Quotes of the Day

Fighters loyal to Ivory Coast presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara celebrate with a national flag in the main city Abidjan, April 11,2011.
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2011

Open quoteIt wasn't the whites [the French] who took him — it was us.Close quote

  • a fighter with troops loyal to Ivory Coast's elected President, Alassane Ouattara, on capturing entrenched leader Laurent Gbagbo while backed by French ground and air forces, bringing an end to the bloody four-month standoff
Photo: REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun | Source: AP