Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed names Amhara security chief Asaminew Tsige as the chief suspect in an "attempted coup" in the region that left its president, top adviser, and attorney general dead on Saturday.
The blast happened at the first rally that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had called in the capital Addis Ababa. It was not immediately known who was behind the attack, but police have reportedly arrested six people in connection with the attack.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who are touring Africa, couldn't meet during their stay in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Both countries are trading accusations about who's to blame.
Ethiopia has declared state of emergency amid anti-government protests that saw hundreds killed and several thousand detained during the past two years.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn suddenly resigned to smoothen the path for political reforms. Africa's second most populous nation has been racked by violent unrest in recent years.
Ethiopia's demonstrations demanding wider freedoms began in late 2015 and spread into other parts of the country, leading to a months-long state of emergency that has since been lifted.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi says the Nile should serve as a source of cohesion and development, not of conflict with Ethiopia.
A recent pledge by the Ethiopian government to close the Maekelawi detention centre, infamous for its torture tactics, means little to its former inmates.
The move by the government comes a week after at least 55 anti-government protesters were killed at a religious festival.
The summit marks the first of its kind since the country plunged into conflict with the toppling of the President Siad Barre in 1991.
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