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Ethiopian maid in Kuwait: I wasn't attempting suicide in cruel employer's viral video

An Ethiopian maid who survived a fall from the seventh floor of a building in Kuwait's Sabah el-Salem area while her employer filmed has explained that she wasn't trying to commit suicide.

An Ethiopian maid who survived a fall from the seventh floor of a building in Kuwait's Sabah el-Salem area while her employer filmed has explained that she wasn't trying to commit suicide.

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Reality of the worst drought since 1945 peaking in parts of Africa

The Horn of Africa is facing its third consecutive year of drought causing thirst and hunger, decimating livestock, destroying livelihoods, spreading disease and triggering large scale population move

The Horn of Africa is facing its third consecutive year of drought causing thirst and hunger, decimating livestock, destroying livelihoods, spreading disease and triggering large scale population move

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Ethiopia: Death toll in Addis Ababa rubbish dump landslide rises to 115

Emergency workers in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa searched through a mountain of garbage for the fifth consecutive day on Thursday as the death toll from a landslide at a rubbish landfill site ro

Emergency workers in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa searched through a mountain of garbage for the fifth consecutive day on Thursday as the death toll from a landslide at a rubbish landfill site ro

Sport

Running all the way to the Presidency - Euronews speaks with long-distance great Gebrselassie

Former Olympic and World champion Haile Gebrselassie has swapped his running kit for a suit and tie after the long-distance legend was elected president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation last week

Former Olympic and World champion Haile Gebrselassie has swapped his running kit for a suit and tie after the long-distance legend was elected president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation last week

Business

Ethiopia's marketing strategy to attract travellers

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Solomon Tadesse, CEO at the Ethiopian

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Solomon Tadesse, CEO at the Ethiopian

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Ethiopia declares a state of emergency

Ethiopia has declared a six-month long state of emergency across the whole country following months of anti-government protests.

Ethiopia has declared a six-month long state of emergency across the whole country following months of anti-government protests.

Sport

Feyisa Lilesa fears for his life after Ethiopian government protest

Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, according to a government…

Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, according to a government…

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Ethiopian security forces kill scores of people in weekend of protests

Nearly 100 people have been shot dead by security forces in Oromiya and Amhara in Ethiopia in a weekend of protests against discrimination and land seizures.

Nearly 100 people have been shot dead by security forces in Oromiya and Amhara in Ethiopia in a weekend of protests against discrimination and land seizures.

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Ethiopia and UN appeal for help to feed 10.2 million people

The government of Ethiopia and the United Nations have asked for help to feed more than 10.2 Ethiopians. A long-standing drought has led to

The government of Ethiopia and the United Nations have asked for help to feed more than 10.2 Ethiopians. A long-standing drought has led to

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Crisis call for Ethiopia as food aid due to run out soon

The worst drought to hit Ethiopia in 50 years is about to become a crisis according to the charity Save the Children . It is warning that emergency

The worst drought to hit Ethiopia in 50 years is about to become a crisis according to the charity Save the Children . It is warning that emergency

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Ethiopia celebrates baptism of Jesus

Thousands take part in Epiphany festival or Timket in Ethiopia to celebrate the baptism of Jesus according to the ancient Orthodox calendar.

Thousands take part in Epiphany festival or Timket in Ethiopia to celebrate the baptism of Jesus according to the ancient Orthodox calendar.

Culture

'Lamb': a rare Ethiopian gem

‘Lamb’ is a tender and beautifully shot debut feature by young Ethiopian director Yared Zeleke. Ephraim has recently lost his mother. He lives in a

‘Lamb’ is a tender and beautifully shot debut feature by young Ethiopian director Yared Zeleke. Ephraim has recently lost his mother. He lives in a

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South Sudan set to dominate Obama address to African Union

The crisis in South Sudan is set to dominate President Barack Obama’s speech today when he becomes the first US leader to address the 54-member

The crisis in South Sudan is set to dominate President Barack Obama’s speech today when he becomes the first US leader to address the 54-member

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Obama in Ethiopia: Talks on trade, terrorism and human rights

He is the first serving US President to visit Ethiopia. But in talks with its premier on Monday, Barack Obama warned that more must be done to

He is the first serving US President to visit Ethiopia. But in talks with its premier on Monday, Barack Obama warned that more must be done to

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Obama wraps up Kenya trip with declarations on democracy and message of hope

On the last day of his visit to Kenya, Obama mixed the personal with the presidential and told Kenyans the country stood at a crossroads, a moment filled with peril but enormous promise.

On the last day of his visit to Kenya, Obama mixed the personal with the presidential and told Kenyans the country stood at a crossroads, a moment filled with peril but enormous promise.

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Obama: Kenyans and Americans can build on visit to bring peace

Barack Obama was treated to a state banquet hosted by Kenya’s President Kenyatta in Nairobi on Saturday night. The US president has said Washington

Barack Obama was treated to a state banquet hosted by Kenya’s President Kenyatta in Nairobi on Saturday night. The US president has said Washington

Culture

Difret - an Ethiopian woman's fight against tradition

We’ve been extremely moved this week by an Ethiopian film called Difret. A film which shows a side of the country perhaps few of us are familiar

We’ve been extremely moved this week by an Ethiopian film called Difret. A film which shows a side of the country perhaps few of us are familiar

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Ethiopia counting votes after parliamentary election

Ethiopia has started counting the votes after Sunday’s elections. Provisional results should emerge within a few days and the final result is

Ethiopia has started counting the votes after Sunday’s elections. Provisional results should emerge within a few days and the final result is

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Ethiopia goes to the polls

Ethiopia’s ruling People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front is expected to be returned to power with a landslide win in Sunday’s election. The party

Ethiopia’s ruling People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front is expected to be returned to power with a landslide win in Sunday’s election. The party

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Djibouti refugees: a confluence of the desperate

Djibouti has long been a transit point for migrants on the move from Africa to the Arabian Peninsula and beyond. Since the intensification of

Djibouti has long been a transit point for migrants on the move from Africa to the Arabian Peninsula and beyond. Since the intensification of

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Anti-racism protest becomes violent in Tel Aviv

Police on horseback charged hundreds of Ethiopian citizens in central Tel Aviv on Sunday as an anti-racism protest descended into one of the most

Police on horseback charged hundreds of Ethiopian citizens in central Tel Aviv on Sunday as an anti-racism protest descended into one of the most

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Anti-ISIL demonstrations turn violent in Ethiopia

Thousands of Ethiopian demonstrators hurled stones and scuffled with police during a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa after a video showed dozens of

Thousands of Ethiopian demonstrators hurled stones and scuffled with police during a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa after a video showed dozens of

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Mind, body and soul: holistic approaches to learning

How can sports help people not only to be physically fit but also to become socially empowered and successful? How can meditation improve learning in

How can sports help people not only to be physically fit but also to become socially empowered and successful? How can meditation improve learning in