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Can Ethiopia’s long love affair with Boeing survive the 737 Max crash?

Ethiopian Airlines is not just an airline. It is an emblem of a country whose self-esteem is high, whatever its daily struggles. And for Ethiopians, Boeing is synonymous with the jets roaring through the sky — and with Ethiopian Airlines, too.

Ethiopians hold mass funeral ceremony for crash victims

Family members confirmed they were given a 1 kilogram (2.2 pound) sack of scorched earth taken from the crash site. Many relatives already have gathered at the rural, dusty crash site outside Ethiopia's capital.


New evidence in Ethiopian crash points to connection to earlier disaster

The evidence, a piece of the Boeing 737 Max 8 jet that crashed in Ethiopia last weekend killing 157 people, suggests that the plane’s stabilizers were tilted upward, according to two people with knowledge of the recovery operations.

Ethiopian Airlines plane crash: Six of NRI family with Gujarat roots were on Africa tour

Ethiopian Airlines plane crash: Virendra Dixit said that the entire family of his Toronto-based son, Prerit Dixit, his wife and two daughters, died in the crash. The parents of Prerit’s wife were also among the dead.

Ethiopian Airlines grounds its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet

Ethiopian Airlines has a fleet of four 737 MAX 8 jets, not counting the one that crashed on Sunday, according to flight tracking website FlightRadar24.

Four Indians among 157 dead as plane crashes 6 mins after takeoff in Ethiopia

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted that the Indian embassy in Ethiopia has informed that “the deceased Indian nationals are Vaidya Pannagesh Bhaskar, Vaidya Hansin Annagesh, Nukavarapu Manisha and Shikha Garg”.


Environment Ministry consultant among 4 Indians killed in Ethiopian plane crash: Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj stated that the Indian Embassy in Ethiopia has informed her that the deceased Indian nationals are Vaidya Pannagesh Bhaskar, Vaidya Hansin Annagesh, Nukavarapu Manisha and Shikha Garg.

Employees of Indian firm held by Ethiopian staff say fears for safety

India has asked the Ethiopian authorities to investigate and help the seven IL&FS employees who were held by local staff due to non-payment of salaries by the debt-laden firm, an Indian government official said on Saturday.

Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders celebrate new year at war-ravaged border

This marked the countries' reconciliation on Bure Front along Ethio-Eritrea border where their soldiers faced off against each other just months earlier

How a 20-year African war ended in an embrace

Ethiopia-Eritrea conflict saw thousands of Eritreans fleeing to Europe during the refugee crisis.

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Ethiopian Airlines flight bound for Nairobi crashes, kills all 157 on board

A list of the dead released by Ethiopian Airlines included passengers from China, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Israel, India and Somalia. Kenya lost 32 citizens. Canada, 18. Several countries including the United States lost four or more people