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Ethiopia army kills ex-foreign minister in Tigray

Ethiopia army has announced that it has killed former Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin, one of the founding members of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).Mr Seyum, who served as foreign minister from 1991 until 2010, was killed along with...

Ethiopia’s Tigray leaders say thousands killed in conflict

Several thousand combatants have been killed in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region, an official with the fugitive regional government is asserting, although claims remain difficult to verify a month after fighting erupted between Ethiopian and regional forces.Getachew Reda, a senior...

Tigray leader to Ethiopia’s PM; stop the madness

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...

Ethiopia bombs arms and fuel depots in Tigray

AFPEthiopia's air force said Wednesday it had bombed arms and fuel depots in the northern region of Tigray, as an escalation in fighting led more than 8,000 to flee to neighbouring Sudan.Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sent troops and military...

Sudan braces for up to 200,000 fleeing Ethiopians

Associated PressUp to 200,000 refugees could pour into Sudan while fleeing the deadly conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, officials said Wednesday, while the first details are emerging of largely cut-off civilians under growing strain.Already at least 6,000 people...
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Pirates attack Turkish ship off W. Africa; kill 1, kidnap 15

Pirates attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, kidnapping 15 sailors and killing one of them,...
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