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Workout Of The Week: The Mountain Run

Running up and over a mountain can strengthen both your legs and your mind. Photo: Dan Photo: Dan Szczesny, www.ekpadventures.com "Hill training is my favorite," he said.

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Rivals trade blame over South Sudan's war

South Sudan's warring leaders called on each other to restart peace talks on Wednesday, all the while trading blame for a raging civil war that marred independence celebrations in the world's youngest nation.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Ethiopian Flowers Gaining Popularity In Europe

ADDIS ABABA, July 10 -- The popularity of Ethiopian flowers has been growing in European markets day by day, according to a Dutch floriculture company here.

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: ECX to Introduce Online Trading Project

ECX Interim Chief Executive Officer, Shimelis Habtewold, told a press conference on Tuesday that the traceability project will be realized in collaboration with USAID with an outlay of 1.3 million USD.

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The Washington Post

Asabech Abayneh, a 'mother figure,' killed in Alexandria mystery

At the age of 17, Asabech Abayneh found herself raising three young boys in Addis Ababa, EthiA oA pia, cooking from scratch and washing laundry by hand.

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The Economist

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ANDARGACHEW TSIGE, an exiled Ethiopian opposition leader with British nationality, could be facing the death penalty after apparently being arrested and sent back to his country of origin while on a trip to the Gulf.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Voice of America

South Sudan Marks Third Independence Day, Despite War

South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar and South Sudan's President Salva Kiir hold a priest's hands before signing an earlier peace agreement in Addis Ababa May 9, 2014.

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The Independent

Exclusive: UK accused of complicity in torture of British citizen

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State Department

Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration...

Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard will travel to Ethiopia and South Sudan July 8-15.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Capital Ethiopia

Malfunction at factories creates severe sugar shortage

A sugar shortage hit major manufacturing industries, including soft drink manufacturers after two of the nation's three sugar factories ceased production of sugar due to mechanical and sugar cane failure.

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Hispanic Business

Unrelenting Stance

The debacle between members of the private sector and the government regarding access to finance has continued this week where Prime Minister reaffirmed the unflinching position of the his administration on the 27 percent NBE-Bill directive and the availability of finances for those in the manufacturing sector.

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The Daily Star

Ethiopia PM cites major shift from Egypt on Nile dam

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is welcomed by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir upon his arrival at the Kahrtoum International Airprot in Khartoum, Sudan on June 27, 2014.

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Tigrai Online

Isaias Afwerki's Coolie is in the Bag

Andargachew Tsege who is the second in command of G7 is safely behind bars after his extradition from Yemen and will have his day in court very shortly.

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Walta Information Centre

Conference deliberates on fistula elimination in Ethiopia - Monday, 07 July 2014 13:46

Addis Ababa, 7 July 2014 - Around 200 policymakers, decision makers and experts on fistula convened at the national conference on fistula elimination under the theme "Ending Fistula and Transforming Lives by 2020."

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AlertNet

Ethiopia cultivates seed banks to lay famine ghost to rest

Ethiopian farmers collect wheat in their field in Abay, north of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, Oct. 21, 2009.

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Walta Information Centre

Engine factory to be operational - Monday, 07 July 2014 07:26

An engine factory being constructed in Mekele Town of Ethiopia with 300 million birr will be operational in the coming year, the Ethiopian Power Engineering Industry said.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Ethiopia, Italy Cooperate to Tackle Human Trafficking

Italian Foreign Affairs vice Minister, Lapo Pistelli talking to Ethiopian Foreign Affairs State Minister, Ambassador Birhane Gebrekirstos in Addis Ababa, said that his country is committed to work with Africa to tackle human trafficking.

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Ethiopia: Investors to Bolster Support for Gerd

Investors declared that they would strengthen their support to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam as it plays huge role in providing sufficient power supply for investment.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: South Sudanese Rebel Leader Concludes "Fruitful" Visit to Pretoria

Former vice-president and leader of the armed opposition faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement , Riek Machar, has concluded a four-day visit to South Africa where he met with President Jacob Zuma.

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Tigrai Online

Egyptian leaders seem to realize intimidation and threats won't Benefit anyone

Recently the newly elected Egyptian President Abdulfetah Al-Sisi has expressed his desire to work cooperatively with the Ethiopian government with regards to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam construction.

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