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World - Africa
11/16/2020 7:53:43 PM
Ethiopia Deputy Prime Minister, Demeke Mekonen said, "Humanitarian issues are our top priority, to take care of them, to manage in a very responsible and a very swift way."

World - Africa
11/14/2020 1:17:48 PM
A rocket was fired towards two cities in Ethiopia's Amhara state, which neighbours the northern Tigray region where the government is battling local forces, the government said

World - Africa
11/13/2020 12:48:28 PM
Ethiopia's military is fighting battle-hardened troops in the northern Tigray region

World - Africa
11/12/2020 6:12:25 PM
About 7,000 of those crossing have arrived at Hamdayat in Sudan's Kassala state, with another 4,000 arriving at Luqdi in al-Qadarif state. Most of them are Tigrayan and some 45% of them are female

World - Africa
11/12/2020 2:01:00 PM
The government of Ethiopia's Tigray region has declared a local state of emergency

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
11/12/2020 10:08:00 AM
Al-Ahram Weekly weighs the effects of the unrest in Ethiopia’s Tigray region on the negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

World - Africa
11/11/2020 6:55:15 PM
Tigray is the northernmost region of Ethiopia, bordered to the west by Sudan and Eritrea to the north, and home mostly to the Tigrayan people, who make up six percent of the national population of over 110 million people.

World - Region
11/10/2020 12:45:01 PM
The pan-African organisation calls for a ceasefire in Ethiopia's Tigray region

World - Africa
11/9/2020 3:30:47 PM
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed emphasized that 'no federation and constitutional order can tolerate such illegality'

World - Africa
11/8/2020 9:12:57 PM
Ethiopia's Tigray region president, Debretsion Gebremichael, said on Sunday it would be good to try to stop the fighting with federal troops and negotiate

World - Africa
11/8/2020 2:31:38 PM
Sunday's reshuffle also saw new appointments for deputy army chief, foreign minister and federal police commissioner, while the president of Amhara was transferred to head Ethiopia's intelligence service

World - Africa
11/7/2020 9:28:58 AM
Ethiopian jets bombed the Tigray region and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed pledged more airstrikes in the escalating conflict, as reports emerged that Tigrayan forces had seized control of key federal military sites and weapons

World - Africa
11/5/2020 8:33:00 PM
Ethiopia's government has not commented on the bombing allegation, read out Thursday evening on the Tigray regional broadcaster

World - Africa
11/5/2020 1:14:00 PM
Aid organizations and human rights groups are pleading for communications links to be restored and warning of a humanitarian disaster if hundreds of thousands of people flee fighting in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

World - Africa
11/4/2020 3:48:21 PM
The prime minister's office said the federal government had declared a six-month state of emergency in Tigray to be overseen by the chief of staff of the armed forces

World - Africa
11/4/2020 3:34:08 PM
It followed an announcement by Abiy on social media that the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) 'has attacked a military camp' in the northern region, and "tried to loot" military assets

World - Region
11/4/2020 9:30:00 AM
There was no immediate word from the TPLF, and all internet and phone lines were cut in the Tigray region following the announcement

World - Africa
9/11/2020 4:06:00 PM
The ruling party in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region won all contested seats in elections this week

World - Africa
9/9/2020 10:45:52 AM
Polls opened at 6am (0300 GMT) across the mountainous northern Tigray region despite a federal decision to postpone all elections because of the coronavirus pandemic

World - Africa
9/5/2020 8:13:47 PM

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