Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel peace prize

Europe 10/11/19, 05:29

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 in recognition of his efforts to end his country's two-decade border conflict with Eritrea. The Norwegian Nobel Institute on Friday also praised the "important reforms" that Abiy, Ethiopia's leader since April 2018, has launched at home. The ...

146 migrants land in Italy in UN-organized Libya evacuation

Europe 04/29/19, 16:41

A group of 146 asylum-seekers have arrived in Italy as part of a U.N.-backed humanitarian evacuation from Libya.The U.N. refugee agency says it's the fifth such evacuation since 2017, though previous airlifts have taken migrants to Niger and elsewhere.The group arrived Monday at a Rome military base. Dozens of the ...

France’s Macron backs Ethiopia leader’s sweeping reforms

Europe 10/29/18, 14:38

French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed his support for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's ambitious reforms and diplomatic peace efforts.The young, reformist African leader was on a working visit Monday to France in his first trip to Europe since taking office in April.Ethiopian Prime Minister Ably Ahmed, left, is welcomed ...

Italy’s PM visits Ethiopia and soon Eritrea to support peace

Europe 10/11/18, 10:16

Italy's prime minister is visiting Ethiopia and is awaited in Eritrea after the neighbors and once-bitter rivals made surprising peace earlier this year.Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says this is the first visit by a Western leader since the peace accord that ended years of deadly border tensions.Italy's Prime Minister ...

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