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Ivory Coast

Signs of more trouble in Ivory Coast as hidden hand saves mutineers

When a rag-tag group of soldiers launched a mutiny in Ivory Coast earlier this month, it looked like they were doomed. A column of elite troops quickly descended to put the mutiny down. The rebels were running out of ammunition and armouries were locked.

Three dead in clashes between Ivory Coast police and rebels

Three demobilised ex-rebel fighters were killed in Ivory Coast's second-biggest city of Bouake, as they clashed with police attempting to end their protest over bonus payments, the Interior Ministry and a spokesman for the fighters said.

Ivory Coast military mutiny over

Renegade troops in Ivory Coast accepted a government proposal on bonuses and returned to barracks, ending a mutiny that closed businesses, shut major roads and threatened years of economic progress in the world's top cocoa producer.

Ivory Coast soldiers accept deal to end mutiny

The leaders of a nationwide military mutiny in Ivory Coast have accepted a government proposal on bonus payments and agreed to return to barracks, ending their revolt, two spokesmen for the soldiers told Reuters on Tuesday.

Five wounded in Ivory Coast anti-mutiny march

At least five people were wounded by gunfire during protests in Ivory Coast's second-biggest city, Bouake, against an army mutiny, as popular opposition to the three-day nationwide revolt over bonuses gathered momentum.
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