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News Topic - Ethiopia

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Allowing God to use our experiences Several months ago, I read a post on the musician Kimbra's blog in which she wrote about the tattoo she'd recently gotten to memorialize time she'd spent in Ethiopia. To her, the tattoo stood as a...
Southeast Missourian | Aug 26, 2016 8:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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Olympics marathon medalist's protest shines spotlight on unrest in Ethiopia By Sally Hayden and Tristan Martin LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When marathon silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa crossed the finish line at the Rio Olympics, he crossed his arms above his head in an "X", a sign of protest against the Ethiopi
Yahoo! News | Aug 26, 2016 06:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
These Charities Made a Facebook Messenger Bot to Draw Awareness to Ethiopia's Water Crisis Since launching Facebook Messenger bots earlier this year, brands like Trolli and American Express have built chatbots as a new way to interact with consumers. Now jewelry brand Lokai and nonprofit Charity: Water are using bots to raise awareness and visu
MediaWeek | Aug 24, 2016 6:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rio 2016 medalist Feyisa Lilesa fails to return to Ethiopia after anti-government Olympic protest The runner says he could be killed or imprisoned if he returns to Ethiopia
The Independent | Aug 24, 2016 08:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Olympic Silver Medalist Feyisa Lilesa Didnt Return to Ethiopia After Act of Protest There are reports he may seek asylum in the United States
Time.com | Aug 24, 2016 04:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ethiopian Diaspora Raises Over $100K to Help Protesting Olympic Athlete Ethiopian distance runner Feyisa Lilesa, a silver medal winner at the Rio Olympics, made headlines around the world when he crossed his wrists above his head, making a symbol that has become the rallying cry for protests in the Oromia region of Ethiopia.
Voice of America | Aug 24, 2016 01:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Medallist Feyisa Lilesa fails to return to Ethiopia after Olympics protest Runner was not on board team plane despite assurances he would not be punished for taking a stand over political repression in his countryThe Olympic marathon silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa has failed to return to Ethiopia despite assurances he would not
The Guardian | Aug 24, 2016 12:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Olympics protest runner fails to return to Ethiopia Olympic marathon silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa failed to return to Ethiopia Monday night despite assurances he would not be punished for his Rio protest over political repression in his country. An AFP journalist at the airport in Addis Ababa said Lilesa
Yahoo! News | Aug 23, 2016 10:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After leaving their home country, three women open Taste of Ethiopia The three women under this food tent each left Ethiopia at different times and for different reasons.
Quad-City Times | Aug 23, 2016 7:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Rock Island, Illinois
Deadly desert: working in 60C heat in pictures Unforgiving temperatures of up to 60C (140F) beat down on these saltminers on a daily basis. The mines, situated in the Afar Triangle in Ethiopia, stretch across 38,000 sq miles and at their lowest point are more than 300ft below sea level. Joel Santos tr
The Guardian | Aug 23, 2016 06:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend