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2005-12-07 06:14:59

ASMARA (Reuters) - Eritrea has ordered U.N. troops and civilians from Western countries to leave within 10 days, a move that will make the U.N.'s observation of its tense border with Ethiopia impossible, diplomats said on Wednesday.

2005-12-06 14:27:40

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The international community must act quickly to stop violence in Sudan getting worse and to get the peace process back on track, the U.N.'s refugee chief said on Tuesday. "The situation has been worsening and worsening in Darfur. In the east ...

2005-12-02 08:30:12

By Ed Harris ASMARA (Reuters) - Eritrea and Sudan will start talks next week on opening their common border, closed in 2002 when Khartoum accused Eritrea of supporting Sudanese rebel groups, a senior Sudanese official said on Friday.

2005-11-24 11:49:57

By Ed Harris ASMARA (Reuters) - Eritrea on Thursday dismissed as a glaring example of big power bias a U.N. Security Council resolution threatening sanctions against it and Ethiopia if both countries failed to step back from the brink of war.

2005-11-24 10:07:34

By Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Thursday Ethiopian troops had occupied a demilitarized buffer zone set up to separate Ethiopian and Eritrean armies, in a move likely to raise tension along their volatile border.

2005-11-17 19:28:24

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council likely will adopt a resolution next week pressing former foes Ethiopia and Eritrea to avert a renewed war and return to a 2000 peace accord, diplomats said on Thursday.

2005-11-04 14:32:34

By Tsegaye Tadesse and David Mageria ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Political unrest erupted beyond Ethiopia's capital on Friday, reportedly claiming four lives in a northern town, amid mounting international concern for the African giant's stability.

2005-11-04 12:19:24

By Tsegaye Tadesse and David Mageria ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Political unrest erupted beyond Ethiopia's capital for the first time on Friday in a development likely to deepen concern for the African giant's stability after days of bloody disturbances in Addis Ababa.

2005-10-28 08:43:48

By Ed Harris GELALO, Eritrea (Reuters) - Rising out of the shimmering heat of the Eritrean desert, the Hotel Gelalo offers tired, dusty tourists a refuge from the burning sun.

2005-10-23 07:15:00

By Ed Harris KEREN, Eritrea (Reuters) - Seyoum Goitom, inventor and father-of-six, stood in his workshop in Eritrea, explaining his passion for mechanics, while young girls herded goats outside and butterflies wobbled in the warmth.

Latest Eritrea Reference Libraries

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.

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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