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France, U.S. Begin Ivory Coast Evacuations

France and the United States on Wednesday began evacuating thousands of foreigners trapped for days by violent attacks targeting French civilians and troops in this West African nation.As state television aired fiery calls to mobilize against the French, French troops combed Ivory Coast’s largest city to rescue foreigners, sending boats to pluck some French off the banks of Abidjan’s lagoons. “The government is pushing to kill white people — not just the French, all white people,” said Marie Noel Mion, rescued by French troops in a wooden boat at daybreak and waiting with hundreds of others at Abidjan’s airport for the first flight out.Full Story

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