22 soldiers die in South Sudan-Sudan border battle; violence hits new area of volatile border
was never fully demarcated. Fighting has intensified in the last several weeks amid fears the two sides could return to an all-out war. ___ Associated Press writer Kirubel Tadesse in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia contributed to this report.
African Union suspends Guinea-Bissau's membership after coup, arrests of top officials
already considering military force to oust rebels who declared independence in northern Mali. ___ Associated Press writers Kirubel Tadesse in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Laura Burke in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, contributed to this report.
Global health fund freezes grant payments to China amid disputes over use of money
Monday did not mention the fracas but said Health Minister Chen Zhu told the fund's deputy executive director, Debrework Zewdie , last Friday that both sides should strengthen cooperation. Even so, the dispute comes amid larger debate among international
4 Ethiopian athletes missing in Scotland
meet in Scotland. The four are Betelhem Shewatatek (women's 200 meters), Feleke Bekele (women's 400 hurdles), Hagos Tadesse (men's 400) and Tirehas Haileselassie (men's hurdles). Scottish Athletics chief executive Geoff Wightman said his
Even with Tiger at No. 1, golf still mostly white
over more than a century. "I'll see him hitting from the tee box, and he hits it on the green," said 12-year-old Tadesse McKinney, one of Lewis' pupils. "I'm like, wow, I just want to go out there and try that. I want to try to be like
Flash Floods in Ethiopia Kill More Than 100
as 10,000 people fled Dire Dawa and surrounding areas after flash floods tore through the town early Sunday, said Sisay Tadesse , a spokesman for the government-run Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Agency . Heavy rains in Dire Dawa, 180 miles east
Children starving, again, in Ethiopia
73 starving children in the past month. Some, like Bizunesh, are frail and skeletal. Others, like 4-year-old Eyob Tadesse , have grossly swollen limbs in a sign of extreme malnutrition. Eyob, whose mother said he used to be a lively, talkative