December 5, 2011 Ivory Coast's former president, Laurent Gbagbo, has appeared in the International Criminal Court to face war crimes charges. He rejected presidential elections and is accused of inciting violence to kill supporters of his opponent, Alassane Ouattara.
April 13, 2011 Soldiers loyal to the country's new president put the former strongman in a helmet and protective vest before leading him outside.
April 13, 2011 Laurent Gbagbo, the former leader of Ivory Coast has been moved to a 'secure location' somewhere in his country.
April 11, 2011 Ivory Coast: Laurent Gbagbo under attack by French and UN troops
April 1, 2011 The war rages in Ivory Coast, as troops loyal to Laurent Gbagbo battle forces supporting Alassane Ouattara, the internationally recognized president.
April 1, 2011 Sen. James Inhofe, a conservative Republican from Oklahoma, knows Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo. So he asked the Obama Administration to reverse policy and call for new elections in Ivory Coast which is Gbagbo's position since he says he was cheated, a position rejected by virtually eveyone.
January 24, 2011 In a bid to put pressure on Laurent Gbagbo to leave office, the man elected to replace him called for a cocoa boycott. Now, Cargill and other companies are shutting down operations in that west African nation.
January 4, 2011 Congress to vote on health care law; Pakistani governor assassinated; Australians face more flooding; Ivory Coast's Gbagbo still won't leave; Gbagbo as a verb
December 17, 2010 EU tells Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo to leave the presidency or face sanctions and prosecution
December 2, 2010 Opposition leader Alassane Ouattara was declared the winner of the West African nation's presidential contest by its electoral commission Thursday. The result was thrown into doubt later, however.