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  1. ICC judges refer to UNSC Sudan's non-cooperation on case of ex-defense ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The Pre-Trial Chamber II judges at the International Criminal Court approved a request by the prosecutor and issued a finding of non-cooperation by Sudan in extraditing former defense minister Abdel-Rahim Mohamed Hussein who is now governor of Khartoum. Sudanese Minister Abdel-Rahim Mohamed Hussein speaks during a meeting with his South Sudanese counterpart, John Kong Nyuon, in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on 8 March 2013 Hussein was indicted in March 2012 for charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes in connection with the Darfur conflict.

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  2. Ethiopian Air launches service to California - Saturday, 27 June 2015 07:12Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopian Airlines became the first African airline to serve California when it launched a direct flight from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles on June 20. The flight is operated on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and makes a stop in Dublin. The LAX/Dublin/Addis service is operated three times weekly with flights departing at 11:45 p.m. from the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX.

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  3. Ethiopia Beating the Economic Odds - Saturday, 27 June 2015 07:12Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia is considered as one of the fastest growing economies in the world today, a far cry from 30 years ago when the East African country was hit by a severe famine. But how much has changed since the famine.

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  4. Refugees in Ethiopia rally against human rights violations in Eritrea - Saturday, 27 June 2015 07:12Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Walta Information Centre

    ... from the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) over their demands. Eritrea, gained independence from Ethiopia in 1993 and since president Afeworki is leading the country forcing into exile all other opposition groups and turned the country ...

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  5. S. Sudanese official accuses rebels of massively recruiting youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Authorities in South Sudan's Unity state have accused the armed opposition of recruiting youths in Payinjiar county and neighbouring Lakes state. The Payinjiar commissioner, William Joak, claimed youth from Unity and Lakes states were joining rebel-manned training camps south of the oil-rich region.

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  6. In Praise of Ethiopian revolutionary Ethiopianity and modernityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Tigrai Online

    Now, when Ethiopian airlines descends in Ethiopia, one can see high rises, highways, a plethora of schools and universities for all Ethiopians Gone are the days when descending from Ethiopian Airlines one had to look down at Shanty towns, when famished golden grass in spite of the golden glitter looked miserable, when paved roads where a rarity, when donkeys and dogs fought for visibility, when certain Ethiopians had to change their names to be accepted as part of Ethiopian normalcy, when there were only Two Universities for the entire nation and, when Tigrean and Eritrean students were systematically denied entry to the two universities and entitlements of all kinds had to be preserved for the Amharas, when Ethiopians were being forced to worship Haile Selassie, a human emperor.

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  7. Refugees in Ethiopia rally against human right violations in EritreaRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... from the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) over their demands. Eritrea, gained independence from Ethiopia in 1993 and since president Afeworki is leading the country forcing into exile all other opposition groups and turned the country ...

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  8. Ethiopia defends detention of opposition BritonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Daily Star

    ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia defended its detention of an opposition leader with British citizenship Friday and said he was being treated well, after London said the case risked hurting ties. Andargachew Tsige was sentenced to death in absentia in 2009 over his involvement with an Ethiopian opposition organisation, then arrested in Yemen five years later and extradited to Ethiopia.

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  9. Meklit explores her sonic homelandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | North Shore News

    ... New York jazz, folk, soul and a medley of other influences. Meklit (known simply by her first name) was born in Ethiopia and raised in Brooklyn. She studied political science at Yale University and has lived in the Bay area for more than a decade. ...

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  10. Mekelle University to honorable a doctorate degree to artists,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 26 June, 2015 - Mekelle University will award honorable doctorate degree for two artists and two philanthropies in the graduation ceremony that will be held on July1, 2015. Corporate Communication and International Affairs Director with the University, Yemane Zerai told WIC that the University Senate has decided to award honorable doctorate degree for Kiros Alemayehu nad renowned British artist Sir Bob Gildof and Pioneer of Nicholas Schools in Ethiopia Mr. Robinson and Ms Robinson.

