Ethiopia

Un Says Large Quantities Of Food Looted In Northern Ethiopia

The  United Nations says large quantities of U.N. food earmarked for malnourished people in northern Ethiopia have been looted from warehouses, reportedly by elements of Tigrayan forces and the local population

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Is Ethiopia The New Syria?

It has now been over a decade since Syria erupted into civil war. The uprising was spontaneous and spread like wildfire. Within weeks, President Bashar Assad had lost control over huge swaths of Syrian territory. The Assad family’s demise appeared...
Related topics: Syria, Bashar Al-Assad

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They Fled Hundreds Of Miles To Escape War In Ethiopia. But They Fear It Wasn’t Far Enough.

The abduction of a Nairobi businessman in late November led to escalating concern in the Tigrayan community.

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Severe Cash Crunch Threatens Wfp Operations In Ethiopia

Millions of people in Ethiopia could be pushed deeper into hunger as the World Food Programme (WFP) faces a major funding shortfall that threatens its operations there over the coming six months, the UN agency warned on Monday. 

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Us, Uk, Canada Concerned By Tigrayans Arrested Without Charge In Ethiopia

WASHINGTON, (Sputnik) - Australia, Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States issued a joint statement on Monday expressing concerns over the Ethiopian government arresting Tigrayans based on their ethnicity and...
Related topics: United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Denmark, Netherlands

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Rights Experts Call For End To Violence Against Women In Tigray Conflict

Experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council have called for urgent action to end violence against women and girls caught in the Tigray conflict in northern Ethiopia. 
Related topics: Human Rights

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Sudan Denies Reports Of Resumed Clashes At Border With Ethiopia

KHARTOUM (Sputnik) - Sudanese and Ethiopian armies have not clashed again on their common border contrary to news media reports, a source in Sudan's military said on Tuesday.
Related topics: Sudan, Military

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Seven Un Staffers In Unexplained Detention As Ethiopia Arrests Unicef Employee

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The Ethiopian authorities on Monday detained a UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) employee, bringing the total of United Nations staff members arrested to seven, UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said.

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Ethiopia Warns Us: stop "spreading False Info" about War

Ethiopia Warns US: Stop "Spreading False Info" About War Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, On Thursday, Ethiopia warned the US against "spreading false information" after the US Embassy in Addis Ababa warned of a potential...

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9.4 Million people Are ‘living Their Worst Nightmare’ in Northern Ethiopia Due To Ongoing...

The number of people in need of humanitarian food assistance across northern Ethiopia has spiked as a direct result of ongoing conflict, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday. 

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Ethiopian Envoy Says No Targeted Arrests Made In Country Amid Claims Of Detained Americans

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Commenting on Washington's claims that Americans have been arrested in Ethiopia, the African country's ambassador to the United States, Fitsum Arega, told Sputnik that there had been no targeted arrests made in the country.
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Ethiopia: humanitarian aid Needed As situation deteriorates in tigray 

With the dire humanitarian situation in Tigray, Ethiopia, continuing to deteriorate, it is critical to establish a regular flow of humanitarian aid into the region, the Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday. 

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Ethiopia’s Border Fight: The War Against Al-shabaab

While Ethiopia’s conflict rages in the north of the country, another enemy is looking to exploit the situation in the east. Somali militants from the Al-Qaeda linked al-Shabaab are trying to expand their area of influence and they’ve...
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Ethiopia's Capital Addis Ababa May Fall Soon To Rebels, But There Will Be No Afghanistan-style...

Planes sit on the tarmac at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Wednesday, March 10, 2021.AP Photo/Cara Anna Rebels from Ethiopia's north have neared the country's capital, Axios reported.  But the State Department said on...
Related topics: Afghanistan, Airports, World Photos

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Intractable African Crises Flare As Biden’s Top Diplomat Visits Kenya

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken hoped to ease the turmoil engulfing Sudan and Ethiopia in his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. Both worsened on his first full day.
Related topics: Joe Biden, Kenya, Sudan

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Ethiopia: Mass Arbitrary Arrests Target Tigrayans, Says Un Rights Office

Over the past week, mass arrests of people reportedly of Tigrayan origin have continued in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa and elsewhere, the UN rights office said on Tuesday. 

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Africa's 'green Wall' Initiative Also Makes Economic Sense, But Violence Is A Concern

The Sahel extends south of the Sahara from Senegal in the west to Ethiopia in the east of Africa. Vast areas of the formerly fertile region are now virtually uncultivated. Reasons are droughts, poor agricultural cultivation methods and overuse due...
Related topics: South Africa, Sahara, Senegal

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Blinken Heads To Africa As U.s. Tries To Avert Ethiopia Disaster

The conflict between rebels and the country’s government has already featured numerous alleged atrocities, and experts say it threatens the stability of all of East Africa.

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Ethiopia: $40 Million In Aid Relief for victims ‘living On A Knife-edge'

As the humanitarian crisis grows in Ethiopia’s conflict-affected north, the UN announced on Monday that $40 million in funds have been made available to scale up emergency operations. 

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How Sudan Exploited Ethiopia’s Tigray Conflict

Maya Carlin Sudan, East Africa While civil war in Ethiopia continues, events in neighboring Sudan have further destabilized the Horn of Africa. Already embroiled in one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises in modern history, Ethiopia is now...
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