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  • United States welcomes Ethiopia-Eritrea peace efforts

    United States welcomes Ethiopia-Eritrea peace efforts

    The United States is encouraged by recent progress Ethiopia and Eritrea have made toward resolving their longstanding differences, the White House has said. The two African countries waged a border war from 1998-2000 that killed tens of thousands of people.

  • Eritrea govt carried out mass opposition arrests – U.N. rights expert

    Eritrea govt carried out mass opposition arrests - U.N. rights expert
    Eritrean authorities detained hundreds of perceived opponents this month after a school director who defied government orders died in custody, the United Nations said on Wednesday. Most of those arrested were males and some were as young as 13, Sheila B. Keetharuth, the U.N.’s Special Rapporteur for human rights in Eritrea told a U.N. Human [...]