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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

'Forced to rebel'

Thursday, July 2nd 2009, 0:16

Ethiopian explains why he decided to take up arms
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'Heavy fighting' in Somali town

Friday, December 8th 2006, 15:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia

An Islamist leader calls on all Somalis to fight Ethiopia, saying its troops have attacked Islamist positions.
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'Lawyers denied' in Ethiopia case

Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 19:36

Opposition leaders on trial in Ethiopia complain that they have not been allowed access to their lawyers.
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'Lucy's baby' found in Ethiopia

Wednesday, September 20th 2006, 17:05

The 3.3-million-year-old fossilised remains of a human-like child have been unearthed in Ethiopia's Dikika region.
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Sunday, March 4th 2007, 18:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ethiopian and UK officials are working to secure the safe return of five British people kidnapped four days ago.
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'Thousands arrested' in Ethiopia

Wednesday, February 1st 2006, 1:34
related places: Oromo

Ethiopia has arrested thousands of Oromo people over the past three months, says Amnesty International.
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'Three dead' in Addis Ababa blast

Tuesday, May 20th 2008, 20:51
related places: Addis Ababa

Three people are killed and nine wounded in a bomb blast on a minibus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian police say.
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'Truce' after Somali gun battle

Friday, March 23rd 2007, 10:06
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Clan elders in the Somali capital reach an informal truce with the Ethiopian army after two days of heavy fighting.
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Addis Ababa hit by fatal blasts

Monday, March 27th 2006, 23:41

One person is killed and at least 14 are injured in the latest bomb attacks to hit the Ethiopian capital.
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Addis Ababa's 'cupcake divide'

Saturday, November 10th 2012, 11:26

The cupcakes which symbolise Ethiopia's divide
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Africa marks 'great leap forward'

Saturday, May 25th 2013, 19:45

Ethiopia's prime minister opens a ceremony of Africa's 54 leaders celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity.
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Africa seeks climate change cash

Monday, August 24th 2009, 4:50

The leaders of 10 African countries meet to decide how to pursue their demand for compensation for global warming.
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African heads pledge famine aid

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 19:02
related places: Addis Ababa

African leaders raise more than $350m in aid for 12 million people facing starvation in the Horn of Africa's worst drought in decades.
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African Union opens new $200m HQ

Saturday, January 28th 2012, 15:55
related countries: China China
related places: Addis Ababa

The African Union inaugurates its newly built Chinese-funded headquarters in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
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Aid appeal for Ethiopian children

Saturday, May 31st 2008, 20:45

The UN children's fund appeals for extra resources to help thousands of malnourished children in Ethiopia.
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Aid workers abducted in Ethiopia

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 13:21
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Gunmen abduct two aid workers near Ethiopia's border with Somalia, an aid agency says.
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Al-Shabab forces lose Somali base

Monday, March 26th 2012, 17:04
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Ethiopian forces and pro-Somali government troops capture a major base from al-Shabab militants, residents say.
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All-night show

Tuesday, February 3rd 2009, 8:59

Ethiopia's ancient Christmas in sound and images
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An Ethiopian hero of the Korean War

Monday, September 24th 2012, 23:00
related countries: China China, North Korea North Korea

An Ethiopian's story of a Chinese assault in Korea
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Ancient glories

Monday, July 21st 2008, 7:59

Ethiopia restores famous obelisk but are others at risk?
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Appeal for Mengistu death penalty

Thursday, February 8th 2007, 15:55

Ethiopia is to lodge an appeal for former leader Mengistu Haile Mariam's life sentence to be changed to execution.
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Arrests over Ethiopia's fake gold

Wednesday, March 26th 2008, 17:40

Twenty-six people are arrested after fake gold was discovered in the vaults of the central bank.
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Athletics: Marion Jones in NY win

Sunday, June 4th 2006, 0:43

Marion Jones wins her third consecutive comeback race in New York, while Ethiopia's Meseret Defar sets a new women's world 5,000m record.
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