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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

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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Ethiopia denies opposition crackdown

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 17:30

An Ethiopian opposition party says 100 of its members were arrested over the weekend ahead of a banned rally, but the government denies there is a crackdown.
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Ethiopian Airlines backs Dreamliner

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 17:48

Ethiopian Airlines. which saw one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners catch fire last month, expresses confidence in the aircraft.
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VIDEO: Ethiopian Jews brought to Israel

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 5:33
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli authorities have completed what is said to be the last major airlift of Ethiopians seeking a new home in Israel.
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Ethiopian Jews migrate to Israel

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 16:36
related countries: Israel Israel

About 450 Ethiopians of Jewish descent have been repatriated to Israel, concluding an Israeli government-backed scheme to relocate the community.
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Ethiopian singer Eyob Mekonnen dies

Monday, August 19th 2013, 16:25
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Popular Ethiopian reggae singer Eyob Mekonnen, 37, dies in Kenya where he was flown for treatment after fans helped raise money for his treatment.
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Ethiopia in Chinese phone deal

Monday, August 19th 2013, 12:11
related countries: China China

Ethiopia signs an $800m deal with Chinese telecom giant ZTE to expand its mobile phone network to allow for 3G internet access nationwide.
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Military plane crashes in Mogadishu

Friday, August 9th 2013, 11:10
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

An Ethiopian Air Force cargo plane bursts into flames on landing at the airport in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, killing four crew.
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VIDEO: Inside Yemen's 'torture camps'

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 19:57
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen

Thousands of Ethiopian migrants are kidnapped and tortured in Yemen as they cross the country to reach Saudi Arabia and the promise of a better life.
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Donors 'ignore abuses' in Ethiopia

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 16:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The UK and US have ignored human rights abuses carried out by Ethiopia's government as it forcibly evicts people from land, a US think tank says.
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Ethiopian 787s to continue flying

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 12:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Heathrow, London

Ethiopian Airlines is to continue operating its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners after one caught fire at London's Heathrow airport on Friday.
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Dreamliner catches fire at Heathrow

Friday, July 12th 2013, 20:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Heathrow, London

Flights resume at Heathrow Airport after runways were closed for 90 minutes due to a fire on a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet.
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Haile Gebrselassie to run for office

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 15:38

Ethiopian athletics star Haile Gebrselassie says he is entering politics with the aim of winning a parliamentary seat in the 2015 election.
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Ethiopia’s tech hopefuls

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 23:08

Going high tech despite Ethiopia's lumbering infrastructure
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Grenade attack in Kenya kills 15

Monday, June 24th 2013, 3:11
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

A grenade attack kills at least 15 people in the north-east of Kenya, close to the borders of Somalia and Ethiopia.
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Ethiopia FA admits ineligible player

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 13:35

The president of the Ethiopia FA, Sahilu Gebremariam, admits his side fielded an ineligible player in a 2014 World Cup qualifier.
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Ethiopia, Egypt vow to ease tension

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 9:57
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Addis Ababa

Ethiopia and Egypt agree to hold further talks to quell rising tensions over the building of a new dam on the Blue Nile, their foreign ministers say, after meeting in Addis Ababa.
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Tunisia, Ethiopia progress delayed

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 22:17

Ethiopia and Tunisia's passage to the final round of World Cup qualifying is uncertain as Fifa investigates claims of player ineligibility.
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Ethiopia progress as S Africa exit

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 16:51
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Ethiopia reach the play-offs of African World Cup qualifying as they knock out 2010 World Cup hosts South Africa with a 2-1 win.
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