Tension as Gbagbo, Ouattara Sworn in

The Constitutional Council has overturned the poll result announced by the nation's electoral commission and declared President Laurent Gbagbo the winner of Sunday's election.
Photo: UN

Opposition candidate Alassane Ouattara, left, with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2008. The electoral commission said Ouattara won Sunday's poll with 54 percent of the vote, but the Constitutional Council overturned the result.

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