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Ethiopia: Gondar bombed for the tenth time

The resident of Ambaye Amare, in Gondar city, Kebele 15 district 1 at place near Fasiledes stadium was bombed. The individual is the chairperson of the district and president of Tigray People Liberation Front’s (TPLF), Tigray Development Association in South and North Gondar as well as West Gojjam. It is reported, the bomb attack on […]

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Impunity- a plague for human rights protection in Ethiopia

Yonas Mebrahtu/Germany On April 18, 2017, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission, the rubber-stamp institution backed and sponsored by the Ethiopian Government, has released a report on Ethiopian protest started since the late of 2015. According to this latest report, 669 people have been killed and close to 1000 people are injured during the Anti-government protest […]

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Ethiopia: BBN Daily News April 22, 2017

Ethiopia: BBN Daily News April 22, 2017

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Ethiopia: Hailemariam Desalegn a leader or spokesman of TPLF regime?  | Video

By Sadik Ahmed Hailemariam Desalegn a leader or spokesman of TPLF regime?

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Adoption Alert – Suspension of Adoptions from Ethiopia

April 21, 2017 On April 21, an official from Ethiopia’s Ministry of Women and Children (MOWA) informed U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa that it is suspending its processing of intercountry adoption cases, effective immediately. The U.S. Department of State does not yet know how long this suspension will last. The Office of Children’s Issues and the […]

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“I’m not nervous” – Feyisa Lilesa | “The crowds are crazy” – Kenenisa Bekele ahead of Virgin Money London Marathon

“The crowds are crazy” – Kenenisa Bekele ahead of Virgin Money London Marathon

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Ethiopia: TPLF & Waldeba Monastery | TOP SECRET

Ethiopia: TPLF & Waldeba Monastery | TOP SECRET

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Ethiopia: BBN Daily News April 21, 2017
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Ethiopian withdrawal poses questions for future of Somalia

By James Jeffrey Ethiopian troops previously assisting the internationally funded African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) were suddenly withdrawn to Ethiopia a few days after the Ethiopian government declared a six-month emergency in early October. As al-Shabaab retook a number of towns, many commentators were quick to diagnose the redeployment as a reaction to help […]

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Ethiopia Rejects UN, EU Calls to Investigate Deadly Protests

Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA — Ethiopia’s prime minister is rejecting requests by the United Nations and the European Union to investigate months of anti-government protests that left hundreds dead. Hailemariam Desalegn spoke to local journalists a day after the state-affiliated Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said at least 669 people were killed during the protests […]

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Teddy Afro – ETHIOPIA: Teddy Reveals secrets behind the making of his Music

Teddy Afro – ETHIOPIA: Teddy Reveals secrets behind the making of his Music

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Ethiopia: Voice of Amhara Daily News April 21, 2017

Ethiopia: Voice of Amhara Daily News April 21, 2017

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Ethiopian withdrawal poses questions for future of Somalia

As al-Shabaab retook a number of towns, many commentators were quick to diagnose the redeployment as a reaction to help Ethiopian security services subdue internal protests rocking the country since November 2015. But to settle for that explanation risks missing a more nuanced picture that reveals problems within AMISOM as it battles al-Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia, […]

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Eritrea marches to China

Asmara, 20 April 2017- Senior Eritrean delegation comprising Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Advisor Mr. Yemane Gebreab is on a working visit to the People’s Republic of China at an invitation from Chinese Foreign Minister Mr. Wang Yi. On 18 April, the delegation held extensive discussions with the Chinese Foreign Minister on various issues […]

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The United States Urges Students Interested in Study Abroad to Beware of Fraud

The United States Urges Students Interested in Study Abroad to Beware of Fraud Unscrupulous businesses and individuals may seek to obtain money by claiming to represent a university in the U.S. and offer a scholarship ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (APO)– This is the time of year when U.S. colleges and universities send out acceptance letters to students […]

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UN, African Union sign new partnership framework to better respond to evolving challenges

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the Chairperson of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, today signed a new landmark framework to strengthen partnership between the two organizations on peace and security pillars and better respond to the changing dimensions and evolving challenges of peace operations. “We no longer have the traditional peacekeeping operations, where […]

