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News on Ethiopia continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

52 min ago | Bloomberg

Ethiopia Becomes China's China in Search for Cheap Labor

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.

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5 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

Ethiopians in Russia raise funds for the GERD - Tuesday, 22 July 2014 14:34

Ethiopians and Ethiopian-born foreign citizens living in the Russia Federation and Belarus raised funds for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam last week.

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15 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

Ethiopian Airlines names Dreamliner after Taj Mahal - Tuesday, 22 July 2014 06:54

It is the first time that the airline has named an aircraft of its Dreamliner fleet after a historical or heritage site outside Africa, and it is a clear recognition of the substantial traffic generated on its routes to the Indian subcontinent.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Asia Travel, Travel, India Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Scoop

UN condemns attack in Sudan, calls for negotiations

Following today's attack by opposition forces in South Sudan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the top United Nations official in the country are calling for all offensive operations to immediately end and for both sides to resume suspended peace talks.

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Related Topix: Sudan, Africa, World News, South Sudan

Anchorage Daily News

As Ethiopia's 'Zone 9' bloggers get popular, they get charged with terror

Ethiopia has charged 10 reform-minded bloggers and journalists with terrorism offenses - marking the latest in a long line of repressive acts against civil society by a key US partner in the Horn of Africa.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Terrorism, Boston University, Eritrea

In-depth Africa

South Sudanese rebels delegation not received at Kampala's Entebbe Airport

July 21, 2014 South Sudanese rebels said their delegation has returned to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, after Ugandan authorities failed to receive them at Entebbe Airport in Kampala on Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Uganda, Malawi, Nigeria

UPI

Ethiopian journalists, bloggers charged with terrorism

Three Ethiopian journalists and six writers of a dissident blog, arrested in May, have been charged with acts of terrorism.

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Related Topix: Blog News, World News, Africa, Federal Prisons, Prison

National Public Radio

Straightening Sisay's Spine: A Twist Of Fate Saves A Boy's Life

One dewy morning back in May 2013, a dozen children gathered in an elementary school courtyard to play soccer in Addis Ababa.

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Related Topix: Back Pain, Health, Family, Kids, World News, Africa, Medicine, Surgery, Ghana

AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Politically Motivated Charges Show Misuse of Terrorism Law

The Ethiopian government should immediately drop politically motivated charges brought against 10 bloggers and journalists on July 17, 2014, under the country's deeply flawed anti-terrorism law, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Blog News, Journalism, Charitable Organizations, Human Rights Watch

AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: French Company Wins Bole Airport Expansion Consultancy Bid

A French company, ADPI, won the bid that the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise floated to hire a consultant for the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport passenger terminal expansion project.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ethiopia Travel, Africa Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Ethiopia Determined To Intensify Campaign Against Terrorism, Says PM

ADDIS ABABA, July 21 -- Ethiopia would consolidate its campaign against terrorism so as to protect its growth and development from obstruction, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said.

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Bloomberg

South Sudan Rebel Attack Worst Violation Since Truce: UN

An attack today by South Sudanese rebels on a town in Upper Nile state was the most serious violation yet of a cease-fire signed May 9 by President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar, the United Nations said.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Salva Kiir,

The China Post

Ethiopian economy raises a glass to the country's bustling vineyards

Beyond the donkeys on a potholed road in southern Ethiopia, is an unexpected sight - vineyards bursting with merlot, syrah and chardonnay grapes ripening in the African sun.

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CNN

Ethiopia :Blue Party National Counsel Member Woyinshet Molla has been viciously beaten and arrested

Blue Party National Counsel Member and Member Women's Affairs Woyinshet Molla has been viciously beaten and arrested!She was captured Friday during the protest of Ethiopian Muslims at the Grand Anwar Mosque.

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Nerve News

Ethiopia's India connect grows: A Dreamliner named Taj Mahal

Addis Ababa, July 20 - In what is being seen as a recognition of the heavy traffic generated on its routes to the Indian subcontinent, the flagship carrier of the East African nation of Ethiopia has named its newest Boeing 787 Dreamliner after India's most famous monument.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Asia Travel, Travel, India Travel, Ethiopia Travel, Africa Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Mali Travel, South Africa Travel

Sat Jul 19, 2014

New Vision

S.Sudan leaders told to resume talks as famine looms

South Sudan's warring leaders were told on Friday to resume peace talks or face increased sanctions amid fears of a looming famine in the stricken nation.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Walta Information Centre

Interlocking anti-terrorism struggle with election is a prejudice: PM ...

Addis Ababa, 18 July 2014 A - The attempt made to interlock the country's struggle against terrorism is nothing but a prejudice that has little acceptance by the people and government of Ethiopia, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said.

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Inter Press Service

India's Cut-Rose Sector Pushes Past Barriers

The 25-hectare farm, located roughly 35 km outside the southern Indian city of Bangalore, belongs to Suvarna Florex, arguably India's largest cut-rose exporter.

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CNN

TPLF police attack Muslims who are praying at Anwar Mesgid

The TPLF junta police have savagely attacked Ethiopian Muslims who were peacefully praying at Anwar Mesgid in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, this morning.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Former model tries her hand at design

Making the jump from model to designer seemed like a natural choice for Hiwot Gashaw.

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