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Egypt’s el-Sisi warns ‘all options open’ after dam talks fail | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News

Latest round of negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia concluded on with no resolution to long-running disputes about GERD. Egyptian…

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Middle East

Over 100 killed in clashes in Ethiopia’s Afar, Somali regions | Alpha Conde News

Border clashes between the Afar and Somali regions predate the six-month-old conflict in the Tigray. Border clashes between Ethiopia’s Afar…

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Asia

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia talks over Nile dam fail | Infrastructure News

The latest round of talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have ended with…

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Europe

G7 ‘seriously concerned’ about human rights violations in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

G7 countries are “seriously concerned” about alleged human rights violations in Tigray, calling on all parties to provide immediate and…

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Africa

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan launch new Nile dam talks in DRC | Egypt News

The African Union is mediating the three-day talks in Kinshasa as dispute between the three countries drags on. A new…

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Africa

Ethiopia risks lengthy deadlock in war-hit Tigray: Report | Ethiopia News

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared victory within weeks, but combat has continued in Tigray region, the ICG group says. The…

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Latin America

DR Congo to host talks on controversial Ethiopia dam | Democratic Republic of the Congo News

Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will meet in Kinshasa from Saturday for 3-day talks on Grand Renaissance Dam.…

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Middle East

Will Egypt attack Ethiopia?

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has threatened Ethiopia as it insists on filling a controversial Nile dam. Credit

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Middle East

Gunmen kill 30 people in western Ethiopia, witnesses say | Conflict News

Attack that wounded 15 others was blamed on a splinter group from the Oromo Liberation Front. Gunmen killed at least…

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Africa

Land dispute drives new exodus in Ethiopia’s Tigray | Ethiopia News

The dusty buses keep coming, dozens a day, mattresses, chairs and baskets piled on top. They stop at schools hurriedly…

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Latin America

Egypt’s Sisi warns Ethiopia dam risks ‘unimaginable instability’ | Business and Economy News

Dam construction on the Blue Nile close to Ethiopia’s border with Sudan has heightened regional tensions. President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi…

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Latin America

Ethiopia urgently needs inclusive national dialogue | Ethiopia News

The civil war in the Tigray region of Ethiopia is fuelling a vicious national and regional conflagration. The five-month-long conflict,…

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Middle East

Is the international community failing Ethiopia again? | Ethiopia News

As a founding member state of the United Nations and a member of the League of Nations, Ethiopia has always…

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Latin America

Can Eritrea’s Afwerki hold on to power after the Tigray war? | Politics News

On March 22, 2021, the European Union sanctioned Eritrea’s National Security Agency with an asset freeze and travel ban, alleging…

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Middle East

Ethiopia PM Abiy says Eritrea to withdraw troops from Tigray | Conflict News

BREAKING Ethiopia’s prime minister announced Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its troops from the Tigray region. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy…

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Middle East

Ethiopia’s Tigray: Men forced to rape family members, UN reports | Conflict News

At least 516 rape cases reported by five medical facilities in Mekelle, Adigrat, Wukro, Shire and Axum, UN official says.…

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Europe

UN, Ethiopia rights agency to conduct joint Tigray probe | Conflict News

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission, UN say investigation of all parties is part of the ‘much-needed accountability process.’ The United Nations…

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Africa

‘Horrific’: MSF says Ethiopian troops executed 4 men in Tigray | Ethiopia News

Doctors Without Borders says its staff witnessed soldiers drag civilians off public buses and execute them, while their driver was…

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Middle East

Eritrean troops killed more than 100 civilians in Tigray: Rights group | Ethiopia News

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission says the soldiers killed the civilians in Axum in late November. The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission…

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Middle East

Sudan’s cabinet backs UAE mediation in disputes with Ethiopia | Ethiopia News

Tensions around the control of farmland in the border town of al-Fashqa recently witnessed a deadly escalation, while talks over…

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Europe

Ethiopia PM admits ‘atrocities committed’ during Tigray conflict | Human Rights News

Concern continues to grow over the humanitarian situation in Tigray where the conflict began in November. Atrocities have been committed…

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Africa

Ethiopia’s FM, US envoy hold talks over Renaissance Dam | Politics News

Talks come at a time of increased tensions after Sudan criticised the AU’s position on Ethiopia’s unilateral filling of the…

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Africa

Worsening violence in western Ethiopia forcing civilians to flee | Conflict News

Tibebu Girma cannot risk it any longer. A farmer in the Qellem Wollega zone of Ethiopia’s Oromia region, the 30-year-old…

