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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.

World - Africa
11/6/2021 8:52:23 PM
The US said on Saturday it had ordered all of its non-essential diplomats and their families to leave Ethiopia, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed urged people to make sacrifices to fend off rebels threatening to advance on the capital.

World - Africa
11/6/2021 6:14:44 PM
Ethiopia must be ready to make "sacrifices" to "salvage" the country, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday, as fighting in the north intensifies between government forces and Tigrayan rebels who threaten to advance on the capital.

World - Africa
11/5/2021 12:47:42 PM
Ethiopia's Tigray forces are joining with other armed and opposition groups in an alliance against Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to seek a political transition after a year of devastating war, organizers say.

World - Africa
11/3/2021 5:44:34 PM
A US envoy will travel Thursday to Ethiopia to seek a peaceful solution, as Tigrayan rebels advanced toward the capital Addis Ababa, the State Department said.

World - Africa
10/31/2021 2:41:31 PM
Ethiopian forces have mounted a fresh battle for the strategic northern city of Dessie, residents said Sunday, hours after Tigrayan rebels claimed to have taken control of it.

World - Africa
10/30/2021 1:22:12 PM
Nearly a year ago, as the world awaited the outcome of the US presidential elections, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed deployed troops in Ethiopia's Tigray region.

World - Africa
10/22/2021 12:42:02 PM
Ethiopia's government says it has again carried out airstrikes in the capital of the country's Tigray region. It's the fourth time this week as a nearly year-long war intensifies.

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10/13/2021 11:04:00 AM

World - Africa
10/12/2021 8:38:10 PM
The Oval Office talks come just weeks after Biden signed an executive order threatening to levy sanctions against Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and other leaders involved in a conflict gripping the Tigray region if steps aren't taken soon to wind down the 11-month-old war

World - Africa
10/12/2021 11:42:00 AM
Tigray forces say Ethiopia's government has launched its threatened major military offensive against them in an attempt to end a nearly year-old war.

World - Africa
10/6/2021 8:14:31 PM
The UN Security Council was due to hold an emergency meeting Wednesday, the second in less than a week, to address the recent expulsion of seven UN officials from Ethiopia, a decision that has raised fears of setting a precedent for other conflict zones.

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