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  1. Eritrea based Ethiopian rebel group abandons armed struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    An Ethiopian armed opposition group, Afar People's Party has returned home abandoning an arms struggle in pursuit of peace. The leader of the opposition group Alo Aydahis and some 400 of its fighters laid down their arms and returned home after years of exile in arch- foe Eritrea.

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  2. Is war with Eritrea justified?Read the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Tigrai Online

    In an interview with Aiga Forum, H.E. Ato Abaye Tsehaye, a veteran of the liberation struggle, and currently a member of the Government's Policy and Research troika with the rank of Minister, spoke candidly on EPRDF's current strengths, flaws and challenges. I however found his call on the continued need to contain the State of Eritrea with only punitive actions if and when it happens as fraught with bewildering maze.

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  3. Why Tensions Have Cooled between Ethiopia and EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | CFR.org

    ... Graduate Program in International Political Economy & Development. The June 2016 border clash between Ethiopia and Eritrea reflected renewed tensions between the two countries that have been mutually hostile since their 1998 - 2000 war . Shortly ...

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  4. Eritrea's Asmara, a Modernist WonderworldRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Real Clear Politics

    The dusty and poor Eritrean capital is bidding for UNESCO world-heritage status thanks to its colonial-era futurist architecture

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  5. Modernist masterpieces in unlikely AsmaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Economist

    ... in money, technical assistance and tourism. The problem, however, is that UNESCO bids are lengthy and costly-and Eritrea is one of the smallest, poorest, and most closed countries on the planet. It speaks volumes that sub-Saharan Africa-a place of ...

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  6. Gold miners may relax tight grip on spending as caution easesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Globe and Mail

    Trucks ferry excavated gold, copper and zinc ore from the main mining pit at the Bisha Mining Share Company, northwest of Eritrea's capital Asmara, February 17, 2016. Trucks ferry excavated gold, copper and zinc ore from the main mining pit at the Bisha Mining Share Company, northwest of Eritrea's capital Asmara, February 17, 2016.

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  7. It is like comparing day and nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Walta Information Centre

    Eritrea is not a country that is in war, or in a civil war. However, its citizens have come next to countries that are now involved in destructive war like Syria and Iraq when it comes to the number of people that are fleeing their country.

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  8. Eritrean people are the main decidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Walta Information Centre

    The Eritrea government knows that it is stuck in a mess by the problem itself created. However, it tries to present Ethiopia as the alpha and omega of all its problems.

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  9. Has push not come to shove yet for the Ethiopian GovernmentRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Tigrai Online

    Hardly a month passes by without Ethiopia's reputable National Security and Intelligence Service and Federal Police Joint Anti-Terrorism Task Force issuing a statement either of it nipping in the bud a G7-Shabia terrorist attack, or that it has succeeded in apprehending armed groups sent from Eritrea in order to scupper our durable peace, our pluralistic democracy and our onward march to growth and prosperity. Equally true is the Government's umpteen " calibrated and teachable " mostly aerial attacks on targeted positions inside Eritrea.

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  10. Eritrea demands end to UN sanction, Ethiopia's occupationRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Eritrea has demanded an end to what it described as the "illegal" and "unjust" resolution sanctions imposed on the East African nation. Eritrea made the appeal during the High Level Dialogue on Human Rights held on 12-13 July this year, through its Permanent Representative, ambassador Girma Asmerom.

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  11. Eritrea Allows Use of Port to Deliver Food Aid Amid Crisis in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Voice of America

    Eritrea allowed use of one of its ports for a food aid shipment to South Sudan, marking the first time the World Food Program has used food assistance operations in Eritrea since 2006. A relatively small pilot shipment of 1,100 metric tons of sorghum was offloaded in the port at Massawa, Eritrea, in early June, and delivered to Kosti, Sudan.

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  12. Not so sweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | BBC News

    A "go it alone" culture has long been central to Eritrea, including its economy. It is slowly opening up to foreign investment, but recent policies, especially a currency reform, mean many people are now struggling in what was already one of the poorest countries on earth.

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  13. Why are Eritreans in Israel accused of being 'impolite'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Jerusalem Post

    ... live in Israel. Most entered through the Egyptian-Israeli border between 2006 and 2013. The majority are from Eritrea. During interviews I've held with workers in municipal institutions some of them complained about Eritreans being "impolite" and ...

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  14. How Africa's 7 Newest Nations Mark Their Independence DaysRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... statement . Officials are encouraging citizens to hold private celebrations if they can afford to. In May, Eritrea celebrated its 25th anniversary in an hours-long spectacle kicked off by the lighting of an Olympic-style flame by its most famous ...

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  15. caught PFDJ with stolen photos and a big lieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Tigrai Online

    ... against them? They keep feeding them lies, like the majority of Ethiopians like the Oromo, and Amhara are with Eritrea and they are about to swallow the TPLF (Woyane). All Eritrea's problems are coming from Ethiopia led by Woyane Tigrai, so if we ...

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  16. PFDJ thugs are still on the crosshair of the UN Security CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Tigrai Online

    The U.N. Human Rights Council has adopted unprecedented resolution requesting the United Nations General Assembly " to submit the report and the oral updates of the commission of inquiry to all relevant organs of the UN for consideration and appropriate action ". . We all have seen the news reports saying " Eritrea escaped " and the U.N. passed " watered down " resolution.

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  17. How Africa's 7 Newest Nations Mark Their Independence DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | National Public Radio

    ... statement . Officials are encouraging citizens to hold private celebrations if they can afford to. In May, Eritrea celebrated its 25th anniversary in an hours-long spectacle kicked off by the lighting of an Olympic-style flame by its most famous ...

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  18. The game of ' transferring own negative image onto others'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Walta Information Centre

    Various international organizations that work on human right issues have been putting out many reports on Eritrea. But, the 484 page report the United Nations inquiry committee put out last year is grander than the rest as it was prepared by interviewing hundreds of Eritreans, holding extensive research.

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  19. Eritrea's Allegiance to terrorize the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Walta Information Centre

    I think it was four year ago - after the United Nations Security Council imposed two sanctions on Shabiya. At the time, the Security Council had setup a monitoring group that would investigate the situation in Somalia and Eritrea.

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  20. Sweden urged to probe journalist's detention in EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders on Wednesday called up on Swedish judicial authorities to investigate the case of Swedish-Eritrean journalist Dawit Isaak who remains imprisoned in Eritrea. RSF's call comes only few days after Eritrea announced that Isaak was alive after nearly 15 years behind bars without any trial or charge, Eritrean Foreign Affairs Minister Osman Saleh on Monday made the announcement however said Isaak will only be sentenced when the government decides it is ready to hand the sentence.

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