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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.
World Nov 26Ethiopian Prime Minister says troops ordered to move on Tigray capital
Ethiopia's prime minister said Thursday the army has been ordered to move on the embattled Tigray regional capital after his 72-hour ultimatum ended for Tigray leaders to surrender, and he warned the city's half-million residents to stay indoors and disarm.
World Nov 25Ethiopian leader urges international community to pause ‘interference’ in their internal conflict
Ethiopia’s prime minister is rejecting growing international consensus for dialogue and a halt to deadly fighting in the country’s Tigray region as “unwelcome,” saying his country will handle the conflict on its own as a 72-hour surrender ultimatum runs out.
World Nov 20U.N. prepares for up to 200,000 Ethiopian refugees in Sudan
The United Nations refugee agency says about 32,000 people have fled Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region into neighboring Sudan, and it is preparing to take in up to 200,000 in the next six months if necessary.
World Nov 17Ethiopia’s prime minister vows ‘final and crucial’ offensive in Tigray
Ethiopia's prime minister on Tuesday declared "the final and crucial" military operation will launch in the coming days against the government of the country's rebellious northern Tigray region.
World Nov 12First witness account emerges of Ethiopians fleeing conflict
A 30-year-old police officer gave one of the first witness accounts from what experts warn is a brewing civil war with devastating humanitarian consequences. The conflict could draw in neighboring countries, too.
World Nov 09Ethiopian military official says fighting continues in Tigray region
An Ethiopian military official says the air force is “pounding targets with precision” as the federal government continues its offensive against the defiant northern region of Tigray and no clear route to peace is yet seen.
World Nov 06Ethiopian PM announces airstrikes in country’s Tigray region
Abiy Ahmed's announcement on the state broadcaster marked another escalation in clashes this week that experts say could slide into civil war.