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Ethiopia's tumultuous history (PHOTOS)

GlobalPost takes a look at Ethiopia over the past few decades--it's days of socialism, democracy, war, famine, and recovery.

Chatter: Ethiopia's Meles Zenawi dies abroad after illness

The death of Ethiopian strongman Meles Zenawi, a close call for a top US general in Afghanistan, and why Europe's rocky real estate market could mean palazzos for the rest of us.
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The death of Ethiopian strongman Meles Zenawi, a close call for a top US general in Afghanistan, and why Europe's rocky real estate market could mean palazzos for the rest of us.
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Meles Zenawi dead: Ethiopia's prime minister dies in Brussels at age 57

Meles had not been seen in public for about two months.

Missing 15-yr-old Ethiopian Olympic torchbearer found

Yemane had left the Jurys Inn, Waterfront Plaza at about 9:15 p.m. local time yesterday and failed to return.

Bodies of 42 African migrants found by roadside in Tanzania

Tanzania’s Deputy Interior Minister Pereira Silima said 127 migrants set off for Malawi from Ethiopia in two trucks, but after reaching the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha were packed into one container truck.

Ethiopia: Journalist Eskinder Nega convicted of terrorism

Amnesty International said it was "a dark day for justice in Ethiopia."

Ethiopia troops to stay longer in Somalia

Last June, Somalia's still-feuding leaders agreed to extend the time of its transitional government for a year rather than hold elections.

UN worker jailed for 7 years in Ethiopia

Abdurahman Sheikh Hassan, who is Ethiopian, was earlier found guilty of participating in the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), which is banned.

At least 47 dead after boat capsizes on Lake Malawi

The boat is believed to have capsized late Monday, but police only became aware of the accident on Tuesday after locals “saw dead bodies floating on the lake and a boat floating upside down.”

Ethiopia cracks down on Skype and Tor users

The Ethiopian government has renewed its effort to crack down on internet activity, said Reporters Without Borders.
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