Mumbai Marathon: Debutant Abera, favourite Mekash win titles

Mumbai Marathon: Debutant Abera, favourite Mekash win titles

Ethiopians Tesfaye Abera, a rank outsider, and defending champion Dinknesh Mekash clinched the men's and women's titles respectiely and the top prize of USD 41,000 in the 12th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon here on Sunday.

Jan 18, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

Seventy Ethiopian migrants drown off Red Sea coast of Yemen

At least 70 Ethiopians drowned when a boat used by smugglers to transport illegal migrants to Yemen sank in the Red Sea in rough weather, security authorities in the western part of the country said on Sunday.

Dec 08, 2014, 01:57 AM IST

Froome`s success reverberates through old training base

The rusty iron buildings that shelter the Safari Simbaz cycling team in a village outside the Kenyan capital may not immediately catch the eye.

May 13, 2014, 15:58 PM IST

9 illegal migrants die, hundreds rescued in Sudan-Libya desert

Nine illegal immigrants have died among some 300 abandoned by smugglers in the scorching Sudanese-Libyan desert, with the others in poor condition, Khartoum`s army said on Wednesday.

May 01, 2014, 01:29 AM IST

Farah faces marathon baptism of fire

Britain`s double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah makes his eagerly-awaited marathon debut in London on Sunday, but has his work cut out with the jump-in distance and competition from top Kenyans and Ethiopians.

Apr 08, 2014, 23:03 PM IST

Ethiopians win international half marathon in Vadodara

Ethiopians walked away with the top prizes in the elite category in the international half marathon flagged off by BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi here on sunday.

Dec 15, 2013, 21:18 PM IST

55 people drowned, missing off Somalia: UN

As many as 55 Somalis and Ethiopians were drowned or missing after an overcrowded boat capsized off the coast of Somalia, the UN refugee agency said.

Dec 21, 2012, 00:32 AM IST

From `Sholay` to `Three Idiots`, Bollywood captivates Ethiopians

Bollywood fever is sweeping Africa`s political capital, with a week-long festival of 14 films.

May 25, 2011, 13:28 PM IST