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Ethiopia: BBN Daily News April 20, 2017

Ethiopia: BBN Daily News April 20, 2017

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Egypt pledges to stop anti-peace forces threatening Ethiopia

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, has told local media that north African neighbour Egypt had agreed to stop the activities of anti-peace forces who are behind protests in Ethiopia. The premier was speaking at a press briefing to address major issues in the country. He said Egypt had pledged to stop […]

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Police: Man tried to abduct children from neighborhood playground on Easter

SILVER SPRING, Md. – A 37-year-old man from Silver Spring, Maryland has been charged with attempting to abduct two children and exposing himself to a 13-year-old girl in Montgomery County on Sunday, according to officials. Police say around 6:45 p.m. on Easter Sunday, they responded to the area of 11550 Stewart Lane in White Oak for the […]

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Ethiopia: BBN Daily News April 19, 2017
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1 maid dead, 3 hurt in Ajman gas cylinder blast

By aghaddir-ali Ajman: A liquid-propane-gas explosion ripped through the early morning quiet of an Ajman neighbourhood on Wednesday, claiming the lives of one Ethiopian women and critically injuried three others, authorities said. The blast was so violent that it blew out kitchen windows and knocked down a wall separating the food area and an adjacent […]

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The extraordinary life of Ethiopia’s 93-year-old singing nun

She sang for Haile Selassie then retreated from the world, living barefoot in a hilltop monastery, perfecting her bluesy, freewheeling sound. Kate Molleson on The Honky Tonk Nun, her documentary about Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou Kate Molleson theguardian Monday 17 April 2017 I”m no great singer, but Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou only really trusted me after I […]

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Ethiopia rights body: ‘More than 600 protest deaths’ – BBC

Ethiopia’s state-affiliated Human Rights Commission says 669 people died, including 63 policemen, in the wave of anti-government protests that began in November 2015. International rights groups have said hundreds of people lost their lives in clashes between police and protesters. The report praised security forces for showing restraint in some instances and blamed diaspora groups […]

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Ethiopia: Voice of Amhara Daily News April 18, 2017

Ethiopia: Voice of Amhara Daily News April 18, 2017

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Egypt to establish military base in Eritrea

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle April 17, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Red Sea Afar Democratic Organization (RSADO), an Eritrean opposition group, claimed on Monday that the Red Sea nation had allegedly granted Egypt green light to build a military base within the country’s territory. JPEG – 15.7 kb Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (Photo Reuters) Officials […]

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Video: Confessions of a TPLF Spy | by Sadik Ahmed

Video: Confessions of a TPLF Spy | by Sadik Ahmed

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Security Council Fails to Adopt Resolution Condemning Chemical Weapons Use in Syria, Following Veto by Russian Federation

SECURITY COUNCIL 7922ND MEETING (PM) Representative Rejects ‘Sly Political Language’ against Damascus Government The Security Council today rejected a draft resolution that would have condemned the reported chemical weapons attack on the Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun and expressed its determination to hold the perpetrators accountable. Defeated by 10 votes in favour, to 2 against […]

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Athletics: Ethiopia’s champions in Boston to defend marathon titles

REUTERS Ethiopia’s Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa will line up among the world’s top distance runners on Monday to defend their Boston Marathon titles, with tens of thousands of spectators expected to line the course amid tight security. Men’s champion Hayle won the 2016 marathon in a tactical 2 hours, 12 minutes and 44 […]

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Ethiopia: BBN Daily News April 18, 2017

Ethiopia: BBN Daily News April 18, 2017

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Family Seeks Answers in Police Shooting of Young Ethiopian Man in Los Angeles

Last Wednesday, 28-year-old Ethiopian engineer, Zelalem Eshetu Ewnetu was shot and killed by police in Los Angeles, California. The details of his death are conveniently murky. According to the LAPD, officers were responding to a burglary when they found Ewnetu sitting in his car. Officers approached him after smelling marijuana coming from his vehicle. He reportedly refused to […]

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