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French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed

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ABIDJAN Four Moldovan citizens were killed and two others were injured on Saturday when a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the sea near the airport in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, Ivorian and French officials said. | Video

Aide to Ivory Coast parliament speaker arrested over arms cache 09 Oct 2017

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast authorities arrested a senior aide to parliament speaker Guillaume Soro on Monday, a prosecutor said, accusing him of possessing and distributing weapons to destabilise the state during an army mutiny earlier this year.

Ivory Coast's World Cup hopes in the balance after draw in Mali 06 Oct 2017

BAMAKO The Ivory Coast extended their lead at the top of Group C in their World Cup qualifying campaign on Friday, but the 0-0 draw away to Mali means they can now be overtaken by Morocco.

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Kolo Toure named as assistant coach for Ivory Coast 05 Oct 2017

ABIDJAN Former Ivory Coast international Kolo Toure has been appointed as an assistant coach for the national team, the Ivorian Football Federation said on Thursday.

Court ruling favours Ghana in ocean border dispute with Ivory Coast 23 Sep 2017

DAKAR/ACCRA The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on Saturday drew an ocean boundary favouring Ghana in a dispute with its neighbour Ivory Coast, opening the way for development drilling to resume on Ghana's multi-billion dollar TEN deepwater oil and gas project.

Tullow to ramp up TEN output after Ghana, Ivory Coast ruling 23 Sep 2017

DAKAR Tullow Oil said on Saturday that an international ruling on an ocean boundary between Ghana and Ivory Coast would leave its TEN fields within Ghanaian waters, allowing it to resume new drilling around year end.

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Ivorian right back Aurier joins Tottenham from PSG 31 Aug 2017

LONDON Tottenham Hotspur completed the signing of Ivory Coast right back Serge Aurier from French club Paris St Germain, the Premier League side said on Thursday.

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Palace will not rush injured Zaha, says de Boer 24 Aug 2017

Crystal Palace will not rush injured winger Wilfried Zaha back into action and have not put a timeframe on the Ivory Coast international's return, the Premier League club's manager Frank de Boer has said.

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Schippers retains world 200 metres title 11 Aug 2017

LONDON Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands retained her world 200 metres title with a dominant display on Friday, leaving Marie-Josee Ta Lou of the Ivory Coast to settle for another hair's breadth silver.

Twenty escape police custody at Ivory Coast courthouse 09 Aug 2017

ABIDJAN Twenty people escaped custody after assaulting police officers at the courthouse in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, justice official said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of attacks on police in the West African country.

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Spain-Catalonia standoff set to intensify as leaders take hard lines

MADRID Spain's political showdown with Catalonia is set to reach a new level on Thursday when political leaders in Madrid and Barcelona are expected to make good on pledges made to their supporters to stick to their tough positions over the region's future.