ABIDJAN A group of allies of Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, including at least one living in exile in neighboring Ghana, are behind a wave of attacks on security installations this year, the interior minister said on Thursday.
ABIDJAN Close to 100 prisoners escaped from prison in central Ivory Coast on Sunday in one of many security breaches in the West African economic powerhouse this year, state radio said.
ABIDJAN Twenty people escaped custody after assaulting police officers at the courthouse in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, justice official said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of attacks on police in the West African country.
LONDON America's Tori Bowie delivered a finish line masterclass when she timed her dip perfectly to win the women's 100 metres world championship gold in spectacular style on Sunday, leaving Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou with a consolation silver.
ABIDJAN About 20 gunmen in military uniforms attacked a police station in southeastern Ivory Coast overnight, temporarily shutting officers inside and stealing weapons, the army said on Friday.
ABIDJAN Authorities in Ivory Coast have arrested five people, including three soldiers, over an attack and arms theft at the base of an elite security unit last week, senior security officials said.
ABIDJAN Gendarmes in Ivory Coast fought off an overnight attack on their base north of the main city of Abidjan, a security spokesman said on Saturday as thousands of people arrived in the country for an international sports and cultural event.
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast Thousands of young athletes launched the International Francophone Games in Abidjan on Friday after a series of shootings in Ivory Coast's main city that raised security concerns.
ABIDJAN Gunmen, some of them in military uniforms, attacked the base of an elite security unit in Ivory Coast's main city, and stole stocks of weapons as part of a series of overnight clashes, the defense minister said on Thursday.
ABIDJAN Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara replaced ministers in charge of defence, budget and the interior on Wednesday in a reshuffle of key cabinet positions following months of unrest, a government official announced in a statement.
UNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his threats against North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man." | Video