Archives for: "March 2007, 19"

Ethiopia calls for Western help on hostages

March 19th, 2007
Ethiopia calls for Western help on hostages ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia urged the West on Monday to increase diplomatic efforts to secure the release of eight kidnapped Ethiopians, who it said had been all but forgotten since five Europeans held… more »

Ethiopia - Study finds one-third in D.C. illiterate Ethiopian and Hispanic Immigrants mentioned as factors

March 19th, 2007
Ethiopia - Study finds one-third in D.C. illiterate, growing number of Ethiopian and Hispanic Immigrants mentioned as factors Study finds one-third in D.C. illiterate The Associated Press About one-third of the people living in the national's capital… more »

Eritrea tells Uganda to get out of Somalia

March 19th, 2007
Get out or else, Eritrea tells Ugandan troops By PAUL REDFERN Special Corresponmdent The East African Ugandan troops face a possible “Vietnam” in taking on a peacekeeping mission in Somalia, diplomats warn, with Eritrea now telling President Yoweri… more »

Ethiopia - Eritrea : ARDUF Rebels claim responsibility for kidnapping

March 19th, 2007
ARDUF Rebels claim responsibility for kidnapping Asmara - Rebels in the remote Afar region on the Ethiopian-Eritrean border have claimed responsibility for the kidnappings of five Europeans released last week in an interview on Eritrean state media.… more »

Most of Ethiopia is safe to visit, tour firms say - NYT

March 19th, 2007
Most of Ethiopia is safe to visit, tour firms say NY Times By JENNIFER CONLIN Published: March 18, 2007 Despite the recent kidnapping of five Europeans and eight local people in the Afar region of Ethiopia near the disputed border with Eritrea,… more »