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South Sudan peace talks to open in Ethiopia

...two warring sides arrived Wednesday in Ethiopia for peace talks, and a U.N. official...negotiators each arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and were expected to begin talks later...said Getachew Reda, a spokesman for Ethiopia's prime minister.The U.N. is...
Today in Sport's History for Nov. 6

...mark of 2:07:43 set by Tesfaye Jifar of Ethiopia a decade earlier. Dado of Ethiopia trails Mary Keitany by nearly 2½ minutes at...26-year history.2010 - Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia wins the men's title at the New York City...
Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - President Barack Obama arrived in...Obama said during a trip to Kenya and Ethiopia that concluded Tuesday. "For too long...greeted his comment one day earlier that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government...
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Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke...needed for America right now," Obama said during a news conference in Ethiopia.Obama's comments marked his most direct engagement in the race...
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Foreign adoptions by Americans decline sharply

...Americans. Adoptions from South Korea and Ethiopia also dropped sharply.Figures released...far below the peak of 7,903 in 2005.Ethiopia was second at 993, a marked decline...children's issues.Along with Russia and Ethiopia, the biggest contributor to the one-year...
Today in Sports History for Oct. 13

...breaks the course mark in capturing the Chicago Marathon. Kimetto finishes in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 45 seconds, leading a 1-2-3 finish for Kenyan men. He beats the mark of 2:04:38 set by Ethiopia's Tsegaye Kebede last year.
New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

...Pakistan with 89, India with 81, Mali with 70, Bangladesh with 63, Senegal with 54, Benin with 51, Cameroon with 42, Ethiopia with 31, Morocco with 27, Algeria with 25, Ghana with 12, Chad with 11, Kenya with eight and Turkey with three.Saudi...
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In South Sudan a fragile peace allows food deliveries

...tentatively moving ahead with implementation of the peace deal. Senior military commanders on both sides have met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to plan security arrangements, though they failed to resolve all differences.The government army on Friday began preparations...
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Today In Sports History for Sept. 25

...the world record to win the Berlin Marathon. Makau, who finishes in 2:03:38, breaks away from Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia after 17 miles. Gebrselassie held the previous record of 2:03.59.2011 - Wes Welker has 16 catches for a franchise-record...
In the stacks: New nonfiction for adults

New nonfiction for adults includes a photographic study of the warrior tribes of Ethiopia ("The Last African Warriors"), a treatise on the very first king of England ("Aethelstan"), and Christopher Hitchens...


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