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1944 - More than 1,000 Japanese, taken as prisoners of war by Australia, unsuccessfully attempt to escape from a camp in Cowra, New South Wales; 234 are killed and 108 wounded.
Members of Portland's Ethiopian community and others marched on May 9, 2014, to protest the killings of 11 students during clashes in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia.
Ethiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa last month chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked.
Thanks are due to the Wenner Gren Foundation, the British Institute in Eastern Africa, the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Wolfson College and All Souls' College at the University of Oxford, as well as the Fondation Wiener Anspach in Brussels.
An Egyptian intensive care unit for cardiac surgery was inaugurated Saturday at Black Lion Hospital in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a Saturday statement.
"Yeshi" is still trying to come to terms with the trauma of discovering the body of her son being carried through the streets of the Ethiopian city of Ambo.
The streets of Addis Abeba have long become permanent exhibitions for earsplitting noises; it is no longer shocking to find schools and hospitals built adjoining bars, workshops and restaurants; nor residential quarters housing a host of bars and nightclubs; and churches, congregations and mosques are getting noisier by the day.
Born in Addis Ababa in 1978, Dinaw Mengestu moved to the US with his mother and sister when he was two years old to join his father, who had recently fled the communist revolution in Ethiopia.
Mebrate Tenangne, almost nine months pregnant, stands in the doorway of her home in the village of Mosebo in northern Ethiopia.
July 24, 2014 Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo insists South Sudanese leaders have the primary responsibility to end the ongoing conflict in the country for healing processes to commence.
Despite fresh fighting over control of key town of Nasir, South Sudan government and rebels led by former vice-president Riek Machar, will resume peace talks next week, a regional bloc disclosed on Thursday.
The American billionaire Bill Gates received honorary degree from Addis Ababa University.
Ethiopia is in a better position to sustainably and equitably utilize the Nile with the scientific knowledge provided by the country's scholars, said Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy .
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:26 am
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