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Oct 13th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi denied on Thursday Ethiopian accusations that his country was supporting the opposition after a wave of violent protests that left hundreds dead. Ethiopia accused “elements” in Eritrea, Egypt and elsewhe...
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Danish ambassador to Ethiopia, Mette Thygesen, has disclosed that the Ethiopian government has failed to give concrete promises on when mobile internet and social media service will be restored. Thygesen who is the Danish representative for ...
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Washington (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States warned its African ally Ethiopia not to abuse the state of emergency it declared this week to suppress dissent and welcomed talk of political reform. Ethiopia declared an emergency on Sunday after six months of anti-government protests, but yes...
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egypt has dismissed allegations that it funds and trains members of Ethiopian opposition groups responsible for the ongoing violent anti-government protests in the East African country. On Tuesday, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry denied the claims made by Ethio...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel signaled support for protesters demanding wider freedoms in Ethiopia during a visit to the country on Tuesday, saying “a vibrant civil society is part and parcel of a developing country.” After meeting with Prime Minister Hai...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Ethiopia, where her meeting on Tuesday with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is expected to focus on the country’s newly declared state of emergency and other issues including migration. This East A...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) has disclosed that through the nationwide state of emergency, the government plans to calm down violence and pacify the nation. Getachew Reda, Ethiopia’s communication minister, briefed foreign...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mulatu Teshome in his opening speech to the joint session of the House of Peoples Representatives and House of Federation urged the need to reinforce efforts to resist anti-peace elements. Mul...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 10th, 2016
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Two missiles were fired Sunday at a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Red Sea from territory occupied by Iran-allied Yemeni rebels, but they missed, the Pentagon said. The attack began about 7 p.m. (noon ET) as the USS Mason was conducting routine operations in i...
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Oct 10th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Office of the Federal Attorney disclosed measures that will be taken during the emergency rule the nation has declared. In a press conference he gave here today, General Attorney Getachew Ambaye disclosed list of measures to be introduced during ...