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Tue August 21, 2012
Ethiopia Faces Uncertain Future After Leader's Death
Originally published on Tue August 21, 2012 5:36 pm
Ethiopia's prime minister, Meles Zenawi, has died. He was 57 years old. Meles was reportedly being treated at a hospital in Belgium. He came to power after leading rebels and overthrowing the country's dictator in 1991. He was a key U.S. ally in the war on terrorism, but was also increasingly authoritarian.