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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.
World Nov 05Ethiopia’s conflict continues as prime minister vows further action
Ethiopia's conflict in its powerful Tigray region continued Thursday after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told the nation the military will carry out further operations this week in response to an alleged deadly attack on a military base by the regional…
World Sep 22As U.S. struggles, Africa’s COVID-19 response is praised
Africa's top public health official has helped to steer the continent's 54 countries into an alliance praised as responding better than some richer nations, including the United States.
World Sep 12Thousands march in Mauritius to protest disastrous oil spill
Thousands of people protested in Mauritius again Saturday over the government’s handling of an offshore oil spill that has become the Indian Ocean island nation’s worst environmental disaster in years.
Politics Sep 02U.S. suspends some aid to Ethiopia over dam dispute with Egypt
A State Department spokesperson said the decision to "temporarily pause" some aid "reflects our concern about Ethiopia's unilateral decision to begin to fill the dam before an agreement."…
World Aug 29Thousands march in Mauritius over dead dolphins, oil spill
Tens of thousands of people protested Saturday in Mauritius over the government’s slow response to an oil spill from a grounded Japanese ship and the alarming discovery of dozens of dead dolphins in recent days.
World Aug 19Millions of women lose access to contraceptives, abortions amid COVID-19
Millions of women and girls globally have lost access to contraceptives and abortion services because of the coronavirus pandemic. Now the first widespread measure of the toll says India with its months-long lockdown has been hit especially hard.