Ethiopia

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Over 100mn driven from their homes around the world: UNHCR

More than 100 million people have been driven from their homes around the world, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Monday, citing new data about those escaping violence, conflict, persecution and human rights violations.

March 12, 2017
March 12, 2017

Landslide at Ethiopia garbage dump 'kills at least 24'

At least 24 people are killed and 28 others injured in a giant landslide of garbage inside a trash dump on the outskirts of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, a city spokesman says.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Suspect extradited for trafficking 'is wrong man'

Friends of a man extradited to Italy on Tuesday on people smuggling charges say police have the wrong man.

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

Lions rediscovered in remote Ethiopian park

A previously unknown population of at least 100 lions is discovered by a wildlife charity in a remote park in north-western Ethiopia.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Suicide attack kills 8 in Somalia

At least eight people are killed in a suicide attack on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015

Saudi shells kill 5 refugees in Yemen: Official

Saudi shells hit an international humanitarian aid office in northern Yemen, killing five Ethiopian refugees and wounding ten, a local official says.

May 4, 2015
May 4, 2015

Teargas used as Ethiopian Jews protest in Israel

Police in Israel fire tear gas and stun grenades in clashes with ethnic Ethiopians protesting about what they say is police brutality and racism.

April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015

Yemen crisis: 136 more Bangladeshis reach home

A total of 136 more Bangladeshi nationals, who were evacuated from Hodeida, Yemen to Djibouti on 16 April by an Indian Naval Ship, reach Dhaka.

March 22, 2015
March 22, 2015

Bangladesh gets WIP Award

Bangladesh has won the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) Award as a pioneering country in reducing gender discrimination

March 5, 2015
March 5, 2015

‘First human’ found in Ethiopia

Scientists unearth the jawbone of what they claim is one of the very first humans.