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#Addis Ababa

# addis-ababa - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Man tackled to ground after throwing grenade at Ethiopian prime minister

One person was killed and more than 80 others were injured in the incident.

# addis-ababa - Monday 13 March, 2017

46 dead after landslide at Ethiopian rubbish dump

Around 300 people live on the site.

# addis-ababa - Friday 20 March, 2015

Tonnes of illegal elephant ivory tusks and trinkets burned at the stake

The move was made in an attempt to protect elephants.

# addis-ababa - Monday 14 July, 2014

Dublin could soon have a direct flight to...Addis Ababa

The deal, if it goes ahead, could be the first of many instances of non-EU airlines using Ireland as a stopover hub en route to the US.

# addis-ababa - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Can you imagine the horror of  Ireland without traffic lights? Poetry In Motion

# addis-ababa - Monday 17 February, 2014

Hijacker of Rome-bound plane “was co-pilot” — Geneva police

The man “said he felt threatened in his country” and wanted to seek asylum in Switzerland.

# addis-ababa - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Swift South Sudan peace deal dashed as talks stall

A quick ceasefire is now not going to be an option as face-to-face talks between warring parties are delayed.

# addis-ababa - Thursday 2 January, 2014

A timeline of the violence in South Sudan

After two weeks of fighting in the world’s newest nation, thousands of people are thought to be dead. Here’s a timeline of the violence.

# addis-ababa - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Photo essay: The street children of Addis Ababa Photocall Ireland This post contains images

Photo essay: The street children of Addis Ababa

Photocall Ireland photographer Leon Farrell’s luminous portraits of life on the streets of Ethiopia’s capital city.

From The42 Irish rugby stars stunned by tales of 7-year-olds living rough on Ethiopian streets Sporting Chance

Irish rugby stars stunned by tales of 7-year-olds living rough on Ethiopian streets

Leo Cullen and Ian Madigan have travelled to the East African country with GOAL.

# addis-ababa - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Kerry set to unveil plan for West Bank economy

The US Secretary of State is tasked with presenting a economic plan to attract tourism and private sector investment into the West Bank.

# addis-ababa - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Column: In Ethiopia, ordinary Irish people doing extraordinary things in difficult circumstances

National Volunteering Week ends today. Here Donnacha Maguire, who is in Ethiopia, tells us about some of the work being done by Irish volunteers in the country.

# addis-ababa - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013

The Northern Ireland city has been chosen as the UK’s City of Culture next year. Find out where else made the cut…

# addis-ababa - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Costello attends funeral of late Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi

The Minister of State for Trade and Development is in Ethiopia today to offer his condolences to the late Prime Minister who had been in power for nearly two decades before he died last month.

# addis-ababa - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Ethiopia's long-time ruler Meles Zenawi dies aged 57

Zenawi was an ally of the US in its counter-terrorism fight but his leadership raised many human rights concerns. He won his last election two years ago with 99 per cent of the vote.