Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, on Tuesday, where judges dropped the charges against him.
Peter Dejong/AFP/Getty Images
Fire burns at the Abidjan naval base controlled by forces loyal to Laurent Gbagbo in Abidjan on April 10, 2011. French and UN troops stepped up attacks on Gbagbo positions this weekend.
An Ivory Coast soldier stands guard during a rally held by Charles Ble Goude (unseen), leader of Ivory Coast's Young Patriots, in Abidjan on Wednesday. Defiant Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo's most notorious lieutenant on Wednesday urged the strongman's diehard supporters to launch an unarmed assault on rival Alassane Ouattara's UN-defended base.
Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images
Police face supporters of opposition leader Alassane Ouattara. Troops loyal to Laurent Gbagbo's regime mobilized to block an attempt to take over state television headquarters.
Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images