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I.Coast's Gbagbo in Belgium after ICC acquittal

Den Haag - Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo has been released in Belgium under conditions following his acquittal by the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the court said Tuesday.

ICC orders conditional release of former I.Coast leader Gbagbo

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Friday ordered the conditional release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo after he was cleared last month on charges of crimes against humanity.

Ivory Coast's Gbagbo freed by war crimes court

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court finally freed former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Friday after his shock acquittal last month on charges of crimes against humanity.

ICC halts release of I.Coast's Gbagbo after new appeal

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Wednesday halted the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following a fresh appeal by prosecutors, a day after he was acquitted of crimes against humanity.

ICC orders release of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Wednesday ordered the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, a day after his shock acquittal over post-electoral violence in which 3,000 people died.

Pressure mounts on war crimes court after Gbagbo blow

Den Haag - As prosecutors failed to land the scalp of yet another former national leader accused of crimes against humanity, the question echoed in the hallways of the International Criminal Court: is it fit for purpose?

War crimes court acquits Ivory Coast ex-strongman Gbagbo

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday over a wave of post-electoral violence, in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague.

Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former strongman

Abidjan - Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, acquitted on Tuesday of crimes against humanity, once battled for democracy, but his inability to let go of power was his downfall.

Ivory Coast ex-strongman Gbagbo in shock ICC acquittal

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo over a wave of post-electoral violence, in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague.

ICC to rule on Gbagbo release next week

Den Haag - International Criminal Court judges will rule next Tuesday on whether to release former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo as his trial for crimes against humanity drags on, the court said.

Ivory Coast ex-president's ICC freedom bid pushed back

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Wednesday pushed back to November a hearing on Ivory Coast former president Laurent Gbagbo's bid for release after defence lawyers said they needed more time.

I.Coast ex-president opens freedom bid at ICC

Den Haag - Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will Monday ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him of crimes against humanity and free him after seven years in detention.

I.Coast ex-president to open freedom bid at ICC

Den Haag - Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will Monday ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him on all charges of crimes against humanity and release him after seven years in detention.

Ex-I. Coast leader on trial at ICC, named head of party's dissident wing

Abidjan - Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, currently on trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity, has been chosen to head the dissident wing of the Ivorian People's Party (FPI), the party he created.

I.Coast ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo acquitted of crimes against humanity

Abidjan - An Ivory Coast jury on Tuesday acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 post-election crisis in a stunning verdict after the prosecution had sought to jail her for life.

I. Coast's Laurent Gbagbo, on trial after clinging to power

Abidjan - Laurent Gbagbo once fought for democracy in Ivory Coast, but his inability to let go of power proved his downfall and he pushed his once-prosperous country to the brink of civil war.

Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo, on trial after clinging to power

Abidjan - Laurent Gbagbo once fought for democracy in Ivory Coast, but his inability to let go of power proved his downfall and he pushed his once-prosperous country to the brink of civil war.

Former Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo 'fit for trial': ICC

Den Haag - Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo has been declared "physically and mentally able" to stand trial for crimes against humanity trial next year, the International Criminal Court said Friday.

Ivory Coast's ex 'Iron Lady', Simone Gbagbo, on trial

Abidjan - Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo went on trial Friday for "attempting to undermine the security of the state" in events leading to a bloody 2010-2011 crisis that left thousands dead.

ICC to try I.Coast's Gbagbo for crimes against humanity

The Hague - The International Criminal Court said Thursday it will try Ivory Coast's ex-president Laurent Gbagbo for crimes against humanity allegedly committed during a bloody 2010-2011 election standoff.

Op-Ed: Gbagbo capture — Lessons for African leaders

The capture and humiliation, on Monday, of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo should serve as a lesson to Africa's leaders and maybe to the rest of the so-called Third World.

Op-Ed: Ivory Coast — Another turn in this battle for power

Just as many of us thought that this long and bloody war was coming to an end, we see that there is yet another twist in this Ivory Coast tale.

Cote d'Ivoire: Laurent Gbagbo negotiates surrender terms

Abidjan - After days of intense fighting and bombardment in the Ivorian commercial capital of Abidjan, incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo, the man who refused to give up power since last November's elections, is now in the hands of French troops.

Cote D'Ivoire: Gbagbo removal imminent Special

Abidjan - Time continues to rapidly run out for Laurent Gbagbo, the Ivorian ex-president who has refused to give up power after an electoral defeat late last year.

African Union says no power sharing government in Ivory Coast

The African Union AU mediator to the political crisis in the Ivory Coast said there would be no option of a power-sharing government after the incumbent decided to negotiate with the continent’s leaders.

Cote d'Ivoire: Gbagbo prepares for war

Abidjan - The West African country of Cote d'ivoire, whose capital, Abdijan, was once the Petit Paris of Africa,is once more heading to what looks like all out war as the former president, Laurent Gbagbo digs in and refuses to leave after losing an election.
 

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