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  1. Eritrea: 5th Eritrean Mining Conference OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    The 5th Eritrean Mining Conference opened today at Asmara Palace Hotel here in the capital under the theme "Mining Excellence for Driving Economic Growth". Speaking at the opening of the Conference in which Government officials, representatives of various countries, mining companies and social service-rendering institutions took part, Gen.


  2. EritreaRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | State Department

    Eritrea is a poor East African country, the capital of which is Asmara. Eritrea became an independent country on May 24, 1993, following a 30-year struggle for independence from Ethiopia that culminated in an overwhelming referendum vote for separation.


  3. Letter from Africa: Emptying EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | BBC News

    In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo considers why Eritreans endanger themselves so much to reach Europe. Another 500 reportedly drowned off the coast of Italy the other week, while the attention span of the world quickly moves away. 1 comment

  4. Sudan's SRF to hold all-inclusive opposition conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Sudan Tribune

    The rebel alliance of Sudan Revolutionary Front has revealed plans to hold an all-parties conference for the opposition forces in order to combine visions on Sudan's future and adopt a unified political program prior to the convening of national dialogue. The speaker of the South African national assembly, Baleka Mbete , pictured with Malik Agar and Yasir Arman after a meeting on 22 September 2014 The SRF's secretary of external affairs, Yasir Arman, told Sudan Tribune from South Africa on Tuesday that they are conducting extensive contacts to hold an all-parties conference for opposition forces, similar to that one which took place in the Eritrean capital of Asmara in June 1995.


  5. GD expelled from schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | EKathimerini

    It would usually happen during essay writing class. In an effort to provoke debate among the students, the teacher would raise the issues of democracy, freedom, multiculturalism or racism.


  6. GD withdraws to the shadows in KeratsiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | EKathimerini

    A'Golden Dawn is no longer cool in Keratsini and the broader area,A' said Costas, a young man who experienced the events that followed the murder of anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas by a supporter of Greece's neo-Nazi party in the neighborhood a year ago. A'Sure, there are still supporters of Golden Dawn around, as the last election results showed.


  7. Lakki, architectural gem on island of Leros, finally gets due attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | EKathimerini

    It's 2009. Italian architect and photographer Daniele Ratti is traveling in Eritrea, Eastern Africa.


  8. Ethiopia: Desalegn's Distraction?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 |

    The Ethiopian prime minister's recent outburst against Eritrea appears to be an attempt to turn the spotlight away from his own government's crises as it continues to face rising popular discontent against its various policies, crackdowns and interference in socio-religious affairs Recently, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn conducted an interview in which he threatened northern neighbour, Eritrea. Desalegn warned that Ethiopia has shifted its policy towards Eritrea, and is now determined to unseat Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki by force.


  9. US renews travel warning for EritreaRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The US Department of State has issued a new travel caution for Eritrea strictly warning its citizens of the risks of travel to Eritrea. According to a statement it released last week, the US Department of State strongly recommended US citizens refrain from travelling to the red sea nation alleging authorities in Eritrea were depriving US citizen's requisite for exit permit.


  10. Yemen Encouraged by Eritrea's Political SupportRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | In-depth Africa

    By SABA, ERITREA's Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohamed confirmed on Tuesday his country's confidence in wisdom and ability of the Yemeni political leadership headed by President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi to overcome the current crisis.


  11. The Swiss hopes of refugees with nothing to loseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Swissinfo

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  12. Did Isaias Afwerki Betray Andargachew Tsige?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Tigrai Online

    Elias Kifle, the proprietor of the downmarket Ethiopian Review website is sharpening his knives to gore his former boss Esayass Afewerki. The editor-in-chief has made public his two months long ''investigation'' into the repatriation of Andargachew Tsgie from Yemen to Ethiopia , and concluded that '' Esayass passed Andagachew's itinerary to TPLF, but more importantly, he gave green light to Yemenis to carry out the kidnapping.'


  13. State Department updates travel warning for EritreaRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | In-depth Africa

    The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Eritrea and strongly recommends U.S. citizens not travel to the country since there is increasing possibility U.S. citizens will not receive the requisite exit permit from Eritrean authorities, according to the latest State Department release. The new travel warning for Eritrea replaces the warning of November 18, 2013 to remind U.S. citizens of ongoing security concerns in Eritrea, the State Department says .


  14. Beautiful Asmara and Its Young LadiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | In-depth Africa

    THERE is a friend of mine, who usually gets attracted and too much engrossed by the overall beauty of Asmara's ladies. I could only guess about what makes him attracted to such an indescribable beauty for the exact reason behind his remark is not yet known to me.


  15. Youth in Today's EritreaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | CiteULike

    Eritrea, the land of ethnic diversities is located on the eastern coasts of Red Sea. I landed in this wonderful tiny nation on 7th November, 2000 to join the Ministry of Education at Asmara.


  16. Eritrea led to abduction of prominent Ethiopian opposition leader: ReportRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | In-depth Africa

    Editor's Note - This is the first report that has shed light on the mystery surrounding the abduction of Ginbot 7 leader, Andargachew Tsege, from Yemen in June. If there is a drawback to this otherwise exciting story, it is the second last line that invites Isaias Afewerki to investigate the abduction of Andargachew.


  17. Ethiopia Banks on the Afar People Against EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | In-depth Africa

    ADDIS ABABA is not gearing up for war with its Eritrean neighbour in the short term, but is actively preparing the post-Issayas Afeworki era. Ethiopia's armed forces chief of staff, General Mohamed-Nur Yunus, aka Samora , played a key role for the 4th conference of the Red Sea Afar community held in Samara from 9 to 11 August by the Eritrean Red Sea Afar Democratic Organization .


  18. Sweden to deport Eritrean diplomat within 48 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Tigrai Online

    The Swedish government has given 48 hours the first secretary at the Eritrean embassy in Stockholm to pack up and leave. The relationship between Sweden and the tiny Horn of African country has been getting worst by the day. 5 comments

  19. Panic stricken Eritrean regime clamps on the capital AsmaraRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2014 | Tigrai Online

    Since the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced the change of military policy towards Eritrea, the regime in Asmara has been in a panic mode.


  20. Ethiopian News Archive of August 2014Read the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Tigrai Online

    Ethiopia's leading role in thwarting Al-Shabaab's ambitions of an Islamic State is consistent with her aims and determinations in the region.