Archives for: "December 2009, 11"

Ethiopian American Judge Nina Ashenafi comments about new Facebook law in FL

December 11th, 2009
Ethiopian American Judge Nina Ashenafi comments about new Facebook law in FL The New York Times reports that Judges and lawyers in Florida can no longer be Facebook friends. In a recent opinion, the state’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee decided it… more »

U.S. Military assistance to Ethiopia up 256% from previous year

December 11th, 2009
Army 1st Lt. Christopher Anderson, the officer in charge of the U.S. training effort in Camp Hurso, Ethiopia, praises the students of his class during graduation exercises for the Border Security Class April 21. Photo by Jim Garamone U.S. Military… more »

Ethiopia Eritrea: Five Americans detained in Pakistan

December 11th, 2009
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Five Americans detained in Pakistan Five Americans who were reported missing last month from the Washington, D.C., area were detained in Pakistan amid questions over possible ties to extremist groups. Jeffrey Brown speaks with… more »

Ethiopia - Meles holds talks with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Africa

December 11th, 2009
Meles Zenawi with Vicki Huddleston Photo ENA Ethiopia - Meles holds talks with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Africa Source: ENA Ethiopian Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi received and held talks with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense… more »

US 'concerned' over closure of Ethiopian paper

December 11th, 2009
US 'concerned' over closure of Ethiopian paper Source: AFP ADDIS ABABA — The United States said Thursday it was concerned over the closure of a leading Ethiopian newspaper which said last week it had ceased publication following "months of government… more »