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Ethiopia-Eritrea Border Opens for First Time in 20 Years

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Astebeha Tesfaye went to visit friends in Eritrea, and had to stay 20 years. “I was going to take the bus the next day,” he said by phone on Tuesday, “but I heard that the roads Read more…


Champagne and roses on first Ethiopia-Eritrea flight in two decades | World news

The passengers fastened their seatbelts and settled in for the 80-minute morning flight. Ethiopian Airlines ET0312 took off, much as hundreds of other planes making short-haul hops between neighbouring capitals do. But this was no ordinary commercial flight: it was Read more…


Ethiopia and Eritrea Declare an End to Their War

Ethiopia and Eritrea on Monday formally declared an end to their “state of war,” a two-decade-long standoff that followed a brutal war over their shared border. The official end of hostilities is expected to bring some stability to a part Read more…


Eritrea to Send Delegation to Ethiopia for Peace Talks

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea said on Wednesday that he would send a delegation to neighboring Ethiopia for peace talks for the first time since 1998, when a border war broke out and left tens of Read more…