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Stories with place: Ethiopia
  • 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.

  • Dozens killed in Ethiopia landslides, flooding amid rains 
    Updated: May-10-16 1:31 pm

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - A state-affiliated broadcaster in Ethiopia says at least 50 people have been killed in flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rains.

  • Ethiopia: Activist charged with terrorism over Facebook post 
    Updated: May-06-16 5:00 pm

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - A court in Ethiopia has charged a social media activist for inciting violence and other terror-related offenses citing Facebook posts as evidence.

  • South Sudan: 32 kidnapped Ethiopian children recovered 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 7:41 am

    JUBA, South Sudan - Authorities in South Sudan said they have recovered 32 of the 125 Ethiopian children who the Ethiopian government said were abducted from its Gambela region two weeks ago during a deadly cattle raid blamed on a South Sudanese militia.