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Ivory Coast poll controversy sparks protests

World leaders have voiced their support for Ivory Coast opposition candidate Alassane Ouattara, saying he is the true winner of a presidential run-off.

The country's Constitutional Council has overturned results to declare President Laurent Gbagbo the winner - he is due to be sworn in shortly.

The BBC's John James in Abidjan says that controversy over the poll has sparked demonstrations on the streets.

  • 04 Dec 2010
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