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
Ethiopia's 'town of runners' strives to outpace coronavirus as excitement for Bekele-Kipchoge showdown bubbles over
On Sunday, Ethiopia's five-time world champion Kenenisa Bekele - a winner of three Olympic golds - will face off against Kenyan icon and marathon world record-holder Eliud Kipchoge in the London Marathon, and Bekele's hometown Bekoji is ready to cheer for its greatest son.
Anurag Srivastava takes charge as MEA spokesperson; 1999-batch IFS officer had served as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia
Anurag Srivastava, a 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, was serving as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia
India recorded highest births on New Year's Day with 67,385 babies born, China holds second spot with 46,299 newborns
China, with 1.43 billion people in 2019, and India, with 1.37 billion, have long been the two most populous countries of the world
SpiceJet's fleet expansion dreams hit as Boeing likely to delay 737 MAX aircraft deliveries amid suspension of production
In August this year, SpiceJet had posted its biggest-ever quarterly profit of Rs 261.7 crore, as it flew more passengers and raised fares in the wake of the collapse of Jet Airways.
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
128 Houthi prisoners detained in Saudi Arabia released, flown to Yemen’s Sanna in efforts to end five-year conflict
Prisoners arrived on three ICRC planes and were met inside the airport by rebel commanders and some family members
It is most torrid environments on the planet with daily temperatures in winter exceeding 45 degrees Celsius.
Scientists say 'worse is yet to come' as East Africa reels from deadly floods, blame Indian Ocean dipole behind extreme weather
A powerful climate phenomenon in the Indian Ocean stronger than any seen in years is unleashing destructive rains and flooding across East Africa — and scientists say worse could be coming
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2019: Tsehay Gemechu, Yelamzerf Yehualaw smash women's course record; Andamlak Belihu retains title
The 15th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon saw defending champions Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemechu successfully retaining their titles in the men's and women's events respectively in the national capital on Sunday.
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2019: Eric Kiptanui relishes playing his part in Eliud Kipchoge's historic feat, sets sights on men's title
A little over a week has passed since he was involved in Eliud Kipchoge's record-breaking feat in Vienna, and now Kenyan distance runner Eric Kiptanui prepares to add another title to his cabinet in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon that takes place on Sunday.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge makes history in Vienna, becomes first man to complete marathon under two-hour mark
Because of the way the run was set up and paced, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will not validate the time as a world record
Kenya's marathon man Eliud Kipchoge looks to break personal best, complete Vienna race under two-hour mark
The course has been prepared so that it should take Kipchoge just about 4.5 seconds more than on a computer-simulated completely flat and straight path
Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea, The prize, worth nine million Swedish crowns, or around $900,000, will be presented in Oslo on 10 December
Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele emerges victorious in Berlin Marathon, misses world record timing by two seconds
Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele won his second Berlin Marathon on Sunday in a time of two hours one minute and 41 seconds, just two seconds short of the world record.
Collaboration with India on climate action important, says Luis Alfonso de Alba UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Climate Summit
To accelerate actions to implement Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Guterres will host 2019 Climate Action Summit on 23 September
Europe-bound boat carrying migrants capsizes off Libya coast, 65 rescued; UN says 40 migrants presumed drowned
A boat carrying dozens of migrants bound for Europe capsized on Tuesday in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, with at least 40 people missing and presumed drowned, UN officials said.
Sudan set to officiate deal for transition to civilian rule on Saturday even as concerns remain over justice for slain protesters
Sudan's military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave the way for civilian rule
The tree-planting spree aims to overtake India’s 66 million trees planting record set in 2017.
Critics have said that freedom of the press has been under attack since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government first took office in 2014 and journalists have complained of intimidation for writing critical stories.