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Ivory Coast Youth Leader Denies Stoking Post-Vote Violence

A man accused of leading a youth militia behind a wave of ethnic killings in Ivory Coast denied all charges against him at the International Criminal Court on Thursday, saying he was a "polite person" who campaigned for peace. Prosecutors at the Hague-based tribunal say Charles Ble Goude led the "Young Patriot" force in brutal attacks that swept the West African country after his ally and fellow ICC indictee Laurent Gbagbo lost a presidential election in...

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