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An international journalism advocacy group says Ethiopia has detained two more journalists, bringing the number of journalists being held by the government to 12.

The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists says the journalists were arrested as security forces raided offices shared by three publications in Addis Ababa November 22. Computers and documents were also seized from the offices of a Ethiopian journalists group last week.

CPJ identified the journalists as Serkalem Fassil, publisher of the Menelik, Asqual and Satanaw weeklies, and her husband Eskinder Nega.

The detention of journalists began earlier this month following political unrest which left at least 46 people dead.

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has said a group of detained opposition leaders and journalists are to face treason charges for their alleged role in the violence during anti-government protests against reported fraud in May parliamentary elections.

United Nations peacekeepers have met with senior military officers from Ethiopia and Eritrea in a bid to calm rising tensions over their border dispute.

The U.N.-created military commission met Friday, Nov. 25, in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, for the first time since the United Nations said earlier this month that the border situation had become "tense and potentially volatile."

There was no immediate word on the outcome of the talks.

The meeting came a day after U.N. officials said about 20 Ethiopian troops had briefly entered a demilitarized buffer zone along the border.

Also Thursday, Eritrea rejected a U.N. Security Council resolution that threatens sanctions against Ethiopia and Eritrea if they use force to settle their border dispute.

Rising tensions have heightened fears that the countries will repeat their 1998-to-2000 border war, which killed 70-thousand people.

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