He called the blast "an unsuccessful attempt by forces who do not want to see Ethiopia united." .
Ethiopia was rocked by mass anti-government protests in 2015, which first broke out in the populous Oromia region, home to the Oromo, after the unveiling of plans for a controversial development project in Addis Ababa. "We ask the prime minister to now amend laws that restrict free speech and to end a system of surveillance that has always been used to intimidate journalists". "Some whose heart is filled with hate attempted a grenade attack", Abiy's chief of staff, Fitsum Arega, said on Twitter, adding: "The perpetrators will be brought to justice". "You weren't successful in the past and you won't be successful in the future".
The sources cited Ahmed Shede, Government Communication Minister, as saying that investigation is going on the police authorities who are in custody and the result will be announced to the public.
"The incident is going to unite the people more and put the hardliners who want to obstruct his changes in a more hard position". Killing others is a defeat.
Abiy Ahmed became prime minister after his predecessor resigned in February.
Ethiopians react after an explosion during a rally in support of the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia June 23, 2018.
Brazil face Costa Rica, Iceland and Serbia in action Tite later addressed the media to say he would have backed his first instinct and offered his support to Neymar . Superstar Neymar added a second a few minutes later. "I don't know what else we could have done", Ramirez said.
Rally organizer Seyoum Teshome told The Washington Post he saw the attack unfold and the prime minister was saved by one of the demonstration's participants.
Thousands of people in Meskel Square rushed the stage as Abiy made a hasty getaway.
Ethiopia has been accused of blocking foreign-based TV and radio broadcasts, websites and blogposts from being accessed in the country for many years by different human rights and press freedom groups.
Denmark 1 Australia 1: Jedinak strikes back after Eriksen rocket The Danes said before the game that they were keen on getting back to the free-flowing football that has characterised the team. Andrew Nabbout suffered a suspected dislocated shoulder in what is likely to be a heartbreaking end to his World Cup campaign.
The rally was in part to express popular support for the prime minister's reforms, such as peace overtures to its once bitter enemy Eritrea, including promises to give up territory now held by Ethiopia. The U.S. Embassy on Saturday said "violence has no place as Ethiopia pursues meaningful political and economic reforms". Of the more than 150 people who sustained injuries, eight remain in critical condition as of Saturday night local time, according to the country's minister of health.
It made Suarez the first Uruguayan player to score in three different World Cups as he sealed legendary status for his country. The Sky Blue should have beaten Egypt by a wider margin than they did but Luis Suarez could not finish multiple chances.
The Navigators then held on to their lead to take away all three points from the match. "We will try to come first in the group". Ronaldo scored in the fourth minute of the match to become the highest-scoring European player in global soccer history.
Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that child migrants who came to the border with parents and were held in custody must be released. The two immigration bills under consideration in the House could address the separations, but the outlook for passage is dim.
Internet users are confused, anxious and appalled at the priest's actions, with one person writing, "That was uncalled for". A woman can be heard saying something to the priest before the man has to physically remove the baby from the priest's arms.
Under the Obama administration, such families were usually ordered back to their home country but not charged as a criminal. But now, with the executive order , the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will take custody of the entire family.
Their best bet? A shot in the dark, but one that could make him take a quick glance back, already having a foot out of the door. Granted, if James re-signs, the Cavs - barring a near-miracle on draft night - won't be on the Golden State Warriors' level.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 takes center stage, with the chipset paired with 8 GB of RAM and a healthy 256 GB of storage . The flagship will be available from August 2018, with OPPO confirming that the Find X will be released in Europe.
We're just two days away from the release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom! Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is in theaters now . Of course, $130-$140 million is still a big number and nothing to sneeze at.
Or, it could raise little new money for the state . "It's going to revive Main Street South Dakota and Main Street America". Supreme Court Justice Kennedy delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Thomas, Ginsburg, Alito, and Gorsuch joined.
The defeat to France mean the Socceroos need a win against Christian Eriksen's Denmark in Samara. Without him, they wouldn't have got anywhere near the World Cup.
Chip and Joanna Gaines welcome their 5th child
The home makeover couple proudly shared that the newborn was in good health, even though he arrived more than two weeks early. " Fixer Upper " stars Chip and Joanna Gaines just had their fifth child , the couple announced on Twitter Saturday.
Mexico Proves It's No Fluke at World Cup
A second victory on Saturday gives it six points and a chance to win Group F on Wednesday when the team faces Sweden . South Korea will be eliminated if Sweden wins or draws.
Supreme court sidesteps ruling in partisan gerrymandering cases
In a separate unsigned opinion, they also did not side with Maryland Republicans who objected to a single congressional district. Among other things, Kagan notes that the Wisconsin Democratic Party may itself have standing to challenge a statewide map.
Europe's tariffs on American exports take effect
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Will China hit Hollywood and N.Korea diplomacy in US trade war?
President Donald Trump , said he's unaware of any tariff exemption for Apple Inc.'s iPhone in the growing trade spat with China. Shares of Boeing , which has been a proxy for trade-war tensions with China, fell 3.8 percent, weighing the most on the Dow.
Popovich, Leonard meet in California
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