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  1. His Majesty the Sultan sends greetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times of Oman

    Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of greetings to Isaias Afwerki, President of Eritrea on his country's Independence Day.

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  2. Pranab Mukherjee wishes Eritrea ahead of I-DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Mukherjee said he hopes to see the relationship between India and Eritrea to strengthen further in the coming years. In his message to His Excellency Isaias Afwerki, the President of the State of Eritrea, the President said, On behalf of the Government and the people of India, and on my own behalf, it gives me great pleasure to convey to you and the friendly people of Eritrea, my warm greetings and felicitations on the occasion of your Independence Day.

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  3. India-Eritrea ties will strengthen: MukherjeeRead the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday expressed confidence that relations between India and Eritrea will "continue to strengthen" for the mutual benefit of people of both the countries. "India and Eritrea share cordial relations.

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  4. President Pranab Mukherjee extends greetings to Eritrea on eve of its Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times of India

    President Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of Eritrea on the eve of their Independence Day.

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  5. 'Activists to blame for migrant crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Iol.co.za

    The secretive Horn of Africa state of Eritrea claimed Monday that human rights activists were partly to blame for the hordes of migrants heading to Europe. The isolationist Red Sea dictatorship is one of the largest contributors to the exodus across the Mediterranean and has in the past also blamed a CIA conspiracy for the crisis.

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  6. Fleeing open-ended military service: An example of hellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | CNN

    ... black ponytail shouted angrily at us as we conducted interviews at a center for migrants -- most of whom were from Eritrea -- in the Rome suburb of Tiburtina. The man told us he was from Eritrea and had been in Italy for eight years, but declined to ...

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  7. Eritrean diplomat to African Union seeks Asylum in EthiopiaRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Sudan Tribune

    ... officials have defected to neighbouring countries in protest to repression. Relations between Ethiopia and Eritrea remain at odds after the two neighbours fought border war from 1998-2000 which has killed more than 70,000 people. Previously, Addis ...

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  8. Fleeing slavery for uncertainty: One Eritrean migrant's storyRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | GantDaily.com

    A man in a red t-shirt and a long black ponytail shouted angrily at us as we conducted interviews at a center for migrants - most of whom were from Eritrea - in the Rome suburb of Tiburtina. The man told us he was from Eritrea and had been in Italy for eight years, but declined to be interviewed, fearing his relatives back home would be punished.

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  9. Slavery to doubt: An Eritrean migrant's storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | CNN

    ... black ponytail shouted angrily at us as we conducted interviews at a center for migrants -- most of whom were from Eritrea -- in the Rome suburb of Tiburtina. The man told us he was from Eritrea and had been in Italy for eight years, but declined to ...

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  10. .com | Eritrean diplomat seeks asylum in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | News24

    An Eritrean diplomat from the Red Sea state's mission to the African Union is seeking asylum in Ethiopia, state-run media said, citing rights abuses at home. Mohammed Idris, a member of the ruling People's Front for Democracy and Justice , had served with Eritrea's diplomatic mission in Addis Ababa for the past five years, the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation said in a report.

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  11. South Boulder Mines' Project in Eritrea is in "a favorable environment for investors"Read the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Resource Investing News

    Eritrea was featured in online magazine Geeska Afrika. The article enumerates benefits to potential investors, particularly in the mining industry.

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  12. Fithi Abraham, artist discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Examiner.com

    ... on painting people like few others can match. (He is from east Africa. In 1993 he was born in the capital city of Eritrea which is Asmara.) While he claims to be realistic in his impressions, his application of explosive color makes his art pop like ...

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  13. Secretary-General Appoints Mamadou Diallo of Guinea as Deputy Special ...Read the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Newstime Africa

    ... was the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Asmara, Eritrea. He served as Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Mali from 2005 to 2009 and in Sierra Leone from ...

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  14. Top Eritrean diplomat abandons the dictatorial Eritrean regimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Tigrai Online

    ... served in different capacities throughout his career since he joined the EPLF as a fighter and after independence of Eritrea. Mr. Idris says the reason he left the Eritrean government is for numerous reasons. The main one is the PFJD government in ...

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  15. Eritrea Travel WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Kansas City InfoZine

    U.S. citizens of Eritrean ethnicity are often subject to the same laws and obligations as Eritrean nationals, particularly those who enter the country using their Eritrean identity card in lieu of a U.S. passport with an Eritrean visa. This Travel Warning replaces the Travel Warning for Eritrea dated September 12, 2014.

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  16. 'Time to free Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Local

    Swedish-Eritrean journalist Dawit Isaak has spent the past 13 years imprisoned in Eritrea, which has been criticized by several human rights organizations. In this week's exclusive debate article for The Local, US campaigner Kerry Kennedy writes that it is time for the Swedish government to step up the fight to secure his release.

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  17. Woodcut Artist Tom Killion Captures the Magic of the California CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | 7x7

    ... from Stanford and worked medical relief in Africa in the '80s; and was a Fulbright scholar at Asmara University in Eritrea in the '90s-all while publishing several books and teaching all over the place. Clearly, we are late to the Killion party: His ...

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  18. Eritrea: WPFD - Case of Andrea Nicodemo IdrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | AllAfrica.com

    Eritrea is one of the worst press freedom censor in the world with at least 23 journalists behind the bars and many of them leaving in exile. Among them Andrea Nicodemo Idris who now works as freelance journalist in Trans World Radio in Nairobi, Kenya.

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  19. Yemenis stranded in Jordan anxious to return homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Al Bawaba

    ... from working for safety purposes, a matter that led the airline to move its six airplanes to Djibouti, Jakarta and Eritrea's capital Asmara. "The four airplanes kept at Djibouti were released on Sunday and currently being prepared to be sent to ...

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  20. Cash handoffs, extortion fuel Mediterranean traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... next leg of the journey: $2,000 to be ferried across the sea. In both cases, Russom said, his mother back home in Eritrea gathered money from friends and relatives, making drop-offs that in retrospect seem more like ransom payments than down ...

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