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Orderly transition in Ethiopia, business ties with India to grow : Envoy (Interview)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) There will be orderly transition in Ethiopia despite the the death of its long-time leader Meles Zenawi, the country's envoy has said, and assured ... Read more...

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India to pay homage at Ethiopian leader’s funeral


August 28th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur will represent India at the Sep 2 state funeral of Ethiopia's long-time leader Meles Zenawi.Kaur will ... Read more...

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Obama condoles Ethiopian PM’s death


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday offered his condolences to Ethiopia over the death of the country's prime minister, Meles Zenawi, and hailed his contribution to ... Read more...

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Ethiopian PM is dead


August 21st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Aug 21 (IANS) Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died, the state TV reported Tuesday.The 57-year-old Ethiopian leader had not appeared in public in the last two months ... Read more...

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Ethiopian PM misses AU summit, health rumours float


July 17th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 17 (IANS) It's a mystery absence that has created a lot of hush-hush talk here. Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has been missing from the African ... Read more...

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AU presses Sudan, South Sudan to seal deal by Aug 2


July 15th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 15 (IANS) A day after the presidents of Sudan and South Sudan met here, the 54-nation African Union Sunday asked both countries to honour the Aug 2 ... Read more...

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India, Ethiopia sign tax accord


May 27th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India and Ethiopia have signed double taxation avoidance agreement aimed at strengthening bilateral economic cooperation and stimulate the flow of investment and technology."The agreement ... Read more...

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No Indian land grab, says Ethiopian PM


May 25th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) Amid some misgivings here about India's acquisition of vast stretches of land, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi Wednesday rejected charges of land grab as ... Read more...

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Ethiopia seeks more Indian teachers, agriculturists


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 23 (IANS) Ethiopia, one of Africa's emerging economies, is seeking more teachers and agriculturists from India to help it leapfrog into a knowledge economy and food-sufficient ... Read more...

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Ethiopian PM hails ties with India


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 22 (IANS) Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi held discussions with the Indian delegation led by Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma here, saying the Ethiopia-India ties ... Read more...

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India to invest $4.78 bn in Ethiopia


May 21st, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 21 (IANS) India has offered to invest $4.78 billion in various projects in Ethiopia over the next few years, of which nearly $1 billion is already on ... Read more...

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Trade, development on agenda of PM’s visit to Ethiopia, Tanzania


May 17th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Enhancing economic ties will be on top of the agenda when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh makes bilateral visits to Ethiopia and Tanzania next week.The ... Read more...

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Ethiopia’s biggest dam to help neighbours solve power problem


April 17th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, April 17 (IANS) Ethiopia has begun constructing the country's biggest power project on the Nile that will be built totally by local engineers and technicians. It will benefit ... Read more...

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India-China rivalry in Africa not zero sum game: Ethiopian PM


April 1st, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, April 1 (IANS) Hailing the Indian model of inclusive development, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has made a vigorous pitch for greater Indian investment in infrastructure and education ... Read more...

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AU to work closely with India on summit in Africa


March 21st, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 21 (IANS) The 53-nation African Union (AU) has assured India that it will work closely with New Delhi to ensure the success of the second India-Africa Forum ... Read more...

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India, Canada begin free trade talks (Lead)


November 12th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 12 (IANS) India and Canada Friday launched talks for a comprehensive economic partnership pact, another step towards furthering their trade and business ties after signing a nuclear ... Read more...

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Waka Waka! This time in Africa: Manmohan Singh


November 11th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 11 (IANS) Taking a cue perhaps from Shakira's theme song at the 2010 World Cup Football, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday met with Ethiopian counterpart Meles Zenawi ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh seeks better trade ties with Ethiopia


November 11th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinSeoul (Korea) Nov 11(ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has expressed a desire for India and Ethiopia to strengthen their bilateral trade and investment ties.Dr. Singh conveyed ... Read more...

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Packed schedule awaits Manmohan Singh at G20


November 10th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has a packed schedule here for the next two days as he not only attends the G20 Summit but also meets ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh arrives in Seoul to attend G-20 Summit


November 10th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinSeoul, Nov.10 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh was accorded a warm welcome here on Wednesday evening as he arrived here at the Incheon International Airport, Seoul to ... Read more...

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Indian PM opposes protectionism, for rule-based economy (Third Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday left for Seoul to attend the G20 Summit saying India opposed "protectionist sentiments" and desired "an open, stable and ... Read more...

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Manmohan to meet leaders from Canada, Brazil at Seoul G20


November 9th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) A host of bilateral talks await Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as he leaves for Seoul on a three-day visit from Wednesday for the G20 Summit, where ... Read more...

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Norwegian Prime Minister Stoltenberg to co-chair UN-backed group on climate change financing


June 7th, 2010 - 5:16 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has accepted an invitation to co-chair the United Nations-backed advisory group on climate change financing, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Sunday.Stoltenberg ... Read more...

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Montek on UN climate change financing group


March 5th, 2010 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 5 (IANS) Montek Singh Ahluwalia, deputy chairman of India's Planning Commission, is among the 19 members of the high-level advisory group set up by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ... Read more...

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UN names panel to finance climate change technology


March 5th, 2010 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 5 (DPA) A United Nations 19-member, high-level advisory group tasked with raising funds to help developing countries counter climate change with modern technology, was announced Thursday. The climate change ... Read more...

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Bob Geldof furious at BBC over Band Aid millions used to buy arms claim


March 4th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Irish singer Bob Geldof is said to have been left furious after claims broadcast on BBC said that the millions of dollars raised by Band Aid were diverted ... Read more...

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World leaders address fraught climate summit (Third Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) Persistently deep divisions threatened to scupper a climate change deal in Copenhagen Wednesday, but Africa offered a glimmer of hope by asking for less money from rich nations. "I ... Read more...

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Europeans back select developing countries at climate talks


December 16th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Dec 16 (IANS) The Climate summit in Copenhagen is likely to be presented with an Ethiopian proposal backed by key European leaders that seeks to raise money ... Read more...

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Dubai state firm to build two luxury hotels in Ethiopia


July 20th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, July 20 (IANS) Along with Chinese and Indians, Ethiopia could now see a rush of investment from the Gulf, with the Dubai state investment company's $100 million hospitality ... Read more...

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Amity to offer courses for Ethiopian students


February 11th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): Amity University has announced plans to offer students from Ethiopia a wide variety of courses. The plans reached fruition after a university delegation headed by Chancellor, Atul Chauhan ... Read more...

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Ethiopian PM in India to bolster bilateral ties


February 5th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi arrived in India on Thursday to bolster bilateral ties between the two nations. Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee after meeting Zenawi in ... Read more...

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South Africa assures India of support in NSG


July 31st, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial IAEA board meeting in Vienna Friday, four African countries, including South Africa, have expressed their support for India's quest for global civil nuclear ... Read more...

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Taj Mahal leaves African leaders speechless


April 10th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
Agra, Apr 10 (ANI): A visit to the world's greatest monument to love, the Taj Mahal, has left most African leaders speechless. Heads of state of Uganda and Ethiopia, who were ... Read more...

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Stage set for historic India-Africa summit Tuesday


April 6th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Ten heads of state and government are among the leaders of 14 African countries who will be here this week for the first-ever India-Africa summit that seeks ... Read more...

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Variety can add to strength of federal structure: Shivraj Patil


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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