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Cote d'Ivoire's ex-president Gbagbo charged with economic crimes: report


09:31, August 19, 2011

ABIDJAN, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- Former president of Cote d'Ivoire Laurent Gbagbo and his wife were charged with economic crimes, media reports quoted the public prosecutor as saying on Thursday.

The ex-president was arrested in April following months-long post-election chaos that dragged the west African country into deep crisis.


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