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Ethiopia

 

Ethiopia is a landlocked state in the Horn of Africa. Officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is the second-most populous nation in Africa with over 79.2 million people[5] and the tenth-largest by area with its 1,100,000 km2. The capital is Addis Ababa. Ethiopia is bordered by Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Kenya to the south, Sudan to the west, and Eritrea to the north. Read More

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By IBTimes AU

Australians are sternly advised against travelling to Eritrea (Aug 05)

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Australia Eyes Development of Crocodile Meat Industry

By IBTimes AU

A green paper prepared by the Australian federal government proposes expanding the crocodile meat industry in the northern part of the country to have a larger cut of the global market. (Jun 12)

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Angelina Jolie Reveals She Has More in Common with Adopted Son Maddox Than Her Other Kids

By IBTimes AU

Angelina Jolie has six children, but she’ll always be closer to her first child. The “Maleficent” star revealed that she has more in common with her adopted son Maddox than with her other children, including her biological ones. (Jun 02)

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China Premier Says Sino-Africa Disputes just "Growing Pains"

By Reuters

Disputes arising over China's investment projects in Africa are just "growing pains" in a burgeoning relationship that saw their trade top $200 billion last year, Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday ahead of a tour of the continent. (May 04)

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South Sudan Leader Ready for Talks but Rival doesn't Commit
South Sudan Leader Ready for Talks but Rival doesn't Commit

By Reuters

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said on Friday he was ready for face-to-face talks with rebel leader Riek Machar to try and end months of fighting in the world's newest nation, but his rival held off from promising to take part. (May 03)

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Switzerland, Norway are World's Most Expensive Economies

By Reuters

Switzerland and Norway are the world's most expensive economies, followed by Bermuda, Australia and Denmark, according to a new ranking by the World Bank. (Apr 30)

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Mum of 16-Year-Old Stowaway in Ethiopian Refugee Camp Believes Son Was Looking for Her

By IBTimes AU

Yahya Abdi, the Santa Clara teenager who stowed away last week in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airline jet bound for Hawaii and survived the incident, was in search of his mum who is in a refugee camp in Ethiopia. (Apr 28)

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GSK to Invest in New Factories and Drug R&D in Africa

By Reuters

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) plans to make new investments in additional factories and drug research in Africa, its chief executive said on Sunday, as the pharmaceuticals group broadens its bet on promising emerging markets. (Mar 31)

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By IBTimes AU

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By IBTimes AU

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