Thousands of soldiers in the Ivory Coast are causing confusion and disrupting commerce, demanding bonuses they say were promised them by President Alassane Ouattara. Can the powder keg be defused, or is the country headed for a military coup?
Revolting army soldiers have taken control of several cities, including Ivory Coast's second largest. Protests against the mutiny have been met with violence.
The government of Ivory Coast says it has reached a deal with mutinying troops to end a four-day rebellion over pay. But renegade soldiers, who deny accepting any such agreement, are vowing to continue their revolt.
A four-day mutiny by ex-rebel soldiers in Ivory Coast has ended after they accepted a government offer, the mutineers say. The rebellion paralyzed cities and towns across the country.
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.
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