ethiopia ethiopia  /ˌi θi ˈoʊ pi ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia

News

  1. Ethiopia stripped of win in World Cup qualifying

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Ethiopia had three points taken away by FIFA on Monday in World Cup qualifying for fielding an ineligible player in a game against Botswana.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Hope for South Africa after Ethiopia lose three points

    BERNE (Reuters) - South Africa were thrown a World Cup qualifying lifeline on Monday after rivals Ethiopia were docked three points by FIFA for fielding an ineligible player in a match against Botswana. In a statement released by soccer's world governing body, FIFA said that Minyahile Beyene should not have played in Ethiopia's 2-1 win as he was suspended for accumulated yellow cards. ...
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Ethiopia insists on talks with Egypt to solve Nile row

    Ethiopia is hoping that talks with Egypt will ease a row over sharing the waters of the Nile, Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom said on Sunday during a trip to Algeria.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Fox News

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Quotes

  1. "Our goal is to transfer the success we have had in Cambodia to Ethiopia, where people are needlessly dying of tuberculosis, a curable disease, and HIV/AIDS, a treatable disease," Jolie, 33, said in a statement Saturday.
    on Dec 3, 2005 By: Angelina Jolie Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. "All Somalis should take part in this struggle against Ethiopia," Sheik Hassan Dahir Aweys, an Islamic leader, told The Associated Press.
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Sheik Hassan Dahir Aweys Source: CNN International

  3. Rice said in a statement she had "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...
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Guardian Unlimited

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