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Ivory Coast boosts port security over attack threat

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast has ordered increased security at its two main ports after receiving information indicating a threat of "probable terrorist attacks" on its national territory, according to a transport ministry document seen by Reuters on Sunday.

Russia's defeat raises World Cup alarm bells 24 Mar 2017

KRASNODAR, Russia Jonathan Kodjia and Wilfried Zaha scored stunning goals as the Ivory Coast beat Russia 2-0 in Krasnodar on Friday, a result that raised the alarm bells for the World Cup hosts.


Toure's return top priority for new Ivory Coast coach 23 Mar 2017

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast boss Marc Wilmots has made trying to persuade Yaya Toure out of international retirement one of his top priorities after taking over as coach of the former African champions this week.


Girl born with four legs is separated from parasitic twin in Chicago surgery 21 Mar 2017

LOS ANGELES A baby girl from the Ivory Coast born with four legs and two spines has been successfully separated from a parasitic twin in a rare and complex surgery at a Chicago hospital. | Video

Six Ivorian journalists freed after three-day detention 15 Feb 2017

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


Conflicting casualty figures a week after Iraq Mosul blast

MOSUL, Iraq Conflicting accounts emerged on Sunday about an explosion in Iraq's Mosul a week ago after a U.S.-led coalition strike against Islamic State that local officials say collapsed buildings, killing and burying many people.