The situation in Ivory Coast seemed to be calm on Sunday, according to eyewitness reports, after a late-night pledge by President Alassane Ouattara to pay soldiers arrears they were due ended a weekend mutiny by the army.
Parliamentary elections in the Ivory Coast returned the governing coalition of President Alassane Ouattara to power, with 155 seats in the 255 seat legislature, the country's electoral commission reported on Tuesday.
A Polish national and three African men were arrested after they were stopped at the German-Austrian border in a car that contained weapons and materials to build explosive devices, a police spokesman said Friday.
The former first lady of Ivory Coast, Simone Gbagbo, is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday for crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 2010-2011 post-election crisis in the West African nation.
The four known foreigners killed in an Ivory Coast beach resort attack that claimed 22 lives at the weekend are citizens of Germany, France, Burkina Faso and Cameroon, an Ivorian military spokesman said Monday.