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Ex-Ivory Coast First lady Gbagbo Goes on Trial

Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo went on trial in Abidjan on Friday for her alleged role in stealing an election her husband lost in 2010 and resisting efforts to dislodge him in a civil war that followed. The trial of Gbagbo and 82 other civilians and soldiers is the most important of its kind in the country since Laurent Gbagbo was driven from the presidency in April 2011 and replaced by the winner of the October 2010 vote, Alassane Ouattara. The trial before nine...

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