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Ethiopian diplomat flees US to dodge prosecution

By Mario Trujillo - 10/02/14 04:21 PM EDT An Ethiopian diplomat who allegedly fired a gun during a protest this week at his country's embassy in Washington, D.C.,...

Ethiopians in Colorado, Cubans in Kentucky

By Ben Blatt Last month, I wrote about the fun and the pitfalls of viral maps, a feature that included 88 super-simple maps of my own creation. ...

Subcommittee plans to hold a hearing, likely to introduce additional legislation...

Ethiopia: Washington Update By Mesfin Mekonen May 14, 2014 Human rights demonstration. Ethiopian-Americans held a protest meeting in front of the U.S. State Department headquarters building on...

Dinaw Mengestu’s New Book Intro “All Our Names” – Video

March 18, 2014 Dinaw Mengestu talks discusses his new novel, All Our Names, at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C. March 18, 2014.   [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nh1A6WjN-8E]

U.S. Soccer Fans Petition Obama to Fast-Track Citizenship for Gedion Zelalem

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2014 BY STANLEY KAY (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Bongarts/Getty Images) Gedion Zelalem is a 17-year-old soccer prodigy who plays for Arsenal of the English Premier...

US House Appropriation Bill Requires Increased Accountability from Ethiopia as Prerequisite...

PRESS RELEASE - Solidarity Movement for New Ethiopia Jan 28, 2014 Washington, DC – Is United States policy towards Ethiopia shifting? For years Ethiopians, social justice groups,...

Police: Girl, 5, Was In Home Where Parents & Infant Brother...

November 21, 2013 9:05 PM   NEW MARKET, Md. (WJZ)—Frederick County Police are calling it a double murder-suicide after they found a husband and wife and...

Russian woman, Ethiopian man win Philadelphia Marathon

Abebe Dagne Mekuriya of Ethiopia, with an unofficial time of 2:17:43, is the first man to cross the finish line of the Philadelphia Marathon...