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Ethiopia called on its citizens to take up arms as rebel forces advance toward the nation’s capital city

As Ethiopia declared a six-month state of emergency this week, the East African country called on its citizens to mobilize…

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Ethiopia expels UN officials amid Tigray blockade pressure

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia said Thursday it is kicking out seven United Nations officials whom it accused of “meddling”…

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About 150 starve to death in Ethiopia – rebels

About 150 people died of starvation in Ethiopia’s war-hit Tigray region in August, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) has…

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Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed gets his Pyrrhic victory

After months of setbacks – including being twice delayed – Ethiopia has had its election. Originally scheduled for August 2020,…

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UN aid chief says there is famine in Ethiopia

UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock has said there is famine in northern Ethiopia after the release of a UN-backed analysis…

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The Weeknd donates $1m to fight hunger in Ethiopia

The Weeknd has donated $1million to United Nations World Food Programme to help fight famine in Ethiopia. The Grammy-winner said he…

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Ethiopia rejected U.S. call for unilateral ceasefire during talks…

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed rejected U.S. calls for a unilateral ceasefire in the northern Tigray region and dismissed allegations…

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Ethiopia army accuses WHO boss Dr Tedros of supporting Tigray leaders

Ethiopia’s army chief has accused the head of the World Health Organization of procuring weapons for the Tigray People’s Liberation…

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Ethiopia: Why are there fears of civil war?

When Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia received the Nobel Peace Prize last year, he was lauded as a regional…

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Ethiopia says it will not cave to ‘aggression’ in dam dispute

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Ethiopia said on Saturday that threats of any kind towards resolving a dispute with its neighbours over…

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Ethiopia accuses Trump of ‘incitement of war’ over remarks that Egypt will ‘blow up’ disputed dam

Ethiopia accused President Trump on Saturday of “incitement of war” between Addis Ababa and Cairo, a day after Trump said…

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Refusing to wear a mask in Ethiopia could cost you two years in jail

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia can jail people for up to two years if they deliberately violate restrictions aimed at…

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