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Addis Abeba, March 11/2020– Ethiopia’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) said in a statement yesterday that it has intercepted a global arms smuggling network responsible of shipping two containers of illegal firearms into Ethiopia via Djibouti. According to NISS statement released to state affiliated media, the shipment of the …

Addis Abeba, May 31/2019 – The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has yesterday evacuated hundreds of vulnerable refugees out of Libya to safety, the agency said. The evacuees are from Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan and Ethiopia. They include 65 children, 13 of them below a year in age. One of the children …

Zecharias Zelalem, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, December 24/2018 – Yesterday Reuters reported that “the bodies of 34 Ethiopian Christians executed in Libya by Islamic State (IS) in 2015 have been exhumed from a mass grave.” Reuters cited Libyan authorities as the source of the news, the kind of news …