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After decades of hostility between the two countries, Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopia's new prime minister, explains why he would be willing to talk to the Eritrean president. He also discusses his plans to move Ethiopia and the region forward.
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In an exclusive interview, Hailemariam Desalegn tells Al Jazeera he is ready to speak to President Issaias Afeworki.
By Al Jazeera | 05 Dec 2012
Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopia's prime minister, has said that he is willing to hold talks with neighbouring Eritrea, with whom Addis Ababa fought a border war that ended in 2000.
If Desalgen follows through with Wednesday's...
Mon Dec 3, 2012 7:22am EST
* Ethiopia says not willing to travel to Asmara
* Matches will be first between foes since 1998-2000 war
Dec 3 (Reuters) – Ethiopia has asked African football's governing body to move its African Nations Championship qualifiers with arch-foe Eritrea to a neutral venue, with the neighbouring countries still embroiled in a bitter border row, its FA said.
By Dana Milbank | Washington Post, Published November 16, 2012
President Obama had a rare “bring-it-on” moment when ABC News’s Jonathan Karl asked him about threats by Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham to block the confirmation of Susan Rice, should he nominate her for secretary of state.
“If Senator McCain and Senator Graham and others want to go after...
The ethnic cleansing of Eritreans and Ethiopians- of-Eritrean origin was indication of the propensity to how low the apartheid regime of the TPLF can stoop to hold on to power. What they did then was try to create a non existent scar amongst the friendly peoples and, set a precedent that will ultimately come back to haunt them. Unfortunately, the TPLF cadres have embraced mischief, deceit, lies,...
27 October 2012
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October 27, 2012
Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, At a Memorial Service for Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi at Abyssinian Baptist Church
Good morning. Reverend Butts, Mr. Secretary General, Ambassador Tekeda, friends, ladies and...
Meet Miss East Africa 2012 Contestants
At last, the names are out…
From Eritrea: Rahwa Afeworki (22yrs)
The finale is expected to take place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania….on December 07th 2012
Click here to see all the contestants
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US presidential and congressional elections are of great importance to every American’s life, way of life, belief system and values. US elections affect legal, ethical, social and the economic fabrics of the nation in many ways. It is American affair with implication to every American.
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The Nile River near Aswan, Egypt
At the height of the Arab Spring in March 2011 when Egypt was consumed by domestic unrest, Ethiopia announced it would soon begin construction on a hydroelectric dam along the Blue Nile River, one of two main tributaries for the Nile. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, which will be one of the ten largest dams in the world at...
By Michelle Nichols
UNITED NATIONS | Mon Oct 8, 2012 9:52pm BST
(Reuters) – Eritrea has asked the U.N. Security Council to lift sanctions against it after a recent U.N. experts' report showed that the tiny east African state had cut its support for the al Qaeda-allied al Shabaab militant group in Somalia.
But in a letter released on Monday, Eritrea...