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Africa

Biden dispatches US senator to Ethiopia over humanitarian crisis | Ethiopia News

Senator Coons to meet Ethiopia’s prime minister over allegations of ethnic cleansing in the Tigray region. United States President Joe…

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Africa

Sudan formally requests four-party mediation in GERD row | African Union News

Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok sent letters to the United Nations, African Union, European Union and the United States, foreign ministry…

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Latin America

Ethiopia: MSF condemns widespread attacks on Tigray clinics | Ethiopia News

Medical charity Doctors without Borders says treatment centres in the region were looted, vandalised and destroyed in a deliberate manner.…

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Africa

Ethiopia rejects US allegations of ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Tigray | Ethiopia News

Government in Addis Ababa calls accusation ‘unfounded’, days after top US diplomat decried ‘unacceptable’ situation in embattled region. Ethiopia has…

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Africa

Ethiopia’s Amhara rejects charge of ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Tigray | Ethiopia News

Ethiopia’s Amhara region has rejected allegations of its forces’ involvement in “ethnic cleansing” in the country’s embattled Tigray region after…

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Middle East

Top US diplomat decries ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Ethiopia’s Tigray | Eritrea News

Secretary of State Antony Blinken calls for an international investigation into ‘ongoing’ atrocities, as well as the exit of Eritrean…

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Africa

Tensions loom between US, Ethiopia in 737 Max crash probe | Aviation News

Tensions over how to characterize the findings of a probe into an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max crash two years ago…

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Africa

Egypt’s el-Sisi visits Sudan for Nile dam talks | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News

Cairo said Egypt’s president will also discuss Red Sea security with Sudanese leaders during his visit to Khartoum. Egyptian President…

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Europe

The crisis in Tigray and the struggle to report the conflict

Foreign journalists are finally allowed into Tigray in Ethiopia – and their findings are shocking. Aj Europe

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Latin America

Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of civilians in Tigray: HRW | Conflict News

Children among those shot dead by troops in a November massacre in Axum, Ethiopia’s Tigray region, rights group says. Eritrean…

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Middle East

UN alleges war crimes in Ethiopia’s Tigray, urges Eritrea exit | Conflict News

The United Nations on Thursday alleged possible crimes against humanity in Ethiopia’s Tigray region including by Eritrean troops, as it…

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Middle East

UN: Ethiopian, Eritrean troops behind possible ‘war crimes’ | Conflict News

BREAKING UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said multiple party to the conflict are possible perpetrators of sexual violence and…

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Latin America

Ethiopia releases media workers detained in Tigray | Media News

One media worker said soldiers had entered his home and accused him of supporting the TPLF. Four media workers recently…

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Latin America

Ethiopia: Four media workers arrested in conflict-wracked Tigray | Armed Groups News

Two journalists, two translators detained in Tigray but no reason has been given for their arrest. Four media workers in…

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Latin America

Trauma, anger as Tigrayans recount Eritrea troops’ ‘grave crimes’ | Abiy Ahmed News

Mekelle, Ethiopia – December 4 is a date that fills Mona Lisa Abraha with horror. It was then, the 18-year-old…

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Killings in Axum by Eritrea troops ‘may amount to war crimes’ | Conflict News

The killings of hundreds of civilians by Eritrean troops in the ancient Ethiopian town of Axum in November last year…

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Latin America

Hunger-striking Ethiopia politicians ‘deteriorating’ in jail | Ethiopia News

Lawyers representing jailed Ethiopian opposition politicians say they are concerned for the lives of their clients, whose hunger strike has…

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Asia

US transport department faults aviation body over Boeing 737 MAX | Aviation News

In new report, US Transportation Department says ‘much work remains’ in fixing how aviation body certifies new planes. The United…

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Asia

7,000 seek Sudan asylum after fleeing western Ethiopia violence | Ethiopia News

At least 7,000 people who fled escalating ethnic violence in western Ethiopia have sought asylum in neighbouring Sudan, the United…

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Asia

Why the result of Somali elections are crucial for the region | Elections News

Somalia is, once again, in political turmoil. The Horn of Africa nation’s opposition leaders say they no longer recognise the…

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Europe

UN: Tigray malnutrition ‘very critical’, response woefully poor | Human Rights News

Reports by aid workers in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit region indicate rise in acute malnutrition as insecurity, bureaucracy and presence of various…

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