Leaders of Ethiopia, Eritrea to sign accord in Saudi Arabia

2018-09-16 16:14

Leaders from the east African nations of Ethiopia and Eritrea are to sign an agreement in Saudi Arabia as the two countries ease tensions after decades of hostilities

PICS: Eritrea's crumbling Massawa port hopes for peace revival

2018-07-31 15:29

In the centuries-old Eritrean port of Massawa, the streets are so quiet that pedestrians' footsteps can be heard echoing off the buildings in its crumbling old town.

Eritrea and Somalia: A decade of animosity

2018-07-31 05:31

Eritrea, which signed a deal with Somalia to establish diplomatic ties, has long been accused of supporting Islamic militants who are seeking to topple the interim government in Mogadishu.

Eritrea says leader of Somalia, another rival, to visit

2018-07-27 16:42

Eritrea says Somalia's president will be visiting the country as yet another rivalry in the Horn of Africa region may be coming to an end.

Ethiopia hopes Eritrea peace will bring prosperity

2018-07-23 20:14

Eighteen years after the guns fell silent following Ethiopia's bloody border war with Eritrea, the frontier town of Zalambessa is a quiet, rubble-strewn outpost crossed by a road to nowhere.

PICS: Champagne as historic commercial flight links Ethiopia and Eritrea

2018-07-18 18:00

Ethiopia and Eritrea have resumed commercial airline flights for the first time in two decades, marking the latest phase in a whirlwind peace process between the former foes.

Eritrean, Ethiopian leaders call new peace example to Africa

2018-07-16 08:19

Official rivals just weeks ago, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have embraced warmly to the roar of a crowd of thousands at a concert celebrating the end of a long state of war.

Eritrea leader visits Ethiopia on Saturday in historic thaw

2018-07-13 11:43

Eritrea's longtime President Isaias Afwerki is visiting Ethiopia on Saturday, the latest step in an unprecedented diplomatic thaw between the former archrivals.

Ethiopia and Eritrea: Decades of dispute over a border

2018-07-09 11:33

Ethiopia and Eritrea have been bitter enemies for decades, fighting a frontier war in 1998-2000 that cost nearly 80 000 lives, but a breakthrough was signalled on Sunday when they agreed to reopen embassies and borders.

Ethiopia welcomes 1st delegation from rival Eritrea in years

2018-06-27 10:01

Ethiopia has welcomed the first delegation of top officials from longtime rival Eritrea for the first time in two decades for peace talks, with Ethiopia's prime minister declaring that the separation between the neighbours "is shattered down".


Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia leaders to meet in Asmara

2018-09-05 20:06

Ethiopian, Eritrean and Somalia leaders are set to meet in Eritrea's capital Asmara, furthering the diplomatic thaw in the strategic Horn of Africa region.

Eritrea and Somalia restore ties, want UN sanctions lifted

2018-07-31 13:25

Eritrea and Somalia have agreed to restore diplomatic relations, both countries have announced in another thaw in the restive Horn of Africa region, while Somalia's leader called for sanctions on Eritrea to be removed.

Somalia, Eritrea agree to establish diplomatic ties: statement

2018-07-30 20:47

The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea have signed an agreement to establish diplomatic ties after over a decade of animosity, in the latest fast-track rapprochement in the Horn of Africa.

PICS: Eritrea dares to dream of change as Ethiopia peace dawns

2018-07-26 16:58

Crushed tanks and trucks destroyed in Eritrea's war for independence from Ethiopia are piled up on the outskirts of Asmara, a rusting testament to a long and bloody history of conflict.

Ethiopia names ambassador to Eritrea as ties thaw

2018-07-19 21:27

Ethiopia has appointed an ambassador to Eritrea for the first time in 20 years, state-affiliated media has reported, the latest in a series of dizzying peace moves between the neighbours.

Eritrea re-opens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw

2018-07-16 15:44

Eritrea's president Isaias Afwerki has reopened his country's embassy in Ethiopia, more than 20 years after the two countries broke off relations when they went to war.

Eritrea President arrives in Ethiopia for state visit

2018-07-14 12:00

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki has arrived in Ethiopia for a historic visit to cement peace less than a week after the two nations declared an end to a two-decade conflict.

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign statement that war 'has come to an end'

2018-07-09 15:31

Ethiopia and Eritrea are no longer at war, the neighbours said in a joint statement on Monday, a day after their leaders held a historic meeting in Asmara.

Ethiopia, Eritrea to normalise relations: Ethiopian PM

2018-07-09 10:06

Ethiopia and Eritrea have agreed to reopen embassies and borders, Ethiopia's prime minister said during a visit to Asmara, signalling an end to two decades of conflict between the neighbours.

Eritrea delegation expected in Ethiopia Tuesday

2018-06-26 14:21

An Eritrean delegation is due to arrive in the Ethiopian capital in an historic diplomatic move aimed at ending decades of hostility.

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