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South Sudan fighting uproots 70,000 in three weeks

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 04:43

The UN refugee agency said Tuesday that more than 70,000 South Sudanese have fled to safety in three weeks after a truce was signed in Addis Ababa May 9.

Ethiopia pilot was distraught over death in family

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 20:19

The uncle of an Ethiopian pilot who hijacked a flight to Rome and took it to Geneva said today that his nephew had been distraught over the loss of another uncle.

Ethiopian Airlines plane hijacked by co-pilot

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 11:45

An Ethiopian Airlines plane was reportedly hijacked by co-pilot on Monday and was forced to land at Geneva airport in Switzerland.

Ethiopian troops join African force in Somalia

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 14:15

Ethiopian troops in Somalia on Wednesday formally joined the UN-backed African Union force amid efforts to boost operations against al Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels, officials said.

Ethiopia unveils telescope in first phase of space programme

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 08:50

Ethiopia unveiled Friday the first phase of a space exploration programme, which includes East Africa`s largest observatory designed to promote astronomy research in the region.

Ethiopia`s Defar wins 5,000 as she likes

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 10:23

Meseret Defar added yet another global 5,000 metres gold to her bulging collection when she won the world title with a textbook performance on Saturday, aided by her Ethiopian team mates.

Four killed in Ethiopian military plane crash in Mogadishu

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 10:49

An Ethiopian military cargo plane crash landed and burst into flames at Mogadishu airport, killing four crew members, officials with Somali security and AU forces said.

Dreamliners under fire as Heathrow probe continues

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 18:41

Investigators are still trying to establish the cause of a fire on a parked Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which temporarily shut down both runways at Heathrow airport.

Boeing stocks dive after 787 fire at Heathrow

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 11:03

Boeing stocks plunged nearly 5 percent on Friday after a fire and a "technical issue" on separate 787 Dreamliners in Britain stoked fresh safety concerns about the new high-tech jetliner.

Kebede, Jeptoo win emotional London Marathon

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 19:30

Ethiopia`s Tsegaye Kebede and Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya triumphed at a sombre London Marathon on Sunday, as runners paid tribute to the victims of the deadly bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon.

Israeli Ethiopian birth control ignites debate

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 13:59

Accusations that Israel deliberately tried to curb birth rates among Ethiopian immigrants have reopened a debate over discrimination against the group.

Ethiopian wolves facing extinction: Study

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 22:01

The Ethiopian wolf, the world`s rarest dog, is facing extinction with fewer than 500 of Africa`s only wolf species surviving, a 12-year study has found.