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Ivory Coast

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.

Ivory Coast soldiers shoot in air in Bouake over bonus pay dispute

Soldiers in Ivory Coast's second city Bouake fired their guns into the air on Friday to protest a deal over bonus payments that their colleagues made with the government in the commercial capital Abidjan, witnesses said.

Demobilised ex-rebels block entrance to Ivory Coast's second city

Demobilised rebel fighters seized control of main roads leading into Ivory Coast's second city, Bouake, on Monday, demanding the payment of bonuses and their integration into the army and state institutions, a spokesman for the group said.

Mission accomplished – UN operation in Cote d’Ivoire

After 13 years, the United Nations is wrapping up the peacekeeping phase of its engagement with Cote d'Ivoire, after helping the country restore peace and stability following the post-2010 election crisis.
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