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World - Africa
2/23/2021 11:08:07 AM
15 members of a contingent of Ethiopian peacekeepers in South Sudan, originally from the Tigray region, refused to return to Ethiopia, the UN said, citing their right to seek asylum if they fear for their lives

World - Africa
2/18/2021 9:44:03 AM
With Tigray cut off from the world and journalists blocked from entering, little could be verified as Ethiopian and allied fighters pursued the Tigray region's fugitive leaders

World - Africa
2/9/2021 8:57:06 AM
A UN humanitarian report said life for civilians in Tigray has become ‘extremely alarming’ since fighting began in early November pitting Ethiopian and allied forces against those of the Tigray region

World - Africa
2/7/2021 12:24:25 PM
The head of the World Food Programme said he had reached a deal with Ethiopia to expand access for aid workers and "scale up" operations in the country's conflict-hit northern Tigray region

World - Africa
2/4/2021 10:28:18 PM
The call is the latest this week that world leaders have held with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as Ethiopia faces growing pressure to open Tigray to journalists, independent investigators and far more humanitarian aid.

World - Africa
2/4/2021 7:43:11 PM
Available information indicates that Ethiopia's government now controls 60% to 80% of the territory in Tigray, Lowcock told diplomats.

World - Africa
2/2/2021 5:47:19 PM
A trio of opposition parties in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region estimates that more than 50,000 civilians have been killed in the three-month conflict

World - Africa
1/31/2021 12:58:50 PM
The fugitive leader of Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region has reportedly made his first public comments in three months, urging the international community to investigate alleged “genocide”

World - Africa
1/30/2021 7:16:25 PM
The conflict that began in November between Ethiopian forces and those of the Tigray region who dominated the government for nearly three decades continues largely in shadow

World - Africa
1/28/2021 8:08:47 PM
Ethiopia has repeatedly denied the presence of Eritrean soldiers, who some witnesses have estimated in the thousands. Now concerns are growing that the Eritrean forces refuse to leave.

World - Africa
1/23/2021 6:49:10 PM
The United Nations appealed this week for an end to sexual assaults in Ethiopia's Tigray region

World - Africa
1/21/2021 10:44:22 PM
The UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict said that there have been increasing reports of sexual violence against women and girls

World - Africa
1/20/2021 4:01:41 PM
Overall, the humanitarian situation in Tigray is increasingly severe, with reports of fighting, human rights violations and abuse, and increasing hunger and malnutrition affecting hundreds of thousands of people

World - Africa
1/17/2021 11:49:09 AM
New satellite images of a refugee camp in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region show more than 400 structures have been badly damaged in what a research group believes is the latest “intentional attack” by fighters

World - Africa
1/13/2021 10:22:05 PM
The men died in "fire exchanges undertaken with the criminal clique's personal security" after "refusing to surrender," the statement said.

World - Africa
1/6/2021 2:57:59 PM
The figure given by the official was more than double a previous estimate for the number of people displaced of 950,000, which included 50,000 who had fled to neighbouring countries

World - Africa
1/5/2021 1:58:01 PM
Demeke Mekonnen, Ethiopia's deputy prime minister and foreign minister told the diplomatic community that 'food items, commodities, and medical supplies are being provided in the region to address the needs of the beneficiaries'

World - Africa
12/28/2020 10:40:08 PM
By mid-December, it was sending civil servants back to work and reopening air space, while some power and telecoms links were restored after a blackout.

World - Africa
12/20/2020 2:35:33 PM
The explosion occurred amid a six-week conflict in northern Tigray region between federal forces and the deposed regional government, but there was no indication it was linked to that

World - Africa
12/18/2020 12:44:39 PM
The military will pay roughly $250,000 to any person who knows the exact location of the TPLF junta leadership, the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation quoted the head of the military's community information department on Friday

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