eritrea eritrea  /ˌɛ rɪ ˈtri ə/


  • (n) an African country to the north of Ethiopia on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Ethiopia in 1993


  1. Here to escape war, winning artist works to smile

    A self-portrait painted by Abraham Tesfelaise, a recent refugee from Eritrea, just won the Congressional Art Competition and will soon be displayed in the U.S. Capital Building. Now Tesfelaise hopes to sell his artwork to pay for much-needed dental work.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Unpromised Land: Eritrean Refugees in Israel

    The journey is harrowing; the threat of kidnap and torture at the hands of Bedouins is ever present. But every year, thousands of Eritrean refugees travel hundreds of miles over land, some on foot -- across northern Africa, through the Sinai Peninsula -- seeking safety and opportunity. Some end up in Israel. View full content
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Online NewsHour

  3. Nevsun Resources raises FY13 gold production view to 110K ounces

    Revises FY13 copper production view to 30M-50M pounds. Nevsun Resources reports the copper flotation circuit construction is complete at the company's Bisha mine in Eritrea. The copper expansion project ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "I also urged the prime minister to avoid any acts that might heighten friction between Eritrea and Ethiopia and to take concrete steps to lessen tensions on the border. There must not be a resumption of hostilities initiated by either side,"...
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Reuters UK

  2. "We are in a situation where it's getting harder and harder to stay (in Eritrea) and it's getting harder and harder to leave and that's an untenable situation," Jean-Marie Guehenno, head of the UN department of peacekeeping operations (DPKO),...
    on Feb 16, 2008 By: Araya Desta Source: AFP

  3. "We urge both governments to disengage militarily from the most critical locations along the border and to cooperate with the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea,"" said McCormack.
    on Nov 10, 2007 By: Sean McCormack Source: Tehran Times

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