Posted by Kunal Gaurav | AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:33 PM IST
- The Amnesty report describes the soldiers gunning down civilians as they fled, lining up men and shooting them in the back.
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.
By Reuters | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 10:09 AM IST
The attack occurred in the village of Bekoji in Bulen county in the Metekel zone, the state-run Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said in a statement, an area where multiple ethnic groups are living.
By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Nairobi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 12:25 AM IST
The Amhara Mass Media Agency, affiliated with the country’s Amhara region, in a separate report cited witnesses as saying the attack occurred early Wednesday in the Metekel zone of the Benishangul-Gumuz region.
By Agencies | Addis Ababa
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.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Nairobi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 01:57 PM IST
The fighting has threatened to destabilise Ethiopia, which has been described as the linchpin of the strategic Horn of Africa, and its neighbours.
Olympic-bound Sable breaks national half marathon record, first Indian to run it in less than 61 minutes
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 01:20 PM IST
The 26-year-old Sable, who qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 3000m steeplechase event during the World Athletics Championships last year, became the first Indian to run a half marathon under sixty one minutes.
By Associated Press | Addis Ababa
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 01:28 AM IST
Ethiopia’s army -- which in recent days said it was advancing on Mekele with tanks -- had been directed “to conclude the third and final phase” against the TPLF
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Nairobi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 02:25 PM IST
Travel blockages are so dire that even within the Tigray capital, Mekele, the UN World Food Programme cannot obtain access to transport food from its warehouses there.
By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Nairobi
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 04:22 AM IST
“From now on, the fighting will be a tank battle,” spokesman Col. Dejene Tsegaye said late Saturday, asserting that the army was marching on the Tigray capital, Mekele, and would encircle it with tanks.
By Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Addis Ababa
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 09:10 PM IST
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus , who is Ethiopian of Tigrayan ethnicity, and served as Ethiopia’s health minister and foreign minister from 2005-2016 in a ruling coalition led by the TPLF was accused by Ethiopia’s military of lobbying for the rebel TPLF
By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Jakarta
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 02:50 PM IST
Two years after the plane operated by Indonesia’s Lion Air plunged into the Java Sea, killing all 189 on board, the tragedy is still raw.
By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Nairobi
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 08:18 AM IST
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said the number of people killed was likely to rise after what it called a “gruesome” attack on the passenger bus in the Benishangul-Gumuz region.
By Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Tigray
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2020 07:18 PM IST
UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said there is a risk the violence in Ethiopia will spiral totally out of control;and If these killings of civilians is confirmed as having been deliberately carried out by a party to the current fighting it would amount to war crimes.
By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Ethiopia
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2020 04:09 PM IST
The statement by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office, and the reported attack by the well-armed Tigray People’s Liberation Front, immediately raised concerns that one of Africa’s most populous and powerful countries could plunge back into war
By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 12:29 AM IST
Trump made the comment while announcing that Sudan would start to normalise ties with Israel. Downstream Sudan is a party to the talks with Ethiopia and Egypt over the disputed dam.
By Nawaid Anjum | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 05:04 PM IST
Maaza Mengiste talks about her Booker-nominated novel, The Shadow King, a story about women at the forefront of war during Benito Mussolini’s invasion of Ethiopia in 1935
By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 12:28 AM IST
The Essential Commodities Act 1955, which the bill amends, is mainly used to curb inflation by allowing the Centre to enable control by state governments of trade in a wide variety of commodities.
By Chetna Keer | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 11:30 PM IST
In pandemic season, the Indian Poppadom’s rites of passage are seeing its proverbial royal rebirth at the ‘hands’ of Prince William, while the poor desi Paratha looks to be fending off a future death-blow from the videshi frozen Parota
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 10:54 AM IST
Calling vaccine as the “most powerful public health tool”, the leaders said in an article that they cannot allow its access to increase inequalities between or within countries.
By Reuters | Seattle/Washington
PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2020 10:22 AM IST
The crisis has cost Boeing billions of dollars, slashed production and hobbled its supply chain, with criminal and congressional investigations still playing out.
By Associated Press | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Cairo
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 11:14 AM IST
Seleshi Bekele, Ethiopia’s water and energy minister, confirmed that Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia had decided during an African Union summit to restart stalled negotiations. Ethiopia had vowed to start filling Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2020 09:34 PM IST
Modi recalled the close ties between India and Ethiopia and the excellent development partnership between the two nations, a statement said.
By Alan Levin | Bloomberg, Washington
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 04:58 PM IST
A committee of the U.S. Congress on Friday issued its own preliminary findings on the Max and said its design and development “was marred by technical design failures, lack of transparency with both regulators and customers, and efforts to obfuscate information about the operation of the aircraft.”
By Agence France-Presse | Ethiopia
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 01:26 PM IST
Timkat commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan, was marred this year by the collapse of a wooden seating structure during a pivotal ceremony in the northern Ethiopian city of Gondar, an accident that left at least 10 people dead. But it is generally a sunny and joyous affair.
By HT Correspondent | MUMBAI
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 10:52 PM IST
The young Ethiopian clocked a superb 2 hours, 8 minutes, nine seconds, finishing under the previous course record of 2:08:35 set by Gideon Kipketer in 2016.
By Asian News International | Washington D.C.
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 10:45 AM IST
It would be impossible to imagine a spot on Earth where there is an absence of life, but European researchers have confirmed the non-attendance of microbial life in hot, saline, hyperacid ponds in the Dallol geothermal field in Ethiopia.
By Navneet Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2019 11:13 PM IST
Defending champions Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemechu produced their personal best to retain the men’s and women’s titles respectively at the 15th Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday.
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2019 01:08 PM IST
Ethiopia’s Belihu clocked a provisional timing of 59.10 to defend his title at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, while Gemechu broke her event record with an impressive 66:00.
By Press Trust of India | Khartoum
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 09:15 AM IST
Ethiopia began constructing the Grand Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile in 2012, but the project turned controversial with Egypt insisting that the gigantic dam would severely reduce its water supplies.