Ivory Coast elections peaceful despite boycott
UK faces isolation as Europe pushes on with fiscal union
Germany in talks with Oman to boost trade, economic ties
Tripoli protesters want armed militias out of town
Merkel takes wraps off house that can also drive a car
Russian riot police crack down on anti-Putin protests
Lagarde calls for lasting fiscal policies across Middle East
US army bases handed back to Iraq as troops head home
Egypt's Islamists look to extend their winning run
Afghanistan must prove it can manage future aid, says IMF
Islamists and secularists in Tunisia stand-off
Herman Cain suspends his bid for 2012 US presidency