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Millions at risk globally from U.S. abortion ‘gag rule’ – experts

KIGALI, Nov 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A gag rule
imposed by President Donald Trump that bans U.S.-funded groups
around the world from discussing abortion has sown confusion and
fear in developing nations, risking the health of millions of
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Danakali, other miners says Eritrea sanctions lifting a boost

LONDON, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Danakali and other
miners said a U.N. decision to lift sanctions on Eritrea should
enhance international trade opportunities and give an economic
boost, although widespread wariness about investing in mining
was likely to lin… Continue reading

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Ethiopia arrests security head at state-owned Ethio Telecom – broadcaster

NAIROBI, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Ethiopia has arrested the head
of the security division at state-owned Ethio Telecom network,
Fana Broadcasting said.

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UPDATE 4-Ethiopia arrests ex deputy intelligence chief in corruption, rights crackdown

* Factbox on army-run conglomerate METEC: L8N1XP0GV
(Adds quote by PM Abiy Ahmed)

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Ethiopia’s former deputy intelligence chief arrested – attorney general

ADDIS ABABA, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s former deputy
intelligence chief has been arrested, Attorney General Berhanu
Tsegaye said on Twitter on Thursday, in the latest such move
targeting security officials for human rights abuses and
corruption.

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UPDATE 2-U.N. Security Council removes Eritrea sanctions after years

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 14 (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council
unanimously voted on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms
embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea after a rapprochement
with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti.

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U.N. Security Council unanimously removes Eritrea sanctions

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 14 (Reuters) – The United Nations
Security Council unanimously voted on Wednesday to lift a nearly
decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea after
a rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with
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World’s top aid agency to promote resilience with new body

NEW ORLEANS, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The U.S.
Agency for International Development (USAID) is to set up a new
body to promote resilience, a senior official said, amid growing
pressure on the world’s top foreign aid donor to do more with
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UPDATE 1-U.S. senators alarmed if China gets control of Djibouti port

WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Two prominent U.S. senators
expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political
consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in
Djibouti, and said they were concerned it could further boost
Beijing’s inf… Continue reading

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U.S. senators alarmed if China gets control of Djibouti port

WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Two prominent U.S. senators
expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political
consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in
Djibouti, and said they were concerned it could further boost
Beijing’s inf… Continue reading

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