Brazil's Straw Hat project helps women leave abusive situations
Has Russia saved the Assad regime from collapse?
06 Apr 2011 20:33 GMT
The stand off between incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo and opposition leader Alassane Ouattara continues as battle in Abidjan intensifies.
The country has been in turmoil since the 28 November 2010 presidential polls, which most of the international community recognised as won by Ouattara.
Fierce fighting spread across Abidjan as Gbagbo troops fended off attacks by Ouattara forces.
Gbagbo forces fatally shot six women protesting his refusal to leave office in widespread protest actions across the city as the crisis deepens.
A general view of an empty street in Plateau, a business area of Abidjan, as clashes intesified across the city.
Ivorians have tried to carry on with their lives but the post-election conflict has made it difficult for them to do so.
According to the United Nations, violence has forced 116,00 people to flee the country, since it plunged into post-election crisis.
The brutal clashes have claimed hundreds of Ivorian lives.
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Prisoners, Philippines, Crime
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War & Conflict, United States, Afghanistan
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Media, Bangladesh, Politics
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Environment, Oil spill, Energy
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War & Conflict, Middle East, Israel
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Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Poverty & Development
101 East follows the lives of seven people in Nanjing and asks what they think of the direction their country is taking.
Politics, Asia Pacific, China