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Ethiopia issues arrest warrant for fugitive ex-spy chief over alleged human rights abuses

Ex-spy chief, Getachew Assefa.

Ethiopia has issued an arrest warrant for fugitive ex-spy chief, Getachew Assefa over alleged human rights abuses, state media outlet Ethiopia News Agency reported on Friday.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 15, 2018

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 15, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 15, 2018.

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Ethiopia arrests former deputy spy chief Yared Zerihun

Ethiopia arrested Yared Zerihun, former deputy intelligence chief..

Ethiopia's former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested amid investigations into corruption and human rights abuses committed by the security forces.

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ESAT’s letter to BBC Director-General Tony Hall

ESAT’s letter to BBC.

As a matter of fact, ESAT suspects that the reporter or reporters involved from BBC Ethiopia section might have an ulterior motive of tarnishing ESAT’s hard-won reputation.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 14, 2018

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 14, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 14, 2018.

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Eritrea sanctions lifted after nine years

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

The UN Security Council has unanimously agreed to lift sanctions against Eritrea after nine years.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 13, 2018

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 13, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 13, 2018.

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Ethiopia: Kinfe, Teklebrehan Under Arrest

Federal Police have arrested Kinfe Dagnew (B. Gen), former CEO of Metal & Engineering Corporation (MetEC), and Tekleberhan Woldearegay (Maj. Gen).

The two high ranking military officers were the first to resign from their office following the appointment of Abiy Ahmed (PhD) as Ethiopia’s Prime Minister.

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Ethiopia arrests 63 suspected of rights abuses, corruption

Ethiopia arrests 63 former officials, military personnel, suspected of rights abuses, corruption.

The sweeping high-profile arrests carried out in recent days are a result of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's order for a months-long investigation into misdoings under the previous government.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 12, 2018

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 12, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 12, 2018.

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Private prisons, gruesome and brutal torture techniques in Ethiopia

Prosecutor General of Ethiopia talks about gruesome and brutal torture techniques in Ethiopia.

Prosecutor General of Ethiopia talks about gruesome and brutal torture techniques used by recently arrested former security officials against political prisoners, activists and journalists.

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Prosecutor General briefed media on grenade attack

A second person has died after a deadly grenade attack in Ethiopia.

Prosecutor General of Ethiopia briefed the media regarding Meskel Square grenade attack, recently arrested top security officials in suspect of the crime.

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Thousands join Ethiopia-Eritrea peace run

Ethiopia-Eritrea peace run.

Thousands of Ethiopians and Eritreans took part in a 10-kilometre reconciliation run Sunday in Addis Ababa in the first joint sporting event since the former bitter foes launched a rapid diplomatic thaw in July.

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GNUM congratulates new leadership in Gambella

These peaceful protesters in Gambella.

The Gambella Nilotes United Movement (GNUM) congratulates the newly elected Governor, Mr. Omot Ojulu Obup, as the Head of Gambella State Regional and the Deputy Governor Mr. Thankey Jock.

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Ethiopia: MetEC management, Security members detained

Metals and Engineering Corporation (MetEC).

More than 40 former officials of the Metals and Engineering Corporation (MetEC) and members of intelligence have been detained, The Reporter has learnt.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 9, 2018

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 9, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 9, 2018.

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Ethiopian Airlines restarts Addis Ababa-Mogadishu flights after 41 years, as Ethiopia-Somalia ties further deepen

Direct flights between Ethiopia and Somalia started after 41 years.

Ethiopia's flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines (ET) on Friday launched thrice weekly direct passenger flights between Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa and Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, after 41 years.

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Somali, Eritrean leaders in Ethiopia to cement regional ties

Abiy Ahmed together with the Presidents of Eritrea and Somalia.

Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in the northern Ethiopian city of Gondar for the summit. They also visited a university.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 8, 2018

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 8, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 8, 2018.

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Ethiopia PM in Amhara region: to host Eritrea, Somali leaders

PM Abiy Ahmed currently conducting discussions.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in the Amhara region on Thursday for the start of an official visit, his office reported.

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Mass grave of 200 people uncovered in Ethiopia, say police

Ethiopia's police have uncovered a mass grave between Oromia and Somali regions border area.

Ethiopia’s state affiliated broadcaster says police have uncovered a mass grave of 200 people in the troubled area between the country’s Oromia and Somali regions.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 7, 2018

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 7, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 7, 2018.

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After years in exile, an Ethiopian politician returns home with hope and fear

A man holds a banner picturing Berhanu Nega.

Abiy's arrival "was real change," Berhanu said. "It did not take us a minute... We have no particular interests in violence. We just said: 'Are you serious, is this something you are committed to? Yes, good, we are done'."

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 6, 2018

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 6, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 6, 2018.

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Ethiopia PM appoints woman as official spokesperson

Billene Seyoum appointed Press Secretary of the Office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia.

The new press secretary held her first briefing for local and foreign journalists on Monday with reports that she announced the issuance of access badges for media operating within the PM’s office.

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Yellow Fever Kills 10 in Ethiopia; WHO Ships 1.45 Million Vaccines

Yellow Fever Kills 10 in Ethiopia.

The outbreak was confirmed in Wolaita Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region and has been traced back to a patient who fell ill on Aug. 21. It has caused 35 suspected cases of the disease.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 5, 2018

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 5, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 5, 2018.

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ARDUF Conference Resolution On The Current Crisis In The Afar Region

Epiphany Day Massacre of Amharas in Woldia, Ethiopia

ARDUF/ UGUUGUMO EXPRESSED its commitment to providing unquestionable, unwavering and unconditional support to the ongoing democratic reform process initiated by reformist Dr. Abiy Ahmed.

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ESAT Weekly Ethiopian News November 4, 2018

ESAT Weekly Ethiopian News November 4, 2018.

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) weekly Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 4, 2018.

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How Ethiopia’s medieval ruins inform its modern-day ethnic strife

Archeologist Samuel Walker studies the site.

Such discoveries could remind modern Ethiopians of their country’s past as a wealthy, cosmopolitan trading empire with contacts around the world.

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