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World - Region
1/22/2022 9:31:31 PM
Sudan's second most powerful leader met with Ethiopia's defence minister Saturday on a rare visit to Addis Ababa by an official from Khartoum, that comes amid border tensions, officials said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/20/2022 4:53:42 PM
Amid the suspension of African Union-sponsored negotiations for the past nine months due to Ethiopian intransigence, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed called Thursday on Egypt and Sudan to “nurture” the “narrative towards building peace, cooperation, and mutual coexistence” of the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) without harming the interests of one another.

World - Africa
1/13/2022 2:31:50 PM
The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the Nobel Peace Prize, said Thursday that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who won the honour in 2019, bore special responsibility for ending the bloodshed in Tigray.

World - Africa
1/10/2022 10:34:15 PM
President Joe Biden expressed concerns on Monday in a phone call with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed about detentions and civilian killings in the conflict in the Tigray region, while commending Abiy for the recent release of several political prisoners.

World - Region
1/8/2022 1:25:45 PM
Ethiopia’s government on Friday announced an amnesty for some of the country’s most high-profile political detainees, including opposition figure Jawar Mohammed and senior Tigray party officials, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke of reconciliation for Orthodox Christmas.

World - Africa
1/7/2022 9:37:42 PM
Ethiopia's government on Friday announced an amnesty for some of the country's most high-profile political detainees, including opposition figure Jawar Mohammed and senior Tigray party officials, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke of reconciliation for Orthodox Christmas.

World - Africa
12/31/2021 4:10:41 PM
Tens of thousands of people have been killed in a war that erupted in November 2020 between Ethiopian forces and fighters from the country's Tigray region, who dominated the national government before Nobel Peace Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office in 2018.

World - Africa
12/27/2021 9:57:02 PM
Ethiopia says it is unhappy with the U.S. decision to revoke duty-free access for the East African country's exports.

World - Africa
12/18/2021 9:25:03 PM
Ethiopia's northern Tigray region erupted in violence nearly 14 months ago with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sending troops to topple the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF).

World - Africa
12/16/2021 4:47:56 PM
New witness accounts allege that thousands of ethnic Tigrayans have been forcibly expelled, detained or killed in one of the most inaccessible areas of Ethiopia's yearlong war in the latest wave of abuses carried out with machetes, guns and knives.

World - Africa
12/13/2021 5:40:07 PM
The United Nations Human Rights Council is expected to host a special session on the civil war in Ethiopia this week, following an urgent request from the European Union.

World - Africa
12/12/2021 5:16:08 PM
Tigray rebels on Sunday recaptured the north Ethiopian town of Lalibela, home to a UNESCO world heritage site, local residents told AFP, 11 days after Ethiopian forces said they had taken it back.

World - Africa
12/8/2021 3:34:16 PM
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Wednesday that he was returning to Addis Ababa from the battlefront after pro-government forces claimed major advances in their fight against Tigrayan rebels.

World - Africa
12/7/2021 7:01:17 PM
Ethiopia on Tuesday accused the United States of "perpetuating a destructive narrative" after Washington and its allies sounded the alarm over reports that the authorities were unlawfully detaining citizens on ethnic grounds.

World - Africa
12/6/2021 8:10:51 PM
Ethiopia's government announced Monday it had recaptured two strategic towns from rebel fighters, the latest in a rapid series of battlefield victories claimed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's administration.

World - Africa
12/5/2021 6:16:07 PM
Ethiopia's military this week regained control of territory previously claimed by Tigrayan rebels, a potential validation of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's decision to join soldiers to conflict-hit areas.

World - Africa
12/2/2021 10:10:49 AM
Ethiopia's federal army is facing a tough fight against Tigrayan rebels seeking to advance on the capital Addis Ababa, despite its advantages in numbers following a huge recruitment drive and access to greater firepower.

World - Africa
12/1/2021 7:28:59 PM
Ethiopia said Wednesday that pro-government forces had recaptured the UNESCO World Heritage site Lalibela, which fell to Tigrayan fighters in August, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's administration seeks to wrest back territory from the rebels.

World - Africa
11/30/2021 10:11:29 PM
Ethiopia has filed a complaint with Twitter accusing the social media giant of suspending accounts critical of Tigrayan rebels it has been fighting in a gruesome, year-long war, a government spokeswoman said Tuesday.

World - Africa
11/30/2021 2:56:29 PM
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday urged Tigrayan rebels to surrender, claiming government forces were nearing victory just one week after he vowed to lead military operations at the front.

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