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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
11/17/2021 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 - 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
11/7/2021 12:42:48 PM
Tens of thousands of Ethiopians vowed to defend the capital from advancing rebels during a pro-military rally on Sunday where attendees dismissed diplomatic efforts to end the year-long war.

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.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/3/2021 3:35:41 PM
The Egyptian embassy in Addis Ababa called on Egyptian expats to excercise their “utmost” caution after the imposition of a state of emergency across the East African country.

World - Africa
11/2/2021 6:10:36 PM
Ethiopia's cabinet on Tuesday declared a nationwide state of emergency after Tigrayan rebels seized two crucial towns in an apparent push towards the capital, state-affiliated media reported.

World - Africa
10/31/2021 6:47:59 PM
The Tigray People's Liberation Front has captured the Ethiopian town of Kombolcha, a spokesman for the rebels said Sunday, the second city claimed by the TPLF this weekend, as it advances southwards.

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.

World - Africa
10/18/2021 10:06:20 PM
Ethiopia's military launched air strikes on the capital of the war-battered Tigray region on Monday that a hospital official said had killed at least three people, including children.

World - Africa
10/13/2021 12:01:54 PM
Fighting has resumed in northern Ethiopia's Afar region after a month-long lull, humanitarian and rebel sources told AFP Wednesday, as the government appeared to be pressing a new offensive.

World - Africa
10/11/2021 10:34:49 PM
The United Nation's migration agency has put its Ethiopia chief on administrative leave, citing "unauthorised interviews" in which she complained of being sidelined by UN higher-ups she claimed were sympathetic to Tigrayan rebels.

World - Africa
10/9/2021 6:04:36 PM
Ethiopian troops and their allies are launching air and ground strikes against Tigray rebels in the northern region of Amhara, humanitarian and rebel sources told AFP, amid growing speculation of a major offensive.

World - Africa
10/9/2021 5:04:16 PM
A top official in the interim administration of Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray region told AFP Saturday he had fled the country and was seeking asylum, citing fears for his safety.

World - Africa
9/28/2021 9:00:06 PM
The hilltop bamboo palace in southwestern Ethiopia was once a formidable power base, where the now-defunct Kingdom of Kaffa hosted extravagant festivals and stored rich reserves of gold and buffalo hides.

World - Africa
9/22/2021 4:39:31 PM
Residents fought back and drove the TPLF out of the town, but the rebels began attacking civilians as they fled north, then returned the following day to carry out more attacks, the witnesses said

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