A ministry spokesman promises independent investigation into MIDROC and says operations will resume if and when 'all stakeholders agree on result of that investigation'
Government said it freed 746 prisoners Wednesday as part of efforts to ease political tensions
media outlet close to ruling party reports that opposition leaders Merera Gudina and Rufael Disasa were among those set to be released
Addis Ababa says 115 people were killed in March disaster; $4 million in assistance to be distributed
Rescuers are still searching for survivors amid a sea of trash