The unrest in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa was the latest instance of ethnic violence to challenge Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who has undertaken aggressive reforms including reigning in the security forces since his April inauguration.
The Ethiopian state under the cover of the War on Terror has criminalised its Somali population, causing unrest and resentment in the East African country.
Ethiopia and Eritrea had been at war for 20 years over the location of boundaries between the two countries.
The death of about 40 people in Ethiopia’s Oromia over the weekend is being blamed on the Liyu Police, a regional paramilitary force from the Somali region.
The Turkish parliament has approved part of an anti-terror bill that was proposed by the AK Party after lifting the state of emergency in the country.
The flight is the latest concrete sign of a thaw between the neighbouring countries which began only six weeks ago.
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki reopened his country's embassy in neighbouring Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, marking a dramatic thaw in relations after years of stalemate.
"We are one people," says Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, who is in Addis Ababa for a three-day state visit, just a month after a peace deal that ended a 1998-2000 deadly border war between two neighbours.
Reforms have so far been the foundation of Abiy's government since taking office on April 2. But analysts say Abiy is facing stiff opposition within his ruling coalition.
Ethiopia's new reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki sign peace deal officially ending one of Africa's most intractable military stand-offs.
"A brotherly embrace," says Eritrean minister as Ethiopian leader Abiy Ahmed becomes the first head of government to visit Eritrea in a dramatic diplomatic thaw aimed at ending one of Africa's longest-running border disputes.
The Portable Mathematics Museum, set up by the Yunus Emre Institute aims at increasing awareness of mathematics and science.
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