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Ethiopia says Egypt trying to maintain "colonial era" grip over Nile

Reuters Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Ethiopia has accused Egypt of trying to maintain its grip over the waters of the Nile with a proposal it says would imperil a giant hydropower dam under construction on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile, in a growing diplomatic spat.
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Ethiopia Ethiopia Country in East Africa

Ethiopia charges opposition figures with terrorism

The group, who will appear in court on Monday, faces charges related to deadly violence in June.
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Ethiopia's Tigray region holds vote, defying Abiy's federal gov't

Officials holding polls warn that any federal government intervention would amount to a 'declaration of war'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:40Published
More than 9,000 arrests in Ethiopia since June killing of singer [Video]

More than 9,000 arrests in Ethiopia since June killing of singer

Rights panel says arrests raise fears that Abiy Ahmed's government is returning to iron-fisted tactics of past regimes.

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Egypt Egypt Country spanning Northern Africa and Western Asia

Tampa woman opens new fragrance business with oils shipped from Egypt [Video]

Tampa woman opens new fragrance business with oils shipped from Egypt

A backpacking adventure around the world led a Tampa woman to find a papyrus oil in Egypt that would change her life.

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Egypt finds dozens of unopened sarcophagi [Video]

Egypt finds dozens of unopened sarcophagi

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered 27 coffins at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, a burial ground that is also home to one of the world's oldest pyramids, the ministry of tourism and antiquities said. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Anti-gov't protests in Egypt's Giza amid tight security presence [Video]

Anti-gov't protests in Egypt's Giza amid tight security presence

Videos on social media show demonstrators calling on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to step aside.

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Egypt tomb: Sarcophagi buried for 2,500 years unearthed in Saqqara

The 27 wooden coffins are said to have lain undisturbed inside a well at an ancient necropolis.
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Anger in Egypt over demolition of thousands of illegal homes [Video]

Anger in Egypt over demolition of thousands of illegal homes

New government campaign has sparked rare protests in several cities.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:54Published

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