Tag Archives: Eritrea

28 September 17

Eritrea warns UN: Ethiopian ‘occupation’ of border region threatens security in Horn of Africa

The Eritrean government has warned the UNited Nations that Ethiopia’s ongoing encroachment into Eritrean land is a threat to security in the Horn of Africa.

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25 July 17

China open to sending peacekeeper troops to Djibouti-Eritrea

China says it is open to the idea of sending peacekeeper troops to the disputed Djibouti-Eritrea border region.

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14 July 17

Will job for Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia stop the influx to Europe?

Last year, the World Bank teamed up with the United Kingdom and European Union to devise a new approach to the migrant crisis in Ethiopia. The Horn of Africa nation is home to more than 160,000 refugees from Eritrea but this
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19 June 17

Eritrea blames US for border conflict that killed 70,000

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki has blamed the US for a border conflict with Ethiopia that killed an estimated 70,000 people between 1998 and 2000.

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18 June 17

Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed territory

Djibouti has accused Eritrea of occupying a stretch of disputed territory along their shared border, days after Qatar peacekeeper troops were withdrawn from the site.

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13 June 17

Qatar withdraws troops from Eritrea-Djibouti border

Qatar has announced the withdrawal of its peacekeeping troops at the Eritrea-Djibouti border, as the Gulf country becomes increasingly isolated.

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19 May 17

10 Christians arrested in Eritrea ahead of vigil for dead prisoners

Ten Christians have been arrested in Eritrea ahead of a protest vigil in the name of Christian prisoners who died in captivity in the Horn of Africa nation.

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13 April 17

US imposes sanctions on Eritrea over ties with North Korea

The US has imposed further sanctions on Eritrea, this time for attempting to buy military equipment from North Korea.

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06 March 17

Ethiopia accuses Eritrea of failed dam attack

Ethiopia has accused Eritrean rebels of staging an attack on the massive Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project.

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29 January 17

UK government downplayed Eritrea human rights abuses to avoid accepting refugees

The British government downplayed the severity of human rights abuses taking place in Eritrea so it could avoid taking in refugees from the African country.

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