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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...
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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Today In Sports History for Aug. 16

...the final round and captures his first major title with a three-stroke victory in the PGA national championship.1995 - Ethiopia's Haile Gebrselassie shatters Kenya's Moses Kiptanui's record in the 5,000 by nearly 11 seconds with a time of 12 minutes...
US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in Syria

...establishment of a continuous Kurdish territorial entity in the region," he said.___Pace reported from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Associated Press writers Suzan Fraser in Ankara, Turkey; Bassem Mroue in Beirut; Vivian Salama in Baghdad; Barry Hatton...
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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 June 5-6

...victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.2008 - Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia breaks the world record in the women's 5,000 meters with...record by more than five seconds. Meseret Defar, also of Ethiopia, held the previous record of 14:16.63, set a year earlier...
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...
More African immigrants call Alaska their home

...afternoon, 15 teenage girls lined up on a stage in the Northway Mall with the flags of their homelands: Togo. Nigeria. Ethiopia. Ghana. Sudan.They were competing to become the first-ever Miss Africa Alaska -- the pageant queen of a growing community...
Today In Sports History for Monday, April 20

...strokes for her fifth victory in six starts this year.2009 - Ethiopia's Deriba Merga pulls away before Heartbreak Hill and wins...Kenya's Salina Kosgei outsprints defending champion Dire Tune of Ethiopia to win the women's title.2014 - Bernard Hopkins, 49...


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