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By Associated Press
Even as Ethiopia’s warring sides attend their first formal peace talks in a devastating two-year conflict, witnesses in the country’s embattled Tigray region tell The Associated Press that forces from neighboring Eritrea are killing some civilians and looting as they and allied…
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
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.
Allegations of ethnic cleansing that began last fall amid a military crackdown in northern Ethiopia's Tigray region now threaten to engulf the surrounding areas and permanently tarnish the reputation of the country’s nobel prize-winning prime minister. Thousands are dead, tens…
Hundreds of thousands of people are displaced as fighting continues between government forces and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front in northern Ethiopia, threatening the stability of a volatile region. Cameron Hudson, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center and…
By PBS NewsHour
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed received the Nobel Peace Prize this week for his work lifting the country’s state of emergency, granting amnesty to thousands of political prisoners and increasing the role of women in political life. But his most…
By Jeffrey Brown, Frank Carlson
In the aftermath of the Syrian conflict, millions of people fled their country, joining migrants and refugees from across the Middle East and Africa seeking better lives in Europe and the United States. Many gathered at an informal French refugee…
By Larisa Epatko
North Korea’s missile program dominates news coverage, but the humanitarian situation there is equally dire, according to a report released this week by aid organization CARE.
Summers in the Mediterranean usually mean an influx of U.S. and European vacationers, but for the past few years the warm weather has also seen a huge surge in migrants. In the last week, more than 1,000 refugees from Africa…
More than 100,000 migrants have arrived in Europe this year after making the treacherous voyage across the Mediterranean. Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News goes to a detention center in Libya, where refugees who were trying to flee North Africa…
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