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Forgotten city uncovered in Ethiopia

Friday, June 16th 2017, 15:15
related countries: China China, Egypt Egypt

Artefacts from as far as Egypt, India and China were found in the city in the Harlaa region.
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: Ethiopian wins top WHO job

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 17:34

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus chosen as new boss of the World Health Organization
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Ethiopian politician Yonatan Tesfaye guilty of terror charge

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 15:40

Politician Yonatan Tesfaye found guilty of encouraging terrorism after comments critical of the government.
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Ethiopia rejects UN investigation over protest deaths

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 11:29

Ethiopia's prime minister tells the BBC that the country's institutions are able to investigate the deaths.
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Ethiopian maid's window fall 'filmed by employer'

Saturday, April 1st 2017, 2:01

The maid can be heard screaming "hold me, hold me" just before she falls.
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Kuwaiti woman 'investigated over Ethiopian maid's window fall'

Friday, March 31st 2017, 13:47
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait

A rights group says a woman who filmed her Ethiopian maid falling should have tried to help her.
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Ethiopia landslide: Number of dead at rubbish dump hits 113

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 16:58
related places: Addis Ababa

A search operation continues at the vast dump in Addis Ababa after Saturday's landslide.
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Ethiopia rubbish dump landslide: Search for survivors

Monday, March 13th 2017, 13:01
related places: Addis Ababa

Many of the 62 dead had been living at the Addis Ababa rubbish dump to scavenge for items to sell.
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Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 17:24
related places: Addis Ababa

Many had scavenged at the rubbish dump to make a living - and some even lived there permanently.
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Ethiopia's Merera Gudina detained after trip to Europe

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 12:56

An Ethiopia opposition leader is arrested under the state of emergency after he returns from Europe.
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Ethiopia detains vintage air rally pilots

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 15:10

A vintage plane rally across Africa is suspended after the aircraft are impounded in Ethiopia.
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Filling the void?

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 0:49

During a year of anti-government protests throughout Ethiopia, its global diaspora has been deeply involved.
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Ethiopia withdraws troops in Somalia over 'lack of support'

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 15:42
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Ethiopia withdraws troops from Somalia, where they had been fighting Islamist militants, and blames a lack of international support.
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Ethiopia 'detains 1,600' under state of emergency

Thursday, October 20th 2016, 15:45

The Ethiopian authorities have detained more than 1,600 people as they try to boost security under the state of emergency, a government minister tells the BBC.
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Guns and gestures

Monday, October 17th 2016, 15:22

Ethiopia's government has issued a list of the restrictions under the six-month state of emergency that was announced last week.
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Poppy Delevingne meets the child brides of Ethiopia

Tuesday, October 11th 2016, 7:02

A major report by Save the Children has found that one girl under the age of 15 is married every seven seconds.
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Ethiopia blames Egypt and Eritrea over unrest

Monday, October 10th 2016, 12:01

Ethiopia's information minister says Eritrea and Egypt are contributing to the unrest, which has led to a six-month state of emergency.
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Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid protests

Sunday, October 9th 2016, 11:32

Ethiopia declares a six-month state of emergency following months of anti-government protests by members of the two largest ethnic groups.
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Ethiopia-Djibouti electric railway line opens

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 17:01
related countries: China China, Djibouti Djibouti
related places: Addis Ababa

A Chinese-built electric train service from Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, to the Red Sea port in Djibouti opens with a test run for passengers.
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Oromia: Three days of mourning after 52 die in Ethiopia

Monday, October 3rd 2016, 10:11

Ethiopia's government declares three days of mourning after at least 52 people are killed during a protest at a religious festival.
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Oromia: Stampede at Ethiopia protest leaves 52 dead

Monday, October 3rd 2016, 8:14

Fifty-two people were killed and many more injured in Ethiopia's Oromia region during a protest at a religious festival, the government says.
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Stampede at Ethiopia protest kills dozens

Sunday, October 2nd 2016, 15:29

Dozens of people have been killed at a religious festival in Ethiopia's Oromia region after security forces confronted anti-government protesters.
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Foolish prince

Saturday, September 24th 2016, 23:15

Ethiopian prince Lij Iyasu was deposed after fears he had converted to Islam. But it also put an end to the threat of Ethiopia entering into World War One, writes Martin Plaut.
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Refugee crisis: Plan to create 100,000 jobs in Ethiopia

Wednesday, September 21st 2016, 20:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain, the European Union and the World Bank announce a $500m plan to build two industrial parks to help provide work for refugees.
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Feyisa Lilesa: Ethiopian protest runner lands in the US

Friday, September 9th 2016, 8:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rio

Ethiopian Olympian Feyisa Lilesa, who said he wanted to seek asylum after staging an anti-government protest in Rio, arrives in the US.
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