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World - Africa
9/6/2022 10:39:42 PM
Gunmen killed more than 60 people in Ethiopia's restive Oromia region at the end of August, a state-affiliated but independent human rights watchdog said Tuesday.

World - Africa
8/30/2022 8:28:24 PM
Tigrayan rebels said Tuesday they intended to advance further into neighbouring regions of northern Ethiopia but were still open to peace talks after fighting erupted last week and put paid to a five-month-long truce.

World - Africa
7/5/2022 8:34:40 PM
An Ethiopian rebel group on Tuesday denied accusations it was responsible for a massacre of civilians in the restive far west of the country, and pointed the finger of blame instead at government-allied militias.

World - Africa
6/24/2022 4:29:23 PM
An Ethiopian rebel group called Friday for an independent probe into mass killings in the west of the country, saying the government could not be trusted to carry out an impartial investigation.

World - Africa
6/21/2022 8:14:20 PM
The United States on Tuesday voiced revulsion over reports of hundreds of deaths in mass killings in Ethiopia as it renewed a call for a peaceful resolution of differences.

World - Africa
6/20/2022 1:38:02 PM
Witnesses in Ethiopia said Sunday that more than 200 people, mostly ethnic Amhara, have been killed in an attack in the country's Oromia region and are blaming a rebel group, which denies it.

World - Africa
6/14/2022 5:40:09 PM
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday spoke for the first time about the possibility of peace negotiations with Tigrayan rebels, who have been locked in a 19-month war with federal forces.

World - Africa
6/5/2022 6:57:34 PM
Once a key ally of Ethiopia's federal government in its deadly war in the country's northern Tigray region, the neighboring Amhara region is now experiencing government-led mass arrests and disappearances of activists, journalists and other perceived critics.

World - Africa
5/23/2022 4:09:29 PM
At least nine media workers in Ethiopia's northern Amhara region have been arrested by local authorities, their employers said Monday, as rights activists warned of a sweep of unlawful detentions.

World - Africa
4/8/2022 8:10:43 PM
The United States on Friday expressed alarm over a report that found security forces in northern Ethiopia committed abuses against Tigrayans that amounted to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

World - Africa
4/1/2022 5:40:25 PM
Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray erupted in violence 17 months ago when Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sent in troops to topple the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF).

World - Africa
2/28/2022 1:21:40 PM
The scene has become all-too-common during Ethiopia's drawn-out war: thousands of Eritrean refugees, shell-shocked and separated from loved ones, fleeing on foot through harsh terrain to escape artillery and gunfire.

World - Africa
2/19/2022 4:10:21 PM
The last UN staff member detained by the Ethiopian government has been released, ending a months-long effort to gain freedom for at least 16 UN employees picked up since late October during the ongoing war in the country's north, the United Nations said Friday.

World - Africa
12/24/2021 5:18:33 PM
Ethiopia's government said on Friday that its troops would not advance further into the war-torn region of Tigray but warned that the decision could be overturned if "territorial sovereignty" was threatened.

World - Region
12/23/2021 7:09:11 PM
The office of Ethiopia’s prime minister announced on Thursday that the military operation it launched in Amhara and Afar has concluded after “meeting its main objectives.”

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
12/2/2021 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
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 4:08:28 PM
The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) said Friday that the number of people requiring food aid in war-torn northern Ethiopia had surged to more than nine million.

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.

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