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Blue helmets struggle to keep the peace after violence breaks out again in Ivory Coast

The political crisis in Ivory Coast continues. After several days of calm, violence resumed last week; a dozen people were killed after clashes between the army loyal to Gbagbo and Ouattara supporters who live in the Abidjan district of Abobo. The UN peacekeepers have not been able to prevent all of the violence.

By Nicolas Germain , Matthieu MABIN

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