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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.

World - Africa
11/29/2021 11:38:37 AM
Ethiopia has denied it staged an attack over the weekend along its shared border with Sudan, blaming unrest in the disputed zone on rebels from its war-hit Tigray region.

World - Africa
11/27/2021 6:26:47 PM
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his soldiers would "destroy" rebels from the northern Tigray region, in the latest instalment of footage which state media said shows him at the war front.

World - Africa
11/26/2021 1:40:42 PM
War-hit Ethiopia has announced new rules against sharing information on battlefield outcomes in the war against Tigrayan rebels, a move that could bring sanctions against journalists.

World - Africa
11/25/2021 11:44:03 AM
The United States on Wednesday warned "there is no military solution" to Ethiopia's civil war and said diplomacy was the "first, last, and only option" after state-affiliated media said Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was at the front line.

World - Africa
11/24/2021 2:57:11 PM
Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister has gone to the battlefront to take charge in a yearlong war as rival fighters approach the capital, his government announced Wednesday.

World - Africa
11/24/2021 12:49:37 PM
Ethiopia's government said Wednesday that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has gone to the battlefront to take charge in the country's yearlong war and left the daily work of running the country to his deputy.

World - Region
11/23/2021 8:10:58 PM
A United States envoy says he sees ``massive progress'' in talks with Ethiopia's warring sides, but he fears it will be outpaced by ``alarming'' military developments in the yearlong war in Africa's second-most populous country.

World - Africa
11/23/2021 4:46:56 PM
France on Tuesday became the latest country to advise citizens to leave war-torn Ethiopia as Tigrayan rebels claimed to be advancing closer to the capital Addis Ababa.

World - Africa
11/23/2021 12:03:54 AM
Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister says he will lead his country's army ``from the battlefront'' beginning Tuesday, a dramatic new step in a devastating yearlong war.

World - Africa
11/17/2021 5:28:25 PM
Ethiopia's human rights watchdog said Wednesday it had been barred from visiting detainees rounded up in mass arrests under a wartime state of emergency.

World - Africa
11/16/2021 1:57:00 PM
The UN voiced alarm on Tuesday at surging arrests in Ethiopia since the country introduced a state of emergency on November 2.

World - Africa
11/12/2021 8:46:36 PM
Ethiopia's conflict-torn Tigray region is under "effective blockade", the World Health Organization chief said Friday, warning that people were starving to death and dying from lack of access to medicines.

World - Africa
11/11/2021 10:39:50 AM
It was meant to be a swift military operation, but Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's November 2020 offensive in Tigray now threatens to unleash instability across the country, as fears grow of a rebel advance on Addis Ababa.

World - Africa
11/10/2021 11:44:39 AM
The United Nations said Wednesday that Ethiopia had detained 72 drivers working for the World Food Programme (WFP) in a northern city along the only functional road leading into the famine-threatened Tigray region.

World - Africa
11/9/2021 9:21:22 PM
The United Nations says at least 16 of its local staff members have been detained in Ethiopia's capital days after the government declared a state of emergency as the country's yearlong war escalates.

World - Africa
11/9/2021 10:04:07 AM
A leader fighting Ethiopia's government has said his troops are near the capital and preparing another attack, predicting the war will end "very soon" as diplomats rush to negotiate a ceasefire.

World - International
11/7/2021 2:32:09 PM
Pope Francis called Sunday for greater diplomatic efforts to end a conflict in Ethiopia, as rebels fighting the government threatened to advance into the capital city.

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