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Stories with place: Abidjan
  • Pint-size thieves frighten Ivory Coast's largest city 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 11:19 am

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Ivory Coast taxi driver Mamadou Bamba had finished his shift and was walking home around midnight when a dozen children accosted him on the street and demanded his money. When he hesitated, the thieves pulled out small knives and stabbed him eight times before making off with fares totaling more than $100.

  • Guinea: Riot police break up rally for ex-military leader 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 4:59 pm

    CONAKRY, Guinea - Riot police in Guinea used tear gas to break up a rally on Saturday demanding the return of a former military ruler who wants to run for president despite facing charges related to a 2009 massacre.