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  1. Eritrea Rejects UN Report on Asylum-SeekersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    Tsega, 38, a migrant who fled Eritrea six years ago, poses with her son Naher, 5, in front of their tent at a migrant shelter in Calais, northern France, October 2014. Eritrea's top diplomat to the United Nations says the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees has committed a "conceptual mistake" in a report, which stated that in the past 37 days more than 6,000 Eritreans had claimed asylum in neighboring Ethiopia.

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  2. Nevsun Denies Accusations of Human-Rights Abuses at Eritrea MineRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Nevsun Resources Ltd., a takeover target which mines gold and copper in Eritrea, is being sued for alleged complicity in human-rights abuses at its operations in the African nation. The company denied the allegations.

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  3. Qatar-backed QKR close to $1-billion bid for NevsunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Globe and Mail

    Nevsun said original resource estimates used in planning the Bisha mine in Eritrea 'overestimated gold in portions of the Bisha Main oxide mineralization.' Nevsun said original resource estimates used in planning the Bisha mine in Eritrea 'overestimated gold in portions of the Bisha Main oxide mineralization.'

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  4. Qatar-Backed QKR Said Close to $1 Billion Bid for NevsunRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Bloomberg

    ... are ongoing between QKR and Vancouver-based Nevsun, which owns 60 percent of the Bisha gold, copper and zinc mine in Eritrea in East Africa . There's no guarantee an agreement will be reached, said the people, who asked not to be identified because ...

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  5. Eskay Announces Grant of Options and Additions to Advisory TeamRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Sys-Con Media

    ... Wolverine in Yukon (Atna-Westmin, Yukon Zinc), Alamo Dorado in Mexico (Corner Bay-Pan American Silver), and Bisha in Eritrea (Nevsun). He has also worked on a number of advanced exploration projects which are not yet mines, but which have either ...

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  6. 6,200 Eritreans Cross into Ethiopia in 37 days: UNHCR - Tuesday, 18 November 2014 08:20Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Walta Information Centre

    Over 6,200 Eritreans have crossed into Ethiopia over the past 37 days, an official with the UN refugee agency said Monday. "More than 5,000 Eritrean asylum seekers crossed into the Ethiopian territory in October alone," spokesperson for the UNHCR office in Ethiopia Kisut Gebregziabher told Anadolu Agency. 2 comments

  7. 6,200 Eritreans cross into Ethiopia in 37 days: UNHCRRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Newstime Africa

    Over 6,200 Eritreans have crossed into Ethiopia over the past 37 days, an official with the UN refugee agency said Monday. "More than 5,000 Eritrean asylum seekers crossed into the Ethiopian territory in October alone," spokesperson for the UNHCR office in Ethiopia Kisut Gebregziabher told Anadolu Agency.

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  8. Number of Eritreans asylum-seekers in Europe soars from past year - " UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | United Nations

    ... seeking asylum in Europe. Photo: UNHCR/A. D'Amato 14 November 2014 – The number of asylum-seekers in Europe from Eritrea during the first 10 months of 2014 has tripled compared with last year, with large numbers of refugees from the country also ... 1 comment

  9. The Eritrean Dream: Growing Gray in Search of the Right to Remain HungryRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | In-depth Africa

    ... Eritrean youth. He described the ordeal of our journey, 'Tahrib', as it has been dubbed by the escapees-tahrib from Eritrea to neighboring countries for the reasons of what migration scholars refer to 'accident of geography', tahrib from the ...

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  10. Field Work Underway on the Asmara Project, EritreaRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | PR-inside.com

    FSCwire / Press Release The following press release was disseminated by FSCwire for Sunridge Gold Corp. --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- Vancouver, British Columbia - Sunridge Gold Corp. . has issued a press release with the following headline: Field Work Underway on the Asmara Project, Eritrea To view this press release on the FSCwire website, please either click on the link below, or copy and paste the link into your browser: ..

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  11. Eritrea: Southern Region - Construction of Over 11-Million Nakfa...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | AllAfrica.com

    Mr. Afwerki Russom, in charge of water projects follow-up in the Southern region, pointed out that potable water supply projects are under construction at an expenditure of over 11-million Nakfa in different parts of the region. Accordingly, the projects are underway in the villages of Fikiya-cheqemte, Tafanifas, Adi Arkai, Zban Ona, Damba, Embaqaqat, Koatit and Mendefera involving the putting in place water wells, reserves and hand pumps.

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  12. Qatar Airways begins operations to destination #145 - DjiboutiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Anna.aero

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  13. Spike in Eritreans fleeing into EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Al Jazeera

    ... the rise in numbers, but reports by rights groups say people are struggling under Asmara's repressive government. Eritrea broke away from Ethiopia in 1991, and the countries went to war in 1998-2000. They remain bitter enemies, with their troops ... 2 comments

  14. Review: 'Eritrea at a Crossroads: a narrative of triumph, betrayal and hope'Read the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    Reviewed by Martin Plaut - Eritrea is at peace, yet its people are flooding across its borders. As many are being caught reaching the shores of Europe as come from Syria, escaping from that nation's civil war.

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  15. Eritrea: Eritrea's Narrative of 'Triumph, Betrayal and Hope'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Eritrea is at peace, yet its people are flooding across its borders. As many are being caught reaching the shores of Europe as come from Syria, escaping from that nation's civil war. 8 comments

  16. Qatar Airways to launch Frankfurt as first A350 routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | AME Info

    ... 146 destinations, launching new services to Djibouti, in the Republic of Djibouti, on October 26 and Asmara, in Eritrea on December 4. Qatar Airways presently flies to 144 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, ...

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  17. Sudan's electoral body rejects all appeals on delineation of geographical constituenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's National Election Commission has rejected all appeals on the delineation of geographical constituencies, saying it will continue to receive appeals until 25 October. Sudanese voters check their names on lists posted outside a polling stations in the country's first multi-party elections in decades in Khartoum on 11 April 2010 The NEC has embarked on procedures to hold the parliamentary and presidential elections next April despite of the opposition call to postpone the election until forming a national government.

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  18. Ethiopian PM defends policies, slams ICCRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Newstime Africa

    ... production factories would be built this year. "There are anti-peace elements recruited by the Asmara government [in Eritrea] to implement its destructive plan. Some of them are hiding in the opposition camp, while others are caught serving such a ... 2 comments

  19. Jones Attuquayefio Turns 70 TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    ... Secondary School and continued at Salem Secondary School. Nicknamed: Paa Asmara(Asmara is now the capital city of Eritrea, but in 1968 when Ethiopia hosted the AFCON 1968, Asmara was part of Ethiopia and the AFCON was staged in two major cities, ...

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  20. Eritrea: Waiting for Godot, or Waiting for GodRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    ... maybe familiar in that since 1980 the opposition the same two people have been haunting the lost opportunities in Eritrea. They had grown up when communism was the thing with Lenin's book "What is to be done?" translated into both Tigrinya and ...

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