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Israel allows Ethiopians of Jewish descent to resettle, but fewer than promised; draws flak from activists
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Israel allows Ethiopians of Jewish descent to resettle, but fewer than promised; draws flak from activists

The plan approved on Monday would admit about one-quarter of the roughly 8,000 who remain, living in mostly rundown communities in the Ethiopian cities of Addis Ababa, the capital, and Gondar

FIFA cancels ruling council's two-day meet in Paraguay, cites concerns about travel during coronavirus outbreak, cost efficiencies
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FIFA cancels ruling council's two-day meet in Paraguay, cites concerns about travel during coronavirus outbreak, cost efficiencies

FIFA has cancelled plans for its ruling council to travel to South America next month for a two-day meeting.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, says 'hell' of war fueled desire for peace with Eritrea
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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, says 'hell' of war fueled desire for peace with Eritrea

The winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says his horrifying experiences as a young Ethiopian soldier fueled his determination to seek an end to the long conflict with a neighbouring country

Two French families who lost kin in Ethiopian Airlines crash sue Boeing for 'involuntary homicide', putting 'profit over safety'
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Two French families who lost kin in Ethiopian Airlines crash sue Boeing for 'involuntary homicide', putting 'profit over safety'

Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday.

Automated control system caused Ethiopia Boeing 737 crash, flight data suggests
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Automated control system caused Ethiopia Boeing 737 crash, flight data suggests

Malfunctioning automatic control systems overwhelmed the crew and doomed the flight.

Ethiopia government claims 'clear similarities' between Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air crashes based on black box data
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Ethiopia government claims 'clear similarities' between Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air crashes based on black box data

Black box data indicate "clear similarities" between last week's crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet and the October crash of an Indonesian Lion Air plane, Ethiopia's transport minister said on Sunday.

Pilot of ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines plane requested permission to return to airport minutes after taking off: Report
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Pilot of ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines plane requested permission to return to airport minutes after taking off: Report

An airline spokesman has said pilot of the Ethiopian Airlines plane was given permission to return. But the plane crashed minutes later, outside Addis Ababa, killing all 157 on board

Spicejet shares tank 8% in morning trade after DGCA bans Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes; Jet Airways stock plunges too
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Spicejet shares tank 8% in morning trade after DGCA bans Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes; Jet Airways stock plunges too

SpiceJet has around 12 such aircraft in its fleet. Jet Airways has five, which have been already grounded.

Indian family of six killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash were on the ‘trip of a lifetime’ to Kenya; 4 were Canadian nationals
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Indian family of six killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash were on the ‘trip of a lifetime’ to Kenya; 4 were Canadian nationals

The "trip of a lifetime" to a safari park in Kenya turned into a nightmare for six members of a family from India in Canada who perished when Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa.

Boeing 737 Max 8s under intense scrutiny after Ethiopia crash; China grounds these planes as part of 'zero tolerance' policy
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Boeing 737 Max 8s under intense scrutiny after Ethiopia crash; China grounds these planes as part of 'zero tolerance' policy

Airlines in Ethiopia, China, Indonesia and elsewhere grounded the Boeing 737 Max 8 jetliner Monday after the second devastating crash of one of the planes in five months. But Boeing said it had no reason to pull the popular aircraft from the skies.

Ethiopian Airlines crash: Battered passport, damaged book among items belonging to 157 crash victims found at Addis Ababa site
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Ethiopian Airlines crash: Battered passport, damaged book among items belonging to 157 crash victims found at Addis Ababa site

Searchers picked their way through the scattered remains of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302, gingerly lifting from the scorched earth the pieces of 157 lives

Ethiopian Airlines crash: Sushma Swaraj orders high commission to help families of four Indians killed in mishap
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Ethiopian Airlines crash: Sushma Swaraj orders high commission to help families of four Indians killed in mishap

Ethiopian Airline plane crash: External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday asked the Indian High Commissioner in Ethiopia to provide all help and assistance to the bereaved families of the ones who lost their lives in the accident.

Greek man Antonis Mavropoulos missed Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed for being two minutes late to airport
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Greek man Antonis Mavropoulos missed Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed for being two minutes late to airport

Antonis Mavropoulos, president of the International Solid Waste Association, a non-profit organisation, was travelling to Nairobi to attend the annual assembly of the UN Environment Programme

Ethiopian Airlines plane crash kills all 157 on board, including 4 Indians; Narendra Modi expresses condolences
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Ethiopian Airlines plane crash kills all 157 on board, including 4 Indians; Narendra Modi expresses condolences

The Ethiopian PMO said that an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 flight was on a regularly scheduled flight between Nairobi and Addis Ababa when it crashed.

Towards clean energy: Ethiopia inaugurates plant to convert waste into energy
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Towards clean energy: Ethiopia inaugurates plant to convert waste into energy

Named Reppie, the first of its kind facility will turn 1,400 tons of waste per day into energy.

First commercial flight in 20 years leaves Ethiopia for Eritrea after nations end bitter conflict
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First commercial flight in 20 years leaves Ethiopia for Eritrea after nations end bitter conflict

Ethiopian airlines chief executive Tewolde GebreMariam said the day marked an unique event in the history of Ethiopia and Eritrea

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed escapes grenade explosion at rally, blast injures 83 people
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Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed escapes grenade explosion at rally, blast injures 83 people

The Ethiopian prime minister’s Chief of Staff said 83 people were wounded but no one was killed, despite earlier statements indicating deaths.

Grenade explosion in Ethiopia kills several people; blast targeted prime minister Abiy Ahmed's rally
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Grenade explosion in Ethiopia kills several people; blast targeted prime minister Abiy Ahmed's rally

Abiy described the incident as “an unsuccessful attempt by forces who do not want to see Ethiopia united.”

Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn submits resignation after protracted anti-government protests
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Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn submits resignation after protracted anti-government protests

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has submitted a letter of resignation, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate station reported on Thursday.

Donald Trump writes to African leaders ahead of key summit, says he 'deeply respects' people of Africa
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Donald Trump writes to African leaders ahead of key summit, says he 'deeply respects' people of Africa

Donald Trump in a new letter to African leaders says he "deeply respects" the people of Africa and that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make an "extended visit" to the continent.