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Protesting Ivory Coast Soldiers Return to Barracks, Await Talks

Soldiers in Ivory Coast returned to barracks on Wednesday after some overnight disturbances, witnesses said, after the government agreed to pay back wages to thousands of ex-rebels in the army in a move to calm unrest. The world's top cocoa-producing state is still emerging from a decade of political upheaval and a 2011 civil war that saw French- and U.N.-backed rebels topple President Laurent Gbagbo after his refusal to accept an election defeat. The defense minister was due to...

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