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Trump says Egypt may 'blow up' Ethiopia dam
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Sudan floods threaten ancient pyramids
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Ethiopia's Tigray region holds vote, defying Abiy's federal gov't
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Ethiopia River Nile dam: PM condemns 'aggressions' after Trump commentIts PM condemns "aggressions" after Donald Trump says Egypt might destroy a controversial Nile dam.
Refusing to wear a mask in Ethiopia could cost you two years in jail(CNN)Ethiopia can jail people for up to two years if they deliberately violate restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19, the attorney general's office said, amid concern that citizens are..
How clothes reflect growing Oromo ethnic pride in EthiopiaOromos have complained of marginalisation but they are now increasingly assertive in their identity.
Ethiopia's Gidey breaks women's 5,000m world recordEthiopia's Letesenbet Gidey breaks the women's 5,000m world record in Valencia, beating the previous best by more than four seconds.
River Nile row: Ethiopia bans flights above Grand Renaissance DamIt comes a week after Ethiopia's air force warned it would defend the $4.8bn dam against any attack.
Ethiopia region arrests 503 on feared violence at weekend festivalPolice in Ethiopia's Oromiya region have arrested 503 people on accusations they planned to cause violence during an annual thanksgiving festival this weekend and seized guns and hand grenades. ......
Deaths at Saudi Arabia detention centre for Ethiopians - AmnestyThousands of detainees are facing "unimaginable cruelty", Amnesty International says.
Ethiopia charges opposition figures with terrorismThe group, who will appear in court on Monday, faces charges related to deadly violence in June.
Ethiopia files terrorism charges against leading opposition activistADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic group, Jawar Mohammed, the attorney general's office said on Saturday...
Ethiopian region votes, defying federal government and PMPeople have begun voting in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region in a local election defying the federal government and increasing political tensions in Africa’s second most populous country ......
Polls in Ethiopia’s Tigray set to escalate standoff with AbiyIn a career that took him from Mogadishu to Washington and beyond, veteran diplomat Wondimu Asamnew spent 24 years pleading Ethiopia’s case to the world. These days, though, he’s pushing a..
Why there are fears that Ethiopia could break upThe feud between Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the ruling party in the Tigray region is escalating.
Sudan's Government Agrees to Separate Religion and StateSudan's transitional government has agreed in principle to separate religion and state after three decades of Islamic rule in the country. Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and Abdel-Aziz Adam al-Hilu, the..
Mourning migrant workers killed in Beirut blastThe emotional impact of the city's deadly port explosion has been felt as far away as Ethiopia and Syria.
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Trump's tweets are felt in Ethiopia. Washington should use its power wiselyWhen US presidents comment on events in other countries, their remarks have impact. When, for example, President Barack Obama congratulated the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front..
Nile dam row: US 'to cut $100m in aid' to EthiopiaEthiopia has begun filling the mega dam before reaching an agreement with Sudan and Egypt.
US halts aid to Ethiopia over Renaissance DamSecretary of State Mike Pompeo has approved a plan to halt US foreign assistance to Ethiopia over the country’s dispute with Egypt and Sudan over the...
An Ethiopian perspective: The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance DamYou may have heard about the long-standing impasse between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) — a mega hydropower project which was started in 2011. It is now..
Nile dam row: Ethiopia's pop stars hit outThe battle with Egypt over who has rights to the waters of the River Nile is played out by musicians.
The Emerald Triangle, the Columbus Letters, Built By AngelsGrowing pains for legal weed in California; Then, rare, million-dollar copies of a letter written by Christopher Columbus replaced with fakes; And, inside Lalibela, the mysterious holy site visited by..
Inside Lalibela, the mysterious holy siteIn the northern highlands of Ethiopia stand 11 churches that the Ethiopian Orthodox Church says were built by angels.
Inside Lalibela, the mysterious holy site visited by 200,000 Ethiopian Christians on their annual pilgrimageIn the northern highlands of Ethiopia stand 11 churches that the Ethiopian Orthodox Church says were built by angels. Scott Pelley reports.
Nile dam row: Egypt fumes as Ethiopia celebratesConcerns grow as Nile River nations fail to reach a deal on how to share the vital waters.
Egypt’s Sisi rules out military action over Ethiopia damEgyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said that his country is keen on resolving the crisis over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam through negotiations and not...
