Ivory Coast voted Sunday in a presidential election seen as a key test of stability after years of violence and upheaval in the West African country. President Alassane Outtara is widely expected to win the poll.
Ivory Coast face a winner-takes-all World Cup qualifier against Morocco on Saturday. The Elephants' forward Salomon Kalou tells DW that only victory will do as their place in Russia hangs in the balance.
A cargo plane has crashed near the city of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, killing four and injuring six. Moldovans and French nationals were on board.
Rebellious soldiers took control of several streets in Abidjan and other Ivorian cities in a standoff with government troops. The renewed display of anger came one day after a public apology for the recent uprising.
Revolting army soldiers have taken control of several cities, including Ivory Coast's second largest. Protests against the mutiny have been met with violence.
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