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Ivory Coast

Aug 1, 2014 — Ivory Coast is the world's No. 1 producer of the cacao beans that are the base of our beloved chocolate bars. But as a TV report shows, some cacao farmers have never enjoyed the final product.
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Dec 5, 2011 — Ivory Coast's former president, Laurent Gbagbo, has appeared in the International Criminal Court to face war crimes charges. He rejected presidential elections and is accused of inciting violence to kill supporters of his opponent, Alassane Ouattara.
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May 6, 2011 — The head of Ivory Coast's Constitutional Court, Paul Yao Ndre, has reversed his earlier decision, and decided to endorse the campaign victory of Ivory Coast President-elect, Alassane Ouattara.
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Apr 14, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, progress in Afghanistan, and the future of Ivory Coast. In the second hour, answering the call to duty, and advice to potential restaurateurs.
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Apr 13, 2011 — Soldiers loyal to the country's new president put the former strongman in a helmet and protective vest before leading him outside.
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Apr 13, 2011 — Laurent Gbagbo, the former leader of Ivory Coast has been moved to a 'secure location' somewhere in his country.
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Apr 12, 2011 — Ivory Coast's leader promises Truth and Reconciliation Commission, dignified treatment for former ruler
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Apr 12, 2011 — Japan boosts nuclear crisis level; Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo under arrest; France and Britain want more NATO action in Libya; Wisconsin tornadoes; Oregon legislature plays joke
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Apr 11, 2011 — Ivory Coast intransigent leader Laurent Gbagbo is taken into custody
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Apr 11, 2011 — The French president has long hoped "to lead a risky international mission that holds out promise of ultimate glory," says Harvard's Arthur Goldhammer.
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