Togo forces arrest exIvorian defense minister

first_img Top holiday drink recipes Kouassi served under the regime of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, who clung to power after losing the November 2010 president election in a move that sparked months of deadly violence.His arrest came just as six heads of state from the region, including Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara, were wrapping up a summit of the Francophone West African Economic and Monetary Union in the Togolese capital.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) 5 things to look for when selecting an ophthalmologist 4 ways to protect your company from cyber breaches More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Sponsored Stories Comments   Share   center_img Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates Top Stories Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family LOME, Togo (AP) – Authorities say they’ve arrested Ivory Coast’s former defense minister who had been living in exile in Togo.Col. Mompion Mateindou confirmed late Wednesday that security forces in the nation of Togo have detained Moise Lida Kouassi, who fled to Togo in April 2011 amid Ivory Coast’s political crisis.An international warrant for Kouassi’s arrest was issued several months later though the exact charges against him were not immediately clear. New high school in Mesa lets students pick career pathslast_img read more