Wednesday, 17 August, 2022

Topic: Ethiopia

The world’s attention is on Ukraine and Russia, but the deadliest war is in Ethiopia

Researchers from Belgium’s Ghent University estimate between 50,000-100,000 people have died from fighting, 150,000-200,000 from starvation & more than 100,000 from lack of medical attention.

Ethiopian conflict affects virus battle, vaccine arrives in UK hospitals & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Ethiopia, India top countries where poor nutrition is costing companies billions of dollars

The greatest productivity losses from being undernourished were in agriculture, mining & construction, with Ethiopia and India facing highest burden.

How Ethiopia is beating virus without lockdown, Twitter fact-checks Trump & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Nobel Peace Prize winner Abiy Ahmed’s Ethiopia is rocked by violence, 78 killed

Protests in Ethiopia’s Oromia region against the treatment of a prominent activist turned into raging sectarian violence last week.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed is gradually transforming the country’s economy

This year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Ahmed aims to privatise many state-owned industries to steer Ethiopia towards economic growth.

What is the Ethiopia-Eritrea deal, which won Abiy Ahmed the Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed was chosen from among a total of 301 candidates, and has been widely acclaimed for signing a peace deal with Eritrea after decades of fighting.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed was awarded for his efforts to resolve his country's conflict with Eritrea.

Blow to Turkish President Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul mayoral election

Thousands of protesters in Czech Republic demand PM Andrej Babis resignation over alleged fraud and Ethiopia’s Army chief of staff killed in an attempted coup.

Ethiopia report says Boeing Max plunged on its own despite pilots following procedure

The crashed Boeing 737 Max appeared normal on takeoff but soon suffered repeated uncommanded nose-down, Ethiopia's transport minister said.

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Pakistan: Imran Khan's Instagram account hacked, doubious crypto link posted

Imran Khan’s becoming costly for Pakistan govt. But army won’t completely remove him from scene

Imran Khan is so tuned into Pakistan’s domestic politics, he sees foreign policy more as a ploy. That’s why he can surprise his rally audience with a Jaishankar video.

India’s ‘salaried class’ shrank during Covid, Muslims hit hardest, govt data suggests

India’s salaried class shrank by 2.7 percentage points during pandemic, govt’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) shows. But data for religious minorities, women is even bleaker.


The two frigates under construction at Yantar shipyard in Russia | Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Not dependent on Ukraine for engines, want to be part of Make in India initiative, says Russia

India had procured gas turbine engines from Ukraine & handed over to Russia to install them on the Admiral Grigorovich-class guided-missile stealth frigates being made for the Navy.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.