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  1. Amnesty says Ethiopia detains 5000 Oromos illegally since 2011Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | In-depth Africa

    Ethiopia's government illegally detained at least 5,000 members of the country's most populous ethnic group, the Oromo, over the past four years as it seeks to crush political dissent, Amnesty International said. Victims include politicians, students, singers and civil servants, sometimes only for wearing Oromo traditional dress, or for holding influential positions within the community, the London-based advocacy group said in a report today.

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  2. US modifies Ebola guidelines after quarantine uproarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | PhysOrg Weblog

    US health authorities on Monday issued new guidelines for health workers returning from Ebola-hit nations after a firestorm of criticism over state quarantine restrictions, including from the UN chief. The enforced quarantine in New Jersey of a US nurse who had come home after treating patients in Sierra Leone sparked controversy-and accusations from the woman that her rights had been violated.

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  3. Ban Ki-moon calls not to isolate Ebola affected co...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Walta Information Centre

    The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, said the situation for returning health workers from Ebola affected countries is proving difficult and stigma against them should end. He made the remarks late on Monday in Ethiopia in a meeting that aims to focus on regional peace security and development in the Horn of Africa region.

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  4. Joseph Rosendo's TravelscopeRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... of Axum and rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. Along the way, he finds World Heritage sites and traces the lineage of Ethiopia's kings back to the days of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba.

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  5. Winifred Haun and Fused Muse explore environmental themes in 'Breaking Ice'Read the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | OakLeaves

    Breaking Ice Presented by: Winifred Haun & Dancers and Fused Muse Ensemble Benefiting: Awassa Children's Orphanage of Ethiopia Location: Link's Hall, Chicago Date: Oct. 16 Attending: 200 Raised: $7,000 On October 16, Winifred Haun & Dancers partnered with Fused Muse Ensemble for the purpose of "Breaking Ice;" an evening of cutting-edge music, dancing and video that took over Link's Hall in Chicago before a rapt audience of 200. The evening performance, which explored themes of the fragility of nature, likewise served as a fundraiser for the Awassa Children's Orphanage of Ethiopia whose environmental mission is to plant trees, dig fresh water wells, and reduce its carbon footprint through solar panels.

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  6. Amnesty: Ethiopia Systematically Repressing OromoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Voice of America

    ... repeated torture and even targeted killings as part of the state's efforts to crush dissident. Claire Beston, the Ethiopia researcher for Amnesty International, said the East African country is hostile to any kind of dissent but particularly fears ...

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  7. South Sudan refugees in Ethiopia reach quarter of a millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The UN refugee agency said on Monday said South Sudanese refugees continue to flee to Ethiopia in large numbers. Ethiopia has witnessed a huge influx of South Sudanese refugees since conflict erupted in the young nation in December 2013 UNHCR officials said that since conflict in South Sudan erupted in mid-December last year, 245,000 South Sudanese, mostly women and children, have crossed the border.

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  8. Ethiopia to deploy health workers to Ebola-stricken West AfricaRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Ethiopia has announced that it is sending health professionals to Ebola-hit West African nations as part of ongoing collective efforts to contain the outbreak of the deadly virus. At a news conference on Friday, Ethiopian health minister Kesetebirhan Admassu said the Horn of Africa nation will deploy 200 volunteer health professionals to West Africa.

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  9. Talks on Sudan's Two Areas to resume on 12 November : SPLM-N spokespersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North has said it received an invitation from the African Union High Implementation Panel to resume talks with the Sudanese government in Addis Ababa on 12 November. The head of Sudanese government delegation, Ibrahim Ghandour , holds a one-on-one meeting with the SPLM-N's chief negotiator, Yasir Arman, in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, before the resumption of peace talks on 22 April 2014 Mbeki announced in September that Sudanese government delegation will hold parallel meetings with the SPLM-N on 12 October and another one with Darfur rebel groups on 16 October to discuss a cessation of hostilities agreement.

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  10. Airline Routes-Oct. 27, 2014Read the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Air Transport World

    Transaero will codeshare on 5X-daily Moscow-Istanbul service with Turkish Airlines . The Russian carrier has nine codeshare agreements with carriers including Aigle Azur, airBaltic, Austrian Airlines, Belavia, China Airlines, Singapore Airlines, UTair and Virgin Atlantic.

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  11. UN chief criticises restrictions on Ebola health workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Ban Ki-moon's comments came after an American nurse was placed in quarantine in New Jersey after returning from treating patients in Sierra Leone and complained she was made to feel like a criminal. ADDIS ABABA: UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday praised the "selfless" efforts of health workers in Ebola-hit countries and criticised quarantine restrictions put on those returning home.

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  12. Record routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Randy's Journal

    We had to revise our 787 route map today after United Airlines completed what is now the longest nonstop Dreamliner route in the world. UAL Flight 98, a 787-9, left Los Angeles around 10:30pm Pacific on Sunday night, and landed in Melbourne about 15 hours later.

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  13. Fighting erupts again in South Sudan; each side blames the otherRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Reuters

    South Sudan government forces and rebel troops clashed in oil-rich Unity State on Monday, President Salva Kiir said, days before the two sides are to hold talks to end a 10-month conflict that has ravaged the world's youngest nation. Kiir accused the rebels on Monday of violating a ceasefire agreed in May and warned of more attacks by forces loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar.

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  14. Ethiopian court sentences journalist to three years in prisonRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    ... said he plans to appeal the ruling, according to local journalists. "With each journalist sentenced to prison, Ethiopia takes another step further from freedom of the press and democratic society," said CPJ East Africa Representative Tom Rhodes. "We ...

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  15. Ambassador Teshome presents credentials to President of Estonia - Monday, 27 October 2014 13:39Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Walta Information Centre

    Ambassador Teshome Toga presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, on Wednesday, last week . He said his appointment would strengthen the already existing relationship between the two countries and briefed the President on Ethiopia's economic growth and its role in promoting regional peace and security under the auspices of IGAD.

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  16. Ethiopia: Chemin De FerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | AllAfrica.com

    The steel track, or chemin de fer, is one of the oldest modes of surface transport ever introduced in Africa, in general, and, in Ethiopia, in particular, the centenary of which we are about to celebrate in less than two years time. Every time I hear about railway transport service, it touches one of the subjects closest to my heart simply because my first experience takes me back six decades.

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  17. UN chief arrives in Addis AbabaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Newstime Africa

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, arrived in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday for a two-day visit to the Horn of Africa nation. During his visit, the U.N. chief is expected to announce $8 billion in funding assistance for Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.

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  18. The Great Ethiopian Famine of 1984 RememberedRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | In-depth Africa

    Famine in Ethiopia is a topic that horrifies me. Over the years, I have written long commentaries on the subject often challenging with incontrovertible facts the fabricated and false claims of the Tigrean Peoples Liberation Front and its late leader Meles Zenawi that .

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  19. Halloween 5Km Night Run & Fun in CarrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Carrickonshannon Today

    ... Adeline is competing in the race in aid of the children's development NGO, Plan Ireland. Plan has been working in Ethiopia since 1974 and since then has helped thousands of marginalised children get access to decent water and sanitation facilities, ...

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  20. Middle East investment increasing - Monday, 27 October 2014 09:06Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Walta Information Centre

    ... relations and connections, Middle East investment has not reached at a desired level, he added. The government of Ethiopia has understood the region's potential in terms of investment and is working to attract more investors from there. Intensive ...

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