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Welbeck grateful to Sunderland

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Welbeck grateful to Sunderland

(skysports.com) England striker Danny Welbeck believes his loan at Sunderland helped transform him from a boy to a man. The rising Manchester United star spent last season at the Stadium of Light and scored six goals while making significant development in his career. Welbeck returned to Old Trafford this summer and has since scored five […]

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Arrests of journalists show Ethiopia’s sterner side

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Arrests of journalists show Ethiopia’s sterner side

By William Davison From the arrest of more than 100 Ethiopian opposition activists, journalists, and columnists, to the arrest of two Swedish journalists, Ethiopia’s government is showing its intolerance of dissent. The arrests of two Swedish journalists – captured by security forces in early July after a firefight with ethnic Somali rebels – and the […]

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Evil Genius, Dictator Meles of Ethiopia

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Evil Genius, Dictator Meles of Ethiopia

By Dula Abdu Meles uses brute force at home and a massive PR machine abroad to crowd out the opposition and to hide his evil empire. Until their fall many evil geniuses like Ivan the Terrible, Pol Pot, Idi Amin, and Leopold II of Belgium exhibited similar behavior. Internationally, far too many individuals have become […]

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Al-Qaeda cleric ‘killed’ in Yemen

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Al-Qaeda cleric ‘killed’ in Yemen

(atul aneja)An American aerial attack on Friday killed Anwar Al Awlaki, an influential tech-savvy leader of the al-Qaeda affiliate in Yemen, known for his wide following in the West, said Yemeni and U.S. officials. If confirmed, the killing, apparently resulting from an air delivered hellfire missile attack, apart from rendering a blow to terrorism, is […]

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Ethiopian adoptee starved dead in WA home

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Ethiopian adoptee starved dead in WA home

by KING 5 News MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The parents of 13-year-old Hanna Williams were taken into custody Thursday evening accused of starving their daughter and keeping her locked outside. Hanna Williams was found dead in her backyard on May 12, naked and wrapped in a sheet. She had been living with her adoptive parents […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment, Inc. Introduces its Program to Assist Professional Refugees with Recertification Services in Minnesota

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PRESS RELEASE: Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment, Inc. Introduces its Program to Assist Professional Refugees with Recertification Services in Minnesota

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Julie Thelen, 651-269-8755 or julie@womenofwise.org Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment, Inc. Introduces its Program to Assist Professional Refugees with Recertification Services in Minnesota The Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE), Inc. has a new program, Professional Refugee Recertification Program, and is seeking participants for this program. This program assists […]

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Video: ESAT on US State Department Protest

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Video: ESAT on US State Department Protest
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Man Utd strikers Wayne Rooney and Javier Hernandez miss Basel tie

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Man Utd strikers Wayne Rooney and Javier Hernandez miss Basel tie

(bbc.co.uk)Manchester United will be without Wayne Rooney when they chase their first win in this season’s Champions League against Basel on Tuesday. Fellow striker Javier Hernandez will also be missing with a dead leg suffered in that game. United will also be without Chris Smalling, Jonny Evans, Nemanja Vidic, Rafael and Tom Cleverley. Evans is […]

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I am Eskider Nega, too

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I am Eskider Nega, too

I am Eskinder Nega. To be sure, I am the voice of Eskinder Nega. It is impossible to scare, arrest, muzzle or jail the voices of truth. I can claim that I, the voice of Eskinder Nega, am as free as the birds in the sky and free to speak out to those terrorized by […]

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Patrick Makau breaks Haile Gebreselassie’s marathon world record

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Patrick Makau breaks Haile Gebreselassie’s marathon world record

BERLIN (Sporting Alert) — Patrick Makau of Kenya has broken the world record of Haile Gebreselassie during the 38th BMW Berlin Marathon on Sunday. Makau pulled away from the rivals after 27 kilometers and finished the race in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 38 seconds. “I was hoping to gain a lot of experience but not […]

