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UPDATE 2-Ethiopian Airlines says it is in talks for stake in Eritrean Airlines

ASMARA, July 19 (Reuters) – Ethiopian Airlines is in talks
to take a stake in Eritrean Airlines and a study will be
conducted to determine the size of the acquisition, the
Ethiopian carrier’s chief executive said in an interview on
Thursday.

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Ethiopian Airlines says in talks to purchase stake in Eritrean Airlines

ASMARA, July 19 (Reuters) – Ethiopian Airlines is in talks
to take a stake in Eritrean Airlines, Tewolde GebreMariam, chief
executive of Ethiopian Airlines, said in an interview on
Thursday, adding that a study would be conducted to determine
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Eritrean troops withdraw from Ethiopia border – Eritrean Press

ASMARA, July 19 (Reuters) – Eritrea has pulled troops back
from the heavily militarised border with Ethiopia as a “gesture
of reconciliation” with its giant neighbour and long-time foe,
the pro-government Eritrean Press agency said on its Facebook
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UPDATE 3-Eritrean troops withdraw from Ethiopian border -Eritrean Press agency

* Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in two
decades

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Ethiopia appoints ambassador to Eritrea – Fana TV

ADDIS ABABA, July 19 (Reuters) – Ethiopia has appointed its
first ambassador to Eritrea in two decades, the latest sign of
the Horn of Africa neighbours restoring relations a generation
after a brutal border war, the state-affiliated Fana news agency
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Ethiopia asks Saudi for year’s worth of fuel, with payment delayed

ADDIS ABABA, July 18 (Reuters) – Ethiopia has asked Saudi
Arabia for a year’s supply of fuel with payment delayed for 12
months because of its chronic lack of foreign exchange, Prime
Minister Abiy Ahmed’s chief of staff said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 3-Flags, flowers greet first Ethiopia-Eritrea flight in 20 years

* Peace will save airline millions of dollars – CEO
(Updates after landing in Asmara)

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Ethiopia says reforms "to unleash private sector"

ADDIS ABABA, July 18 (Reuters) – Ethiopia is open to selling
off stakes, either partial or entire, in a host of state-owned
firms as part of a major economic reform drive designed to
“unleash the potential of the private sector”, its information
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FEATURE-Migrants in Lebanon seek to break stereotypes with new radio show

BEIRUT, July 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Since
arriving in Lebanon, Sudanese migrant worker Abdallah Afandi has
been turned away from beach resorts, mistaken for a cleaner and
prevented from renting an apartment – all because of the colour
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UPDATE 2-Eritrea reopens embassy in Addis Ababa in fresh sign of thaw with Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, July 16 (Reuters) – Eritrea reopened its
embassy in Ethiopia on Monday in further evidence of a rapid
thaw between two countries that a week ago ended two decades of
military stalemate over a border war in which tens of thousands
died.

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