Ethiopian flags fly at half staff in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia's long-time ruler and a major U.S. counter-terrorism ally who is credited with economic gains... more 
Ethiopian flags fly at half staff in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia's long-time ruler and a major U.S. counter-terrorism ally who is credited with economic gains but blamed for human rights abuses, died of an undisclosed illness after not being seen in his East African country for weeks, Ethiopian authorities said Tuesday. He was 57. Meles died in a Belgian hospital Monday just before midnight after contracting an infection, authorities said. (AP Photo/Elias Asmare) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Elias Asmare
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 12:47 PM EDT