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Oct 13: Bi-monthly VOLAG Refugee Consortium Meeting (at LSS in Mpls)

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Do you work with refugee individuals, families or children in Minnesota? Are you interested in meeting with others to collaborate on issues facing refugees as they resettle in our communities? Join us for as we re-imagine the Bi-monthly VOLAG Refugee Consortium Meeting! Date: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm Where: Lutheran Social Services […]

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Ethiopian Journalist Flees Country Over Exposure in WikiLeaks Cable

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Ethiopian Journalist Flees Country Over Exposure in WikiLeaks Cable

(By Kim Zetter) An Ethiopian journalist has reportedly fled his country after government authorities interrogated him over a WikiLeaks cable in which he was mentioned. It appears to be the first confirmed case in which someone identified in the raw, unredacted files that WikiLeaks recently released has found himself in danger over the disclosure. According […]

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Ethiopia arrests five for plotting ‘terrorist’ acts

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Ethiopia arrests five for plotting ‘terrorist’ acts

(AFP) ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopian authorities arrested four opposition members and one journalist suspected of plotting attacks on state security, the government said Thursday. Prominent opposition leader Andualem Arage and journalist Eskinder Nega were among those arrested Wednesday, government spokesperson Shimeles Kemal said. “The five were involved in staging a series of terrorist acts that […]

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Debebe Eshetu’s arrest and New Year

(By Eskinder Nega) Researchers detail ten types of smile. There is the tight-lipped smile which the English particularly fancy. There is the twisted smile of the angered. There is the dealer-smile of the sly. There is the nothing-I-can-do-smile of defeat. And on it goes. Most people could muster a reasonable mimic of most types of […]

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Mahdi Ali faces six counts of first-degree murder in the 2010 deaths at a Minneapolis market

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Mahdi Ali faces six counts of first-degree murder in the 2010 deaths at a Minneapolis market

(startribune) Abdirizak Bihi was at a local coffee shop late last week when conversation turned to Mahdi Hassan Ali, the teenager accused of gunning down three men during a botched robbery that shook the security of Minneapolis’ Somali community. Most customers didn’t know that nearly two years after the January 2010 slayings at the Seward […]

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What Should Starving Ethiopians do to Help Themselves?

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What Should Starving Ethiopians do to Help Themselves?

By Alemayehu G. Mariam} In 1987 when Time Magazine featured a famine-stricken Ethiopian mother on its cover page, it failed to ask the most important question of all: What should Ethiopians do and not do to help themselves? It is the privilege of those who give to pity those who receive. One of the great […]

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Wikileaks: Ethiopia – Seeye Opens up about EFFORT & control over resources by super-rich Meles and Azeb

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Wikileaks: Ethiopia – Seeye Opens up about EFFORT & control over resources by super-rich Meles and Azeb

Upon taking power in 1991, the ruling Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) liquidated non-military assets held by the movement to found a series of companies whose profits would be used as venture capital to rehabilitate the war-torn Tigray region’s economy. The TPLF bestowed a portion of this initial roughly US $100 million to each of […]

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Ethiopia Detains 29 over bomb plots, Including Opposition Members

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Ethiopia Detains 29 over bomb plots, Including Opposition Members

The Ethiopian government says it has detained 29 people, including several opposition members, across the country on terrorism-related charges. Government spokesman Shimeles Kemal said Monday that the suspects were involved in terrorist activities. He says they are also linked to the rebel Oromo Liberation Front. Among those detained are two prominent opposition politicians arrested last […]

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A policy in delusion

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A policy in delusion

By Timo Deresu]- Once upon a time there was a king who wanted to build a tower whose top gets as far as the heavens. If one ignores all the negative intentions of the king and focus on his target of reaching the heavens, it showed his believe in God and a desire to bring […]

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2011 Eid ul Fiturr Celebration

