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Looted Obelisk Returned to Ethiopia this article opens in a new window

Source: Discovery News, Thu September 04, 2008
After 70 years, the Axum obelisk has been painstakingly reconstructed on its native ground.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Africa Wages War on Scourge of Plastic Bags

Source: ENN, Wed August 22, 2007
Nairobi, Kenya - They've become as much a symbol of Africa's landscape as the stereotypical lions and plains ... Discarded plastic bags -- in the billions -- flutter from thorn-bushes across the continent, and clog up cities from Cape Town to Casablanca.

In Ethiopia, elders dissolve a crisis the traditional way

Source: Christian Science Monitor, Sat August 18, 2007
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - As the gray-haired man of letters strode into the posh restaurant in Ethiopia's capital recently, wearing his signature long, white yemiyakora tunic and black and white cap, patrons stood up and applauded.

UN fund backs water projects to help rural poor in Syria and Ethiopia

Rome, Italy - The United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has announced the creation of two new programmes designed to improve irrigation for needy Ethiopian families and to overcome water shortages and create jobs in north-eastern Syria.

U.S. Sends Relief Supplies to Ethiopia

Source: ABC News, Sun November 12, 2006
Gode, Ethiopia - The U.S. Air Force delivered food and relief supplies Friday to flood victims in eastern Ethiopia, where at least 80 people have died and tens of thousands have been left homeless.

Ethiopia unveils 3.3 million-year-old girl fossil

Source: ABC News, Wed September 20, 2006
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopian scientists unveiled on Wednesday a 3.3 million-year-old fossil of a girl, which they believe is the most complete skeleton ever found.

Skull of ‘Missing Link’ Human Ancestor Found In Ethiopia

Source: Live Science, Mon March 27, 2006
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Scientists in northeastern Ethiopia said Saturday that they have discovered the skull of a small human ancestor that could be a missing link between the extinct Homo erectus and modern man.

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