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Though the recent spike in hotel attacks appears aimed at foreigners, the destruction of these hotels often leave citizens without access to important spots for business and social life.
Laurent Gbagbo, the first former president to be tried at the ICC, is facing charges of crimes against humanity for allegedly inciting deadly post-election violence.
President Alassane Ouattara announced that he would push for constitutional reform that would scrap a nationality clause that once prevented him from running from office — and could broaden the scope of what it means to be Ivorian.
President Ouattara won his second-term bid in Ivory Coast's first peaceful presidential election in more than two decades.
Since 2010, the country's politics has grown dangerously polarized. Is Ivory Coast's democratic future in jeopardy?
From the French intervention in Mali, to French special forces in Niger, to commercial interests and military bases in the region – Paris is flexing its muscles. Ivory Coast is the top relationship.
Ivory Coast's former President Laurent Gbagbo may be on trial for war crimes at The Hague. But that isn't stopping his political party from planning to regain power.
Ivory Coast set up a truth and reconciliation commission after a brief civil war two years ago. But rights activists say the new government is less interested in reconciliation than settling old scores.
High-tech, unarmed drones in Central and West African states can track guerrillas and swing the intelligence battle; UN chief Ban Ki-moon favors the idea.
A recent Human Rights Watch report highlights imbalance in charges against culprits of the 2011 post-election violence. The president's supporters have not faced the kind of punishment opponents have.
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