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Man tackled to ground after throwing grenade at Ethiopian prime minister
# Addis Ababa
# Addis Ababa

Man tackled to ground after throwing grenade at Ethiopian prime minister

Updated Jun 23rd 2018, 3:15 PM 10,377 Views 5 Comments

One person was killed and more than 80 others were injured in the incident.

46 dead after landslide at Ethiopian rubbish dump
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

46 dead after landslide at Ethiopian rubbish dump

Mar 13th 2017, 8:02 AM 8,678 Views 3 Comments

Around 300 people live on the site.

Tonnes of illegal elephant ivory tusks and trinkets burned at the stake
# Zero Tolerance
# Zero Tolerance

Tonnes of illegal elephant ivory tusks and trinkets burned at the stake

Mar 20th 2015, 9:15 PM 12,634 Views 42 Comments

The move was made in an attempt to protect elephants.

Dublin could soon have a direct flight to...Addis Ababa
# Fifth Freedom
# Fifth Freedom

Dublin could soon have a direct flight to...Addis Ababa

Jul 14th 2014, 5:01 PM 23,808 Views 108 Comments

The deal, if it goes ahead, could be the first of many instances of non-EU airlines using Ireland as a stopover hub en route to the US.

Can you imagine the horror of  Ireland without traffic lights?
# Poetry In Motion
From The Daily Edge
# Poetry In Motion

Can you imagine the horror of Ireland without traffic lights?

Apr 23rd 2014, 8:33 AM 3,573 Views 2 Comments

GO!

Hijacker of Rome-bound plane “was co-pilot” — Geneva police
# ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES
# ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES

Hijacker of Rome-bound plane “was co-pilot” — Geneva police

Feb 17th 2014, 9:55 AM 24,171 Views 15 Comments

The man “said he felt threatened in his country” and wanted to seek asylum in Switzerland.

Swift South Sudan peace deal dashed as talks stall
# Civil War
# Civil War

Swift South Sudan peace deal dashed as talks stall

Jan 4th 2014, 10:35 AM 4,616 Views 5 Comments

A quick ceasefire is now not going to be an option as face-to-face talks between warring parties are delayed.

A timeline of the violence in South Sudan
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

A timeline of the violence in South Sudan

Jan 2nd 2014, 11:17 AM 5,410 Views 24 Comments

After two weeks of fighting in the world’s newest nation, thousands of people are thought to be dead. Here’s a timeline of the violence.

Photo essay: The street children of Addis Ababa
# Photocall Ireland
# Photocall Ireland

Photo essay: The street children of Addis Ababa

Jul 3rd 2013, 9:45 PM 11,080 Views 14 Comments

Photocall Ireland photographer Leon Farrell’s luminous portraits of life on the streets of Ethiopia’s capital city.

Irish rugby stars stunned by tales of 7-year-olds living rough on Ethiopian streets
# Sporting Chance
From The42
# Sporting Chance

Irish rugby stars stunned by tales of 7-year-olds living rough on Ethiopian streets

Jul 3rd 2013, 8:00 AM 10,991 Views 17 Comments

Leo Cullen and Ian Madigan have travelled to the East African country with GOAL.

Kerry set to unveil plan for West Bank economy
# West Bank
# West Bank

Kerry set to unveil plan for West Bank economy

May 26th 2013, 5:26 PM 5,315 Views 23 Comments

The US Secretary of State is tasked with presenting a economic plan to attract tourism and private sector investment into the West Bank.

Column: In Ethiopia, ordinary Irish people doing extraordinary things in difficult circumstances
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: In Ethiopia, ordinary Irish people doing extraordinary things in difficult circumstances

May 19th 2013, 1:30 PM 330 Views 6 Comments

National Volunteering Week ends today. Here Donnacha Maguire, who is in Ethiopia, tells us about some of the work being done by Irish volunteers in the country.

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013

Oct 23rd 2012, 10:48 AM 9,517 Views 15 Comments

The Northern Ireland city has been chosen as the UK’s City of Culture next year. Find out where else made the cut…

Costello attends funeral of late Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

Costello attends funeral of late Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi

Sep 2nd 2012, 7:30 AM 3,104 Views 6 Comments

The Minister of State for Trade and Development is in Ethiopia today to offer his condolences to the late Prime Minister who had been in power for nearly two decades before he died last month.

Ethiopia's long-time ruler Meles Zenawi dies aged 57
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

Ethiopia's long-time ruler Meles Zenawi dies aged 57

Aug 21st 2012, 7:36 AM 3,445 Views 2 Comments

Zenawi was an ally of the US in its counter-terrorism fight but his leadership raised many human rights concerns. He won his last election two years ago with 99 per cent of the vote.