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Six Ivorian journalists freed after three-day detention

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast has released six journalists arrested for publishing stories that authorities said could incite another soldiers' revolt, the journalists' trade union said on Wednesday, following a series of army mutinies this year over pay.

Six Ivory Coast journalists arrested on suspicion of inciting mutiny 13 Feb 2017

ABIDJAN Six journalists in Ivory Coast have been arrested on suspicion of faking news which could incite soldiers to revolt, journalist associations said on Monday, just days after a mutiny.


Ivory Coast government in talks with mutinying elite troops 08 Feb 2017

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast's government said on Wednesday it will negotiate with elite special forces soldiers as a revolt, which saw them storm out of their barracks and seize a town in the coastal southeast, entered its second day.

Disgruntled troops seize town in southeastern Ivory Coast 07 Feb 2017

ADIAKE, Ivory Coast Special forces troops poured out of their camp firing weapons in the air and seized control of a town in southeast Ivory Coast on Tuesday in another show of discontent within the military.


Ivory Coast coach Dussuyer resigns after Nations Cup exit 29 Jan 2017

ABIDJAN Frenchman Michel Dussuyer resigned as coach of Ivory Coast on Sunday following the exit of the African Nations Cup holders from the tournament.


Senegal eager to live up to favourites tag at Nations Cup 28 Jan 2017

LIBREVILLE The group-stage elimination of holders Ivory Coast has made Senegal, who have scored six goals so far, the new favourites for the African Nations Cup as the tournament heads into the knockout rounds on Saturday. But they face a tricky opponent in Cameroon in the second of Saturday’s quarter-finals. The match in Franceville is preceded by the opening game of the last eight in the capital Libreville where Burkina Faso and Tunisia clash. Liverpool winger Sadio Man

Ivory Coast civil servants suspend strike after three weeks 27 Jan 2017

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast unions said on Friday that civil servants were suspending a strike that has paralysed government agencies and public schools for the past three weeks to allow time for negotiations.

Morocco send holders Ivory Coast packing at Nations Cup 24 Jan 2017

OYEM, Gabon Rachid Alioui scored a spectacular winner for Morocco to defeat holders Ivory Coast 1-0 and advance to the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup finals at the expense of the defending champions on Tuesday.

Defending champions Ivory Coast could be next casualty 24 Jan 2017

LIBREVILLE African Nations Cup holders Ivory Coast could be the next major casualty at this year's tournament unless they can get the better of Morocco and their former coach Herve Renard in their last Group C match at Oyem on Tuesday.


Ivory Coast must win next game to stay in Nations Cup 20 Jan 2017

LIBREVILLE Holders Ivory Coast will have to win their last group game at the African Nations Cup if they are to continue their title defence after being held again on Friday.


Malaysia declares airport safe for travel after nerve agent attack

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia on Sunday declared its international airport a "safe zone" after completing a sweep of the terminal where the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was assaulted with a deadly chemical last week.