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Latest update : 2011-04-14

Ivory Coast: is it all over for Laurent Gbagbo? (part 2)

After a long, slow burn, Laurent Gbagbo’s support unravels fast with Alassane Ouattara’s forces at the gates of Abidjan. Is it the end of Ivory Coast’s long civil war? Stephen Ellis downplays ethnic rivalries and argues it was all about personal ambition.

  • Xavier GHELBER, Member of the Paris Bar
  • Bernard MARK, France 24 Correspondent (By phone from Abidjan)
  • Jean-Baptiste HATCHELOY, Grand Bassam resident (By phone from Grand Bassam)
  • Stephen ELLIS, Researcher at the African Studies Center in Leiden (By phone from Amsterdam)

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Conventional wisdom: Republicans divided over Trump (part 1)

The day has come. After upsetting the form and blowing away the competition, Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for president. So why is it that despite record...

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Conventional wisdom: Republicans divided over Trump (part 2)

The day has come. After upsetting the form and blowing away the competition, Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for president. So why is it that despite record...

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The purge: Sharp backlash after failed coup in Turkey (part 2)

After Turkey's coup attempt, the backlash. Even though the government says only a tiny fraction of the army took part in last Friday's uprising, authorities have suspended or...

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The purge: Sharp backlash after failed coup in Turkey (part 1)

After Turkey's coup attempt, the backlash. Even though the government says only a tiny fraction of the army took part in last Friday's uprising, authorities have suspended or...

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Nice attack fallout: Was Bastille Day rampage preventable? (part 1)

A minute of silence has capped three days of national mourning after the Nice attack. It's a ritual that's alas become familiar, but this time with a context that's all its own....

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