Ethiopia: Arrests made after Muslims hold protest rally

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 26, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – In a new show of discontent over what they allege is the government’s meddling towards religious affairs, thousands of Ethiopian Muslims on Friday staged protest rallies in Addis Ababa’s two Mosques. Following Friday prayers, protesters turned out in large numbers at Grand Anwar mosque, condemning More...

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By Admin On Friday, July 26th, 2013
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Deported drug lord arrested in Nairobi’s Eastleigh area

Updated Friday, July 26th 2013 at 11:24 GMT +3 NAIROBI, KENYA: An Ethiopian national who was among drug lords deported last month over involvement in narcotics trafficking has been arrested in Nairobi’s  More...

By Admin On Friday, July 26th, 2013
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U.S. Non Immigrant Visa Procedure Change Notice

U.S. Embassy Ethiopia Press Release Beginning 31 July, 2013, the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will implement a new procedure to simplify and streamline the visa application process for those traveling More...

By Admin On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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FAA orders airlines to inspect or remove devices on 787 Dreamliners

By W.J. Hennigan, July 25, 2013 The Federal Aviation Administration is requiring airlines to inspect or remove the emergency devices on their Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliners after a fire erupted on one of the planes More...

By Admin On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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Ethiopia Plans to Make WTO Offer on Services by September

By William Davison July 15, 2013 Ethiopia will submit an offer to the World Trade Organization on access to services such as banking and telecommunications before the next meeting of a decade-long accession process More...

By Admin On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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Carter Discusses Security Partnership With Leaders in Ethiopia

US Department of Defense News Release Pentagon Press Secretary George Little provided the following readout: Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter visited Ethiopia on July 23-24, where he met with senior More...

By Admin On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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[Breaking News] Serkalem Fasil Joins Ethiopia’s Exiled Journalists

July 25, 2013 Awramba Times (Phoenix, Arizona) – Serkalem Fasil, award-winning Ethiopian journalist and former co-publisher of the weekly newspapers Asqual, Menilik, and Satenaw has left Ethiopia with her son More...

By Admin On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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Ethiopia cancels 40,000 visas to work in Saudi Arabia

By: Courtney Trenwith Thursday, 25 July 2013 3:14 PM The Ethiopian government has cancelled 40,000 work visas for housemaids destined for Saudi Arabia in retaliation to the kingdom’s ban on the recruitment of More...

By Admin On Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
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Ethiopia – No Plan for Full Troops Withdrawal From Somalia

By Zeryhun Kassa, 23 July 2013 Foreign Minister Dr Tedros Adhanom confirmed on Monday 22 July 2013 that Ethiopia’s troops were pulling out of Baidoa because it was now relatively stable and AMISOM and Somali More...

By Admin On Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
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Human Rights Groups: Donor Countries Fuel Abuse in Ethiopia

by Selah Hennessy VOA, July 23, 2013 Two new reports published this month say sustainable development in Ethiopia is impossible without a specific focus on human rights. The reports say donor countries should bear More...

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