Monday, August 20, 2012

Tigrai Online Weekly Ethiopian News

August 20, 2012

Suspect Abey Bellette Girma caught in Aurora, Colorado
Abey Bellette Girma who is the main suspect on a double murder in a Dallas, Texas has been arrested in Colorado by Aurora police on Saturday night. He was arrested at St. Mary’s Ethiopian church where he has been hanging around and he might have contacted some people.

August 18, 2012

Dream Comes True: Ethiopian 1st Dreamliner lands in Addis Ababa
Ethiopian Airlines 1st Dreamliner touched down at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport on 17 August 2012 at 9:30 a.m. The Dreamliner had flown from Washington DC, Dulles international Airport, after a static display for VIPs including members of US Congress, World Bank and IMF Executives, Ambassadors, as well as members of the Ethiopian Diaspora and media.

PM Meles Zenawi has been helping mediating between Sudan and S.Sudan from his sick bed
Sources inside the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa said illness didn’t stop Zenawi from following up the Sudan peace talks and he has been in regular contact with the chief mediator for North-South Sudan peace talks.

August 16, 2012

The Ethiopian Patriarch His Holiness Abune Paulos passes away at 76
His Holiness Abune Paulos Patriarch of Ethiopia has passed away at the age of 76. According to Office of the Patriarch, the head of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church died yesterday night at Balcha Hospital in Addis Ababa. The Patriarch also served as President of the World Council of Churches.

Ethiopians in the DC Celebrate Send Off of the First Boeing 787 Dream Liner to Ethiopia
Tewolde Gebre Mariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines said on the occasion, "Today begins the first day in a new era of flying for our passengers and brings us even closer to our vision for the future, Vision 2025".