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2006-08-11 04:19:32

By Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia said on Friday its army had killed 13 rebels and caught other commanders of an eastern separatist movement after they crossed from Somalia.

2006-08-07 16:26:03

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A second round of east Sudan peace talks opened late on Monday in what promises to be a long road to resolving a lingering low-level revolt in the economically important region of the country.

2006-07-29 13:05:55

By Pascal Fletcher KINSHASA (Reuters) - The United States sent its most explicit warning yet to Horn of Africa foes Eritrea and Ethiopia on Saturday to stay out of the escalating crisis in Somalia where they are believed to be backing rival sides.

2006-07-29 07:37:55

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Soma

2006-07-28 13:23:10

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead a Somali minister outside a mosque on Friday, triggering riots by pro-government protesters who threw rocks and burned tyres at the interim administration's provincial base of Baidoa.

2006-07-28 13:21:37

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead a Somali minister outside a mosque on Friday, triggering riots by pro-government protesters who threw rocks and burned tyres at the interim administration's provincial base of Baidoa.

2006-07-28 06:29:02

By Guled Mohamed BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead a Somali government minister outside a mosque on Friday in a killing sure to exacerbate tensions in the violence-plagued Horn of Africa nation.

2006-07-28 05:20:51

By Mohamed Ali Bile MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Another mysterious plane landed in Mogadishu on Friday, fuelling fresh war fears as the Somali capital's ruling Islamists blocked roads near the airport to unload unidentified cargo.

2006-07-26 11:54:50

By Mohamed Ali Bile and Guled Mohamed MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A mystery cargo plane landed in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday and the interim government said it was carrying Eritrean weapon supplies for rival Islamists.

2006-07-19 07:20:00

By Ed Harris ADI KE, Eritrea (Reuters) - High above a rocky cliff top south of Eritrea's capital, Asmara, an Augur Buzzard glides overhead, its broad white wings outstretched.


Latest Eritrea Reference Libraries

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2007-01-02 11:34:00

The Savannah Monitor, varanus exanthematicus, is a lizard which habitat extends from Senegal as far as Eritrea and northern Zaire. The majority of lizard skin used in the leather trade is derived from this species. This is a robust creature, with powerful limbs used for digging. It grows to lengths in excess of 4 to 5 feet and in some instances can cause deep lacerations with its claws and tail, although these are usually unintentional traits. Its diet is wide-ranging, including giant...

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.