Archives for: "March 2007, 25"

Eritrea - Eritreans risk death in the Sahara

March 25th, 2007
Eritreans risk death in the Sahara By Martin Plaut Africa regional editor, BBC News Every day, in the barren lands along the Sudanese border, young Eritreans risk their lives to flee from their country. It is rugged terrain, tightly patrolled by… more »

Ethiopia - DR Congo Nations Cup qualifier called off

March 25th, 2007
Nations Cup qualifier called off after Congo clash Today's African Nations Cup qualifier between Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia in Kinshasa has been postponed after dozens of people died in two days of heavy fighting in the capital. Diplomats… more »

Ethiopia - Convicted murderer is beheaded in Saudi Arabia

March 25th, 2007
Convicted murderer is beheaded in Saudi Arabia By ASSOCIATED PRESS RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Sunday beheaded a citizen convicted of murdering an Ethiopian taxi driver, the state-run news agency said. Ahmed Bin Mohammed Farajallah was… more »

Ethiopia - Imprisoned U.S. citizen says he was in an al Qaida camp

March 25th, 2007
Imprisoned U.S. citizen says he was in an al Qaida camp in Somalia, but was never a fighter By Jonathan Landay McClatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON _ A U.S. citizen imprisoned in Ethiopia reportedly told investigators that he was briefly in an al Qaida camp… more »