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2006-03-15 09:02:35

By Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A verdict in the genocide trial against Ethiopia's exiled former dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam is due on May 23 after 14 years of proceedings, a court said on Wednesday.

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.

2006-02-24 08:12:00

By C. Bryson Hull ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - In Addis Ababa, the cool highland nights are no longer the only chill in the air.

2006-02-20 08:24:49

By C. Bryson Hull ZALAMBESSA, Ethiopia (Reuters) - It's hard to tell which stones are the rubble of war and which are the ingredients of reconstruction in the frontier town of Zalambessa.

2006-02-08 15:32:05

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Security Council on Wednesday gave the United States another 30 days to try and resolve the Eritrea-Ethiopia border dispute before considering any U.N. troop redeployment, U.S. Ambassador John Bolton said.

2006-01-21 15:36:12

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia has ordered a British journalist working for Associated Press to leave the country within 24 hours, accusing him of portraying it in a bad light, state television said on Saturday. Anthony Mitchell was summoned to the foreign ministry and told to leave.

2006-01-19 09:46:33

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The top U.S. diplomat for Africa arrived in Ethiopia on Thursday to mediate in a border dispute with Eritrea after Asmara blocked her attempt to visit the disputed area, officials said. A U.N. source told Reuters that Jendayi Frazer was heading to the tense border.

2006-01-15 05:00:52

By C. Bryson Hull NAIROBI (Reuters) - The United States is throwing its geopolitical might into breaking the Eritrea-Ethiopia border deadlock but analysts say its only hope is to persuade Addis Ababa to fully accept the deal that ended a murderous war between the Horn of Africa neighbors.

2005-12-28 22:19:45

LONDON (Reuters) - Western donors plan to withhold $375 million in aid from Ethiopia over the government's recent crackdown on opposition supporters, The Financial Times reported on Thursday.

2005-12-28 19:57:42

LONDON (Reuters) - Western donors plan to withhold $375 million in aid from Ethiopia over the government's recent crackdown on opposition supporters, The Financial Times reported on Thursday.


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