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  1. Ethiopia: Swelling Ethiopian Migration Casts Doubt On Its Economic MiracleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... countries, the Washington-based VOA Amharic radio reported. The rally earlier in the week came one month before Ethiopia holds parliamentary elections, the first since the death of long-time leader Meles Zenawi, and current prime minister ...

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  2. Rebels conference did not review top leadership - spokesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    A spokesperson of the leader of the opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement said the recent rebels leadership conference did not review the top leadership nor necessitated further endorsement as alleged in the media. South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar gives a press conference in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on 12 May 2014 Media reports alleged that the conference which took place in the rebel held town of Pagak from 19 - 23 April had to again endorse the former South Sudanese vice-president and rebel leader, Riek Machar, to continue to lead their struggle against president Salva Kiir's government.

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  3. Cheetah cubs rescued from illegal pet tradeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

    Three young cheetah arrived in April 2015 at Born Free Foundation 's Wildlife Rescue Centre in Ethiopia following a dramatic rescue mission pulled together by Born Free Ethiopia and partners at the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority . Originally confiscated from illegal trade as cubs in the remote reaches of Somaliland , the three females were placed with Guenther Wirth of NGO German Agro Action.

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  4. 12 unforgettable moments from the 2015 Boston MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... the elite women in Monday's race. After sprinting it out, Caroline Rotich of Kenya took first while Mare Dibaba of Ethiopia finished in second place just seconds later. For the third straight year, Tatyana McFadden won the Boston Marathon Push Rim ...

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  5. A Year After Their Arrest, Ethiopia's Zone9 Bloggers Remain Strong and DeterminedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Global Voices Online

    ... Six of these men and women had worked with Zone9, a collective blog that covered social and political issues in Ethiopia and promoted human rights and government accountability. We quickly learned that they had been arrested because of their work as ...

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  6. Ethiopians Riot over Video of ISIS Slaughtering Christians in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Breitbart.com

    ... y in Addis Ababa, as quoted by International Business Times . "As one of the strong military states in east Africa, Ethiopia should take measures to stop these horrendous inhuman acts and they should be punished by our government."

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  7. South Sudan opposition leader says under a house arrestaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manila Bulletin

    A South Sudanese opposition leader who has spoken out against both sides in the civil war said Friday he appeared to have been placed under house arrest. Opposition politician Lam Akol said his home in the capital Juba, which is under the control of the government loyal to President Salva Kiir, was surrounded by security personnel during the night.

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  8. Dr Tedros visits families of Ethiopians killed in Libya - Friday, 24 April 2015 13:57Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Walta Information Centre

    ... with the families of the victims. In extending condolences to the families of the victims, and to all the people of Ethiopia, and strongly condemning the gruesome and barbaric acts of terrorism, the Government and the whole population of Ethiopia ...

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  9. Ethiopian Muslims dedicate Friday prayers to ISIL victims - Friday, 24 April 2015 12:30Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia's Islamic Affairs Supreme Council has called for dedicating weekly prayers on Friday to condemning the purported murder of around 30 of their countrymen by ISIL in Libya. "This Friday's prayer is dedicated to the innocent Ethiopians killed and executed in Libya," council chief Sheikh Mohammed Amin Jemal told a press conference on Thursday.

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  10. IGAD condemns murder of Ethiopians in LibyaIGAD condemns murder of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Walta Information Centre

    ... been slaughtered while seeking job opportunities to improve their livelihoods. We stand united with the people of Ethiopia," he said. The terrorist group, which calls itself Islamic State, doesn't represent Islam religion and it should be denounced ...

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  11. "Take the Right Side in the Struggle of the Oppressed": A ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Global Voices Online

    ... the world's citizen media available to everyone. On April 25, 2014, nine bloggers and journalists were arrested in Ethiopia on accusations of "inciting public disorder via social media" and "receiving support from a foreign government." The ...

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  12. Ethiopia: One Year After Arrest Zone 9 Bloggers Remain Imprisoned As Trial Drags OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... in prison. Among them is a lawyer and lecturer, an economist, and an IT specialist. One of them is a data expert in Ethiopia's Ministry of Health, another is an engineer for Ethiopian Airlines. They are writers, advocates, and activists, but the ...

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  13. S. Sudan rebels deny holding separate talk with governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan rebels have dismissed claims that they initiated separate talks with a pro-government group, despite the ongoing peace talks mediated by regional leaders. Face-to-face talks between the South Sudanese government and rebels get underway in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Monday 13 January 2014 Sections of the media quoted the Mayo county commissioner in Upper Nile state, alleging the armed opposition groups under former vice-president, Riek Machar held discussions with with pro-government groups in northern Upper Nile.

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  14. Ethiopian embassy in UAE opens condolence book for ISIL killings in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Walta Information Centre

    ... has been no conflict of religion or between the people of the two religions in the country for thousands of years. Ethiopia is a country which received Islam during the Prophet's time and the first refugees of Islam were received by our King Al ...

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  15. OIC Condemns the Massacre of Ethiopians by DAESH Terrorist Group in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Walta Information Centre

    ... ecretary General also conveyed his sincere condolences to the families of the victims, the government and people of Ethiopia over the tragedy, assuring them that the OIC shares in their grief. (WAM/Hazem/tfaham)

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  16. ECDC Condemns the Killing of Ethiopian Christians in Libya - Friday, 24 April 2015 06:19Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Walta Information Centre

    ... side by side as a nation, and such a heinous act does not impact the good relation of Christians and Muslims in Ethiopia who have lived together for centuries. These Ethiopians migrated to Libya with the hope of finding peaceful and better lives for ...

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  17. Introducing six of the year's top student artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boston.com

    The spring master's of fine arts thesis exhibitions at local art schools show us where art is going: Artists cross disciplines, often shuffling many mediums. Technique is important, but secondary to concept.

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  18. 50's Sock Hop! at Kenmore City Hall, funds to help Ethiopian orphansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kenmore Reporter

    ... for Ayelin Children, a non profit organization helping orphaned children in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. The funds raised at the event will go towards supplying basic needs to children, including baby formula, clothing and school ...

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  19. Broadcast Premiere of Four-Part Film Series, Standing on Sacred GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Kos

    ... of land, water and health to mining and oil industries. In episode three, Fire and Ice, from the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia to the Andes of Peru, Indigenous communities protect their sacred lands from development, competing religions and climate ...

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  20. Regional states condemn terrorist acts of the self-declared IS - Thursday, 23 April 2015 13:23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Walta Information Centre

    ... The terrorist act of the group does not in any way represent any religion, the release said, adding that Ethiopia has to continue fighting terrorism vigorously. The regional state urged Ethiopians to protect themselves from human traffickers as the ...

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