On this day in 1972, members of the Eritrean Liberation Front attempted to hijack an Ethiopian aircraft but were all killed by security agents on board.
A number of ethno-nationalist conflicts around the world are inching towards potential terrorist campaigns.
What if some accused of terrorist offences are not in fact terrorists at all? Borealis looks at the cases of Paul Rusesabagina and Eskinder Nega.
On January 17, 2012 five foreign tourists were killed in Ethiopia in an attack by unknown gunmen in the northern Afar region.