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Ethiopia declares humanitarian truce in war-ravaged Tigray

March 25, 2022 2:12 pm

Ethiopia's government has faced growing international pressure to ease restrictions on the flow of humanitarian aid into Tigray.

Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict has impacted an unlikely group—hundreds of Indian professors

December 04, 2021 12:31 pm

While the respect and goodwill cultivated over decades by Indian educators in Ethiopia has remained, the ongoing domestic turbulence has resulted in concerns for the future of the large community of Indian academics in the country and whether they will still be able to contribute to the country’s education system.

'You can't even cry loudly': Counting Ethiopia's war dead

November 15, 2021 6:35 pm

Tigrayans, a minority of some 6 million, were encircled as a falling-out with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner, turned deadly

Ethiopia detains UN staffers, accuses them of 'terror act'

November 10, 2021 9:32 am

Ethiopia's government has said it's detaining people suspected of supporting the rival Tigray forces who have been fighting the government for the past year.

New alliance wants to oust Ethiopia's PM by talks or force

November 06, 2021 12:41 pm

Announcing the formation of the United Front of Ethiopian Federalist and Confederalist Forces at an event in Washington, the alliance said it was setting up a command to coordinate military and political efforts.

Calls for ceasefire in Ethiopia grow amid deepening conflict

November 05, 2021 7:34 am

The government brushed off the calls for talks, said new recruits were heeding the call to fight on the government side and accused the Tigrayan forces of exaggerating their territorial gains.

Facebook removes Ethiopian PM's post for inciting violence

November 04, 2021 4:31 pm

The United States and others have warned Ethiopia about “dehumanizing rhetoric” after PM Abiy Ahmed in comments in July described the Tigray forces as “cancer” and “weeds.”

Ethiopia declares state of emergency as Tigrayan forces gain ground

November 03, 2021 8:47 am

The announcement came two days after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed urged citizens to take up arms to defend themselves against the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF).

Airstrike in Ethiopia's Tigray kills 10, including children

October 29, 2021 8:20 am

International calls for a cease-fire have been in vain as Ethiopian and allied forces battle the Tigray forces who long dominated the national government before being sidelined by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

UN flight thwarted as fighting grows in Ethiopia

October 24, 2021 10:08 am

It was the first time a U.N. humanitarian flight had been forced to abandon a mission into the Tigrayan region because of airstrikes, said Gemma Connell, the top U.N. aid official for southern and eastern Africa.