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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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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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