Ethiopia Ends Blanket Protection for Eritrean Refugees

Ethiopia Ends Blanket Protection for Eritrean Refugees

VOA News ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has stopped granting automatic asylum to Eritreans entering the country.  The United Nations and aid groups say the previously unannounced policy change, which went into place... Read more »
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Eritrean President arrives in Ethiopia on a working visit

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki met for the first time since PM Abiy won the Nobel Peace Prize. State owned Fana Broadcasting reported that President Isaias Afwerki... Read more »
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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopian prime minister who ended standoff with Eritrea

By Max Bearak Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethio­pian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his dogged pursuit of democratic reforms and regional peacemaking efforts.... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia’s under-15 side set for history in Eritrea

BBC Sport – Ethiopia’s under-15 side are set to be the first team from the country to play in Eritrea since a war between the two nations began in 1998. The team... Read more »
UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea, keeps arms embargo on Somalia – Washington Post

UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea, keeps arms embargo on Somalia – Washington Post

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to lift sanctions against Eritrea following its thaw in relations with Ethiopia and other neighboring countries — but it kept an arms... Read more »
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Somali, Eritrean leaders in Ethiopia to cement regional ties

Gondar AFP – The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday to cement regional economic ties as relations warm between the once-rival nations. Somalia’s President... Read more »
Eritrea Rejects Allegation It's Trying to Destabilize Ethiopia

Eritrea Rejects Allegation It’s Trying to Destabilize Ethiopia

Eritrean nformation Minister Yemane Gebremeskel Bloomberg– Eritrea’s government rejected allegations by neighboring Ethiopia that it’s trying to destabilize the country after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned last month. Ethiopia has been struggling... Read more »