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  1. Dr Tedros meets Denmark's Minister of Foreign Affairs - Wednesday, 28 January 2015 06:30Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    ... security, stressed that this concept attached special importance to dialogue to resolve differences including Eritrea. This, he said, could have opened a possibility for normalization of relations and advance of regional integration for the ...

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  2. Reported Release on Bail of Six Journalists in EritreaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    The United States welcomes reports of six journalists released on bail in Eritrea. We note with deep concern that the government continues to detain other journalists, reportedly as many as 17. We encourage the government to take immediate steps to release these additional detainees, all persons detained on the basis of their religious beliefs, members of the G-15, and all other political prisoners.

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  3. Collected Department Releases: Reported Release on Bail of Six Journalists in EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | State Department

    The United States welcomes reports of six journalists released on bail in Eritrea. We note with deep concern that the government continues to detain other journalists, reportedly as many as 17. We encourage the government to take immediate steps to release these additional detainees, all persons detained on the basis of their religious beliefs, members of the G-15, and all other political prisoners.

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  4. Two different groups, same mischievous outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Walta Information Centre

    ... and extremists groups using Somalia as its haven. This group which tried to play a liaison role by accepting Eritrea's government terror and strategy call, in the then failed state of Somalia, it has tried to work with other anti-peace forces that ... 1 comment

  5. A belt fastened while jogging will unfasten itself when runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Tigrai Online

    Two weeks ago ESAT, a television station funded by the State of Eritrea to help Ethiopian quislings in the Diaspora disseminate anti-EPRDF propaganda, jubilantly announced that Ginbot 7 and Arbegnotch Ginbar are merged. Disdainful comments even from critics of EPRDF accompanied the fusion between a phantom corps of Eritrean soldiers and an irredeemably reckless Ginbot 7. Moreover this make-believe-event could not have come at a worse moment for Ginbot 7. The "I am Andy" bubble is deflated, Andy's damning revelations of the state of affairs inside Ginbot 7 has spurred many members to emigrate into greener political pastures and, as a result, subscriptions have dried up.

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  6. Pope establishes Eastern Catholic church for EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Catholic World News

    Pope Francis has established a new Eastern Catholic church for Eritrea-- the first Eastern Catholic church formally erected since the early 20th century. According to the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches, there are four kinds of Eastern Catholic churches: patriarchal , major archepiscopal , metropolitan sui iuris , and other sui iuris churches. 1 comment

  7. A look into a contradicting personalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Walta Information Centre

    ... It's not without reason that I raised Assange's website in this article. The website, citing America's Ambassador in Eritrea, have leaked about the nature of the Asmara's administrationa One of the excerpts from the website reads like this, "a .now ...

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  8. Two different groups, same mischievous outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Walta Information Centre

    ... and extremists groups using Somalia as its haven. This group which tried to play a liaison role by accepting Eritrea's government terror and strategy call, in the then failed state of Somalia, it has tried to work with other anti-peace forces that ... 1 comment

  9. Sudanese journalist sued for handshake with Israeli's ambassadorRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | In-depth Africa

    The secretary general of the Sudanese Journalists Union Tuesday has been sued for a handshake with the Israeli ambassador to Eritrea. Salah Omer Alshaikh, who is also the director of a Sudanese company, SodaExpo, greeted the Israeli ambassador last week during an exhibition for Sudanese products in Asmara.

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  10. Eritrea: Asmara jailbreak and Shootings confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | CNN

    Details emerging from Asmara following yesterday's 12/01/2015 shootouts in Hadish Adi, indicate that there was a prison break at the Police Station in Edaga Arbi and the shootings were a result of guards trying to stop the attempts by prisoners who were being transferred from Police station #3 , there are no reports of fatalities.

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  11. Eritrea cranks out yet another phantom Ethiopian rebel group made in EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Tigrai Online

    ... a few young people from the north west of Gonder area in Ethiopia. After a few years in the barren lands of Eritrea the young Ethiopians and their leaders found out the true mission of Shaebiya for their country Ethiopia. The Eritrean regime was not ...

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  12. The Drill Down: Copper leads the pack with result from Intrepid Mines' Mumbwa projectRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | SNL Financial

    ... on its Harena mining license, which is located 10 kilometers to the south of the company's 60%-owned mine in Eritrea. The State of Eritrea has a 40% stake in Bisha, comprising a 10% free carried interest and a 30% paid participating interest. ...

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  13. Report claims Amnesty International tried regime change in EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Tigrai Online

    ... The letter goes on to inform this Mr. Adams that he has been assigned to a confidential mission in the state of Eritrea. " On behalf of the Department of African Affairs and of the Executive committee of Amnesty International based here at the ...

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  14. +Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Skanner

    ... than 8,000 miles away. Hiab and Filmon Elyas grew up studying at Mai Tesfa elementary in Asmara, the capital city of Eritrea in eastern Africa. It seemed like a good life, in which the boys fashioned spinning tops by winding shoelaces around the ...

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  15. Ethiopia dismisses reports of air force pilots' defection to KenyaRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... of the Air force" the official added. Two weeks ago, an Ethiopian senior Air Force pilot defected to neighbouring Eritrea along with the two trainees and MI 35 fighter helicopter during a training session. The Ethiopian ministry of Defence then said ...

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  16. Eritrean regime starts a new round of forced conscription even priests are not sparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Tigrai Online

    ... military force in Eritrean towns including the capital city Asmara. Sources with first hand information from within Eritrea informed Tigrai Online, the fresh conscription is carried out mainly at night. Residents of Asmara are terrified and they are ... 2 comments

  17. Amazing Diplomacy of the terror RegimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | Walta Information Centre

    Once up on a time I remember reading an article under the title "Eritrea: back to the dark ages" on the blog of Martin Plaut, African editor at BBC News. The journalist, citing his sources in Asmara, said that the citizen's are living in horrendous conditions.

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  18. Al-Shabab intelligence Chief Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi surrendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | Tigrai Online

    The Asmara vandal squad contemplates on elongating its time in power with militaristic thinking and dictatorship at the expense of its people Once up on a time I remember reading an article under the title " Eritrea: back to the dark ages " on the blog of Martin Plaut, African editor at BBC News. The journalist, citing his sources in Asmara, said that the citizen's are living in horrendous conditions.

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  19. Eritrea - a Victim of Its Own DelusionRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    It is true that the foreign policy of any country is an extension of its domestic policy. Eritrea is no exception to this reality.

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  20. Ethiopia should demand for the MI35 helicopter or take military actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Tigrai Online

    Ethiopian TV confirms two military helicopter pilots defecated to Eritrea with a MI35 gunship helicopter. The MI35 military helicopter is estimated to cost between 25 to 36 million dollars. 2 comments