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  1. Museum to showcase historical Turkish-Ethiopian tiesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | TurkishPress.com

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ongoing visit to Addis Ababa may help strengthen the already strong relations between Turkey and Ethiopia at both the economic and political levels. But beyond these political and economic ties, there are cultural relations that are rarely mentioned by the media, even though they date back hundreds of years.

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  2. Museum to showcase historical Turkish-Ethiopian ties - Friday, 23 January 2015 11:37Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Walta Information Centre

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ongoing visit to Addis Ababa may help strengthen the already strong relations between Turkey and Ethiopia at both the economic and political levels. But beyond these political and economic ties, there are cultural relations that are rarely mentioned by the media, even though they date back hundreds of years. 3 comments

  3. President Erdogan receives honorary Doctorate from AAU - Friday, 23 January 2015 11:37Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Walta Information Centre

    ... and the reconstruction of Somalia. He added that President Erdogan had also helped Turkish investors to invest Ethiopia thereby creating jobs and the transfer of technology. President Erdogan, expressing his pleasure at the award, said, he would ... 17 comments

  4. Ethiopian set to take delivery of 11th B787-8 Dreamliner - Friday, 23 January 2015 08:04Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopian Airlines is set to take delivery of their 11th B787-8 Dreamliner before the end of January, it was learnt yesterday. The aircraft with the manufacturers' serial number MSN 36111, according to information sourced, took to the air for the first time on the 12th of January and has been registered as ET-ASG.

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  5. Council meets with Diaspora delegation - Friday, 23 January 2015 06:43Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Walta Information Centre

    ... should join hands to help the country attain its vision of eradicating poverty come true in the near future. "Ethiopia is everyday calling for its citizens abroad to come and help their fellow brothers and sisters in the struggle against poverty," ...

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  6. SPLM reunification pact evokes mixed reactions among S. SudaneseRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | In-depth Africa

    January 22, 2015 An agreement signed between South Sudan's warring factions aimed at reunifying the ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement has drawn mixed reactions among citizens living in Ethiopia. President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar on Wednesday signed an agreement in Arusha in Tanzania to unify the party, which previously split in to three factions.

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  7. Erdogan: Attacking religious beliefs equals terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | TurkishPress.com

    "Terrorism is not just committed by weapons," Erdogan said during a speech at Addis Ababa University in the Ethiopian capital. "Attacks on holy values and religious beliefs are acts of terror and so is racism and discrimination."

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  8. Turkey seeks $500 mn trade volume with EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | TurkishPress.com

    Turkey would like to increase its trade volume with Ethiopia up to $500 million, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday. The president's remarks came at the Turkey-Ethiopia Business Forum in the capital Addis Ababa, where Erdogan is paying an official visit.

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  9. Erdogan's intervention 'saved four former ministers from corruption trial'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received an honorary doctorate from his Ethiopian counterpart, Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, at Addis Ababa University on Jan. 22. The Justice and Development Party's members of a parliamentary panel tasked with probing graft claims against four ex-ministers originally intended to send them to the top court, but an intervention by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan changed their minds, it has emerged. During meetings with AKP executives ahead of the Dec. 22, 2014 panel vote on the matter, the nine panel members from the AKP signaled that they would vote to send the quartet to the Supreme Council, sources told Hurriyet.

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  10. Live Earth 2015: Can concerts for a cause make a difference?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Christian Science Monitor

    This June, musicians around the world will stand together with one voice and call for the governments of the world to address climate change. Singer and producer Pharrell Williams , former Vice President Al Gore , and CEO and concert promoter Kevin Wall, will join forces to put on Live Earth 2015, a series of giant concerts on seven continents.

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  11. Bomb explodes near Turkish delegation in SomaliaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Otago Daily Times

    Somali government forces assess the scene of a suicide car explosion in front of the SYL hotel in the capital Mogadishu. Photo by Reuters.

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  12. HRW: Media suppression in Ethiopia curbing democratic spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Suppression of media freedom by Ethiopia's government is curtailing democratic space ahead of elections in May, a rights advocacy group said Thursday. Six independent print publications were closed in 2014 after a lengthy campaign of intimidation that included documentaries on state-run television that alleged the publications were linked to terrorist groups, Human Rights Watch said in a report.

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  13. Turkey's Erdogan seeks closure of Gulen-linked schools in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Star Online

    President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday Turkey would seek the closure of schools in Africa linked to his ally-turned-foe Fethullah Gulen, opening a new front in his battle with the U.S.-based Muslim cleric. Erdogan accuses Gulen and his supporters in the judiciary and police of seeking to establish a "parallel state" and of orchestrating a corruption investigation targeting Erdogan's inner circle in December 2013 as part of a coup attempt.

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  14. S Sudan warring factions sign deal to end civil war - Thursday, 22 January 2015 13:56Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 22 January 2015 - The South Sudanese president and opposition leader have reached a deal to end the deadly civil war in the African country. On Wednesday, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and the opposition leader Riek Machar inked a deal in the northern Tanzanian city of Arusha as a roadmap toward stopping the deadly clashes in the strife-torn country.

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  15. Ethiopia, Turkey agree to bolster trade relations - Thursday, 22 January 2015 12:56Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Walta Information Centre

    Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed bilateral and multilateral issues in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa today. In a press briefing, the Turkish leader noted Turkey and Ethiopia will work towards making Nejashi Mosque a top tourist destination.

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  16. Ethiopia: Coffee Ceremony Used to Educate On HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Coffee ceremony is a tradition in Ethiopia, where the world's most famous coffee Coffea Arabica grows. The ceremony takes about an hour and helps strengthen bonds within the community.

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  17. Irish equity trades rise 30pc in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Business World

    ... International (the largest privately owned conglomerate in mainland China). The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia became the latest African country to list its sovereign debt on the ISE during Q4. Other African nations to have securities ...

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  18. Ethiopian to start flying from Dublin - Thursday, 22 January 2015 06:58Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopian chief executive Tewolde Gebremariam said the route would connect three continents, adding that he was confident the new route will appeal to both holidaymakers and business travelers. Ethiopian Airlines plans to sell return flights between Dublin and Los Angeles and between Dublin and Addis Ababa from a 595.

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  19. Ethiopia: Media Being Decimated - Human Rights WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | AllAfrica.com

    ... arrested under repressive laws. The 76-page report, "'Journalism is Not a Crime': Violations of Media Freedom in Ethiopia," details how the Ethiopian government has curtailed independent reporting since 2010. Human Rights Watch interviewed more than ...

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  20. South Sudan: Rivals Sign Pact to Reunify Ruling SPLM PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Leaders of South Sudan's warring factions have agreed on a unity deal which could serve as a roadmap towards ending the year-old civil war. The conflict has killed thousands of people in the world's newest state.

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