Daily Archives: March 15, 2012
Ethiopian troops have carried out a cross-border attack against military training camps inside Eritrea.
Government spokesman Shimeles Kemal says Ethiopian troops crossed into Eritrea early Thursday to strike military outposts used by what he calls ‘”hit-and-run” subversive groups operating in the remote region.
“The Ethiopian National Defense Force has entered into Eritrea, 16 kilometers from the border of Ethiopia, and launched a successful attack against military posts that have been used by subversive groups organized, supported, financed and trained by the Eritrean government,” said Shimeles. Read the rest of this entry
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Addis Ababa, March 15, 2012 (Addis Ababa) – The Ethiopian Defense Force announced Thursday that it has destroyed Eritrea’s three mercenary camps.Indoctrination and Public Relation Center Head with the Defense Ministry, Col. Gebrekidan Gebremariam told journalists here on Thursday that the Ethiopian defense force successfully annihilated the destructive force of the Eritrean government based in Ramid, Gelahben and Gembe areas which are close to the Ethiopian border. Read the rest of this entry
Addis Ababa, March 15, 2012 (Addis Ababa) -Ethiopia, which ranks 1st in livestock population in Africa, has secured an over 71.1 million US dollars from export of leather and leather products in seven months in this Ethiopian fiscal year, the Ethiopian Leather Industries Association said. Read the rest of this entry
Mar 15, 2012
Starting from March 15, the Norwegian government is to send back over 400 Ethiopian refugees living in the country without legal documents or resident permit.
On January 26, Torgeir Larsen, State Secretary with Norwegian government and Ambassador Berhane Gebrekristos, State Minister of Foreign Affairs signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two countries here in Addis Ababa . The MoU envisages that the agreement would enable Ethiopian citizens in Norway to return to Ethiopia in a secure and dignified manner. Read the rest of this entry
To date, IOM has assisted more than 6,000 Ethiopian migrants to return home from Haradh, a town close to the border used by the migrants as a stepping stone to reach Saudi Arabia. But some 12,000 stranded migrants, mostly from the Horn of Africa, remain.
Living conditions for the migrants in the town are described by IOM transit centre staff on the ground as “terrible” and worsening due to increasing numbers of new arrivals and depleted resources. Tensions are also rising between the migrants and the local community. Read the rest of this entry
³ተመስገን እባላለሁ ከፍትህ ጋዜጣ´ ሲላቸው ገና የስልካቸውን ቀይ ተጭነው በሆዳቸውም ³አሸባሪ´ ሳይሉ አይቀሩም… ዘጉበት። ነገር ግን ፕረዘዳንቱ የሚኖሩበት ታችኛው እዮበልዩ ቤተ መንግስት ግርግር በዝቶበታል። ብሎ ነግሮን ነበር። ለወትሮው እዚህ ቦታ ግርግር የሚበዛው ለታላቁ ሩጫ ነበር… ³ጋን ጋን ይሸታል ቤቱ ጠጅ ጠጅ ይሸታል ቤቱ … ኦሆሆ… ቤተ መንግስቱ…´ በሚል ሙገሳ ይሁን ወቀሳ በማይለይ ጭፈራ እና ኡኡታ… ዘወትር በታላቁ ሩጫ ነበር አካባቢው ግርግር የሚያስተናግደው። እሱም በማሳለጫው ከዞረ ወዲህ ሙዚቃውም ³ዞረች አሉ በማሳለጫ … ቤተ መንግስት ላይ እንዳትንጫጫ በሚል ተቀይሯል። የቤተ መንግስቱም ግርግር ቀርቷል። የሆነ ሆኖ እኔም የተሜን ዜና እንደሰማሁ አዲሳባ የአራት ኪሎ እና አካባቢዋ ወዳጆቼ ጋር ስልክ ደውዬ ለማጣራት ሙከራ አድርጌ ነበር። አዲሳባ ስልክ በጣም ያስቸግራል። ይሄን ግዜ ³ቤተመንግስት የሞተ ሰው የለም ማለት ነውń ምክንያቱም ቤተመንግስት ሰው ቢቀነስ የአዲሳባ ችግር እየተቃለለ ይሄድ ነበር´ ብዬ ቀለድኩ። እና ራሴ በራሴ ቀልድ ሳቅሁ። ከዛም ይቅር በለኝ ብዬ የቤቴን ቁልፍ ነከስ አደረግሁ። Read the rest of this entry
West coast of Norway was hit by the earth quake. About 3.4 on Richter scale. Not very common at all for the area,
12 (9:03 p.m.) Updated: March 14. 2012 (22:11)
At 20.30 o’clock Wednesday evening marked both the people of Hordaland and Rogaland that the earth shook.
The epicenter was just north of Etne, and magnitude 3.5. Something similar has not Etne area experienced since 1989, says Atakan Kuvvet professor in the Department of Earth Science to bt.no.
- There are regular earthquakes in Sunnhordland. It is one of the most vulnerable areas of the country in southern Norway, but this is the strongest in Etne since 1989. Then we measured 4.2, says Atakan.
The quake was detected by stations from Nordland to Kongsberg, in Molde and Trondheim. It does not mean earthquake has been noticeable in all these places.
“Shook the whole house” Read the rest of this entry