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‘Ethiopian army in full control of Tigray capital ‘

  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | XINHUA |  Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Saturday that the “full command” of the Tigray regional state capital, Mekelle, marks the completion of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF)’s military operations. “The federal government is now fully in control of the city of …

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Ethiopia: All-out civil war possible

Troubled history provides clues why | FRANCESCA BALDWIN AND HEIKE I SCHMIDT | Ethiopia’s government, under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, is carrying out a military offensive in Tigray, Ethiopia’s most northern state. A six month state of emergency has been declared in the region. Dozens of casualties have been reported …

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Conflict in Ethiopia

From Early Warning to Early Action; a view from the International Crisis Group Unless urgently halted, the ongoing armed confrontation between Ethiopia’s federal forces and those commanded by the northern Tigray region’s leadership will be devastating not just for the country but for the entire Horn of Africa. In a …

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TIGRAY: Museveni meets Ethiopian officials

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & XINHUA | President Yoweri Museveni has  held discussions with the Ethiopia’S Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen Hassen as the world seeks a solution to the unrest in the Tigray region. “Our discussion focused on the peace and security issues affecting Ethiopia currently. Being one …

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Rockets from Ethiopia hit Eritrea’s capital — diplomats

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | Rockets from Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region struck the capital of neighbouring Eritrea on Saturday night, diplomats said, as tensions between the Ethiopian federal government and local force in the Tigray region are growing. At least two of the rockets appeared to have hit areas near …

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Egypt, Sudan voice commitment to binding deal over Ethiopia’s Nile dam

Cairo, Egypt | Xinhua | Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and visiting Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Tuesday expressed the two countries’ commitment to a binding deal over the filling and operation of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the President’s office said in a statement. …

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