Five killed in police chase after mass prison break in Lebanon

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Five killed in police chase after mass prison break in Lebanon” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-11-22/Five-killed-in-police-chase-after-mass-prison-break-VD3QolKWIg/index.html Five escaped prisoners were killed in a traffic accident after breaking out from Baabda prison in Lebanon. The escapees were killed when their car crashed into a tree near the … Read more Five killed in police chase after mass prison break in Lebanon

Ivory Coast unrest over disputed election increases

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Ivory Coast unrest over disputed election increases” – below is their description. Two more people have been killed in post-election violence in Ivory Coast bringing the death toll to 13. Rival factions have been fighting since weekend elections that brought President Alassane Ouattara back to power. As … Read more Ivory Coast unrest over disputed election increases

UN Backs Victory of Alassane Ouattara in Côte d’Ivoire

The UN has thrown its weight behind Alassane Ouattara in the scuffle for the Presidency of Côte d’Ivoire, . On 7th December, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Representative Y. J. Choi briefed an extraordinary summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the elections saying: “Considering the distance Côte d’Ivoire has travelled, ignoring … Read more UN Backs Victory of Alassane Ouattara in Côte d’Ivoire

Deadlock in Ivory Coast as Both Presidential Candidates Claim Victory

Last week, Côte d’Ivoire’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) announced Alassane Ouattara as the winner of the Presidential run-off vote in which he ran against incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo. Following the release of the results, the head of Côte d’Ivoire’s Constitutional Council declared the IEC announcement “null and void,” and proceeded to proclaim Mr. Gbagbo as … Read more Deadlock in Ivory Coast as Both Presidential Candidates Claim Victory