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Eritrea

Nation on the Red Sea, with Asmara as its capital. It was originally part of the ancient Ethiopian kingdom of Axum until the seventh century a.d. Much of its coastal region was conquered by the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century. In the late 19th century Ethiopia fought with Egypt and Italy for control of the province. Mainly under Italian control after 1890, it was their base from 1935 to 1936 during the conquest of Ethiopia and remained in Italian hand s until it was taken by the British in 1941 during World War II. Ruled as a UN Trust Territory until 1952, Eritrea then became independent as a federated part of Ethiopia, which it joined fully in 1962. Beginning in 1962 Eritrean secessionists carried on a guerrilla war against Ethiopia, which broke out into active war in 1975, causing a severe refugee problem. The original rebel group the Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF) was joined by a second group, the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front (EPLF) in the 1970s. The EPLF eliminated the ELF in 1980 and succeeded in routing the Ethiopians from most of the region by 1990. In 1993 the people of Eritrea voted for their own independence. A border conflict with Ethiopia from 1998 through 2000 has slowed development, but peacekeeping forces arrived in 2000, and the Hague Tribunal ruled on the boundary in 2002.


     

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the uninvited guest on board

Just the other day on the Boeing 747 was discovered the passenger, not bought a ticket for the flight. They became a snake, the length of which reached twenty centimeters. Found it at a time when pas... read more

the main skating rink of paris

On the main square of Paris, the Hotel de Ville opened the main rink of the city. It is decorated with Christmas lights and lanterns. Rink arbitrarily divided, transferred a portion of adults and the... read more

dubai a new tour of the centre

Developed a new guided tour in the center of Dubai. Special bus Boulevard Bus Tour will run from 10:00 to 22:00 every day. ... read more

roatan has become unsafe for tourists

The Norwegian Cruise Line ships will make a stop in Roatán this week. Unfortunately, the explanation of this was very sad. on 6 April one of the crew members died during the attack of robbers. Curre... read more

oktoberfest is in full swing

Now in its second week in Bavaria is the main world beer festival - Oktoberfest. His start was fixed for the twenty-first of September. Even in its anniversary, the organizers decided not to change t... read more