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'It Has Been A Dream': Ethiopians Are Adjusting To Rapid Democratic Changes

Ethiopia is going through a historic transformation. The country has welcomed a new reformist leader, forged peace with Eritrea and opened up a democratic space after decades of authoritarian rule.

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Voice Of America Vows Independence, As Trump Calls For 'Worldwide Network'

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'It Has Been A Dream': Ethiopians Are Adjusting To Rapid Democratic Changes

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Everything We Are Tristan De Liege

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In States They Lost, Some GOP Lawmakers Rush To Limit New Democrats' Power

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'To Care For Him': Female Veterans Ask VA To Include Them In Its Motto

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NPR CEO Jarl Mohn To Step Down After 5-Year Term Ends In June

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