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World - Africa
5/16/2022 9:02:16 PM
Ethiopia has expelled The Economist's correspondent from he East African country, accusing him of taking a "misguided approach" to journalism, the weekly magazine said Monday.

World - Africa
4/20/2022 8:39:50 PM
At least 1,900 children under 5 have died from malnutrition in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region in the past year, according to a study conducted by regional health officials and seen by The Associated Press.

World - Africa
4/14/2022 8:47:05 PM
New aid convoys were in or on their way to Ethiopia's conflict-ravaged Tigray region Thursday, humanitarian agencies said, the latest deliveries to take advantage of a truce between the country's warring sides.

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
3/29/2022 9:55:50 PM
The Ethiopian government and Tigrayan rebels on Tuesday accused each other of blocking a humanitarian aid convoy carrying emergency supplies for a starving population in the northern region.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/29/2022 8:41:27 PM
The Western media’s coverage of the war in Ukraine is not playing an objective role, writes Azza Radwan Sedky

World - Africa
3/24/2022 7:14:16 PM
Ethiopia's government on Thursday declared "an indefinite humanitarian truce effective immediately", saying it hoped to help hasten delivery of emergency aid into the Tigray region, where hundreds of thousands face starvation.

World - Africa
3/17/2022 6:11:06 PM
As much of the world's attention is focused on the bloodshed in Ukraine, the head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday there's ''nowhere on earth where the health of millions of people is more under threat`` than Ethiopia's Tigray region.

World - Africa
2/15/2022 10:48:46 PM
The United States welcomed Ethiopia's lifting of its wartime state of emergency Tuesday but urged the government to promptly release people detained during the recent conflict with the Tigray People's Liberation Front.

World - Africa
2/15/2022 3:32:46 PM
The WHO has delivered medical supplies to Ethiopia's troubled Tigray region for the first time since July -- but cannot get the fuel needed to distribute the aid, it said Tuesday.

World - Africa
2/12/2022 8:20:51 PM
The highest-ranking U.N. official to visit Ethiopia since war began in the Tigray region in 2020 said Friday she thinks Tigrayan fighters are hopeful of ending the conflict and she senses that top government officials are not just more hopeful but making a greater effort to find peace.

World - Region
1/28/2022 6:03:39 PM
More than a third of the people in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region "is suffering an extreme lack of food,'' the United Nations World Food Program said in a new assessment of a region under a months-long government blockade.

World - Region
1/28/2022 1:21:40 PM
Foreign aid groups operating in Ethiopia's war-battered Tigray region are out of fuel and have been forced to deliver assistance to malnourished civilians on foot, the UN said Friday.

World - Africa
1/27/2022 1:51:59 PM
Nearly 1,500 people died of malnutrition in just part of Ethiopia's blockaded Tigray region over a four-month period last year, including more than 350 young children, a new report by the region's health bureau says. It cites more than 5,000 blockade-related deaths in all from hunger and disease in the largest official death toll yet associated with the country's war.

World - Africa
1/26/2022 6:00:11 PM
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's cabinet on Wednesday endorsed cutting short a state of emergency imposed last November as rebels threatened to advance on the capital.

World - Africa
1/25/2022 10:24:23 AM
Trucks bearing badly-needed food aid were stuck at a checkpoint outside Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray region for a second day Tuesday, aid workers said, as the government and rebels blamed each other for stalling the deliveries.

World - Africa
1/20/2022 6:03:54 PM
The United Nations says food distribution in Ethiopia's blockaded Tigray region has reached its 'all-time lowest' while more than 50,000 children are thought to be severely malnourished, the latest sign of growing crisis amid efforts to end the country's 14-month war.

World - Africa
1/14/2022 2:47:58 PM
At least 108 civilians have been killed this month in a series of airstrikes in the war-torn northern Tigray region of Ethiopia, the United Nations said Friday.

World - Africa
1/14/2022 1:00:56 PM
Ethiopia has asked the UN health agency to investigate its chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for "harmful misinformation" and "misconduct", accusing him of backing rebels in his native war-torn Tigray region.

World - Africa
1/11/2022 5:56:43 PM
Seventeen civilians have been killed in a drone strike in a town in Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray region, aid workers told AFP on Tuesday.

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