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Stories with place: Ivory Coast
  • Burkina Faso court throws out ex-president arrest warrant 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 6:36 pm

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - An appeals court in Burkina Faso has thrown out an international arrest warrant for former President Blaise Compaore.

  • UN votes to wrap up Ivory Coast peacekeeping mission in 2017 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 1:50 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to wrap up its 12-year peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast next year, a sign of confidence in the West African nation's progress to peace after years of political turmoil and thousands of deaths.

  • Equatorial Guinea leader looks to extend decades-long rule 
    Updated: Apr-24-16 10:34 am

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang, Africa's longest-serving leader and the world's longest-serving non-royal head of state, is expected to dominate an election Sunday for a new term that could take his reign past the four-decade mark.

  • World music star Papa Wemba dies after collapsing on stage 
    Updated: Apr-24-16 9:22 am

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Papa Wemba, a musician known around the world as the king of Congolese rumba, has died following a collapse on stage during a concert, officials said. He was 66.

  • G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-11-16 6:53 am

    HIROSHIMA, Japan - Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries, meeting Monday in the atomic-bombed Japanese city of Hiroshima, called for a renewed push for flagging nuclear disarmament efforts as they wrestled with some of the intractable global problems facing their nations.