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Ivory Coast clears homes near airport after stowaway death

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Construction crews began leveling homes deemed too close to the airport in Ivory Coast's commercial capital on Thursday, part of a crackdown on informal settlements after a...

Ivory Coast issues arrest warrant for presidential candidate

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Authorities in Ivory Coast have issued an arrest warrant for Guillaume Soro, prompting the ex-rebel leader and presidential hopeful to divert his plane to another country i...

French president says 33 jihadists killed in central Mali

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — French forces have killed 33 Islamic extremists in central Mali, French President Emmanuel Macron said Saturday. He made the announcement on the second da...

Will Ivory Coast's Gbagbo, acquitted at ICC, return home?

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — The acquittal at the International Criminal Court of Ivory Coast's former President Laurent Gbagbo on crimes against humanity is making waves in the West African nation whe...

UN ends peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast after 13 years

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast comes to an end Friday, 13 years after it intervened to implement a peace agreement as the West African economic powerhouse was...

Ivory Coast says deal reached with mutinous soldiers

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivory Coast's government has reached an agreement with mutinous soldiers who had taken to the streets in the West African nation's largest cities to demand more pay, the de...

Military unrest, gunfire paralyze city areas in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Gunfire and continued threats by mutinous soldiers in several cities in Ivory Coast led banks, schools and businesses to close Monday amid fears of fighting. ...

1 killed, several wounded by army mutiny in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast have killed one person and injured several others after using gunfire to disperse a march Sunday against their mutiny in Bouake, residents ...

Heavy gunfire in Ivory Coast in latest military unrest

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Witnesses say there is new military unrest in Ivory Coast's two largest cities involving some of the soldiers who were behind a mutiny in January. The vio...

Strengthened security 1 year after Ivory Coast beach attack

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — One year after Islamic extremists attacked an Ivory Coast beach resort and made clear their reach was growing in West Africa, this nation has tightened its security but sti...