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Stories with place: Addis Ababa
  • South Korea's president arrives in Ethiopia 
    Updated: May-25-16 3:36 pm

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has arrived in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa on Wednesday night to start her three-nation visit to Africa.

  • 37 cities join Rockefeller Foundation resilience effort 
    Updated: May-25-16 11:17 am

    NEW YORK - Thirty-seven cities from Addis Ababa (AH'-dihs AH'-buh-bah), Ethiopia, to Yiwu (ee-oo), China, are rounding out a Rockefeller Foundation initiative that recognizes cities worldwide for working on physical, social and economic resilience.

  • Ethiopia's tough running coach Woldemeskel Kostre dies at 69 
    Updated: May-17-16 6:08 am

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Woldemeskel Kostre, the Ethiopian distance running coach who trained greats like Haile Gebrselassie and Kenenisa Bekele and was renowned for his strict disciplinarian approach, has died. He was 69.