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Ethiopia

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  • Out-of-date treaties keep fugitives beyond reach

    Out-of-date treaties keep fugitives beyond reach
    A major impediment to hunting fugitives who flee across U.S. borders is America's patchwork of more than 100 extradition treaties with foreign governments. Many of those agreements are arcane, out-of-date and omit serious felonies. And the U.S. still...
  • Fashion designer rates Italy the best vacation

    Fashion designer rates Italy the best vacation
    Fashion designer Amsale Aberra, known professionally simply as Amsale, is synonymous with upscale wedding gowns that can cost $75,000. Aberra stars in the WE tv reality series "Amsale Girls," which focuses on the brides who frequent her New York...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Famed Ethiopian journalist, dissidents convicted of terrorism

     
    An Ethiopian court convicted prominent journalist Eskinder Nega, along with a group of others including political dissidents and activists, on terrorism charges Wednesday, alarming human rights groups. "This is a dark day for justice in Ethiopia, where...
  • Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi dies abroad after illness

     
    Meles Zenawi, who ruled Ethiopia for 21 years, died in a hospital abroad after weeks of speculation about his health. He was 57....
  • In Kenya, ethnic clash over land kills 52

     
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Men armed with machetes, bows and arrows, spears and guns attacked a rival village in southeastern Kenya on Wednesday in a dispute over land, killing 52 people, according to Kenyan police. Found dead at the scene were 31...
  • Ethiopian officials: No major change after Meles Zenawi's death

     
    After the death of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian officials were at pains Tuesday to reassure the world there would be no major policy deviations or power vacuum. While Meles’s lengthy illness meant he had time to plan a smooth...
  • Children's organic clothing: Fashions for a small planet

    Children's organic clothing: Fashions for a small planet
    When my son was born three years ago, we received an olive green romper embroidered with a tiny red elephant, an outfit that came from a children's boutique specializing in a line of handmade, local and eco-friendly clothing and toys. No matter how many...
  • Kenya says its forces will stay in Somalia as long as it takes

     
    Kenya's military operation in Somalia could be drawn out. The Kenyan armed forces commander says the Somalia invasion was a "spur of the moment" decision, but troops will stay as long as it takes to subdue Al Shabab....
  • Magi turn to myrrh as frankincense struggles and gold stays high

     
    Frankincense production could plunge in 15 years, a problem for Magi at Christmas....
  • Why do people get kidnapped in Somalia?

     
    Why do people get kidnapped in Somalia?...
  • Lebanon urged to investigate death of worker abused on tape

     
    Lebanon was urged Tuesday to investigate the death of an Ethiopian domestic worker who killed herself after she was videotaped being publicly abused in Beirut, spurring outrage over her mistreatment....