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By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 8th, 2013
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A 27-year-old Austrian tourist was killed in northern Ethiopia when his group was attacked during a whitewater rafting trip on the Nile, Austria’s foreign ministry said Monday. The attack occurred on Sunday near Bahir Dar, 550 kilometres northwest of the capital Addis Ababa, ministry spokesman ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 4th, 2012
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Addis Ababa — The US government has issued new Eritrean travel advice, cautioning its citizens to be aware of the risks. In a renewed alert issued on 29 November, the US state department recommended US citizens avoid all types of travel to Eritrea due to security incidents, including attacks near the...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 25th, 2012
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Eritrea is using an Ethiopian rebel group as a ‘surrogate’ to deny responsibility for an incident during which five Europeans were killed and two captured last week, says Addis Ababa. You recommend thisYou don’t recommend this Share Addis says Eritrea manipulating Ethiopian rebel gr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 24th, 2012
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It is with chock and great discomfort we heard the news of killing and kidnapping of tourists in tAfar People’s Party (APP) consistently and persistently condemns the killing of innocent tourists.he Afar region of Ethiopia. Afar People’s Party (APP) consistently and persistently condemns the killing ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 19th, 2012
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Addis Ababa – Ethiopian security forces on Thursday were searching for gunmen who killed five European tourists and kidnapped at least two others and two guides in an attack it blamed on arch-rival Eritrea. “We are working on how to respond to the attack… there are security operator...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 18th, 2012
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Addis Ababa – Ethiopia said on Wednesday that four of the five tourists killed in the northeast of the country were Europeans and the fifth an Australian, and blamed arch-foe Eritrea for backing their attackers. “Terrorist groups trained and armed by the Eritrean government crossed the bo...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 17th, 2012
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Five foreign tourists have been killed in Ethiopia in an attack by unknown gunmen, state TV reports. The attack was carried out late on Monday in the northern Afar region of the country by gunmen who had crossed from neighbouring Eritrea, the TV said. Two other tourists were seriously hurt and a thir...