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Ethiopian Opposition Party: Candidate's Murder Was Politically Motivated

An Ethiopian opposition party said on Wednesday that one of its candidates, who took part in last month's elections, was beaten to death in a "brazen attack" it believes was politically motivated. A government spokesman denied that Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn's government was involved in any way. The Horn of Africa country has won plaudits for delivering growth for much of the past decade, but rights groups often accuse the government, which has won every seat...

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