Olympic Marathoner Who Defied Ethiopian Government at the Finish Line Hasn't Returned Home
Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa has not returned to his home country since making anti-government demonstrations after he won a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, ABC News has learned. Lilesa’s agent Federico Rosa confirmed to ABC News today that the runner did not
Ethiopians complete 1st-ever sweep of Boston Marathon
BOSTON -- The Ethiopians ran past the Kenyans on their way to the Boston Marathon finish line Monday and nearly swept them off the victory podium. Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the 120th edition of the men's race, and Atsede Baysa overcame a 37-second deficit on the women's side for Ethiopia's first-ever
Terrorism on Agenda as Ethiopia Welcomes President Obama for Historic Trip
President Obama kicked off his first full day in Ethiopia as he heads into the second half of his historic trip to East Africa. Obama arrived on Monday morning at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, where he was greeted by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. The two men shook hands and exchanged
5 Thorny Topics President Obama Faces in Kenya and Ethiopia
With a trip to Africa this weekend, President Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to visit Kenya and Ethiopia . While much of his schedule is official business, it will be a highly personal visit for Obama, whose father was Kenyan, and a moment of pride for the Kenyan people, who have
Ethiopians , Kenyans lead elite men
The elite men's field for the 2014 Boston Marathon includes some of the biggest names in distance running, including the defending Boston champion, record holders from some of the biggest marathons around the world and several big-name Americans. Here's how the field stacks up. THE FAVORITES
Ethiopian Airlines Flight Diverted to Switzerland
A Ethiopian Airlines flight destined for Rome was forced to proceed to Geneva, Switzerland, ABC News has learned. The plane circled repeatedly over Switzerland before landing, online flight patterns show. Flight ET702 departed Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital city, at 12:30 a.m. Monday local time.
U.S. Confirms Predator Drones Flying Out of Ethiopia
The Obama administration confirmed today that it had been quietly operating unarmed Reaper drones out of an airport in eastern Ethiopia as part of the ongoing U.S. counterterrorism effort targeting al Shabab in Somalia. Al Shabab is a militant group affiliated with al Qaeda that...
Olympic Skier From, Uh ... Ethiopia
The Vancouver Winter Olympics will include competitors and teams from skiing heavyweight countries such as the United States, Canada, Switzerland Italy andEthiopia? Yes, Ethiopia, a country that has no ski resorts, no alpine mountains and most importantly, no snow. But that hasn't stopped Robel
The Real Home of Hurricanes: Ethiopia ?
We've seen the image so many times: the satellite picture of clouds in the Atlantic or the Caribbean, gradually taking the familiar spiral shape of a hurricane. Most of us think of the storms as beginning over the steamy Atlantic waters, which provide fuel for hurricanes as they strengthen and
Ethiopia's Withdrawal from Somalia : Move towards Peace...or Doom?
DANA HUGHES is the ABC News Digital Reporter based in Nairobi The news that Ethiopia is officially beginning it’s handover of security in Somalia was met with cheers by Somalis over the last few days. Some of the estimated 1...