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UN seeks troops for Cote d'Ivoire
Peacekeeping chief to request up to 2,000 more forces as world body presses disputed leader Laurent Gbagbo to step down.
Last updated: 06 Jan 2011 01:47 GMT
Cote d'Ivoire military backs Gbagbo
Ivorian army reaffirms its backing of incumbent Laurent Gbagbo, who also continues to control the state's finances.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2010 12:12 GMT
Cote d'Ivoire standoff deepens
World Bank stops loans to West African nation as disputed president insists on asserting his leadership.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2010 01:25 GMT
Ivorian leader 'open to talks'
Gbagbo says he is "ready" to meet rival Ouattara amid UN warning that West African nation could return to civil war.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2010 14:14 GMT
Gbagbo 'ready' for talks with rival
Cote d'Ivoire president says 'ready' for talks on post election crises, as UN chief warns of 'real risk' of civil war.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2010 09:55 GMT
UN: Ivoirians at risk of civil war
Ban Ki-moon says UN mission is hindered by forces loyal to president, as country faces 'real risk' of renewed civil war.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2010 00:01 GMT
UN border troops plan angers Sudan
Khartoum government labels UN proposal to deploy troops along the north-south frontier without its approval as illegal.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2010 15:33 GMT
UN urges action over Darfur troops
Peacekeeping efforts in Sudan region hampered by lack of effort by other nations, UN warns.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2008 19:40 GMT
UN weighs expanded DR Congo force
Security Council warms to peacekeeping chief's call for 3,000 more Monuc troops.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2008 19:50 GMT
UN stalls on DR Congo force
Commanders say more troops and air support needed to combat rebels' eastern advance.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2008 12:02 GMT
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