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Ethiopia's New Coastal Rail Link Runs Through Restive Region

The timing was uncomfortable. One of Africa's best-performing economies on Wednesday launched its latest massive infrastructure project, a railway linking the landlocked country with a major port on the Gulf of Aden. But it came just days after dozens were killed in anti-government protests in the region the railway runs through.   The new line between Ethiopia and the small coastal nation of Djibouti, the portal for almost all of the country's imports, is one of several...

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