Record numbers of coronavirus cases in every global regionLondon: Almost 40 countries have reported record single-day increases in coronavirus infections over the past week, around double the number that did so the previous week, according to a Reuters tally..
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan reach early consensus on new damAddis Ababa — Ethiopia and Egypt have appeared to head off an escalation in their dispute over a giant dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile River, pledging further talks to resolve an impasse over..
Nile dam dispute: Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan agree to resume talksThe Grand Renaissance Dam reservoir has been a source of huge diplomatic tension for almost a decade.
Ethiopia's River Nile dam: How it will be filledIt is not like a bath with a tap that can be turned on and off at will.
River Nile dam: Sudan blasts 'unilateral' move as Ethiopia dam fillsAs talks fail with Ethiopia, Sudan says water levels drop downstream and Egypt demands "clarification".
River Nile dam: Filling operation begins - EthiopiaOfficials confirm satellite images showing water levels rising - despite failed talks with Egypt and Sudan.
Nile Dam row: Egypt and Ethiopia generate heat but no powerEgypt sees the dam as an existential threat, while Ethiopia sees it as an existential necessity.
Jawar Mohammed: The Ethiopian media mogul taking on Abiy AhmedBorn in 1986 to a Muslim father and an Orthodox Christian mother, Mr Jawar established his credentials as an Oromo...
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Hachalu Hundessa: Ethiopia singer's death unrest killed 166Protests over the killing of Hachalu Hundessa spread from Oromia, where he was seen as a hero.
Hachalu Hundessa: 'My friend the hero who was gunned down'The BBC's Amensisa Ifa was close to Ethiopian protest singer Hachalu Hundessa, who was shot dead on Monday.
Hachalu Hundessa: Mob violence in Ethiopia as protest singer buriedPopular Oromo musician Hachalu Hundessa is being buried as unrest over his death spreads.
Haile Selassie: Statue of former Ethiopian leader destroyed in London parkPolice are investigating the incident, which is being linked to unrest in Ethiopia.
Hachalu Hundessa - Ethiopia's murdered musician who sang for freedomHachalu Hundessa is due to be buried later on Thursday after 50 died in unrest following his murder.
Jawar Mohammed: Ethiopian politician arrested over Hachalu Hundessa protestsThe opposition figure was reportedly taking part in demonstrations after a popular singer was killed.
Hachalu Hundessa: Popular Ethiopian singer and activist shot deadHachalu Hundessa sang about the plight of the Oromo ethnic group, which partly inspired protests.
Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan agree to delay filling damCAIRO - Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed that Addis Ababa will delay filling a mega-dam as part of a comprehensive deal on the project that has raised tensions between the three countries, the..
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Coronavirus in Ethiopia: 'Incredible recovery of man aged over 100'Aba Tilahun, who is 114 according to his family, was discharged after two weeks of treatment.
UN Security Council to meet Monday on Ethiopia damThe United�Nations Security Council plans to meet Monday to discuss Egypt and Sudan's�objections to Ethiopia's construction of a mega-dam on the Nile River,�diplomatic sources said Thursday...
Sudan warns window closing in Nile dam dispute, asks UN helpUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Sudan has joined Egypt in asking the U.N. Security Council to intervene in a dispute over Ethiopia’s newly built hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile, warning that the window..
Migrant crisis in Lebanon worsens as more workers dumped on the streetsThousands of migrant workers in Lebanon are struggling to secure repatriation flights home as poverty and unemployment soar with the collapse of the local currency. Lebanon has long been home to a..
Ethiopian maids dumped outside Beirut embassyDomestic workers have been left homeless and unpaid amid an ongoing economic crisis in Lebanon, heightened by the coronavirus pandemic.
Ethiopia extends PM and lawmakers' terms, to hold polls within a yearEthiopia's parliament approved on Wednesday an extra year in office for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed after August elections were postponed, two days after a leading opposition politician resigned as..
Speaker of Ethiopia's upper House resigns after polls postponedEthiopia's upper house speaker resigned on Monday in apparent protest at the postponement of planned elections in the Horn of Africa country over the coronavirus, a sign of growing tension between her..
Sudan calls for renewed talks on Blue Nile damSudan has called for the resumption of talks with Egypt and Ethiopia on the giant Blue Nile hydropower dam after the failure of a U.S-led mediation effort earlier this year.
Ethiopian food delivery startup rides to restaurants' rescueRestaurants may still be officially open in Ethiopia, but diners are staying away due to the coronavirus pandemic.