; Targeted Ethiopia, U.N. Report Says
Eritrea planned and financed an attempted terrorist attack on a summit of African leaders in January in neighboring Ethiopia, its longtime enemy in the Horn of Africa, according to a U.N. report released Thursday. The report summarized months of investigation by the U.N. Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea, which included testimony by gunmen who claimed Eritrea paid them to bomb a meeting of...
State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland Holds State Department Regular News Briefing, As Released by the State Department
... well of Senegal's political evolution that President Wade conceded Sunday night? There was no drama or ambiguity about this. MS. NULAND: No, absolutely. And the fact that he was graceful in his ...MS. NULAND: I think I do. QUESTION: Has come out and said that the Ethiopian attacks on Eritrean soil were the - was basically the responsibility or the fault of the United States. I know that the ...
Birth of a nation in cyberspace.
There are around 200,000 Eritreans living in other countries, and about 500 of them stay in touch and debate issues of their newly-independent homeland via an Internet group called Dehai. The participants discuss issues such as religion, the new constitution and women's rights.
Love of Mother, Glory of Crown
Cohen discusses his experience in Addis on Fasika, the Ethiopian Easter. Adoption has become big business here since countries like China and Guatemala have cracked down on illegal trafficking, but as awareness of the commoditization and export of children grows, along with the sense that a lot of money is changing hands in the process, some slow-burning resentment has begun to build.
Notes on church-state affairs.
.... The Saudi government expelled Eritrean Christian Girmaye Ambaye for "Christian proselytizing." He had been in jail for this since 25 ...The BSC said that the show clearly was a drama and not a factual account. . UNITED STATES . ABORTION: Florida Execution Invigorates Abortion ...