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25 min ago | AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Govt Arrests Opposition Leadership

In a recent crackdown, police arrested four opposition political party members and leaders, and members of the parties they belong to have expressed concern about the situation and demand the immediate release of the detainees.

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1 hr ago | AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: House Approves Br178.5 Billion Budget in Its Last Session

The House of Peoples' Representatives unanimously approved the proposed 178.5 billion birr for the coming 2014-2015 fiscal year budget earlier this Monday during the last session of the Parliament.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Walta Information Centre

US Assistant Secretary Lauds Ethiopia's Treatment of Refugees - Sunday, 13 July 2014 17:58

Addis Ababa 13 July 2014 - The humanitarian assistance Ethiopia has been providing for refugees is admirable, United States Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration said.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Advocacy Groups Urge Rivals to Resume Talks

A group of South Sudanese advocates representing various interests on Wednesday urged rival leaders to resume the stalled peace talks seeking to end the country's seven-month conflict.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Nerve News

Bid to boost Indian business in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, July 13 - In a bid to boost Indian business in Ethiopia, a country recording strong economic growth, making rapid strides in eradicating poverty and becoming self-sufficient in food, a delegation from the Confederation of Indian Industry will visit Addis Ababa July 14-15 to discuss multi-sector projects.

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Switched

These Are The Most Breathtaking Church Ceilings In The World-- And We Almost Missed Them

Sometimes you find the real treasures when looking at things from a different perspective.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Walta Information Centre

Sudanese journalists paid a visit to GERD - Friday, 11 July 2014 13:36

A high level Sudanese writers, journalists and thinkers paid a official visit to Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopian starts daily schedule from Addis to London - Friday, 11 July 2014 13:41

Ethiopian Airlines started daily flights from London Heathrow to Addis Ababa with the additional service departing London Heathrow on Tuesday evenings.

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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia keen to share Chinese experience - Friday, 11 July 2014 07:25

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalgen said Ethiopia is keen to share China's rich experience in building industry-led economy and to develop its light industry.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Twenty Ethiopia state journalists dismissed, in hiding

"If they cannot indoctrinate you into their thinking, they fire you," said one former staff member of the state-run Oromia Radio and Television Organization , who was dismissed from work last month after six years of service.

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Walta Information Centre

CEB targets Diaspora with foreign market expansion - Thursday, 10 July 2014 07:01

Addis Ababa, 10 July 2014 - As part of its vision 2025, the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia is considering new branches in Washington DC, Dubai, South Africa and Djibouti According to Addis Fortune , the bank) is in the final stages of research into foreign markets, with the potential of opening branches in Washington DC, Dubai, South Africa and ... (more)

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Amnesty International USA

Ethiopia: End the onslaught on dissent as arrests continue

The Ethiopian authorities must halt their continuing onslaught on dissent, Amnesty International said today, after the arrest of four more opposition party members this week, who are believed to be at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

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Tigrai Online

Ethiopia's resettlement programme is working

The Guardian has published a highly misleading article on Ethiopia's resettlement programme .

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Opposition Leader to Face the "Consequences" Despite...

Ginbot 7 opposition leader Andargachew Tsige has appeared on Ethiopian state television in prison following his extradition from Yemen.

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Competitor Magazine

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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Iol.co.za

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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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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