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Ethiopia

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  • Next generation of filmmakers get shot at recognition

    Having a movie shown at a film festival is no small feat, but imagine being a fledgling filmmaker still in college — or even younger. The Newport Beach Film Festival gives the next generation's Woody Allens or Francis Ford Coppolas their start with...
  • Joel Brinkley: Heads of state show lack of faith in their own health-care systems

    Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia's dictator, died last week -- in a Brussels hospital. Why didn't he get medical care at home? Look at the state of his people's health, and you'll understand. The government provides vaccinations for only 5 percent of the...
  • Aaron Neville, "War Horse" Creators, Kronos Quartet Highlight New Haven Festival

    Aaron Neville, "War Horse" Creators, Kronos Quartet Highlight New Haven Festival
    The latest show from the British director and South African puppeteers of Broadway’s award-winning “War Horse,” a premiere of a chamber opera based on a Chekhov short story, performance by Aaron Neville and the Kronos Quartet and talks...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: From West Hollywood to Wilshire

    Southern California Close-Ups: From West Hollywood to Wilshire
    Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we extend our subway system westward. (Hey, we're working on it.) Or maybe...
  • Out-of-date treaties keep fugitives beyond reach

    Out-of-date treaties keep fugitives beyond reach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 Many of those agreements are arcane, out-of-date and omit serious felonies.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...
  • 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....
  • 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?...
  • State steps in to halt big family’s international adoptions

     
    As the parents of 14 children, including six adopted from Africa, Carolyn and Kiel Twietmeyer believe they are doing God's work. Two of the six …...
  • 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....
  • LIBYA: African Union refuses to recognize new Libyan government

     
    Officials called an emergency meeting on the 15-member council, which they said was split almost in half between countries that have recognized the opposition Libyan government and those that have not, including many past supporters of embattled Libyan...
  • LIBYA: Foreign embassies defect

     
    Libyan Consul Faraj Zarroug in the Philippine capital told the Associated Press that about 85% of his country's 165 diplomatic missions now recognized the rebels' interim government, the National Transitional Council....