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  1. University of Iowa students, experts optimistic about America's renewed diplomacy with CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KCRG

    ... Ron McMullen, a UI visiting association professor in political science and former U.S. ambassador to the State of Eritrea, said on Wednesday that the policy shift made sense - now that the American prisoners were released. 'President Obama has two ...

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  2. A foreign policy based on Lies and FabricationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Walta Information Centre

    ... front" has been ordering different attacks at varied times by training and arming its terror soldiers from Eritrea- thereby executing it's lackeying for a lackey. In other word the group is a petite faction under Shabiya's payroll, paid to serve as ... 5 comments

  3. Eritrea's Struggle for IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Dissident Voice

    ... United States and in Europe, 'human rights' were created as an ideological tool, a weapon in the Cold War period. In Eritrea, it has a very simple meaning: feeding the people, giving them free education and medical care, building new roads, ...

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  4. Call for Southern Africa to open its arms to EritreansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Mail & Guardian

    Countries in the region should offer asylum to refugees who are fleeing the repressive state and dying at alarming rates in the Mediterranean Sea. This was the call by the Southern African Development Community Council of Nongovernmental Organisations that met with representatives from Eritrea in Johannesburg last week. 4 comments

  5. Qatar Airways adds Asmara to its African networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Anna.aero

    ... CCO, Marwan Koleilat, (second from left) and the Minister of Transportation and Communication for the State of Eritrea, Tesfaselasie Berhane (third from right), alongside officials from the Embassy of the State of Qatar welcome the start of the ...

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  6. QA begins flights to Eritrean capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Peninsula

    ... its 12th destination, Eritrean capital Asmara. Launched on December 4, the route will provide passengers to and from Eritrea with two weekly flights connecting Asmara via Doha to over 140 destinations around the world. QA celebrated the launch with ...

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  7. New 'anti-infiltration' bill passes vote in KnessetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Jerusalem Post

    ... in 2014, out of a population whose numbers are estimated at between 40,000 to over 50,000. Most migrants are from Eritrea, and they and their supporters argue that if they return to the East African country they could face persecution by the ...

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  8. USA's diversity plus a rich food cultureRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Vanguard

    ... cultures of our wonderful world. And in my nomadic wanderings in far-flung destinations from Western Sahara to Eritrea or South Sudan to India and beyond, I have retained an unending fascination with tasting the foods of these different countries. ...

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  9. The threat of Eritrean refugees to the security and social fabric of EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Tigrai Online

    ... of Eritrean refuges drowned at the shores of Lampedusa, Italy. The incident sparked uproar inside and outside of Eritrea. The gangs in Asmara were afraid the international community would take drastic measures against them. To divert attention of ... 1 comment

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

    Friday Nov 21 | 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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  11. Nevsun Denies Accusations of Human-Rights Abuses at Eritrea MineRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | 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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  12. Qatar-backed QKR close to $1-billion bid for NevsunRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | 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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  13. Qatar-Backed QKR Said Close to $1 Billion Bid for NevsunRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | 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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  14. Eskay Announces Grant of Options and Additions to Advisory TeamRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | 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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  15. 6,200 Eritreans Cross into Ethiopia in 37 days: UNHCR - Tuesday, 18 November 2014 08:20Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | 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. 8 comments

  16. 6,200 Eritreans cross into Ethiopia in 37 days: UNHCRRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | 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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  17. Number of Eritreans asylum-seekers in Europe soars from past year - " UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | 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

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

    Nov 6, 2014 | 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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  19. Field Work Underway on the Asmara Project, EritreaRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | 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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  20. Eritrea: Southern Region - Construction of Over 11-Million Nakfa...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | 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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