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World Jul 02Ethiopia denies trying to ‘suffocate’ Tigray region
Ethiopia's government is defending itself from accusations that it's trying to "suffocate" the people of Tigray by denying them desperately needed food and other aid.
World Jun 29Eritrean forces withdraw from key towns in Ethiopia’s Tigray
Soldiers from Eritrea have withdrawn from three key towns in Ethiopia's Tigray region a day after Tigray fighters took control of the regional capital.
World Jun 28Ethiopia declares immediate, unilateral cease-fire in Tigray
Ethiopia's government has declared an immediate, unilateral cease-fire in its Tigray region after nearly eight months of deadly conflict and as hundreds of thousands of people face the world's worst famine crisis in a decade.
World Dec 24Africa CDC: New virus variant appears to emerge in Nigeria
Another new variant of the coronavirus appears to have emerged in Nigeria, Africa's top public health official said Thursday, but he added that further investigation was needed.
World Dec 12Shadowy Ethiopian massacre could be ‘tip of the iceberg’
Witnesses say security forces and their allies attacked civilians in Mai-Kadra with machetes and knives or strangled them with ropes. The stench of bodies lingered for days during the early chaos of the Ethiopian government’s offensive in the defiant Tigray…
World Dec 04Thousands killed in Ethiopia’s conflict, Tigray side asserts
The senior adviser to the Tigray leader in an interview with Tigray TV has urged young people and others in the region to "rise and deploy to battle in tens of thousands," days after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed over the…
World Dec 02U.N., Ethiopia sign deal for aid access to embattled Tigray
The United Nations says it and Ethiopia’s government have signed a deal to allow “unimpeded” humanitarian access to the embattled Tigray region, at least the parts under federal government control.
World Nov 30Tigray leader urges Ethiopia’s prime minister to ‘stop the madness’
The fugitive leader of Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray region is calling on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to “stop the madness” and withdraw troops from the region.
World Nov 28Ethiopia says its military now controls the Tigray capital
Ethiopia's military launched an offensive on the Tigray regional capital Saturday in a quest to arrest the region’s defiant leaders, and the city was being “heavily bombarded,” Tigray TV reported.
World Nov 26Africa CDC sees COVID-19 vaccinations in 2nd quarter of 2021
Africa's top public health official says vaccinations against COVID-19 on the continent might not start until the second quarter of next year.