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News: Ethiopia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Ethiopia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Ethiopia – overview

Ethiopia: news

Ethiopia jails 'terror' Muslims

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 17:27

A court in Ethiopia sentences 18 Muslims, including clerics and a journalist, to up to 22 years in prison under controversial anti-terrorism legislation.
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Obama's warning to Africa on power

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 17:39
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama warns that Africa will not advance if its leaders try to cling to power, saying nobody should be president for life.
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Obama praises Ethiopia terror fight

Monday, July 27th 2015, 16:34

US President Barack Obama praises Ethiopia as an "outstanding partner" in the fight against militant Islamists and calls for rights improvements.
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Obama takes rights message to Africa

Friday, July 24th 2015, 14:44
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United States United States

US President Obama tells the BBC he will continue to deliver his "blunt message" about gay rights and discrimination on his trip to Kenya and Ethiopia.
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VIDEO: Scene of Ethiopia famine 'transformed'

Monday, July 13th 2015, 21:54

World leaders meet in Ethiopia this week for a summit, which will lay the ground rules for a fairer world of inclusive, low-carbon growth.
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VIDEO: Ethiopia opens space observatory

Friday, June 26th 2015, 6:08

Ethiopia has begun operating the first space observatory in East Africa in an effort to promote astronomy.
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Ethiopia's ruling party wins every seat

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 17:11

Ethiopia's ruling party, the EPRDF, and its allies have won every single parliamentary seat in May's elections, official results show.
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US President Obama to visit Ethiopia

Friday, June 19th 2015, 17:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Barack Obama is to become the first sitting US president to visit Ethiopia, on the second leg of his third African tour, the White House says.
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'New species' of ancient human found

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 0:42

A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report.
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Who are Israel’s Ethiopian Jews?

Sunday, May 24th 2015, 23:19
related countries: Israel Israel

The plight of Ethiopian Jews in Israel
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Ethiopia 'hostages' home from Libya

Friday, May 8th 2015, 9:46
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Libya Libya
related places: Addis Ababa

A group of 35 Ethiopians who had been held in Libya have flown into the capital, Addis Ababa, after being freed by Egyptian forces.
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Israel must eliminate racism - PM

Monday, May 4th 2015, 15:41
related countries: Israel Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says racism in Israel must be eliminated, after protests by Ethiopian Israelis against alleged discrimination.
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Clashes in Tel Aviv 'racism' protest

Monday, May 4th 2015, 9:11
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tel Aviv

Dozens of police and protesters are injured in clashes as a protest by Ethiopian Israelis against alleged police brutality turns violent in Tel Aviv.
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Kipchoge and Tufa win in London

Sunday, April 26th 2015, 13:16
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins the men's London Marathon, with Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia victorious in the women's race.
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Ethiopian mass rally against IS

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 20:18
related places: Addis Ababa

Tens of thousands of Ethiopians attended a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa, condemning the murders of Ethiopians by Islamic State militants.
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Ethiopia mourns victims of IS killings

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 16:50
related countries: Libya Libya

Ethiopia starts three days of national mourning following the killing by Islamic State of more than 20 migrant workers in Libya.
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IS releases new 'killing' video

Monday, April 20th 2015, 4:37
related countries: Libya Libya

Islamic State militants release a video purportedly showing the killing of up to 30 Ethiopian Christians seized in Libya.
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Deal signed to end Nile dispute

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 15:26
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Three African leaders sign an initial deal to end a long-running dispute over the sharing of Nile waters and the building of Africa's biggest hydroelectric dam.
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Ethiopian ivory stockpile destroyed

Friday, March 20th 2015, 16:19

Ethiopia destroys its entire six-tonne stockpile of illegally poached ivory in an effort to curb poaching.
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Ethiopian cinema focuses on prostitution

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 1:49

Director tackles social issues in Ethiopia without shame
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VIDEO: Jawbone 'clue to first humans'

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 19:08

A jawbone, thought to belong to one of the world's very first humans, has been found in Ethiopia.
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'First human' discovered in Ethiopia

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 18:01

Scientists working in Ethiopia have uncovered a jawbone fossil which may push the origin of humans back 400,000 years.
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VIDEO: Ester Rada: Israel's Ethiopian diva

Saturday, February 28th 2015, 0:11
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's Ester Rada thrills with rich music inspired by Africa beats
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Mugabe takes over as AU chairman

Friday, January 30th 2015, 13:16
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Addis Ababa

African leaders meeting in Addis Ababa choose the continent's oldest head of state, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, as chairman of the AU for the coming year.
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