Ivory Coast

Global Scan

Is the World Cup fueling underage prostitution in Brazil?

Big sporting events like the World Cup often increase prostitution. In Brazil, though, many of the sex workers are poor children. The World Cup is getting better press for the behavior of its Japanese fans, who stopped to pick up the trash at their stadium after the game. And we tell you about Game of Thrones, in real life, in today's Global Scan.


Regional delegation demands Gbagbo step down

Another attempt to end the tense standoff in Ivory Coast. A delegation of West African leaders traveled to Abidjan. They told Laurent Gbagbo to step down 'without delay' or face military intervention. Host Lisa Mullins speaks with Jendayi Frazer.


Ivory Coast possibly 'on the brink'

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to the BBC's John James in Abidjan, the capital of Ivory Coast. Post-election violence there has subsided, but the Ivory Coast ambassador to the U-N warns the country could be �on the brink of genocide.

Toxic Delivery

The Polluters and the polluted reach a financial settlement over the toxic waste that was dumped in the Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire in August.