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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

Yemen migrant boat sinks killing 70

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 20:34
related countries: Yemen Yemen

A boat carrying mostly Ethiopian migrants sinks off Yemen's western coast, killing 70 people, Yemeni officials say.
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Eritreans 'flee conscription drive'

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 11:36
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea

A renewed conscription drive in Eritrea has led to a sharp increase in the number of youths fleeing to Ethiopia, the UN refugee agency tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Asnaketch, 'Edith Piaf of Ethiopia'

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 19:32

A new film looks at the life of the Ethiopian singer Asnaketch Worku, who the film's director calls "Ethiopia's Edith Piaf"
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Trade deals to ease River Nile row

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 13:27
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Addis Ababa

Egypt and Ethiopia sign a series of trade agreements in Addis Ababa which could help smooth diplomatic tensions over use of the River Nile waters.
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Ethiopia 'targets main ethnic group'

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 14:12
related places: Oromo

Ethiopia has "ruthlessly targeted" its largest ethnic group, the Oromo people, for suspected links to a rebel group, Amnesty International says.
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VIDEO: Remembering Ethiopia's famine

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 23:54

Thirty years ago the BBC broadcast the first television reports of a devastating famine in Ethiopia. Tesfatsion Dalellew saw the reports and coordinated World Vision's response.
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Boom times for Ethiopia's coffee shops

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 23:08
related places: Addis Ababa

Boom times for Addis Ababa's growing number of coffee shops
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In pictures: Ethiopia’s thriving art market

Monday, September 15th 2014, 0:30

Is Ethiopia's thriving art scene killing creativity?
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How Ethiopians in the US cling onto their heritage

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 1:26
related countries: United States United States

How Ethiopian children in the US rediscover their roots
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South Sudan peace talks resume

Monday, August 4th 2014, 17:40
related places: Addis Ababa

Peace talks between South Sudan's government and rebels resume in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, with a 10 August deadline to agree a ceasefire.
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VIDEO: Anger over deadly protest in Ethiopia

Monday, July 28th 2014, 10:18
related places: Ambo

BBC News gains rare access to Ambo in Ethiopia where deadly protests took place.
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Ethiopian mother angry over murdered son

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 23:41

An Ethiopian mother's disbelief at violent student crackdown
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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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