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Ethiopia

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  • Refugees find comfort in an alley garden in Highlandtown

    Refugees find comfort in an alley garden in Highlandtown
    As a boy, Abdi Hassen helped his father nurture and harvest maize, wheat and tropical fruits — until the early 1990s, when his father vanished. "He was disappeared because of his political opinion. I don't know if he is alive or not now," said...
  • Annual conference showcases UMBC's focus on undergraduate research

    Annual conference showcases UMBC's focus on undergraduate research
    Macy Bokhari felt anonymous at the University of Maryland, College Park, and disconnected from the professors to whom she looked for inspiration. So before her first semester was up, she adjusted her sights to another state university, up the...
  • U.N. helicopter shot down in South Sudan, three killed, Russian owner says

    JUBA/MOSCOW (Reuters) - A U.N. peacekeeping helicopter in South Sudan was shot down on Tuesday and three of its crew were killed, Russian airline UTair, which owns the aircraft, said, citing initial information. The airline said the helicopter, carrying...
  • South Sudan ceasefire monitor dies after officials held by rebels

    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A member of an East African regional body monitoring a ceasefire in South Sudan died of a heart attack after some monitors were detained by rebels to the north of the country, further complicating a peace process. Ethiopia's...
  • East African rapid reaction force ready by December: officials

    KIGALI (Reuters) - A long-delayed east African rapid reaction force - meant to help stamp out unrest from the Seychelles to Rwanda - will be up and running in December, senior regional officials said on Friday. The idea of a joint force for the region -...
  • In training for Chicago race, Bekele a thoroughly modern marathoner

    In training for Chicago race, Bekele a thoroughly modern marathoner
    If a man sets a goal of breaking the course record in his first run over a marathon course, it would be wise for him to learn about the terrain before the starting gun sounds. That is exactly what Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele is doing as he prepares...
  • Ethiopia's Bekele to run Chicago Marathon

    Ethiopia's Bekele to run Chicago Marathon
    Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, the greatest track distance runner of the 21st Century, will compete compete in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials announced Tuesday. It will be Bekele’s second marathon. He won...
  • Quincy Jones Sees Himself in Those He Helps Around the World

    Quincy Jones has been involved in so many causes, staged so many benefits and spearheaded so many initiatives, starting from the 1960s and continuing to the present day, that the word "philanthropist" often seems to be appended to his name just as often...
  • Locarno Fest Launches Industry Academy (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOCARNO - From 2010, the Locarno Fest's ramp-up in industry activities has synched with the major trends forging the international independent industry. It has caught Latin America's dramatic movie industry build, launching pix-in-post section Carte...
  • John Green misses awards, visits Ethiopia

    John Green misses awards, visits Ethiopia
    "Fault in Our Stars" author John Green didn't attend the mtvU Fandom Awards, where he was honored with the Visionary Award. Green was in Ethiopia, studying efforts to reduce infant mortality. But Green, who grew up in Orlando, sent along a message to...
  • In Ethiopia, a stranglehold on freedom

    In Ethiopia, a stranglehold on freedom
    When Secretary of State John F. Kerry traveled to Ethiopia last year, he met a young blogger named Natnael Feleke. When he returned a few months ago, Kerry found that Feleke, along with five other bloggers and three journalists, had been arrested —...
  • A Norwalk Doctor's Medical Mission to Ethiopia

    A Norwalk Doctor's Medical Mission to Ethiopia
    In February, Dr. Robert Weiss, of The Connecticut Center for Advanced ENT Care in Norwalk, traveled to the Konso region of Ethiopia with a group called Ethiopia's Daughters. “It’s a pretty remote tribal region,” says Weiss.  “We&...