Archives for: "December 2009, 29"

Eritrea opposition vows to up military action

December 29th, 2009
Eritrea opposition vows to up military action ADDIS ABABA — An Eritrean opposition group told AFP on Tuesday it was "prepared to launch attacks" on government troops after the United Nations last week imposed tough sanctions on Asmara. "This is a good… more »

183 Ethiopians arrested for entering Yemen illegally

December 29th, 2009
183 Ethiopians entered Yemen illegally arrested SANA'A, Dec. 29 (Saba) - Security systems have captured 183 Ethiopian citizens, including 13 women and a child, who have entered the country illegally, according to Interior Ministry. The security systems… more »

Somalis Discuss Establishing Regional Government in the South

December 29th, 2009
Sheik Aden Mohamed Nur, seen, speaking to journalists in Baidoa (2008 file photo) Somalis Discuss Establishing Regional Government in the South VOA News By Alisha Ryu | Nairobi A Somali politician says a major conference has been held in a town near… more »

Eritrean Official Denies Sponsoring Insurgents to Destabilize Neighbors

December 29th, 2009
Eritrean Official Denies Sponsoring Insurgents to Destabilize Neighbors VOA News Peter Clottey | Washington, DC Eritrea’s information minister has described as an unfortunate publicity stunt accusations that President Isaias Afeworki’s government is… more »

Candlelight Vigil Held for Jailed Ethiopia Opposition Leader

December 29th, 2009
Candlelight Vigil Held for Jailed Ethiopia Opposition Leader VOA News Peter Heinlein | Addis Ababa Hundreds of Birtukan Mideksa's supporters jam her Unity for Democracy and Justice Party headquarters, wearing yellow T-shirts bearing her image, holding… more »