Ivory Coast’s incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo reiterated on Wednesday that he considers himself the winner of a November vote, denying UN reports of his "imminent" surrender as he sheltered in a bunker surrounded by rival troops.
AP - Ivory Coast’s strongman Laurent Gbagbo tried to hang on to power for one more day Wednesday from inside a bunker encircled on all sides by soldiers loyal to his rival. Diplomats said he had sent emissaries to negotiate, only to then refuse the proposals put before him.
A French expatriate describes the scene in Abidjan (4/4/2011)
Date created : 2011-04-06