Least Developed Nations Lagging Behind on Attaining Sustainable Development, Speakers Say, as Second Committee Debates Countries in Special Situations

Delegates Also Take Up Reports on Operational Activities for Development, with Many Expressing Concern over Official Aid Not Meeting Agreed Upon Targets

Least developed nations are not entirely on track …

ETHIOPIA SIGNS PEACE DEAL WITH REBELS FROM GAS-RICH REGION

ADDIS ABABA-- Ethiopia signed a peace deal with Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels from its Somali Region, whom it had previously outlawed as a "terrorist group," officials said.

The …

ETHIOPIA SIGNS PEACE DEAL WITH REBELS FROM GAS-RICH REGION

ADDIS ABABA-- Ethiopia signed a peace deal with Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels from its Somali Region, whom it had previously outlawed as a "terrorist group," officials said.

The …

Ethiopian Peacekeeping Mission in Abyei Called as Successful, MoFA

Addis Ababa Ethiopian peacekeeping force to Sudan's disputed region of Abyei has brought success in stabilizing the region, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

Ethiopia is one of the …

Ethiopian Peacekeeping Mission in Abyei Called as Successful, MoFA

Addis Ababa Ethiopian peacekeeping force to Sudan's disputed region of Abyei has brought success in stabilizing the region, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

Ethiopia is one of the …

ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES TO RESUME FLIGHTS TO SOMALIA IN NOVEMBER

MOGADISHU-- Ethiopian Airlines will on Nov 2 resume flights to the Somali capital, Mogadishu, 41 years after the interruption of its flights to that destination.

It will initially fly three …

EXILED ETHIOPIAN OLYMPIC RUNNER WHO PROTESTED AGAINST GOVERNMENT RETURNS HOME

ADDIS ABABA-- A medal winning Ethiopian Olympic runner, living in exile in the United States since making a protest gesture against government violence at the 2016 games, returned home on …

Gov’t, ONLF Sign Peace Deal

Addis Ababa The Government of Ethiopian and Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) have signed a peace deal on Sunday in Asmara, Eritrea that culminated one of the oldest arms struggle …

UNFPA URGES CONCERTED EFFORTS TO ADDRESS REFUGEE NEEDS IN ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), on Saturday, called for concerted efforts to address humanitarian needs of refugees, in Ethiopia's Gambella regional state.

UNFPA Deputy Executive Director, …

UNFPA URGES CONCERTED EFFORTS TO ADDRESS REFUGEE NEEDS IN ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), on Saturday, called for concerted efforts to address humanitarian needs of refugees, in Ethiopia's Gambella regional state.

UNFPA Deputy Executive Director, …