Category Archives: ETHIOPIA

ETHIOPIAN TROOPS SEEN TO HAVE PUSHED INTO SOMALIA

MOGADISHU, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) Several hundreds of Ethiopian troops and scores of armoured military vehicles were witnessed to have crossed into neighbouring Somalia on Saturday, local witnesses said. Ethiopian forces were reported to have pushed up to 50 km into … Continue reading

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USA OPERATING ARMED DRONES IN ETHIOPIA

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) The Unite States is using armed drones to carry out counterterrorism missions in Ethiopia, The Washington Post reported Thursday. The secret operations involving Reaper drones have been confirmed by … Continue reading

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KENYA DEPLOYS SECURITY FORCES NEAR ETHIOPIAN BORDER

Paramilitary troops of the Kenya Police General Service Unit XINHUA NAIROBI, August 19 Kenya has deployed 200 security officers to the volatile region of Turkana to guard the area against regular attacks by the Merille tribesmen from Ethiopia, who have … Continue reading

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FOUR ETHIOPIAN PEACEKEEPERS KILLED IN DISPUTED SUDANESE TOWN

August 02, 2011 Four UN Peacekeepers Killed in Disputed Sudanese Town VOA News Photo: Reuters The United Nations says a land mine explosion has killed four peacekeepers in the disputed Sudanese region of Abyei. A U.N. spokesperson says the blast … Continue reading

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