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Tsegay favourite to win Delhi Half Marathon


September 10th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) One of the world's fastest half-marathoners Ethiopian Atsedu Tsegay has confirmed his participation for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon.The 21-year-old Tsegay clocked 58.47 minutes when ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Gelana splashes to gold in marathon (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana splashed to gold in a rainy Olympic marathon here Sunday.Gelana, 24, ranked 11th in the world after wins in Rotterdam and Amsterdam ... Read more...

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Farah first Briton to win Olympic 10,000m gold


August 5th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mo Farah became the first Briton to win gold in the Olympic 10,000 metres Saturday, kicking home in the final straight to shake off the ... Read more...

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Kenyan police nab over 130 immigrants


July 10th, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 10 (IANS) A total of 133 foreigners, including two Pakistanis and a Briton, have been arrested by Kenyan police in a major security swoop, as the east ... Read more...

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60 Somalis, Ethiopians feared dead in Malawi


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Lilongwe (Malawi), June 22 (IANS) Police in northern Malawi have found bodies of some 48 of the 60 Somalis and Ethiopians who were drowned in Lake Malawi earlier this week. ... Read more...

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Ethiopians start favourite in 10K race


May 26th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) Former winner Ethiopia's Deriba Merga will be seeking to re-establish himself as the most feared front-runner in Road Racing when the TCS World 10K Bangalore race ... Read more...

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Kenyan ace hopes to set record at TCS World 10K Bangalore


May 24th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Kenyan Dennis Kimetto, who recently set a World record for 25 Km run, hopes to live up to his star billing as he heads a classy ... Read more...

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Indian held in South Africa for human trafficking


May 7th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 7 (IANS) Six people including an Indian have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of at least 47 victims in South Africa, a media ... Read more...

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From ‘Sholay’ to ‘Three Idiots’, Bollywood captivates Ethiopians


May 25th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) Bollywood fever is sweeping Africa's political capital, with a week-long festival of 14 films, including blockbusters like "Sholay" and "Three Idiots", enthralling cinegoers.The films ... Read more...

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UN calls for assistance to Ethiopia’s two million drought victims


April 29th, 2011 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 29 (IANS) UN officials have called for assistance to be stepped up to an estimated two million Ethiopians affected by the drought, Xinhua reports.Water is being ... Read more...

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Captured Somali pirates brought to Mumbai


February 10th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) The 28 Somali pirates who had hijacked INS Prantalay-11 and were captured Sunday, were brought to Mumbai Thursday, an official said here.Giving information on the operation where the ... Read more...

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Ethiopians rule at Mumbai marathon (Second Lead)


January 16th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Among the thousands who hit the streets for the Mumbai marathon Sunday, Ethiopians dominated the show, with Koren Yal winning the 42-km full run among women and Girima ... Read more...

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Ethiopia wants Indian hospitals as healthcare hub for Africa (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Impressed with some of India's private hospitals and the quality of healthcare they provide, Ethiopia wants them to open branches in that country so that they become ... Read more...

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Ethiopia woos Indian hospitals to set up branches


June 18th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Ethiopia wants private Indian hospitals to open branches in that country to provide specialized treatment to its citizens, an official said. An Ethiopian delegation was in India this ... Read more...

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Indian fellowship, teachers spread education in Ethiopia


March 28th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, March 28 (IANS) Indian fellowships and teachers are playing a major role in spreading education in Africa's second most populous nation.With fellowships under the Indian Technical and ... Read more...

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Ethiopian plane crash: 28 bodies, no sign of survivors (Roundup)


January 25th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Jan 25 (DPA) At least 28 bodies have been recovered after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed off the coast of Lebanon Monday, with no apparent sign of survivors among the 90 ... Read more...

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Bodies Discovered In Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash


January 25th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Beirut, Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rescue crew found about nine bodies in the search for survivors in the Ethiopian Airlines crash that had taken place in the wee hours on ... Read more...

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Today is National Coffee Day


September 29th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) September 29 is celebrated as the ‘National Coffee Day.’ Coffee is a beverage that is loved the world over for its caffeine-kick, tantalizing aroma and ... Read more...

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Drought threatens 23 million in East Africa: Oxfam


September 29th, 2009 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
London/Nairobi, Sep 29 (DPA) Oxfam Great Britain Tuesday warned that 23 million people were facing severe hunger due to climate change-exacerbated drought in East Africa. "This is the worst humanitarian crisis Oxfam has ... Read more...

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Masai stuns Ethiopians in 10,000m; smiling Bolt moves on


August 16th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
By John Bagratuni Berlin, Aug 16 (DPA) Linet Masai ended a 12-year title drought for Kenya with victory in the women's 10,000m while Usain Bolt exchanged smiles with a training partner on ... Read more...

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Ethiopians say ’salaam’ to popular Indian envoy


July 5th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, July 5 (IANS) Ordinary Ethiopians knock on his car window as he drives through the streets of Addis Ababa. They recognise the turbaned Indian envoy instantly and affectionately ... Read more...

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Thirty-five African migrants drown off Yemen coast


April 23rd, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), April 23 (DPA) At least 35 African migrants drowned after a rickety boat carrying 110 people capsized off Yemen's southeast coast Thursday, police said. Police officials told the DPA that 35 ... Read more...

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French Navy rescues 100 migrants in Gulf of Aden


March 21st, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), March 21 (DPA) A French Navy ship rescued around 100 African migrants, mostly Somalis, on a drifting boat in the Gulf of Aden Saturday, a Yemeni coastguard source said. The source ... Read more...

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45 migrants die in boat accident off Yemen


March 1st, 2009 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), March 1 (DPA) Forty-five Africans drowned after a boat carrying them from Somalia across the Gulf of Aden capsized in deep waters off Yemen, the country's interior ministry said Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Insurgents impose Islamic law in Somali town


January 28th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Jan 28 (DPA) Somali insurgents have installed strict Islamic law in Baidoa, the seat of the Somali government, after taking control of the town.Main insurgent group al-Shabaab took over the town ... Read more...

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Somalia politician executed for working with Ethiopians


January 17th, 2009 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Jan 17 (DPA) Islamist insurgents have executed a Somali politician in the port town of Kismayo for working with Ethiopian forces occupying Somalia, reports said Friday.The Islamists seized control of Kismayo ... Read more...

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Surendra Singh 26th in 10,000m


August 18th, 2008 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) India's Surendra Singh fell behind his qualifying timing to end a dismal 26th among 38 competitions in the gruelling 10,000 metre race at the 29th Olympic Games here ... Read more...

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Resettlement of fearful refugees fails in South Africa


June 2nd, 2008 - 7:44 am ICT by admin
DPA Johannesburg, June 2 (DPA) Three weeks after anti-immigrant violence flared up in South Africa, a first attempt at resettling those driven from their homes has failed, South Africa's e-tv reported Sunday. The ... Read more...

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18 African migrants drown off Yemen coast


April 13th, 2008 - 2:26 am ICT by admin
DPA Sanaa, April 13 (DPA) At least 18 African migrants died after smugglers forced them to jump off a boat at gunpoint Saturday as they neared the end of a trip across the ... Read more...

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