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Ivory Coast, Soldiers Reach Deal To End Days-Long Mutiny

The former rebels who once brought President Alassane Ouattara to power had taken to the streets against his government last week, protesting delayed bonus payments. Their demands were met Tuesday.
Ivorian Defense Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi addresses a news conference Tuesday in Abidjan after reaching an agreement with disgruntled soldiers, who led a days-long mutiny protesting delays in bonus payments. / SIA KAMBOU / Getty Images

A revolt that lasted for days appears to have reached a peaceful conclusion in the Ivory Coast. The soldiers who had taken their weapons into the streets, leaving their barracks to clog city thoroughfares in protest of delayed bonus payments

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