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50 dead in Ethiopia protests over death of popular singer

The dead included protesters and members of the security forces, and some businesses had also been set on fire

01 Jul 2020 3:30 PM

Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest

The new protest, comes at a time when Ethiopia and African Union (AU) are jointly mediating between protesters and generals.

30 Jun 2019 5:01 PM

Coup attempt thwarted, military chief killed in Ethiopia

The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military officer and others within the military said PM Abiy Ahmed.

25 Jun 2019 3:40 PM

Rising misery as Ethiopia struggles to stem ethnic tensions

Clashes led to the world's largest displacement crisis, with over a million mostly ethnic Gedeos displaced, according to government figures.

10 Jun 2019 11:22 AM

Ethiopia to ban gay tourists from ancient religious sites

Ethiopian churches oppose gay travel company's tour plans.

04 Jun 2019 11:46 AM


Ethiopia releases preliminary report into Boeing 737 MAX crash

Ethiopian Minister Dagmawit Moges said that the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft was in good condition before take-off.

04 Apr 2019 3:38 PM

Passing faces

Shiju Basheer’s penchant for portraits documents the life of people across the globe.

11 Nov 2018 4:01 AM

Illegal migrant from Ethiopia turns perilous journey into film

Zekarias plays himself in the film, re-enacting his journey across Africa to show viewers just how hazardous it can be.

17 Nov 2017 2:26 AM

Ethiopians gather for religious festival marred by bloodshed

At least 50 people were killed in the ensuing stampede, according to government figures.

30 Sep 2017 1:42 PM

Women caught with cocaine worth Rs 17.1 crore

The woman is a professional carrier, and she had been in the business since past few years, sources said.

04 Apr 2017 1:10 AM


In 40 years, 100 per cent global rise in number of BP patients

Significantly, the report published in the Lancet found that men had higher blood pressure than women in most world regions in 2015.

16 Nov 2016 3:30 AM