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US to accept new visa applications by those denied due to Trump 'Muslim ban'(Twitter/USAinKSA)

US to accept new visa applications by those denied due to Trump 'Muslim ban'

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 07:54 AM IST
In a bid to overturn Trump's so-called Muslim ban, Joe Biden's government said applicants who were refused visas prior to Jan 20, 2020, must submit new applications and fees while those who were denied on or after Jan. 20, 2020, may seek reconsideration
In this Monday, Nov. 30, 2020 file photo, an elderly woman who fled from the town of Shire to the city of Axum to seek safety, but was then wounded in the jaw during an attack on the city, sits with her head bandaged before dying of her injuries days later, in Axum, in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.(AP Photo)
In this Monday, Nov. 30, 2020 file photo, an elderly woman who fled from the town of Shire to the city of Axum to seek safety, but was then wounded in the jaw during an attack on the city, sits with her head bandaged before dying of her injuries days later, in Axum, in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.(AP Photo)

Eritrean forces killed hundreds of Ethiopian civilians in Nov in Axum: Report

Reuters | , Nairobi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 09:08 AM IST
Amnesty said it had spoken to 41 witnesses who described the mass killings of "many hundreds of civilians" by Eritrean troops in Axum, an ancient city in northern Ethiopia.
The conflict has been another test for Abiy, who took office two years ago and is trying to hold together a patchwork of ethnic groups that make up Ethiopia’s 115 million people.(AP)
The conflict has been another test for Abiy, who took office two years ago and is trying to hold together a patchwork of ethnic groups that make up Ethiopia’s 115 million people.(AP)

Rockets hit Eritrea as Ethiopia says its forces defeated Tigray rebels

Addis Ababa | By Agencies
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 05:05 AM IST
Thousands of people are believed to have been killed and nearly 44,000 have fled to Sudan since the fighting began on November 4.
‘We will fight them (Eriteria) on all fronts with whatever means we have,’ Debretsion Gebremichael, the leader of the Tigray region, told AP(REUTERS)
‘We will fight them (Eriteria) on all fronts with whatever means we have,’ Debretsion Gebremichael, the leader of the Tigray region, told AP(REUTERS)

Ethiopian rebels target Eritrea: Here’s what’s going on

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2020 06:33 PM IST
Experts fear a full-blown war between the federal forces and the TPLF, many of whom have fought in the Ethiopian-Eritrean war between 1998 and 2000, would cause serious unrest in the fragile Horn of Africa, impacting neighbours Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Sudan
The Ministry further said that India has been working closely with the Governments in these countries on repatriation of each other’s nationals through special flights and for supply of medical assistance.(ANI Photo. Representational image.)
The Ministry further said that India has been working closely with the Governments in these countries on repatriation of each other’s nationals through special flights and for supply of medical assistance.(ANI Photo. Representational image.)

India to send 270 metric tonnes of food aid to Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2020 09:54 AM IST
According to an official statement by the MEA, the food aid, comprising 155 MT of wheat flour, 65 MT of rice and 50 MT of sugar, is being transported on the Indian Naval Ship (INS) AIRAVAT.
Thunberg has already won Amnesty International’s top human rights prize and the Swedish Right Livelihood Award, often presented as an alternative Nobel.(Reuters image)
Thunberg has already won Amnesty International’s top human rights prize and the Swedish Right Livelihood Award, often presented as an alternative Nobel.(Reuters image)

Nobel snub no obstacle in Greta Thunberg’s climate quest

Denver | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 06:54 AM IST
Calls to action, condemnation of politicians and appeals to youth are all familiar rhetoric for Thunberg, whose activism against what some view as humanity’s most pressing problem made her an apparent frontrunner for the Peace Prize.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a large rally in his support, in Meskel Square in the capital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP)
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a large rally in his support, in Meskel Square in the capital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP)

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed escapes grenade attack at rally; one dead, several wounded

Reuters, Addis Ababa | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2018 07:34 PM IST
A deadly explosion struck the huge rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa on Saturday, shortly after he finished his speech.
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