Wed April 6, 2011

Ivory Coast Strongman Gbagbo Stays Put

The longtime leader of Ivory Coast isn't going anywhere, at least not yet. Laurent Gbagbo lost an election, then lost a fight: Rebels took control of most of his country and much of the main city, Abidjan. Still, Gbabgo refuses to step down, retreating to a bunker and denouncing the former colonial power, France, for turning against him.