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Ivorian rebels to rejoin cabinet

Rebels in Ivory Coast say they will return to a power-sharing government they left in September. Rebel New Forces spokesman Sidiki Konate said they would take up their posts on Friday. The national unity administration was agreed in January in Paris but northern-based rebels and the government in the south continued to squabble. About 3,800 French peacekeepers and 1,500 African troops man a buffer zone separating the two sides. Full Story

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