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Powerful Ethiopian party accuses government of ethnic crackdown

A powerful party in Ethiopia's government accused authorities of arresting members of its ethnic group in a politically-driven crackdown - an unprecedented public charge exposing deep rifts at the..
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Egypt and Ethiopia to discuss Nile dam dispute - PM

Egypt said on Sunday it would hold talks with Ethiopia in the next two weeks to iron out differences over an Ethiopian dam on the River Nile that Cairo sees as a threat to its water supplies.
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Scientists are concerned that reductions in cases of the mosquito-borne disease are stalling after declining gradually from 2010 to 2015.

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Ethiopia arrests ex deputy intelligence chief in corruption, rights crackdown

Ethiopia said on Thursday it had arrested the former deputy intelligence chief after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's administration launched a crackdown this week on senior security officials suspected of..
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Ethiopia arrests former deputy intelligence chief

Ethiopia's former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested, Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye said on Thursday, in the latest move targeting security officials for human rights abuses and corruption.
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U.N. Security Council removes Eritrea sanctions after years

The U.N. Security Council unanimously voted on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea after a rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with..
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Ethiopia arrests ex-head of army firm in crackdown on security services

Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate on Tuesday and flew him in handcuffs to the capital, state media reported, a day after authorities announced investigations..
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Dozens in court as Ethiopia says security chiefs ordered attack on PM

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Dozens of Ethiopian security officials appeared in court on Monday after the attorney general accused security chiefs of ordering a grenade attack on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed...
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Ethiopia says security agents attacked PM's rally, orders arrests

Ethiopia's attorney general accused members of the security service of carrying out a grenade attack on a rally attended by the prime minister, as he announced details of a string of investigations..
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Ethiopia's attorney general alleges vast corruption at military-run Metec

Ethiopia's attorney general said on Monday that a five-month long investigation into procurement processes at the huge military-run conglomerate METEC has revealed vast corruption.
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Ethiopia says mass grave with 200 bodies uncovered in strife-torn region

Police in Ethiopia have uncovered a grave containing at least 200 bodies along the border between the strife-torn Oromiya and Somali regions, state-affiliated media said.
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Far from utopia: Stills from Ethiopia capture tribes in unrest

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Yellow fever kills 10 in Ethiopia, WHO ships 1.45 million vaccines

The World Health Organization is releasing more than a million doses of yellow fever vaccine from its emergency stockpile after the deadly mosquito-borne disease killed 10 people in southwestern..
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Eritrean president says trust growing with Ethiopia, but more work needed

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki says Eritrea and Ethiopia have built trust since signing a peace deal in July, but need to iron out further elements of their ties to make their cooperation..
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Insight: A problem for Ethiopia's leader - the young men who helped him to power

They were tortured for their political beliefs. They saw friends shot dead by security forces. They were forced to cut their hair and give up other cultural traditions. This year, they say, they caused..
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Ethiopia gets its first female supreme court president

Ethiopia's parliament on Thursday swore in the country's first female supreme court president, building on efforts by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to achieve gender parity in government.
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Ethiopia gets 1st woman President

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Sudan says progress on Nile dam timeline with Ethiopia, Egypt

Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt have made progress towards setting a timeline for filling Ethiopia's multi-billion dollar Nile dam, the Sudanese irrigation minister said on Wednesday.
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Shocker: Ethiopian doctors recover 120 nails from man's stomach

Ethiopian doctors extracted over a hundred iron nails and other sharp objects from the stomach of a patient in the capital Addis Ababa at the weekend. Dawit Teare, a surgeon at St. Peter's..
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Ethiopia signs peace deal with rebels from gas-rich region

Ethiopia signed a peace deal on Sunday with Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels from its Somali Region, whom it had previously outlawed as a "terrorist group," officials said.
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