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Ivory Coast: divided nation

The bloody fight for political power which has torn the Ivory Coast apart and sent a million fleeing their homes.

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article 07 April 2011 World, Ivory Coast
Making sense of Africa's Ivory Coast horror
Making sense of Africa's Ivory Coast horror
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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?

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article 10 December 2011 World, Ivory Coast
The ruling coalition of President Alassane Ouattara is expected to comfortably win parliamentary elections in Ivory Coast (Reuters)
by Ouattara coalition set to win Ivory Coast elections

The ruling coalition of President Alassane Ouattara is expected to comfortably win Sunday's parliamentary elections in Ivory Coast - the first since 2000.

article 14 April 2011 World, Ivory Coast
Alassane Ouattara addresses the nation after the capture of Laurent Bagbo (Reuters)
Ouattara: Financial questions and 'the bleeding of Africa'

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.

article 12 April 2011 World, Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast: Gbagbo out, but Ouattara faces huge challenge (Reuters)
Ivory Coast: celebrations as Gbagbo ousted but calm urged

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.

article 11 April 2011 World, Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast: Gbagbo arrested.
Ivory Coast: UN confirms Gbagbo's surrender

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.

article 09 April 2011 World, Ivory Coast
The Ivory Coast's president Laurent Gbagbo regains ground in Abidjan (Image: Getty)
Ivory Coast: Gbagbo troops regain ground

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.

article 08 April 2011 World, Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast: 115 bodies found in 24 hours, UN says. (Reuters)
Ivory Coast: 'horrendous cruelty' as 118 bodies found

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.

article 06 April 2011 World, Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast: Gbagbo says stage set for genocide amid humanitarian crisis (Reuters)
Kylie Morris by Gbagbo says 'stage set for genocide' in Ivory Coast

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.