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Ivory Coast

The Ivory Coast's military government has decreed a state of emergency and imposed a curfew on the country's main city, after troops clashed with supporters of an opposition candidate from Sunday's presidential election. Military ruler General Robert Guei called off the vote-count and proclaimed himself the victor in the election. But initial returns showed the opposition leader Laurent Gbago with a commanding lead -- and he has also declared himself president. NPR's Kenneth Walker in Abidjan reports.

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