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World Nov 23‘Massive’ progress in Ethiopia talks could be outpaced, says U.S.
As talks continue, rival Tigray forces are pushing toward the capital, Addis Ababa, and a growing number of countries are telling their citizens to leave now.
World Nov 12U.S. sanctions Eritrea’s military, ruling party over Ethiopia
A Treasury Department statement cited the "continued role" the Eritreans play in the war that has killed thousands. Ethiopia's government allowed Eritrean soldiers to enter Ethiopia's Tigray region.
World Nov 11South Africa’s last apartheid president, F.W. de Klerk, dies
F.W. de Klerk, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela and as South Africa's last apartheid president oversaw the end of the country's white minority rule, has died at the age of 85.
World Nov 05Tigray, other groups form alliance against Ethiopia’s leader
"There is no limit for us," Berhane Gebrechristos, a former foreign minister and Tigray official, told reporters in Washington. "Definitely we will have a change in Ethiopia before Ethiopia implodes."…
World Nov 03U.N. report says Ethiopia’s war marked by ‘extreme brutality’
The U.N. human rights chief says Ethiopia's yearlong war has been marked by "extreme brutality" as a joint investigation into alleged atrocities faults all sides for committing abuses.
Politics Nov 02U.S. to cut Ethiopia from trade program over rights abuses in Tigray
President Joe Biden says he's moving to cut out Ethiopia from a U.S. trade program. That sets the path for further sanctions against the African nation over its failure to end a nearly yearlong war in the Tigray region.
World Nov 02Ethiopia declares state of emergency as Tigray forces threaten move on capital
The declaration by the Council of Ministers on Tuesday was the clearest sign of alarm yet from the government of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
World Oct 20New airstrikes hit capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region
Meanwhile, the United Nations tells The Associated Press it is slashing by more than half its Tigray presence as a government blockade halts humanitarian aid efforts and people die from lack of food.
World Oct 18Ethiopian military airstrikes hit Tigray capital, witnesses say
The airstrikes, confirmed by two humanitarian workers, came days after a new military offensive was launched against the Tigray forces who have been fighting Ethiopian and allied forces for nearly a year.
World Oct 12Biden to meet Kenya president as war roils nearby Ethiopia
The talks come just weeks after Biden signed an executive order threatening to levy sanctions against Ethiopia's prime minister.