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Ethiopia

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  • U.N. food aid costlier as need soars

    For 15 years, he's been a "grocer" for Africa's destitute. But he's never seen anything like this. Pascal Joannes' job is to find grains, beans and oils to fill a food basket for Sudan's neediest people, from Darfur refugees to schoolchildren in the...
  • Fossils radically alter ideas about the look of man's earliest ancestors

    Fossils radically alter ideas about the look of man's earliest ancestors
    A treasure trove of 4.4-million-year-old fossils from the Ethiopian desert is dramatically overturning widely held ideas about the early evolution of humans and how they came to walk upright, even as it paints a remarkably detailed picture of early life...
  • Getty Museum adds rare Ethiopian book

    Getty Museum adds rare Ethiopian book
    The J. Paul Getty Museum has added a rare Ethiopian Gospel book to its collection of illuminated manuscripts. Created around 1504-05 with five full-page paintings and many ornamental touches, it is one of the few such volumes to have survived wars and a...
  • Toms Shoes' model is sell a pair, give a pair away

    Toms Shoes' model is sell a pair, give a pair away
    The power of shoes. It's something most women and many men understand completely. And it is what transformed the young, shaggy-haired, rope-bracelet-wearing entrepreneur Blake Mycoskie into a visionary business leader hobnobbing with former President...
  • Stand up to Russia

    It took the Red Army -- excuse me, the Russian army -- only two days to secure Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Now Russia is pressing its attacks into the heart of Georgia, threatening to cut the major east-west highway and vital oil pipeline. Moscow's...
  • America's useless terrorism list

    The State Department's list of "state sponsors of terrorism" is one of the biggest farces of U.S. foreign policy. Started in 1979 for nations designated by the secretary of State "to have repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism,"...
  • Haunted by Somalia

    Haunted by Somalia
    We can't say we weren't warned: In an annual assessment of major national security threats presented to the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, military intelligence chief Lt. Gen. Michael D. Maples revealed that Al Qaeda is strengthening its...
  • A family of 10, surviving on faith

    A family of 10, surviving on faith
    Behind the doors of a modest Rogers Park frame house, Pete and Patty Mueller are acting out their own reality show of "Pete and Patty Plus 8." Home-schooling all eight of their children and surviving on one income, the Muellers have not sought the...
  • EGYPT: Cairo scoffs at new Nile water agreement

     
    Egypt, the largest user of Nile River water, has played down the importance of a new Nile Basin Cooperative Framework agreement that could limit how much water flows into the country. The treaty, signed Friday by Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda and......
  • Turkey and Syria's improved relations may help the critically endangered northern bald ibis

     
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The latest beneficiary of improved relations between Turkey and Syria is the rare northern bald ibis. In recent years, conservationists have watched in dismay as the numbers of the critically endangered northern bald ibis...
  • War on terror's hidden front

    War on terror's hidden front
    The desert is a war. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Cynthia Ramirez roared through it in an unmarked Land Cruiser, projecting the awesome might of the U.S. military into a wasteland little seen, much less penetrated, by outsiders. The landscape was like a slap&#...
  • 'Nobody is watching'

    'Nobody is watching'
    To glimpse America's secret war in Africa, you must bang with a rock on the iron gate of the prison in this remote port in northern Somalia. A sleepy guard will yank open a rusty deadbolt. Then, you ask to speak to an inmate named Mohamed Ali Isse. Isse,...