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Members of Parliament Pledge support to Turkish Cable Producer

A group of Ethiopian legislators Wednesday pledged a support to Turkey’s biggest cable producer to help resolve issues, which have been negatively affecting the company’s

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Court Sentence Journalist to 18-Month Prison Term

Getachew Shiferaw was arrested in late December 2015 and charged in May last year with involvement in the operations of the outlawed anti-government group Ginbot

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Gov't Issues 30,000 Emergency Passports for Saudi-Stranded Workers

Ethiopia's government has issued over 30,000 'laissez-passer' visas to its citizens working in Saudi Arabia in a bid to facilitate repatriation efforts following a mass

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Couple Says Legally Adopted Son Can’t Leave Ethiopia

Jon and Rachel Oren (Anderson, Indiana) were able to become the young boy’s legal guardians while they were in Ethiopia, but the paperwork needed to

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PM Calls on Ethiopians in Saudi to Leave Country before Amnesty Deadline

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn highlighted that Ethiopian repatriates to use the given amnesty time to leave Saudi Arabia for their own safe return Prime Minister Hailemariam

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Ethiopia Slams European Parliament’s Criticism over Human Rights Concerns

The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has downplayed the resolution issued by the European Parliament on Ethiopia that criticized the east African country over human

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U.S. Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Calling on Ethiopia to Respect Human Rights

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced a Senate resolution Wednesday (May 18) condemning excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces

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As Western nations shut out migrants, Ethiopia's doors are open even to its enemy

Sand and grime surround the drooping eyelids of a tired 14-year-old Eritrean girl in a dirty pink tracksuit who spent the night crossing from Eritrea

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Opposition Politician Yonatan Tesfaye Guilty of Terror Charge

Ethiopian opposition politician Yonatan Tesfaye has been found guilty of encouraging terrorism for comments he made on Facebook. He was arrested in December 2015 as a

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How Long Can Ethiopia’s State of Emergency Last?

How Long Can Ethiopia’s State of Emergency Last? Government Communication Minister Dr. Negeri Lencho talks to Al Jazeera about the state of emergency which was imposed

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Uneasy Peace and Simmering Conflict: The Ethiopian Town where three Flags Fly

Three different flags flutter in the breeze along the road that runs through Moyale in southern Ethiopia. The first is green, yellow and red: the

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Over 850 mln Birr Gift Real Estate Village Inaugurated

Gift Real Estate’s new village which built at a cost of over 850 million Birr has been inaugurated on Saturday. The inaugural ceremony held on May

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