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ERITREA: Gov't says UN has failed to maintain peace in Horn of Africa, 31/Oct/05
ASMARA, 31 October (IRIN) - The Eritrean government has accused the UN Security Council of failing to maintain peace in the Horn of Africa, where a stalemate over border demarcation and the recent grounding of UN helicopters has increased tension between Eritrea and Ethiopia. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: Border stable despite restrictions on peacekeepers, says UN, 27/Oct/05
ASMARA, 27 October (IRIN) - The situation along the common border between Ethiopia and Eritrea is militarily stable but restrictions on United Nations peacekeepers remain, a spokeswoman for the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE), said on Thursday. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: No end in sight for border standoff, 26/Oct/05
ADDIS ABABA, 26 October (IRIN) - When the United Nations first deployed peacekeepers in Ethiopia and Eritrea in 2000 to monitor the cessation of hostilities between the two nations, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said he hoped the job could be done within a year. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: More restrictions imposed on UN peacekeepers, 25/Oct/05
ADDIS ABABA, 25 October (IRIN) - United Nations peacekeepers patrolling the tense border separating Ethiopia and Eritrea are facing more restrictions on their movements, an official has said. ... Full Report... Email Report

ERITREA: Food aid distribution slows down, 24/Oct/05
ASMARA, 24 October (IRIN) - Eritrea has stopped food aid distribution to more than one million people, in an apparent attempt by the government to reduce its reliance on foreign aid, according to aid officials in the Eritrean capital of Asmara.... Full Report... Email Report

ERITREA: Government downplays helicopter restrictions, 21/Oct/05
ASMARA, 21 October (IRIN) - Eritrea downplayed the significance of restricting UN helicopters on Thursday, describing recent remarks by the Ethiopian prime minister as duplicitous. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: Ethiopia concerned about Eritrean restrictions on UN, says Meles, 19/Oct/05
ADDIS ABABA, 19 October (IRIN) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi expressed serious concern on Wednesday over restrictions imposed by Eritrea on United Nations peacekeepers patrolling the two countries' disputed border. ... Full Report... Email Report

ERITREA: Fuel prices could affect harvest benefits, says FEWS Net, 18/Oct/05
ASMARA, 18 October (IRIN) - While increased rainfall in Eritrea should bring about higher crop yields this year, recent hikes in fuel prices may undermine the benefits of the harvest, a report said on Wednesday. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: UN mission to continue work despite flight restrictions, 18/Oct/05
ASMARA, 18 October (IRIN) - The United Nations said on Tuesday it would not withdraw its peacekeepers from Eritrea and Ethiopia despite their ability to monitor the two countries' tense border being seriously hampered by a recent ban imposed by Eritrea on UN helicopter flights.... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: UN vacates more monitoring posts on tense border, 17/Oct/05
ASMARA, 17 October (IRIN) - The recent ban on United Nations helicopter flights by the Eritrean government has forced international peacekeepers to abandon a number of monitoring posts on the tense Ethiopian-Eritrean border region, the UN said in a statement on Monday. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: Asmara imposes more restrictions on peacekeepers, 13/Oct/05
ADDIS ABABA, 13 October (IRIN) - The Eritrean government has imposed more restrictions on the movement of United Nations peacekeepers in the country, days after grounding UN helicopter flights, a spokesperson said. ... Full Report... Email Report

ERITREA: Demining activities halted following helicopter flight ban, 10/Oct/05
NAIROBI, 10 October (IRIN) - The UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) said on Friday that it had suspended its mine clearance activities in Eritrea after the government imposed a ban on the mission's helicopter flights. ... Full Report... Email Report

ERITREA: Flight restrictions to affect border monitoring, 7/Oct/05
ASMARA, 7 October (IRIN) - The decision by the Eritrean government to restrict United Nations helicopter flights will significantly reduce the organisation's ability to monitor the situation on the border with neighbouring Ethiopia, the top UN military commander in the region... Full Report... Email Report

ERITREA: Gov't urged to reverse restrictions on UNMEE flights, 5/Oct/05
NAIROBI, 5 October (IRIN) - The United Nations Security Council has called upon the Eritrean government to reverse a decision to restrict within its airspace helicopter flights used by the UN Mission to Ethiopia and Eritrea [UNMEE]. ... Full Report... Email Report


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