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ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Survivors of a stampede in Ivory Coast that killed 61 people, most of them children and teenagers, after a New Year's Eve fireworks display at a stadium said Wednesday that barricades stopped them from moving along a main...
Reuters* Arrested leader Oueremi backed Ouattara in 2011 fighting * Rights groups blame his militia for mass executions * Army officer says Oueremi "will answer for his acts" By Joe Bavier ABIDJAN, May 18 (Reuters) - Authorities in Ivory Coast on Saturday...
ReutersUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday appointed former Dutch development minister Albert Gerard Koenders as U.N. special envoy for Mali and head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the West African country. Ban said...
Tags: Western Africa, Africa, United Nations, Ban Ki-moon
ReutersBy Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, May 15 (Reuters) - Former Dutch development minister Gerard Koenders will be named U.N. special envoy for Mali and head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the West African country, where Islamist militants hijacked...
Reuters(Corrects first bullet point to net long from net short) * Speculators hold biggest net long cocoa position in nearly 5 years * Cocoa futures open interest at record 221,328 lots By Marcy Nicholson NEW YORK, May 7 (Reuters) - Speculators are on a...
Reuters* Speculators hold biggest net short cocoa position in nearly 5 years * Cocoa futures open interest at record 221,328 lots By Marcy Nicholson NEW YORK, May 7 (Reuters) - Speculators are on a cocoa buying frenzy, pushing open interest in U.S. futures to...
Reuters* Total discovers light crude on Ivory Coast block * Block adjacent to Ghana's 2 bln-barrel Jubilee field By Joe Bavier ABIDJAN, April 25 (Reuters) - France's Total has struck oil on a block off Ivory Coast adjacent to Ghana's giant Jubilee oil and gas...
Tags: France, Ghana, Energy Resources, Petroleum Industry
email@example.comSiriki Diabate left his four daughters, parents and three siblings behind in 2005 when he was forced to flee his native Ivory Coast after suffering a terrific beating by thugs who left him for dead. He was working for a local newspaper at the time,...
Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking. He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
Tags: Museums, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Africa, France, Arts
PARIS — A column of about 30 French tanks and several troop carriers, accompanied by a helicopter, crossed into Mali from Ivory Coast in an international mission to take control of the African nation’s north from Islamist extremists, French...
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — At least 60 people died and about 200 were injured Tuesday in a stampede that followed a fireworks display at a football stadium in the Ivory Coast capital, Abidjan, according to emergency officials. Most of the dead...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics
FrameworkTuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Cambodia, where people mourn the death of former King Norodom Sihanouk at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. Cambodians prayed for the soul of Sihanouk on Tuesday and world leaders sent their condolences as the...
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