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Ambassador of Kazakhstan presents letter of credentials to Ethiopian President

Kazakhstan’s Ambassador in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Yerlik Ali presented letters of credentials to the President of Ethiopia Mulatu Teshome.

Ambassador of Kazakhstan presents letter of credentials to Ethiopian President
Ancient Ethiopian walled city keeps modern life at bay
Ancient Ethiopian walled city keeps modern life at bay

Hyenas howl and feast on flesh every night outside the ancient walls of Harar -- one of Islam's holiest cities .

Ancient Ethiopian walled city keeps modern life at bay
Ethiopian bloggers, journalists handed 'terrorism' charges
Ethiopian bloggers, journalists handed 'terrorism' charges

A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists detained for nearly three months have been charged with terrorism for having links to an outlawed group and for planning attacks, a judge said.

Ethiopian bloggers, journalists handed 'terrorism' charges
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62 African migrants, crew drown in boat tragedy off Yemen: UN

Sixty migrants from Ethiopia and Somalia along with two Yemeni crew members drowned on May 31 in the worst such tragedy off the coast of Yemen this year, the UN said.

62 African migrants, crew drown in boat tragedy off Yemen: UN
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Celebration of compassion: Kazakhstani nominated for Hermann Gmeiner award

Kazakhstani Asel Rysmendieva, 24, has been nominated for the annual Hermann Gmeiner award that was named after Austrian philanthropist and SOS Children’s village founder.

Celebration of compassion: Kazakhstani nominated for Hermann Gmeiner award
Chairman of Kazakhstan's tourism industry committee Marat Igaliyev and  the Ambassador of Mexico in Turkey and Kazakhstan Martha Elena Barcena Coqui.
Kazakhstan and Mexico to exchange Embassies

Kazakhstan and Mexico are going to exchange embassies in the coming two years.

Kazakhstan and Mexico to exchange Embassies
UN chief lands in war-torn South Sudan to push for peace
UN chief lands in war-torn South Sudan to push for peace

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon flew into South Sudan Tuesday to demand an end to a brutal four-month-old civil war that has sparked dire warnings of genocide and famine.

UN chief lands in war-torn South Sudan to push for peace
Kerry heads on Africa tour amid fears over S. Sudan war
Kerry heads on Africa tour amid fears over S. Sudan war

US Secretary of State John Kerry left late Tuesday on his first major tour of Africa focused on some of the continent's most brutal wars including the bloodshed in South Sudan.

Kerry heads on Africa tour amid fears over S. Sudan war
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UAE upholds 15-year jail term for maid torturer

A Dubai court has upheld a 15-year jail term for an Emirati woman who tortured her Ethiopian maid to death by forcing her to drink pesticide, media reported Monday.

UAE upholds 15-year jail term for maid torturer
Ethiopian plane forced to Geneva, hijacker arrested: police
Ethiopian plane forced to Geneva, hijacker arrested: police

An Ethiopian Airlines flight en route to Rome was on Monday hijacked and forced to land in Geneva, where the hijacker has been arrested.

Ethiopian plane forced to Geneva, hijacker arrested: police
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. ©Reuters/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah
C.Africa, S.Sudan dominate continental summit

Conflict in Central African Republic and South Sudan dominated the agenda as Africa's leaders gathered Thursday for a two-day summit of the continental bloc in Ethiopia.

C.Africa, S.Sudan dominate continental summit
Ethiopia's Timkat draws crowds to ancient royal baths
Ethiopia's Timkat draws crowds to ancient royal baths

The sun has not yet come up, but hundreds of people -- cloaked in white shrouds and chanting biblical hymns -- are already gathered at the holy baths in northern Ethiopia to celebrate Timkat.

Ethiopia's Timkat draws crowds to ancient royal baths
S.Sudan government says poised to retake key town
S.Sudan government says poised to retake key town

South Sudan's government said it was poised to recapture a key town from rebel forces, as peace talks being held in neighbouring Ethiopia appeared to be making slow progress.

S.Sudan government says poised to retake key town
Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov. ©Marat Abilov
Kazakhstan companies can find niches at African market

Kazakhstan businesses can find niches at African markets: Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov.

Kazakhstan companies can find niches at African market
Ethiopia's colossal human airlift from Saudi Arabia
Ethiopia's colossal human airlift from Saudi Arabia

When Ethiopia started repatriating its citizens living illegally in Saudi Arabia last month, 30,000 people were expected to return.

Ethiopia's colossal human airlift from Saudi Arabia
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Kazakhstan to open embassies in Ethiopia and RSA

Kazakhstan is planning to open its embassies in Ethiopia and the Republic of South Africa.

Kazakhstan to open embassies in Ethiopia and RSA
Boeing stocks dive after 787 fire at Heathrow
Boeing stocks dive after 787 fire at Heathrow

Boeing stocks plunged nearly 5 percent on Friday after a fire and a "technical issue" on separate 787 Dreamliners in Britain stoked fresh safety concerns about the new high-tech jetliner.

Boeing stocks dive after 787 fire at Heathrow
Egypt warns 'all options open' on Ethiopia dam
Egypt warns 'all options open' on Ethiopia dam

Egypt will demand that Ethiopia stop construction of a Nile river dam and warned "all options are open" if it harms its water supply.

Egypt warns 'all options open' on Ethiopia dam
Africa to celebrate progress and 50 years of 'unity'
Africa to celebrate progress and 50 years of 'unity'

African leaders gathered Saturday ahead of extravagant celebrations for the 50th jubilee of the continental bloc, with Africa's myriad problems set aside for a day to mark the progress that has been made.

Africa to celebrate progress and 50 years of 'unity'
African Union Chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. ©REUTERS
International donor conference for war-torn Mali opens

An international donor conference to drum up funds and troops to help the military operation against Islamist militants in Mali opened on Tuesday at the African Union headquarters in Ethiopia's capital.

International donor conference for war-torn Mali opens