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  11. Eritreans rally over horrific rights abuses reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Peninsula

    ... calling the report "politically motivated and deliberately designed to tarnish Eritrea's image". Protesters in Ethiopia however said the report's findings were correct. "I left to escape the unlimited national service," said Yohannes Yosief, a young ...

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  12. Unexpected turbulence at Dublin Airport: seven passengers on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Independent.ie

    Seven passengers - including two children - on the inaugural Ethiopian Airlines flight through Dublin claimed asylum at the airport's immigration gates. "We are working with Ethiopian Airlines to ensure proper processes are in place for people coming into the country," she said.

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  13. Eritrean Refugees Protest AU Inaction Against DictatorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Voice of America

    ... human rights violations under Afewerki, who has been in power since 1993 when Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia. Refugee demands The refugees here want the African Union to take action. Henok, 31, has been in Ethiopia for four years. He ...

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  14. Enda Kenny called on to attend UN Ethiopian tax conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Irish World Newspaper

    Oxfam Ireland and over 3,000 people are calling on Enda Kenny to travel to Ethiopia to contribute to making global taxes fairer. The UN's Financing for Development conference is on in Addis Ababa next month, and while world leaders are attending to discuss how the new Sustainable Development Goals are financed, the Taoiseach has not yet confirmed his attendance.

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  15. Africa: Ethiopian Coffee Shops Sprout Up Across USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... shoe repair shop in their new Manhattan neighbourhood. They had moved only a year earlier from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. And they thought the tiny vacant space was the right spot for an Ethiopian coffee shop. Their gentrifying pocket of Washington ...

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  16. Obama visit to Ethiopia brings fresh eyes to the country: Ethiopians in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 26 June 2015 - President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to Ethiopia in July-the first visit for a sitting U.S. President- is an exciting moment for Ethiopian Americans in Seattle, and gives hope the attention will help erase the negative and outdated stereotypes of the African nation. "It highlights how Ethiopia has taken the leading role to become a safe place to invest," said Ezra Teshome, a successful Ethopian American businessman in Seattle.

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  17. South Sudan peace talks to resume next July - Friday, 26 June 2015 06:53Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Walta Information Centre

    South Sudan Peace talks will resume later in July in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, the regional bloc mediating the talks, Intergovernmental Authority on Development disclosed. At a press conference he gave on Thursday, IGAD lead mediator, Seyoum Mesfin, said negotiations between South Sudan's government and opposition faction led by former vice president, Riek Machar, will resume next month shortly after the Ramadan fasting is over.

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  18. H&M's Ethiopian supplier aims to ramp up its revenueRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Iol.co.za

    ETHIOPIA'S Almeda Textiles, which sells clothes to Swedish fashion chain H&M, plans to increase revenue by 50 percent to $30 million a year by 2018 by upgrading factory equipment and training staff. The company will invest in its only plant near the city of Adwa, in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, Almeda's general manager Libelo Gebreselassie said earlier this week.

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  19. .com | Mediator proposes peace plan for South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | News24

    The chief mediator in South Sudan peace talks said on Thursday he hoped a new "compromise" proposal would put an end to 18 months of ethnic bloodletting in the world's youngest country. Talks between President Salva Kiir and his rebel adversary Riek Machar broke up without a deal when they last met in March, in an effort to solve a political row that plunged the country into a civil war that has killed 10 000 people.

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  20. Andy Tsege: Foreign secretary warns Ethiopia over treatment of Briton ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Independent

    Philip Hammond says solitary confinement of opposition figure will harm relations between countries and that denial of access to British diplomats is "not acceptable" Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Ethiopia has been warned by the foreign secretary over its detention of British death-row inmate Andargachew 'Andy' Tsege, as Philip Hammond attacked Addis Ababa's behaviour as "not acceptable".

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