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Tsegaye Tadesse

Tsegaye Tadesse

    Ethiopia to withdraw troops from Somalia
    Ethiopia to withdraw troops from Somalia
    Ethiopia will withdraw its troops from Somalia by the end of this year, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Friday.
    Sudan seeks AU support against al-Bashir warrant
    Sudan seeks AU support against al-Bashir warrant
    Sudan said on Monday it expected African ministers meeting in Ethiopia to condemn the International Criminal Court's move to indict President Omar...
    Somalia calls for immediate deployment of UN troops
    Somalia calls for immediate deployment of UN troops
    The international community must deploy United Nations peacekeepers in Somalia without delay or risk worsening insecurity in the Horn of Africa,...
    US sees ethnic cleansing in Kenya
    US sees ethnic cleansing in Kenya
    There is clear evidence of "ethnic cleansing" in Kenya's Rift Valley since a disputed December 27 election, but it does not amount to genocide, the...
    Ethiopia says it wants talks, not war with Eritrea
    Ethiopia says it wants talks, not war with Eritrea
    Ethiopia on Tuesday said it had no plans to go to war with rival Eritrea over their disputed border, and again urged Asmara to pull its troops back...
    Rebels claim they killed 140 Ethiopian troops
    Rebels claim they killed 140 Ethiopian troops
    Ethiopia's Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels said they killed 140 government soldiers in a weekend assault targeting a visiting senior...
    Merkel starts Africa tour with plea to Ethiopia
    Merkel starts Africa tour with plea to Ethiopia
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on her first visit to sub-Saharan Africa, called on Thursday for more democratic opening in Ethiopia, a key ally...
    Ethiopia says it may call off Eritrea border pact
    Ethiopia says it may call off Eritrea border pact
    Ethiopia said on Tuesday it may terminate the pact ending its border war with Eritrea, accusing its smaller neighbour of breaching the deal on...
    AU says five nations pledge to back Darfur force
    AU says five nations pledge to back Darfur force
    Five African nations pledged on Thursday to send peacekeepers to a mission in Sudan's troubled Darfur region that was approved this week by the...
    Ethiopia pardons jailed opposition figures
    Ethiopia pardons jailed opposition figures
    Ethiopia on Friday freed 38 opposition members sentenced to jail this week for treason, inciting violence and trying to overthrow the government,...
    Ethiopian opposition escape death sentences
    Ethiopian opposition escape death sentences
    An Ethiopian court sentenced 35 opposition members to life in prison on Monday, rebuffing a prosecution request that they be executed for trying to...
    Ethiopia seeks death penalty in opposition case
    Ethiopia seeks death penalty in opposition case
    Ethiopian prosecutors demanded the death penalty on Monday for 38 opposition officials convicted of trying to overthrow the government, treason and...