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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.

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Ethiopia: news

Ethiopia bloggers on terror charges

Friday, July 18th 2014, 13:00

Human rights groups criticise an Ethiopian court's decision to charge with terrorism nine journalists and bloggers in detention since April.
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In pictures: Ethiopia's Circus Debre Berhan

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 0:46

Pictures reveal how an Ethiopia circus troupe hit the big time
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Ethiopian man takes UK to court

Monday, July 14th 2014, 18:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A legal battle is launched by an Ethiopian citizen who claims the UK has helped to fund a "brutal" resettlement programme in his country.
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VIDEO: Ethiopia defends dissident arrest

Friday, July 11th 2014, 17:18
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Ethiopia had a moral obligation to arrest the opposition leader who was controversially extradited from Yemen last month, Ethiopian leader Hailemariam Desalegn has told the BBC.
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Ethiopia defends dissident arrest

Friday, July 11th 2014, 16:46
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Ethiopia had a moral obligation to arrest the opposition leader who was controversially extradited from Yemen last month, Ethiopia's prime minister tells the BBC.
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Ulster sorry over 'Ethiopian' photo

Friday, July 11th 2014, 11:17

Ulster Rugby apologise after a photograph showing four players with their faces and bodies coloured with black makeup appeared on a social media site.
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Ethiopia's 'most wanted' arrested

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 14:07
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Ethiopia has confirmed it has arrested its "most wanted" person - opposition leader Andargachew Tsege, who disappeared in Yemen last month.
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VIDEO: Registering S Sudan refugees in Ethiopia

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 10:04

Three years after independence, South Sudan has little to celebrate as thousands flee civil war and famine into neighbouring Ethiopia.
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Ethiopian 'extradited' to death row

Friday, July 4th 2014, 18:33
related countries: Yemen Yemen

An Ethiopian opposition leader, sentenced to death while in exile for plotting a coup, has been extradited from Yemen to Ethiopia, his group says.
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S Sudan rivals 'vow to end fighting'

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 0:30

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar have agreed to end fighting and form an interim government within 60 days, Ethiopia says.
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Bekele wins Great Manchester Run

Sunday, May 18th 2014, 11:06
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele claims victory from Kenya's Wilson Kipsang by five seconds in the 2014 Great Manchester Run.
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South Sudan rivals agree peace deal

Saturday, May 10th 2014, 6:30
related places: Addis Ababa

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar agree a peace deal, hailed by the US as a possible "breakthrough".
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Students killed in Ethiopia protest

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 14:44

At least nine students have died during days of protests in Ethiopia's Oromia state, the government says - a witness tells the BBC 47 were killed.
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Ethiopia's big tourism ambition

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 23:14

Ethiopia gets serious about boosting its tourism industry
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Ethiopia 'spies on telecoms traffic'

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 11:43

Ethiopia's government is using imported technology to spy on the phones and computers of its perceived opponents, a Human Rights Watch report says.
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Will Ethiopian dam dry up the Nile?

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 0:34

Is Africa's biggest river really under threat?
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Ethiopia's thriving fashion designers

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 0:15

Ethiopia's thriving clothes firms aim to fashion global sales
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Islamists 'lose' key Somalia town

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 11:37
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Ethiopian and government forces seize a key Somali town from militant Islamist group al-Shabab, officials say, in what may be the start of a new offensive.
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Woman convicted over Sudan 'rape'

Friday, February 21st 2014, 10:34
related countries: Sudan Sudan

An Ethiopian woman who says she was gang-raped in Sudan is convicted of "indecent acts" after a video of the alleged attack was distributed on social media.
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Co-pilot hijacks Ethiopian plane

Monday, February 17th 2014, 21:51
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Addis Ababa, Rome

The co-pilot of an Ethiopian Airlines plane flying from Addis Ababa to Rome hijacks the aircraft and lands in Geneva to seek asylum, police say.
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Kenyan police deny rebel kidnapping

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 13:49
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Two Kenyan police officers plead not guilty to kidnapping two Ethiopian rebels who are alleged to have been handed over to Ethiopia's government.
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South Sudan rivals sign ceasefire

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 20:13

South Sudan's government and rebels sign a ceasefire to halt a month of fighting which has displaced more than 500,000 people.
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VIDEO: S Sudan rebels grant BBC rare access

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 7:04

South Sudan's government and rebels are to sign a ceasefire shortly, mediators in Ethiopia say. Mark Lowen reports from a rebel stronghold in the north east of the country.
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