Latest Regions of Ethiopia Stories

2006-05-29 06:00:45

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Three blasts in the Ethiopian town of Jijiga at the weekend have injured 42 people, the state-run Ethiopian News Agency said on Monday. The explosions, on Saturday night, appeared to have been set off in a coordinated attack in the capital of Ethiopia's Somali region, located about 485 km (300 miles) west of Addis Ababa close to the Somali border, officials said. "Three explosions occurred at Central Hotel, London cafe and Family cafe in Jijiga town...

2006-03-27 08:07:01

By Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A blast on a minibus killed one person and injured three in Addis Ababa on Monday, the first fatality in a string of mysterious explosions in the Ethiopian capital. Two other blasts struck an abattoir and a small cafe in the city, shattering windows and causing damage inside. An employee in the cafe said the explosion injured 10 people and ambulances could be seen leaving for the hospital. Police who had cordoned off the area around the...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.