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13 stolen Ethiopian artefacts return home from Britain after century and a half

  • The items, which include an intricately latticed processional cross, a richly coloured triptych depicting Jesus' crucifixion, and an ornate red and brass imperial shield, are part of the largest act of restitution in Ethiopia's history, officials said.
13 stolen Ethiopian artefacts return home from Britain after a century and a half(REUTERS)
13 stolen Ethiopian artefacts return home from Britain after a century and a half(REUTERS)
Published on Nov 23, 2021 07:47 AM IST
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Reuters | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Addis Ababa

16 UN national staff detained in Ethiopia, six others released

  • The United Nations said it was working with the Ethiopia government to secure immediate release of their staff.
The logo of the United Nations outside of the UN headquarters in New York. (Image for representation)(REUTERS)
The logo of the United Nations outside of the UN headquarters in New York. (Image for representation)(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 10, 2021 01:34 AM IST
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Ethiopia declares nationwide emergency as rebels head for capital: state media

  • A nationwide ‘state of emergency’ has been declared in Ethiopia, its state media reported, as the rebel groups captured two crucial towns.
Police officers walk amongst civilians at the Meskel Square in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.(REUTERS file)
Police officers walk amongst civilians at the Meskel Square in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.(REUTERS file)
Updated on Nov 02, 2021 10:03 PM IST
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Airstrike hits capital of Ethiopia's Tigray, second time this week

The report of a strike comes two days after two airstrikes hit the city. Rebellious Tigrayan forces accused the Ethiopian government of launching the strikes.
In this Thursday, May 6, 2021 file photo, the city of Mekele is seen through a bullet hole in a stairway window of the Ayder Referral Hospital, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia. (AP)
In this Thursday, May 6, 2021 file photo, the city of Mekele is seen through a bullet hole in a stairway window of the Ayder Referral Hospital, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia. (AP)
Published on Oct 20, 2021 01:53 PM IST
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Ethiopia's Yalemzerf Yehualaw smashes half marathon world record

The previous record was set by Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich in Istanbul on April 4.
Ethiopia's Yalemzerf Yehualaw smashes half marathon world record(TWITTER)
Ethiopia's Yalemzerf Yehualaw smashes half marathon world record(TWITTER)
Published on Aug 29, 2021 07:38 PM IST
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