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Ethiopia urged to allow peaceful demonstrations, investigate protestor deaths

Independent UN human rights experts are urging the Ethiopian authorities to allow peaceful demonstrations, in a new appeal for investigations into the deaths of people protesting the recent killing of a popular singer and activist from the Oromo ethnic group.

62 Ethiopian children intercepted in a suspected case of human trafficking

Addis Ababa/Xinhua/UNI: Police in northern Ethiopia's Amhara regional state have intercepted 62 children in a suspected case of human trafficking, an Ethiopian official said on Sunday.

27 die in Ethiopia in head-on collision involving bus, overloaded minibus

Addis Ababa/Xinhua/UNI: Twenty seven people were killed after an overloaded minibus collided head-on with another bus on Sunday in Ethiopia's Oromia regional state, local police officials confirmed on Monday.

Almost 90 People Killed During Anti-Government Protests in Ethiopia - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: The number of those killed in anti-government protests in Ethiopia has reached 86, and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed urged citizens to confront forces that threaten to impede the country's progress, the ENA news agency reported on Sunday.

Ethiopian Prime Minister awarded Nobel Peace Prize: Guterres hails his ‘people first’ agenda

New York: The winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been praised by the UN Secretary-General for creating a pathway to stability in the Horn of Africa region.  

More funds needed to counter ‘persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems’ in Ethiopia

New York: Ethiopia is beset by “persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems”, the United Nations relief chief said on Tuesday, calling for more international funding as well as support for the Government-led response to the country’s displacement crisis.

Ethiopia arrests 90 for suspected involvement in deadly ethnic violence

Addis Ababa, Jul 19 (Xinhua/UNI) Ethiopian authorities have arrested 90 people suspected of involvement in recent deadly ethnic violence, an official said on Friday.

UN agency helps stranded Ethiopians return home, ending ‘harrowing migration ordeal’

New York, July 17 (IBNS): With the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), some 280 Ethiopians returned home on 10-11 July, after being facing traumatic experiences in Yemen. 

About 300 Ethiopians arrested in connection with failed coup attempt

Addis Ababa, Jun 30 (Xinhua): Security forces in Ethiopia have arrested around 300 people suspected of being involved a failed coup attempt on June 22, an Ethiopian official said on Sunday.

Ethiopian chief of staff killed as result of coup attempt

Moscow, June 23 (Sputnik/UNI) Ethiopian Chief of Staff, Gen. Seare Mekonnen, was killed during a coup attempt in Addis Ababa, local media reported on Saturday citing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

Ethiopia Army Chief shot, condition unknown

Addis Ababa, Jun 23 (UNI) Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday announced that country's Army Chief of Staff has been shot. 

At least 11 Kenyans killed in clashes near Kenya-Ethiopia border

Marsabit , Kenya, May 7 (Xinhua): At least 11 Kenyans were killed and two others were injured in clashes along the Kenya-Ethiopia border in Kenya's northern Marsabit County on Monday, police and local government officials confirmed on Tuesday.

Ethiopian Airlines plane crash: Black box recovered

Nairobi, Mar 11 (IBNS): The black box of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines flight has been recovered, media reports said on Monday.

Egypt extends condolences over Ethiopian plane crash

Cairo, Mar 10 (Xinhua/UNI) Egypt offered its condolences to the families of the victims of an Ethiopian Airlines (ET) plane crash that occurred earlier on Sunday.

Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes killing all 157 on board

Addis Ababa, Mar 10 (UNI) All 157 passengers who were on board Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 that crashed in central Ethiopia on its way to Kenya on Sunday morning have died, airlines said.