3:00pm

Sun April 10, 2011
Africa

Ivory Coast People Face A 'Hostile Environment'

The battle for control of Ivory Coast appears to be reaching a decisive moment. Forces loyal to presumptive President Alassane Ouattara have seized control of much of the nation and now are battling for the final prize — the main city of Abidjan. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with reporter Marco Chown, who's in Abidjan for the latest about the heavy fighting.

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