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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

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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Ethiopia joins Somalia AU force

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 16:59
related countries: Somalia Somalia

More than 4,000 Ethiopian troops are formally absorbed into the African Union force in Somalia, where it is fighting al-Qaeda-aligned militants.
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S Sudan talks resume in nightclub

Monday, January 13th 2014, 16:16
related places: Addis Ababa

A shift to a hotel nightclub dance-floor in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa for talks on a truce in South Sudan leaves some delegates bemused.
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South Sudan ceasefire talks open

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 8:15
related places: Addis Ababa

Direct talks between teams representing the warring parties in South Sudan officially open in Ethiopia, despite earlier fears that the process had run into trouble.
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VIDEO: S Sudan ceasefire talks begin

Saturday, January 4th 2014, 23:59
related places: Addis Ababa

Talks on ending the conflict in South Sudan have formally opened in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
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VIDEO: 'Great unknowns' for South Sudan

Saturday, January 4th 2014, 2:19
related places: Addis Ababa

Initial meetings to agree a ceasefire in South Sudan have begun in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
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South Sudan fighting ahead of talks

Thursday, January 2nd 2014, 16:37

Fighting is continuing in South Sudan, the army tells the BBC, as the warring factions prepare to begin peace talks in Ethiopia.
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VIDEO: Kenyans flee South Sudan's violence

Thursday, December 26th 2013, 16:20
related countries: Kenya Kenya

As the leaders of Kenya and Ethiopia meet in South Sudan for talks on ending days of violence, the BBC's Anne Soy reports on the evacuation from South Sudan, of Kenyan nationals.
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Crisis talks held in South Sudan

Thursday, December 26th 2013, 15:32
related countries: Kenya Kenya

The leaders of Kenya and Ethiopia hold talks with South Sudan's president in a bid to halt violence the UN says has killed more than a thousand people.
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Have UK businesses missed the train in Ethiopia?

Monday, November 25th 2013, 0:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Have UK firms lost out in building Ethiopia's new railway?
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Bomber attacks Somali AU police base

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 13:16
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Beledweyne

At least 19 people are killed in an al-Shabab attack on an African Union base in the strategic Somali town Beledweyne, officials say.
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Nigeria book World Cup finals place

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 17:08
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria become the first African team to qualify for the 2014 World Cup after beating Ethiopia 2-0 for a 4-1 aggregate win.
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Ethiopia bans travel abroad for work

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 21:04

Ethiopia's government has temporarily banned its citizens from travelling abroad to look for work, the state-run Erta news agency reports.
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Ethiopia's leather industry booming

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 23:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ethiopia's hide industry bids to grow with UK help
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Ethiopia 'tortures' inmates says HRW

Friday, October 18th 2013, 4:12

Human Rights Watch accuses the Ethiopian authorities of torturing political detainees but the government denies mistreatment.
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Igiebor injured in attack on bus

Monday, October 14th 2013, 14:46
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nosa Igiebor suffers injury after Nigeria's team bus was attacked on Sunday after the team's World Cup play-off against Ethiopia.
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Zookeeper killed by Ethiopian lion

Monday, September 16th 2013, 15:34
related places: Addis Ababa

A lion mauls to death a zookeeper in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, after he forgot to close the door to the inner cage where the animal sleeps, officials say.
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Bekele fights off Farah in thriller

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 10:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele sees off a late surge from Britain's Mo Farah to win the Great North Run in a thrilling sprint finish.
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More Ethiopian children surviving

Friday, September 13th 2013, 18:41

Ethiopia has more than halved its mortality rates for children under the age of five years during the last two decades, new UN statistics show.
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US adoptive parents killed Ethiopian

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 12:40
related countries: United States United States

A US couple is convicted over the death of a teenage girl they adopted from Ethiopia, whom they starved, beat and left to die in their backyard.
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