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VIDEO: 'More trouble predicted' for Ethiopia drought

Friday, February 5th 2016, 7:45

Ethiopia is suffering its worst drought in decades with failed crops, livestock at risk and more than 10 million people needing emergency aid.
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Does Ethiopia need aid to cope with drought?

Friday, February 5th 2016, 0:52

Drought stalks fast-growing Ethiopia
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VIDEO: Hunger crisis worsens in Ethiopia

Sunday, January 31st 2016, 23:00

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits a drought-hit region of Ethiopia to help raise awareness of the worsening hunger crisis.
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Ethiopia scraps Addis plan after clashes

Wednesday, January 13th 2016, 13:12
related places: Addis Ababa, Oromo

Ethiopia's government abandons plans to expand the boundaries of the capital, Addis Ababa, after months of deadly protests in the Oromo region.
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Ethiopia 'kills 140 Oromo protesters'

Friday, January 8th 2016, 10:41

Ethiopian security forces have killed at least 140 people taking part in anti-government protests in Oromia since November, human rights activists say.
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VIDEO: Funerals held for Ethiopian protesters

Friday, December 18th 2015, 18:09

Funerals have been taking place across Ethiopia's Oromia region after weeks of clashes between security forces and protesters.
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VIDEO: The Eritrean children fleeing to Ethiopia

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 20:14
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea

After Syria, the largest number of migrants seeking to come to Europe are from Eritrea, and many of them are children fleeing a forced life in the military.
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VIDEO: El Niño impacts Ethiopia

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 16:47

Ethiopia is experiencing its worst drought in decades, exacerbated by the El Niño weather phenomenon. Chris Fawkes reports.
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VIDEO: Why do people want to leave Eritrea?

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 13:06
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea

After Syria, Eritrea provides the second largest number of people looking to migrate to Europe. BBC news looks at a refugee camp in Ethiopia to find out why.
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VIDEO: Drought takes terrible toll in Ethiopia

Monday, November 9th 2015, 23:23

The United Nations has warned that more than 15 million people in Ethiopia will be in need of food aid by the beginning of 2016 because of a severe drought.
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Ethiopia PM 'open to criticism'

Friday, November 6th 2015, 16:17

Ethiopia's prime minister tells the BBC he is not afraid of criticism from journalists, despite the country's reputation for stifling free speech.
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Why Ethiopian women are having fewer children

Friday, November 6th 2015, 13:44

Why Ethiopian women are having fewer children than their mothers
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VIDEO: How Ethiopia slowed population growth

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 6:31

Anne Soy visits Ethiopia to see how, unlike much of Africa, it has managed to slow its population growth.
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Ethiopian Zone 9 bloggers cleared

Friday, October 16th 2015, 12:33
related places: Addis Ababa

Four Ethiopian bloggers who were detained in April 2014 are acquitted of terrorism charges by a court in the capital Addis Ababa.
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VIDEO: Crackdown on smugglers in Ethiopia

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 6:28

As Europe continues to grapple with the migrant crisis, Ethiopia has intensified a crackdown on smugglers it blames for luring thousands of people who want to seek better lives abroad.
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UAE woman sues Kenya over 'rendition'

Monday, September 14th 2015, 18:23
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

A United Arab Emirates (UAE) woman is suing the Kenyan authorities, saying she was kidnapped by police, taken to Somalia and Ethiopia, and tortured.
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First night nerves in Ethiopia after Cannes success

Friday, September 11th 2015, 23:33

First night nerves for Ethiopia director despite Cannes fame
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BBC seeks Ethiopia and Eritrea service

Monday, September 7th 2015, 19:35
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea, Nigeria Nigeria

The BBC's Director general Tony Hall proposed to introduce a news service for Eritrea and Ethiopia, as well as expanding digital services for Nigeria.
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Fault may have caused Dreamliner fire

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 10:11

A fire on a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet at Heathrow Airport in 2013 was probably caused by a short circuit, air accident investigators say.
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South Sudan leader snubs peace deal

Monday, August 17th 2015, 18:37
related places: Addis Ababa

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir fails to sign a peace deal with rebels, despite a deadline to do so or face sanctions.
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Ethiopia jet stowaway gets to Sweden

Friday, August 14th 2015, 10:50
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Addis Ababa, Stockholm

An Ethiopian man hoping to get asylum in Sweden is found in the hold of an airliner after a flight from Addis Ababa to Stockholm.
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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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