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World pressure mounts after Côte d’Ivoire bloodshed

International pressure was mounting on Friday on Côte d'Ivoire leader Laurent Gbagbo after his forces launched a deadly crackdown.

Gbagbo accuses foreign powers of wooing army

Côte d'Ivoire's political crisis took a disturbing turn after Laurent Gbagbo accused foreign envoys of seeking to turn the military against him.

Mbeki urges peace amid unrest fears in Côte d’Ivoire

International mediators have urged a peaceful end to a political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire amid the threat of unrest.

Côte d’Ivoire in lockdown as leaders reject vote results

Côte d'Ivoire was in lockdown on Friday with ports, borders, and airports sealed as President Laurent Gbagbo's allies rejected election results.

At least 140 dead in DRC river disaster

At least 140 people have died after an ferry overturned in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official said on Thursday.

DRC rejects report of LRA massacre

The DRC on Tuesday dismissed Human Rights Watch charges that Ugandan rebels had killed about 300 people in December.

UN teaches DRC women to tackle rape

Five goats and some money used to be the price to forget a rape in south-east DRC, but UN staff are telling women they can now go to court.

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