Ethiopia troops vacate Baidoa

Ethiopia troops vacate Baidoa

Ethiopia News Source :Garowe online Published on July 15,2013 BAIDOA, Somalia – Ethiopian troops stationed in Bay regional capital of Baidoa in southern Somalia handed over their military bases to AMISOM peacekeeping forces on Monday, Garowe Online reports. The last battalions of Ethiopian troops left with their armored fighting vehicles, tanks and artillery trucks, according […]

Ethiopian opposition holds rare protests

AFP, July 14,2013 Ethiopian opposition activists on Sunday demanded the release of journalists and political prisoners jailed under anti-terror legislation in demonstrations in two major towns. In rare public outpours of anger, people marched peacefully in the towns of Gondar and Dessie, chanting “freedom” and carrying pictures of jailed politicians and journalists. Government officials said […]

Batteries not to blame for Dreamliner jet fire

AFP, July 14, 2013 Investigators said there was no evidence to suggest that a fire onboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner parked at London Heathrow Airport was caused by the next-generation jet’s batteries. A team from Britain’s Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) was deployed following the blaze on Friday on an Ethiopian Airlines plane, which was […]