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U.S. paves way for more sanctions over Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 – The United States on Friday paved the way for further sanctions to be imposed on parties to the conflict in northern Ethiopia, where thousands have been killed and millions are in need of humanitarian assistance. A new executive order allows Washington to take punitive […]

U.N. warns of worsening famine, more clashes in Ethiopia’s Tigray

UNITED NATIONS, July 2 – Top U.N. officials warned the Security Council on Friday that more than 400,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray were now in famine and that there was a risk of more clashes in the region despite a unilateral ceasefire by the federal government. After six […]

‘Stop the madness,’ Tigray leader urges Ethiopia’s PM

NAIROBI, Kenya — The fugitive leader of Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray region on Monday called on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to “stop the madness” and withdraw troops from the region as he asserted that fighting continues “on every front” two days after Abiy declared victory. Debretsion Gebremichael, in a […]

‘Save yourselves’, Ethiopia tells Tigrayans in push on rebel capital

ADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI – Advancing Ethiopian troops plan to surround the Tigray region’s rebel-held capital with tanks and may shell the city to force surrender, a military spokesman said on Sunday, urging civilians to save themselves. The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which is refusing to surrender its rule […]

People go hungry in Ethiopia’s Tigray as conflict marches on

NAIROBI, Kenya — People are going hungry in Ethiopia’s rebellious northern Tigray region as roads are blocked, airports are closed and the federal government marches on its capital in a final push to win a two-week war. But residents are afraid to leave for fear of being killed, an internal […]

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