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2005-11-05 15:33:43

By Tsegaye Tadesse and David Mageria ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said on Saturday an independent commission of inquiry would be set up to investigate political unrest that has shaken confidence in the African nation's stability.

2005-11-05 09:32:40

By Tsegaye Tadesse and David Mageria ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Two people were reported killed in northern Ethiopia on Saturday after a fifth day of political unrest that has shaken confidence in the vast African nation's stability.

2005-11-04 04:09:59

By Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Police shot in the air to disperse protesters in the Ethiopian capital on Friday, witnesses said, in a fourth day of clashes between police and anti-government protesters that have killed at least 42 people.

2005-11-03 12:40:58

By Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Three people were shot dead in the Ethiopian capital on Thursday, doctors said, in a third straight day of political unrest that has killed at least 42 and stirred fears for the giant African country's stability.

2005-11-02 15:54:47

By David Mageria ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - At least 23 people were killed and 150 wounded in clashes in the Ethiopian capital on Wednesday, medical sources said, as police battled protesters in the giant African country's worst political unrest in months.

2005-11-02 15:13:09

By David Mageria ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - At least 23 people were killed and 150 wounded in clashes in the Ethiopian capital on Wednesday, medical sources said, as police battled protesters in the giant African country's worst political unrest in months.

2005-11-02 09:26:00

By David Mageria ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Twenty-three people including several women were killed in the Ethiopian capital on Wednesday, hospital sources said, when police opened fire at stone-throwing youths in the worst anti-government protests in months.

2005-11-02 07:04:31

By David Mageria ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ten people were killed in a second day of clashes in the Ethiopian capital on Wednesday, hospital officials said, as police confronted stone-throwing youths in the worst anti-government protests in months.

2005-11-02 05:30:49

By David Mageria ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Six people were killed in clashes in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Wednesday, a hospital source said, as police confronted stone-throwing youths in a second day of anti-government protests.

2005-11-01 09:57:38

By Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Six people were killed and at least 36 wounded in clashes between riot police and opposition supporters in the Ethiopian capital on Tuesday, a sign of persistent political tension in Africa's top coffee grower.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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