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Eritrea condemns attack at Ethiopia rally

"#Eritrea strongly condemns the attempt to incite violence, in today’s AA demonstration for peace, 1st of its kind in history of #Ethiopia." Ambassador Estifanos Afeworki said on Twitter.

JERUSALEM POST - 2018-06-23 12:56:00

Eritrea condemns attack at Ethiopia rally: Eritrean envoy to Japan

“#Eritrea strongly condemns the attempt to incite violence, in today’s AA demonstration for peace, 1st of its kind in history of #Ethiopia.” Ambassador Estifanos Afeworki said on Twitter.

REUTERS UK - 2018-06-23 09:56:19

Statement by the Press Secretary on Progress Toward Peace Between Ethiopia and Eritrea

The United States is encouraged by the progress that Ethiopia and Eritrea have made to resolve longstanding disputes and normalize relations. Over the past 20 years, the frozen conflict between these states has hindered stability and economic growth in the vital Red Sea region. A durable peace wil

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Eritrea welcomes Ethiopia’s olive branch, to send delegation to Addis Ababa

© Provided by France 24 ENMaheder Haileselassie Tadese, AFP | In Badme, a disputed town on the border between Ethiopia and Eritrea, the local police station is painted in the colors of the Ethiopian flag. On June 14, 2018Eritrea's president broke weeks of silence on Wednesday to respond positively t

MSN.COM

Eritrea welcomes Ethiopia's olive branch, raising hopes of...

Speaking at a Martyrs’ Day event in the capital, Asmara, the 72-year-old Isaias said he was sending a delegation to Addis Ababa to understand the position of Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, and “chart out a plan”.

REUTERS UK

Eritrea's President Promises to Send Delegation to Ethiopia

FILE - President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea addresses the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Sept. 23, 2011.

VOICE OF AMERICA

Eritrea Will Hold Talks With Ethiopia as Relations Thaw

Eritrea will send a delegation to neighboring Ethiopia for talks, President Isaias Afwerki said, in the latest sign of thawing relations between the bitter long-time foes.The announcement comes after Ethiopia said it would implement a peace deal agreed with Eritrea 18 years ago to end a border war t

BLOOMBERG

Eritrea to send delegation to Ethiopia for talks: envoys - Breitbart

Addis Ababa (AFP) – Eritrea will send a delegation to longtime-foe Ethiopia, two of its ambassadors said Wednesday, after Addis Ababa announced it would honor a peace agreement between the two nations that it had previously refused to implement.

BREITBART

Eritrea to Send Delegation to Ethiopia for Peace Talks

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea said on Wednesday that he would send a delegation to neighboring Ethiopia for peace talks for the first time since 1998, when a border war broke out and left tens of thousands of people dead.

NEW YORK TIMES

Ethiopia to Return Land in Bid for Peace with Eritrea

BADME, Ethiopia, Jun 18 2018 (IPS) - The utterly inconsequential-looking Ethiopian border town of Badme is where war broke out in 1998 between Ethiopia and Eritrea, lasting two years and devastating both countries.

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Pastor in Eritrea Released after Decade in Prison

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Pastor Oqbamichel Haiminot has been released after more than a decade of imprisonment. According toVOM Australia, Pastor Oqbamichel was the first senior pastor in Eritrea to be arrested and held after the controversial and wrongful crackdown on

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Nevsun extends life of Bisha mine in Eritrea through 2022

NSU says the open-pit extension will add 3.3M metric tons of high-grade ore to the mill, resulting in additional payable production of 470M lbs. of zinc and 52M lbs. of copper, and provides time to advance assessment of the Asheli and Harena underground deposits at Bisha and to consider further open

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Ethiopian prime minister escapes grenade attack at rally, 132 wounded

The attack was launched by an unidentified assailant moments after 41-year-old prime minister, a former soldier who took office in April, finished his speech to tens of thousands of people gathered in Meskel Square in the center of Addis Ababa.

JERUSALEM POST - 2018-06-23 15:24:00

A 20-year African standoff may be about to end

Reuters, the news and media division ofThomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the wor

REUTERS

U.S. welcomes Ethiopia-Eritrea peace moves - White House

The two African countries waged a border war from 1998-2000 that killed tens of thousands of people. Disputes over the still-militarised frontier, in particular the town of Badme, have kept the two sides at loggerheads.

REUTERS UK - 2018-06-22 15:21:55

U.S. welcomes Ethiopia-Eritrea peace moves: State Dept

The two African countries waged a border war from 1998-2000 that killed tens of thousands of people. Disputes over the still-militarized frontier, in particular the town of Badme, have kept the two sides at loggerheads.

REUTERS - 2018-06-22 01:31:19

South Sudan's armed opposition rejects 'imposition' of peace

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, right, is greeted by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, left, as he arrives at the office of Ethiopia's Prime Minister for a meeting with South Sudan's opposition leader... more

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-06-21 16:18:13

America’s spat with the UN Human Rights Council

OF ALL the international arrangements President Donald Trump has forsaken, the UN Human Rights Council deserves the least sympathy. In announcing America’s withdrawal from the Geneva-based body, America’s ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, called it, “a protector of human-rights abusers and a cesspo

ECONOMIST.COM

Vancouver-based mining company granted Supreme Court appeal in ‘conscripted labour’ case

Nevsun Resources Ltd. has vehemently denied allegations of human rights violations at the Bisha gold mine, of which it owns 60 per cent. In 2013, the U.S.-basedHuman Rights Watchalleged myriad problems at the mine — including that the company allowed the use of “conscripted labour” through arrangeme

MSN.COM - 2018-06-23 02:46:30

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth (A/HRC/38/50) (Advance Unedited Version)

In her fifth and final report to the Human Rights Council pursuant to resolution 35/35, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea highlights key human rights developments in Eritrea since June 2017. Her overall assessment of the human rights situation on the ground remains g

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