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ETHIOPIA: More protesters released from jail, 15/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 15 November (IRIN) - Ethiopian authorities have announced the release of another 3,858 detainees who were seized after days of political unrest that claimed the lives of at least 46 people. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: Donors concerned over political unrest, 14/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 14 November (IRIN) - Ethiopia's key donors have expressed concern over violent unrest following the May elections and said they were reviewing development cooperation modalities to ensure aid is distributed in a "non-partisan manner". ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: Police blame opposition over recent unrest, 14/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 14 November (IRIN) - The Ethiopian police on Monday presented to parliament a report that lays the blame for violence that followed legislative elections in May squarely on the country's two main opposition parties.... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: Peacekeepers facing more restrictions, says UNMEE, 11/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 11 November (IRIN) - Restrictions on United Nations peacekeepers patrolling the "tense and potentially volatile" Ethiopia-Eritrea frontier have increased considerably, the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) said on Thursday. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: Police release detained protestors, 11/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 11 November (IRIN) - Ethiopian police said on Thursday they had released 2,417 people who were seized during violent protests in Addis Ababa last week, but did not indicate how many more people were still in detention. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: CUD leaders, editors to face treason charges, 10/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 10 November (IRIN) - Detained opposition leaders and editors seized after bloody clashes in Addis Ababa last week will face treason charges, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said on Wednesday. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: Uneasy calm in capital as residents return to work, 9/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 9 November (IRIN) - An uneasy calm returned to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Wednesday as firms and taxi drivers resumed work defying a fresh call by the opposition to continue the strike that paralysed the city last week. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: Opposition leaders appear in court, 8/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 8 November (IRIN) - Ethiopian opposition leaders appeared in court on Monday for the first time since being detained amid bloody political protests last week that claimed 46 lives. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: UN envoy urges restraint over border situation, 8/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 8 November (IRIN) - The United Nations Security Council envoy Kenzo Oshima urged restraint on Monday amid reports of rising tensions between Ethiopia and Eritrea over their disputed border. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: Gov't urged to end crackdown on the opposition, 7/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 7 November (IRIN) - The United States and European Union urged the Ethiopian government on Sunday to end its crackdown on opposition leaders, many of whom were seized last week during bloody clashes between demonstrators and police. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: UN envoy to meet peacekeepers and officials, 7/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 7 November (IRIN) - The United Nations Security Council envoy, Ambassador Kenzo Oshima, arrived in Addis Ababa on Sunday as tensions between Ethiopia and neighbouring Eritrea over an unresolved border dispute continued to be reported. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: Uneasy calm returns to Addis Ababa after riots, 4/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 4 November (IRIN) - The Ethiopian capital was tense but calm on Friday, after three days of rioting left at least 42 dead and more than a hundred injured, according to doctors.... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: UN envoy to visit peacekeepers amid rising tension, 4/Nov/05
NAIROBI, 4 November (IRIN) - Amid reports of rising tension between Ethiopia and Eritrea over their disputed border, the UN Security Council on Thursday authorised Kenzo Oshima, chairman of its working group on peacekeeping operations, to visit the UN peacekeeping mission in the... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: Annan urges restraint as troop movement reported on disputed border, 3/Nov/05
ASMARA, 3 November (IRIN) - UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan expressed concern on Wednesday about reported movements of military personnel on both the Ethiopian and Eritrean sides of the Temporary Security Zone (TSZ) along their common border. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: Death toll at 33 on third day of violence in capital, 3/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 3 November (IRIN) - Two more people were killed and eight others injured in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa on Thursday, bringing the death toll in three days of violence to 33, with more than 150 injured, doctors said. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: At least 14 dead as violence continues in Addis Ababa, 2/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 2 November (IRIN) - At least 14 people, including two policemen, had been confirmed killed and 40 others wounded on Wednesday as clashes between riot police and opposition supporters entered the second day in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, medical sources said.... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: Opposition party calls for consumer boycott, 1/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 1 November (IRIN) - Ethiopia's largest opposition party on Monday called for a consumer boycott of products controlled and sold by the ruling party, officials said. ... Full Report... Email Report

ETHIOPIA: Police attacked in troubled western region, 1/Nov/05
ADDIS ABABA, 1 November (IRIN) - Four police officers were shot dead and six others wounded after rebels attacked their station in Ethiopia's troubled western region, police said on Monday. ... 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

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