3:00pm

Sat December 18, 2010
Africa

Situation In Ivory Coast Takes Dangerous Turn

Twenty people were killed in the West African nation of Ivory Coast this week -- the first serious outbreak of violence since a disputed presidential election late last month. Both candidates in the runoff claimed victory, and Saturday the incumbent president demanded that United Nations peacekeepers leave the country. Host Guy Raz gets the latest from NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, who's in the nation's biggest city, Abidjan.