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Unidentified troops drive past in the city of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Friday, April 1, 2011.Heavy fighting raged Friday near Ivory Coast's presidential palace and mansion and the state TV broadcaster as armed forces loyal to the elected leader tried to install him to power and oust the country's strongman.

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Ivory Coast: gunfire erupts near presidency

Gunfire erupted in Ivory Coast's main city Saturday morning just blocks from the presidential palace, as fighters loyal to the internationally recognized president sought to remove the incumbent who refuses to cede power.


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