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Ivory Coast police surround opposition leaders’ houses

Ivory Coast police surround opposition leaders’ houses

ANGE ABOA  POLICE in Ivory Coast surrounded the houses of two of President Alassane Ouattara's main rivals on Tuesday after the government accused them of sedition for creating a parallel administration in defiance of Ouattara's landslide win in Saturday's election. It was not immediately clear if anyone had been arrested. But the moves deepened a bitter standoff over the president's bid for a third term that has cost more than 35 lives since August, including at least five during election day on Saturday. Outside the residence of former president Henri Konan Bedie in the commercial capital Abidjan, officers rolled tear…
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