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Ethiopia cuts internet after army chief of staff shot

The internet has been cut in Ethiopia after the army's chief of staff was shot.

1,000 Oromo rebels give up arms in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has said some 1,000 fighters with the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) rebel group have given up arms and entered rehabilitation camps, according to state media.
Ethiopia has deployed soldiers against an armed faction of a recently-legalised opposition group that is robbing banks and attacking residents in the country’s remote west, the government said Wednesday.

Ethiopia deploys military against armed opposition faction

Ethiopia has deployed soldiers against an armed faction of a recently-legalised opposition group that is robbing banks and attacking residents in the country’s remote west, the government said Wednesday.

Ethiopia police find mass grave of 200 people

Police in Ethiopia say they have discovered a mass grave with 200 bodies near the border between the Somali and Oromia regions of the country.
Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa crosses the finish line of the men's marathon athletics event at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 21, 2016. Olivier Morin—AFP-Getty Images

Ethiopian marathoner who made Rio protest returns from exile

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line returned from exile on Sunday after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution.
Ethiopian soldiers have asked for a review the structure and operations of the military [Reuters]

Report: Ethiopia premier reaches deal with soldiers demanding pay rises

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has reached an agreement with several hundred soldiers who marched to his office to demand pay rises, state television (ETV) reported.
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Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed opens new industrial park in Oromia region

Ethiopia’s latest industrial park is located in the Oromia region – the largest and most populous, and home region of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
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Ethnic clashes kill 44 in restive western Ethiopia

Violence began when officials from Benishangul-Gumuz were killed by unidentified gunmen, said the Walta Media and Communication Corporate, citing the region's communications chief Zelalem Jaleta.
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Ethiopian police arrest 269 over deadly attack on civilians

Ethiopia’s Oromia regional state police on Tuesday said 269 individuals were arrested in connection with a deadly attack on civilians and property damage on the outskirt of Addis Ababa.

Protests paralyse Ethiopia capital after violence kills 23

Demonstrators flooded the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday, blocking roads and shutting businesses in an explosion of anger following the killing of 23 people on the city's outskirts over the weekend.

Ethiopia premier condemns cowardly violence, vows appropriate response

Despite being outside of the country, Abiy’s chief of staff tweeted a strong condemnation of the killings and acts of violence against innocent citizens.

Ethiopia releases 8,875 prisoners to celebrate New Year

The Ethiopian government on Tuesday released an unprecedented 8,875 prisoners as part of a goodwill Ethiopian New Year gesture.
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Ethiopia arrests 800 people over regional violence

Ethiopian authorities have arrested 800 people accused of causing fresh violence in the East African nation, officials said on Thursday.

Scores arrested over violence in restive Ethiopian state

Security forces have arrested 171 people for various "illegal acts" in Ethiopia's troubled Oromia region, state media reported on Monday, after a spate of ethnic clashes in the region.
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‘Prophet’ arrested after trying to resurrect corpse

An aspiring prophet has been arrested in Ethiopia after he failed to bring a dead man back to life.
The meeting between Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed continues a thawing of relations between the two countries

Eritrean, Ethiopian leaders meet for first time in 18 years

The leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia embraced at Asmara International Airport Sunday, a historic moment in what has long been one of Africa’s most entrenched conflicts.
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Watch: Ethiopia tortures ethnic Somalis at secret jail – HRW

Suspected members of a separatist group in Ethiopia's Somali region are being tortured, raped and starved at a secret prison, Human Rights Watch alleged on Thursday.

Ethiopia pardons hundreds sentenced on ‘terrorism’ charges

The government of Ethiopia has said it will release more than 304 prisoners, including 289 convicted on "terrorism" charges, according to state media.

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