More than 300 migrants rescued off Sicily: Reports

Around 318 migrants in distress at sea between Sicily and the coast of Libya were rescued by an Icelandic navy ship taking part in an EU border patrol of the Mediterranean, Italian media reported Saturday.

Migrants clash in French port city amid tensions, 7 injured

A clash between about 200 migrants trying to get to Britain from the northern French port city of Calais left seven injured early Saturday.

Italy pulls nearly 3,000 African migrants to safety

Italian navy pulled nearly 3,000 African sea migrants to safety early Saturday, media reports said.

Sudan to supply power to Eritrea: Media

Sudan plans to supply neighbouring Eritrea with electricity, official media reported on Friday, just months after Khartoum said it would buy power from Eritrea`s rival Ethiopia.

Eritrea withdraw from 2015 Africa Cup

Eritrea withdrew from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition Sunday, the organisers said in a statement.

Over 50 Africans died at sea trying to reach Italy

The United Nations Refugee Agency said over 1,300 people have arrived in Italy from Libya by boat this year.

Eritrean leader says US behind Ethiopia raids

Addis Ababa, US` main ally in the region, said it attacked military bases used by rebels inside Eritrea this month.

Ethiopia attacked us over border dispute: Eritrea

Relations between Eritrea and Ethiopia have been strained since Eritrea gained its independence from Addis Ababa govt in 1993.

Eritrea: Ethiopia attacked us over border dispute

The Eritrean government said that the attack on its military outposts by neighboring Ethiopia was meant to divert attention from a border dispute
between the two countries.

Ethiopian troops attack rebels in Eritrea

Ethiopia attacked rebel bases inside neighboring Eritrea on Thursday, accusing its arch-foe of training fighters who have staged raids.

Ethiopia rebels say holding 2 Germans after attack

An Ethiopian rebel group said at the weekend it had kidnapped two German tourists and two Ethiopians.

Attackers kill five foreign tourists in Ethiopia

Two Germans, two Hungarians and an Austrian were killed by gunmen in an attack on tourists in Ethiopia.

We can`t supply Somali militants weapons: Eritrea

Kenya last week said that three planeloads of weapons had been flown into southern Somalia to arm al-Shabab militants.

UN imposes sanctions on Eritrea

The United Nations Security Council imposed an arms embargo and other sanctions on Eritrea on late Wednesday in a move that in effect brands the country a pariah state.

UN poised to slap sanctions on Eritrea

The United Nations Security
Council is expected on Wednesday to slap an arms embargo on Eritrea
and impose targeted sanctions on its leaders for allegedly
aiding Somali rebels and threatening neighboring Djibouti.

Britain calls for sanctions against Eritrea

Britain called Thursday for UN sanctions against the tiny Red Sea nation of Eritrea for supplying weapons to opponents of the transitional government in nearby Somalia in violation of a UN arms embargo.