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Latest Ethiopian general election Stories

2005-11-01 08:34:01

By Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Riot police in the Ethiopian capital fired at stone-throwing opposition supporters on Tuesday, killing five people and wounding 18, in renewed protests over a disputed May election, hospital sources said.

2005-09-16 03:40:37

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Former U.S. president and international poll observer Jimmy Carter urged Ethiopia's opposition parties to take their seats in parliament as he gave qualified support for the country's disputed election.

2005-08-25 10:02:20

By Anaclet Rwegayura ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The European Union criticized Ethiopia on Thursday for flaws in bitterly-contested elections that have given Prime Minister Meles Zenawi a second term.

2005-06-29 10:50:38

By Tsegaye Tadesse NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia said on Wednesday it may orderelection re-runs in some constituencies where fraud was allegedin May 15 elections that have provoked fatal protests anddamaged Prime Minister Meles Zenawi's reputation.

2005-06-29 10:42:14

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia said on Wednesday it may orderre-runs of its disputed May 15 parliamentary elections in someconstituencies where fraud has been alleged.


Word of the Day
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.