East African bloc congratulates Ethiopia winning UN Security Council seat

East African bloc congratulates Ethiopia winning UN Security Council seat

ADDIS ABABA, June 30 (Xinhua) — The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has congratulated Ethiopia on the election of the East African country a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. According to a statement from IGAD on Thursday, Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of IGAD, said that IGAD recognizes Ethiopia’s election to the position as a well-deserved achievement given its historic contributions to Africa’s political and socio-economic aspirations and its contribution to peace and stability in the IGAD region and beyond. Ethiopia is currently recognized as one of the leading…

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Amnesty International Requested Ethiopian Government to Allow Habtamu, opposition politician to obtain treatment abroad

Amnesty International Requested Ethiopian Government to Allow Habtamu, opposition politician to obtain treatment abroad

Habtamu Ayalew, the former spokesman for the opposition Andenet (Unity) party was arrested on July 8, 2014 and charged with terrorism for allegedly collaborating with the opposition Ginbot 7, which the Ethiopian government has designated a terrorist group. He was detained at  Maekelawi and Qilinto Prisons. The press releaseby  Amnesty International  told he is unconscious due to injuries sustained in torture and other ill-treatment. Read more here Please follow and like us:

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UN to elect 5 new non-permanent members today, in which Ethiopia is a candidate

UN to elect 5 new non-permanent members today, in which Ethiopia is a candidate

Today, at the United Nations General Assembly, elections will be held to fill five non-permanent seats on the Security Council, in which Ethiopia is a candidate country to the seat.The African Union during its 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Governments held in January endorsed Ethiopia’s candidacy. Please follow and like us:

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Beijing And Moscow Fed Up With Washington, Time For A New Order

Beijing And Moscow Fed Up With Washington, Time For A New Order

This may come as a surprise to most Americans, given the trillions of dollars in debt added to the country’s balance sheet and the sacrifices made by the country’s armed forces fighting terrorism and radical Islam since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, but according to the Beijing-based Global Times newspaper, which often expresses the views of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the U.S. is the biggest source of global strategic risks. Please follow and like us:

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How a blind astronomer found a way to hear the stars

How a blind astronomer found a way to hear the stars

Wanda Diaz Merced studies the light emitted by gamma-ray bursts, the most energitic events in the universe. When she lost her site and was left without a way to do her science, she had a revelatory insite: the light curves she could no longer see could be translated in to sound. Through Sonification, she gained mastery over her work, and now she’s advocating for a more inclusive scientific community. “Science is for everyone” she says. “It has to be available to everyone, because we are all natural explorers” watch her…

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