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1 Dead in Protests Over Ivory Coast President's Re-election Bid

At least one person was killed and others were injured during protests in Ivory Coast over the validation of incumbent President Alassane Ouattara's candidacy for an October election, a Red Cross worker said on Friday. The vote in the world's top cocoa grower is meant to draw a line under years of political turmoil and solidify a rapid economic revival that is turning the heads of foreign investors. Demonstrations broke out in the commercial capital Abidjan and in the...

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