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News Topic - Ethiopia

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Twins Practice With FC Dallas After Having Lifesaving Surgery They underwent a life-changing surgery to correct a severe case of scoliosis. Now the 17-year-old twins from Ethiopia, who are big soccer fans, got to live out a fantasy and kick the ball around with FC Dallas players.
cbs11tv.com | Feb 21, 2017 7:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Dallas, Texas
The fight is on to save Toronto's endangered languages From Harari, spoken in eastern Ethiopia, to Bukhori, spoken by Bukharan Jews in central Asia, a Toronto organization is looking to record the citys linguistic diversity before its too late.
CBC.ca | Feb 21, 2017 5:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Time lost means lives lost,' warns UN aid chief, releasing funds to tackle drought in Ethiopia The top United Nations humanitarian official today released $18.5 million from the organization's Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to enable critical aid for more than 785,000 people suffering from hunger, malnutrition and severe water shortages
UN News Centre | Feb 21, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopia Tire Market to Surpass USD180 Million by 2022: TechSci Research Increasing construction activities, expanding vehicle fleet size and growing replacement tire market to fuel demand for tires in Ethiopia through 2022 [PR.com]
PR.com | Feb 17, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ethiopia dam causes Kenya water shortage: rights group A huge newly-built Ethiopian dam is cutting off the supply of water to Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, rights group Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. The Gibe III dam, along with a network of sugar plantations, has caused the depth of Lake Turkana to dr
Yahoo! News | Feb 14, 2017 2:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nine countries join UN-supported network to halve maternal, newborn deaths in clinics A health network is being created, with support of United Nations agencies, in nine countries – Bangladesh, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda – whose Governments have pledged to halve maternal and new
UN News Centre | Feb 14, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How long can Ethiopia's state of emergency keep the lid on anger? A state crackdown has silenced ethnic Oromo people in Ethiopia, but grievances over land and rights, and a lack of political options, could reignite protests In a muted show of defiance near Ethiopias capital city, a tall farmer glanced around before furt
The Guardian | Feb 12, 2017 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Belachew wins Hong Kong Marathon in record time Ethiopia's Bizuneh Melaku Belachew danced on the finish line as he smashed his personal best to win the Hong Kong Marathon Sunday in a new course record. The 27-year-old performed a jig to celebrate with the runner-up, Kenya's Julius Kipyego Ket
Yahoo! News | Feb 12, 2017 08:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Past and present dangers of Erta Ale lava lake Ethiopia's Erta Ale volcano, locally known as 'the gateway to hell', is not the most obvious tourist destination.
Al Jazeera | Feb 11, 2017 07:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Gundersen nurse chucks it all to become unpaid medical missionary Nurse Katie Farka was so smitten with providing a healing touch to people in Ethiopia that she sold her house in La Crosse, quit her job and will embark soon on a year-long volunteer mission that probably will stretch to¦
La Crosse Tribune | Feb 8, 2017 11:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from La Crosse, Wisconsin