NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Ethiopian government has banned its citizens from travelling overseas for employment.
According to the state owned Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency, the order took effect from Thursday and the government is also clamping down on foreign employment agencies
The Ministry of Foreign Affair says countless Ethiopians have lost their lives and undergone untold physical and psychological traumas due to illegal human trafficking. The latest move came after hundreds of African migrants lost their lives off the Italian island of Lampedusa at the beginning of the month.
According to the Association of Ethiopian Overseas Recruitment Agencies, more than half a million Ethiopians have flown out of the country illegally the last five years and most of the migrants are underage females who are smuggled to the Middle East.
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Operation Gingerbread arrived in Albuquerque Tuesday for an event to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
A Colorado company is recalling 45 tons of meat and poultry products a federal agency says were produced under unsanitary conditions.
Authorities now confirm two people died when their plane went down just outside Los Alamos on Sunday.
An Albuquerque man is behind bars accused of holding up an assisted living home.
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Santa Claus made a special trip to Presbyterian Hospital Tuesday to visit some sick kids, and he made quite an entrance arriving by helicopter.