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Supporters attend an election rally of the Ethiopian Citizens for Social Justice (EZEMA) opposition party, also attended by party leader Berhanu Nega, at Agena town in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia.

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Children and other congregants attend a Sunday morning service of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church at the Church of St. Mary in Mekele, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia. The head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Abune Mathias, in a video shot last month on a mobile phone and carried out of Ethiopia, sharply criticized Ethiopia's actions in the conflict in the country's Tigray region.

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A woman waits to receive foodstuffs such as wheat, yellow split peas and vegetable oil at a food distribution operated by the Relief Society of Tigray in the town of Agula, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia.

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The congregation practises social distancing to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, as they sit a distance apart on pews and listen to a Sunday morning mass at the Bole Medhane Alem Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death

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From left to right, U.S. Ambassador to the US Mission to the African Union Jessye Lapenn, U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Michael Rayner, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, his wife Susan Pompeo, and Ethiopia's Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew walk from the secretary's plane after he landed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Christians from the Ethiopian Orthodox church celebrate the first day of the festival of Timkat, or Epiphany, in the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The annual festival celebrates the baptism of Jesus Christ in the River Jordan.

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White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, left, reacts as she tries her hand at a traditional weaving loom at Moya, a manufacturing center of textile and traditional crafts, with Moya founder Sara Abera, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Relatives react at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday killing all 157 on board, near Bishoftu, south of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia.

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Ethiopian relatives of crash victims mourn and grieve at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday killing all 157 on board, near Bishoftu, south-east of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia. The French air accident investigation authority said that it will handle the analysis of the black boxes retrieved from the crash site and they have already arrived in France but gave no time frame on how long the analysis could take.

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A grieving relative who lost his wife in the crash is helped by a member of security forces and others at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday killing all 157 on board, near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia.

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Wreaths and floral installations stand next to piles of wreckage at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday killing all 157 on board, near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia.

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Investigators from Israel examine wreckage at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday killing all 157 on board, near Bishoftu south of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia.

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Foreign investigators examine wreckage at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday killing all 157 on board, near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia. Ethiopian Airlines had issued no new updates on the crash as of late afternoon as families around the world waited for answers, while a global team of investigators began picking through the rural crash site.

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Mourners attended a memorial service held by an association of Ethiopian airline pilots, at which framed photographs of seven crew members were on display, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Authorities in Ethiopia, China and Indonesia grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner that killed 157 people, and investigators found the flight recorders from the field where the plane went down.

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Personal belongings on the ground at the crash scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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A passenger passport lies on the ground at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Airplane parts lie on the ground at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Wreckage is piled at the crash scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A spokesman says Ethiopian Airlines has grounded all its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft as a safety precaution, following the crash of one of its planes in which 157 people were killed.

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Workers gather at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Family members of the victims involved in a plane crash react at Addis Ababa international airport.

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A family member of a victim involved in a plane crash talks on a mobile phone at Addis Ababa international airport.

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Rescuers remove body bags from the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after takeoff at Hejere near Bishoftu in Ethiopia.

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In this image made from video, rescuers use a mechanical digger at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after takeoff at the scene at Hejere near Bishoftu, in Ethiopia.

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In this image taken from video, rescuers search through wreckage at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after takeoff at Hejere near Bishoftu in Ethiopia.

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In this photo taken from the Ethiopian Airlines Facebook page, the CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde Gebremariam, looks at the wreckage of the plane that crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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A piece of the wreckage of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after takeoff lies at the scene at Hejere near Bishoftu, in Ethiopia.

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Rescuers search through the wreckage of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after takeoff at the scene at Hejere near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia.

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Rescuers search at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after takeoff at the scene at Hejere near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia.

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Wreckage lies at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after takeoff at Hejere near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia.

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Members of Ethiopia's Jewish community gather below a banner reading "Welcome" in Amharic, English and Hebrew, to protest the Israeli government's decision not to allow all of them to emigrate to Israel, leaving their families divided between the two countries, at the synagogue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Representatives of the 8,000 Jews in Ethiopia urged the Ethiopian Jews living in Israel to think carefully before voting for Israel's ruling party, the Likud, over the delays in repatriation to Israel.

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Thousands of protestors from the capital and those displaced by ethnic-based violence over the weekend in Burayu, demonstrate to demand justice from the government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Ethiopian army soldiers attempt to control protestors from the capital and those displaced by ethnic-based violence over the weekend in Burayu, as they demonstrate to demand justice from the government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Several thousand Ethiopians have gone out onto the streets of the capital to protest ethnic-based attacks in the outskirts of the city in which more than 20 people died over the weekend.

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Tesfa Yohannes, a Chief Technology Officer with iCog Labs, is photographed with humanoid robot Sophia at the Ethiopian National Museum. The robot, made in Hong Kong by Hanson Robotics, is fitted with software in part developed by Ethiopians and has been programmed to speak the country's official language, Amharic, in addition to English.

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Heads of state pose for a group photograph during the opening ceremony of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The leaders of the United Nations and the African Union urged stronger international cooperation of the African Union nations.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and his Ethiopian counterpart Mulatu Teshome at a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Addis Ababa.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife during a visit to National Museum of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa.

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President Ram Nath Kovind greeted on his arrival at Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. Mulatu Teshome, President of Ethiopia is also seen.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, attends an Indian community reception hosted by the Indian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Anurag Srivastava, at Hotel Sheraton Addis in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Vice President Hamid Ansari poses with delegates at 50th anniversary of African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana is wrapped in her country's flag after winning gold in the women's marathon at the 2012 Olympics in London.

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