Latest Eritrea Stories

2005-10-04 19:15:45

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Eritrea told the United Nations on Tuesday it could no longer fly helicopters over its territory to resupply peacekeepers stationed there after a disastrous border war with Ethiopia. In response the U.N.

2005-10-01 18:12:10

By Paul Gains EDMONTON, Canada (Reuters) - Tanzania's 19-year-old distance running sensation Joseph Fabiano Naasi won the 14th IAAF men's world half-marathon title on Saturday.

2005-09-30 18:01:08

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Twenty-two U.N. staff members have been detained since mid-2004 despite an international treaty guaranteeing the safety of U.N. personnel, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Friday.

2005-09-15 04:54:47

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Eritrea has arrested two local employees of the U.S. embassy in Asmara on charges of human trafficking, the government said on Thursday, the latest in a series of diplomatic difficulties between the countries.

2005-09-15 04:30:48

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Eritrea has arrested two local employees of the U.S. Embassy in Asmara on charges of human trafficking, adding to recent tensions between the two nations, the government said on Thursday.

2005-08-29 07:52:39

By Ed Harris ASMARA (Reuters) - A U.S. government team has arrived in Eritrea for talks on food aid following Eritrea's request that Washington's main development agency stop working in the Red Sea state, U.S.

2005-08-26 00:00:53

By Ed Harris BIMBILNA, Eritrea (Reuters) - Grandmother Lemlem Ghilazgi used to spend hours every day hunting for scarce firewood around her small village in southwest Eritrea.

2005-08-25 15:08:01

By Ed Harris ASMARA (Reuters) - Eritrea has asked the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to stop work in the Horn of Africa state where it donates millions of dollars annually, the U.S. ambassador said on Thursday. "Yes, they have asked us to cease operations," U.S.

2005-07-30 06:39:50

ROME (Reuters) - Police were carrying out at least 15 searches in Italy on Saturday stemming from Friday's arrest in Rome of a London bombing suspect, the government said.

2005-07-30 07:18:36

By Phil Stewart and Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - Italian authorities prepared extradition proceedings on Saturday for a London bombing suspect arrested in Rome on Friday, a judicial source said, as police carried out searches into his contacts across Italy.

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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  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).