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In Cairo, Ethiopia's Oromos lose hope with U.N. refugee agency By Stephen Grey and Amina Ismail CAIRO (Reuters) - In Egypt, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been the target of bitter criticism and even violent protest this year. Protests at the agency's Cairo headquarters including one ma
Yahoo! News | Dec 6, 2016 12:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Usain Bolt and Almaz Ayana named the top athletes of the year by IAAF Nine-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has been named the IAAF's male athlete of the year for a sixth time, while the female athlete of the year gong went to Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana.
Mail Online | Dec 2, 2016 11:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopia says it intercepted rebels linked to arch-rival Eritrea By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian troops killed 15 armed rebels crossing from Ethiopia's arch-rival Eritrea over the weekend, and captured more than 70, an official said on Thursday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Tewolde Mulugeta said the ins
Yahoo! News | Dec 1, 2016 5:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ethiopia arrests opposition leader An Ethiopian opposition leader has been arrested following his return from Europe where he had spoken about a state of emergency imposed last month to quell anti-government protests, his coalition said Thursday. Merera Gudina, the 60-year-old chairman of
Yahoo! News | Dec 1, 2016 3:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ethiopia's Merera Gudina detained after trip to Europe An Ethiopia opposition leader is arrested under the state of emergency after he returns from Europe.
BBC News | Dec 1, 2016 12:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopia: Oromo opposition leader arrested Merera Gudina was arrested after he appeared at the EU parliament to testify on current political crisis in Ethiopia.
Al Jazeera | Dec 1, 2016 12:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Human ancestor 'Lucy' adept at tree climbing as well as walking By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Scientists using sophisticated scanning technology on the fossil bones of the ancient human ancestor from Ethiopia dubbed "Lucy" have determined that she was adept at climbing trees as well as walking,
Yahoo! News | Dec 1, 2016 07:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Horn of Africa refugees flock to Yemen despite war More than 100,000 people from Ethiopia and Somalia risked deadly boat journey into war-torn Yemen seeking better lives.
Al Jazeera | Nov 29, 2016 6:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN committee on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage opens session in Ethiopia More than 300 artists and performers showcased the wealth of Ethiopia's intangible cultural heritage in Addis Ababa on Sunday ahead of today's opening of the 11th session of the United Nations Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the In
UN News Centre | Nov 28, 2016 7:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ant overlords? Supercolony in Ethiopian forests set to invade globe The forests of Ethiopia are teeming with a supercharged ant that is poised to invade the globe, new research suggests
Fox News | Nov 28, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend