a huge challenge uniting a country torn by civil war.
The UN has confirmed that Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo has surrendered and has been handed over to the rebel camp, where Channel 4 News has been gauging reaction.
The Ivory Coast's defiant president Laurent Gbagbo regains ground in Abidjan, as UN human rights workers find more than 100 bodies in 24 hours.
The UN's Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights tells Channel 4 News 118 bodies found in west Ivory coast were subjected to "a horrendous level of cruelty" indicating mercernary activity.
The spokesman for Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo tells Channel 4 News "the stage is set for genocide" and there can be no more negotiations while the UN, rebels and French fire on Gbagbo's residence.
A United Nations commander tells Channel 4 News "the war is over" after a fierce assault on Abidjan, as Laurent Gbagbo appears to be close to surrender and seeking UN protection.