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June 19, 1998 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At the Delicious Bakery, a local landmark near this city's Piazza neighborhood, customers sip tea, munch pastry and slurp milkshake-thick glasses of sweetened avocado juice. But ask for the owner, and you get nothing but nervous glances. That's because proprietor Gebre Tensaye was among hundreds of Eritrean businesspeople, government workers and political activists residing in Ethiopia who were rounded up by army soldiers in recent days.
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January 14, 2009 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
Ethiopia handed over security duties Tuesday to a Somali force, raising fears that the Horn of Africa country could collapse into chaos if an Islamic extremist group moves to seize power. The Ethiopian pullout after a two-year deployment was widely welcomed by Somalis who had viewed the troops as an occupying force, but the Ethiopians also provided a measure of stability.
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March 13, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The U.S. government suggested that American diplomatic dependents and non-essential staff leave Ethiopia after a string of victories by rebel forces, diplomats said. The advisory is strictly voluntary, but envoys in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, said they expect a "considerable number" of the approximately 40 U.S. dependents to leave. Since launching their latest offensive Feb.
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June 19, 1998 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At the Delicious Bakery, a local landmark near this city's Piazza neighborhood, customers sip tea, munch pastry and slurp milkshake-thick glasses of sweetened avocado juice. But ask for the owner, and you get nothing but nervous glances. That's because proprietor Gebre Tensaye was among hundreds of Eritrean businesspeople, government workers and political activists residing in Ethiopia who were rounded up by army soldiers in recent days.
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March 19, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Security forces stormed a hijacked plane, killing two of the hijackers and ending a six-day standoff at an eastern Ethiopian airport. Sources said the 48-seat plane was hijacked last Friday by three men and a woman on a domestic flight and forced to fly to Dire Dawa, 210 miles east of Addis Ababa, the capital. Security forces surrounded it, and on Tuesday, 16 passengers escaped. The remaining 24 passengers and crew were freed by the security forces. The hijackers' demands were not disclosed.
WORLD
January 14, 2009 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
Ethiopia handed over security duties Tuesday to a Somali force, raising fears that the Horn of Africa country could collapse into chaos if an Islamic extremist group moves to seize power. The Ethiopian pullout after a two-year deployment was widely welcomed by Somalis who had viewed the troops as an occupying force, but the Ethiopians also provided a measure of stability.
NEWS
January 5, 1993 | STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali joined African and other international leaders here Monday in admonishing Somali warlords and other political figures from Somalia on their responsibility to restore their war- and famine-racked nation after plunging it into murderous chaos.
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May 13, 2001 | From Reuters
An army officer shot Ethiopia's security chief to death Saturday as the official, a close ally of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, was making his way into an officers club in the capital, state radio reported. Kinfe Gebremedhin, 46, had been head of the Federal Security and Immigration Authority of Ethiopia since the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front, or EPRDF, took power in 1991.
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March 19, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Security forces stormed a hijacked plane, killing two of the hijackers and ending a six-day standoff at an eastern Ethiopian airport. Sources said the 48-seat plane was hijacked last Friday by three men and a woman on a domestic flight and forced to fly to Dire Dawa, 210 miles east of Addis Ababa, the capital. Security forces surrounded it, and on Tuesday, 16 passengers escaped. The remaining 24 passengers and crew were freed by the security forces. The hijackers' demands were not disclosed.
NEWS
January 5, 1993 | STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali joined African and other international leaders here Monday in admonishing Somali warlords and other political figures from Somalia on their responsibility to restore their war- and famine-racked nation after plunging it into murderous chaos.
NEWS
March 13, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The U.S. government suggested that American diplomatic dependents and non-essential staff leave Ethiopia after a string of victories by rebel forces, diplomats said. The advisory is strictly voluntary, but envoys in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, said they expect a "considerable number" of the approximately 40 U.S. dependents to leave. Since launching their latest offensive Feb.
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