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2006-03-14 07:45:07

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia jails more journalists than almost any other African country with 16 behind bars and most facing treason and genocide charges that could lead to the death penalty, a rights body said on Tuesday.

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.