ABIDJAN Ivory Coast's former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, went on trial on Tuesday, accused of crimes against humanity and war crimes for her alleged role in a 2011 civil war.
ABIDJAN Ivory Coast authorities arrested a man on Thursday suspected of transporting weapons for an attack that killed 19 people at the beach resort of Grand Bassam in March, according to national television.
BUDAPEST Hungary were held to a 0-0 draw in their first meeting with the Ivory Coast as they warmed up for next month's Euro 2016 finals, which will be their first major tournament for 30 years.
GRAND BASSAM, Ivory Coast France will nearly double the number of troops it has in Ivory Coast, the defence minister said on Saturday on a visit during which he laid flowers at the site of an attack on tourists that killed 19 people.
OUAGADOUGOU A court of appeals in Burkina Faso has rescinded a series of international arrest warrants, including those against deposed leader Blaise Compaore and neighbouring Ivory Coast's parliament speaker, a senior court official said on Thursday.
UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council lifted a 12-year-old arms embargo on Ivory Coast on Thursday and renewed the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the West African state for a final year.
UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council is set to lift a 12-year-old arms embargo on Ivory Coast on Thursday and renew the U.N. peacekeeping mission for a final year, France's U.N. envoy said.
BAMAKO Authorities in Mali have arrested a third man believed to be linked to last month's deadly al Qaeda attack on a beach resort in neighbouring Ivory Coast, military officials said on Sunday.
PARIS A French soldier was killed in Mali by a landmine on Tuesday, underlining persistent insecurity in the region a month after Islamist militants attacked a luxury beach hotel in Ivory Coast, the French presidency said in a statement.
PARIS Ivory Coast international Serge Aurier was handed his first Paris St Germain start since insulting coach Laurent Blanc for their Champions League quarter-final first leg against Manchester City on Wednesday.
CAMP TARIQ, Iraq Islamic State fighters halted an Iraqi army assault on the city of Falluja with a counter-attack at its southern gates on Tuesday, while the United Nations warned of peril for civilians trapped in the city and used by militants as human shields. | Video