Thousands join Ethiopia-Eritrea peace run

Thousands of Ethiopians and Eritreans take part in a 10-kilometre reconciliation run, the first joint sporting event since the former bitter foes launched a rapid diplomatic thaw in July. The two countries fought a war from 1998-2000 that left an estimated 80,000 people dead on both sides; the peace run through the Ethiopian capital is capturing the new positive mood after years of “cold war”.

Fisrt commercial flight Ethiopia-Eritrea

The resumption of commercial fights between Ethiopia and Eritrea on Wednesday marks the latest step in a peace process that in just six weeks has drawn a line under a bitter conflict. The flight in videographicsVIDEOGRAPHIC