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2011 Eid ul Fiturr Celebration
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Gadhafi’s fall and Meles Zenawi

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Gadhafi’s fall and Meles Zenawi

By Eskinder Nega Nero was famously eccentric in Roman times. He longed to be remembered for his theatrical abilities rather than leadership of one of the world’s greatest empires. But his other quirks were more horrifying than amusing. He imagined, for example, an implausible bed—yes, bed— which would commit murder. And there were the psychotic […]

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Coca-cola donates $1.4m to save lives in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia

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Coca-cola donates $1.4m to save lives in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia

Coca-Cola’s Central East & West Africa Business Unit donated $1.4 million USD toward hunger relief efforts in the Horn of Africa.‪‪‬‬ Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company, the parent company of The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana donated $100,000 towards the relief effort. At a meeting with the Kenya Red Cross, Ethiopia Red Cross and Somali Red […]

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ONLF Blocks Chinese Oil Exploration Company From Operating

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ONLF Blocks Chinese Oil Exploration Company From Operating

Dhagahbur — The Ogaden National Liberation Front ONLF on Wednesday said it had blocked an oil exploration company from China to start explorations in the Ethiopian administrated Somalia region. Head of the information for ONLF’s Hussein Mohamed Nur said in an interview with Shabelle Media Network that they have been involved in fighting with Ethiopian […]

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Media Self-Censorship: Has It Gone Too Far in Ethiopia?

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Media Self-Censorship: Has It Gone Too Far in Ethiopia?

By Seble Teweldebirhan Addis Ababa, (Ezega.com) – One of the most important fundamental human rights guaranteed under both the Ethiopian constitution and international human rights instruments, which Ethiopia accepted and ratified, is freedom of expression, information and free press. The Ethiopian constitution in clear and certain terms provides everyone with the right to expression without […]

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What Should the World Do To Save Starving Ethiopians?

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What Should the World Do To Save Starving Ethiopians?

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Nearly a quarter of a century ago, Time Magazine on its cover page asked two weighty questions about recurrent famines in Ethiopia: “Why are Ethiopians starving again? What should the world do and not do” to help them? In my commentary last week, I gave ten reasons in response to the […]

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Ibrahim Jeilan defeats Mo Farah to win the Mens 10,000m in Daegu World Championships

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Ibrahim Jeilan defeats Mo Farah to win the Mens 10,000m in Daegu World Championships

Ibrahim Jeilan defeats Mo Farah to win the Mens 10,000m in Daegu World Championships AFP DAEGU, South Korea — Ethiopia’s Ibrahim Jeilan produced an amazing home-stretch sprint to trump British favourite Mo Farah at the line of an enthralling men’s 10,000m at the world championships on Sunday. Jeilan was a shock winner after defending champion […]

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Zaragoza Vs Real Madrid 0-6 | All Goals & Highlights

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Zaragoza Vs Real Madrid 0-6 | All Goals & Highlights
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Manchester United 8 Arsenal 2 (Match Higlight Video)

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Manchester United 8 Arsenal 2 (Match Higlight Video)
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JOB FAIR at THE RIGHT STAFF – Tuesday, August 30th!!!

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Employer THE RIGHT STAFF Posted Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Location All 3 THE RIGHT STAFF Offices – Edina, Minneapolis, and St. Paul Category Accounting, Administrative / Clerical, Customer Service, Engineering, Facilities, Healthcare, Human Resources, Labor / Trades, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Sales, Warehouse, Other Job Type Contract Employment Status Full Time Salary DOQ Further information […]

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Health Care Customer Service Representative

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Employer THE RIGHT STAFF Posted Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Location South Metro Category Customer Service, Healthcare, Hospitality, Telecommunications, Other Job Type Contract Employment Status Part Time Salary $11.00 – 12.50/hour, DOQ Further information We are actively recruiting for part-time openings, typically morning hours for 20-30 hours/week. Hours for this role would typically be between 8:00am […]

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