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Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and Mohammed Harun Arsalai.

Yemen, Afghanistan and Syria are the countries most at risk according to the IRC Emergency Watchlist for 2021.

First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia's Tigray

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First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia's Tigray

The foreign convoy arrives amid a humanitarian crisis brought about by armed conflict.

US urges <em>Eritrea</em> to pull out of Tigray

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US urges Eritrea to pull out of Tigray

The US urged the withdrawal of Eritrean forces from Ethiopia's Tigray region.

US says <em>Eritrea</em> involvement "credible" in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

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US says Eritrea involvement "credible" in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Ethiopia has repeatedly denied Eritrean involvement in the conflict.

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Aid agencies say four staff killed in Ethiopia fighting

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) reported the deaths of three security guards, while the International Rescue Committee (IRC) said one of its staff members had been killed.

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US envoy airs concerns as France targets radical Islam

Ambassador Sam Brownback voiced concern about France, warning against "heavy-handed" measures as President Emmanuel Macron targets radical Islam.

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UN pleads with Ethiopia for Tigray refugee camp access

The UN refugee agency UNHCR said the refugees, in four camps inside the border region, were in "desperate need" of help and currently out of ...

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The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

Rockets target <em>Eritrea</em> capital after Ethiopia declares Tigray victory

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Rockets target Eritrea capital after Ethiopia declares Tigray victory

Addis-Ababa based diplomats told AFP that multiple rockets fired Saturday night appeared to have targeted Asmara's airport and military ...

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Ethiopia's Abiy says Tigray fighting 'completed'

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that military operations in the country's northern Tigray region were "completed"

Heavy shelling hits capital of Ethiopia's Tigray: reports

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Heavy shelling hits capital of Ethiopia's Tigray: reports

Ethiopia's military "has started hitting with heavy weaponry and artillery the centre of Mekele".

Fresh rocket attack from Ethiopia's Tigray region targets <em>Eritrea</em>

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Fresh rocket attack from Ethiopia's Tigray region targets Eritrea

At least one rocket recently fired from Ethiopia's Tigray region targeted neighbouring Eritrea, according to regional diplomats.

Houthis confirm green light for UN tanker repair mission

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Houthis confirm green light for UN tanker repair mission

Yemen has been given the all clear to inspect and repair an abandoned fuel tanker.

Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray

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Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray

Ethiopia has decided to move troops into the Tigray capital as the fighting continues.

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A gateway to Africa: Russia's naval base in Sudan

Analysis: Moscow's new naval base in Sudan heralds Russia's return to the geopolitical map of Africa.

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Houthis give UN green light for tanker repair mission

The operation could begin by late January or early February, the UN spokesman said.

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Tigray leader says his people 'ready to die'

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichaelaccused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of issuing threats to buy time.

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Ethiopia army threatens 'no mercy' in assault on Mekele

Ethiopia's military warned civilian residents of Mekele to flee while they still can.

UN evacuate 79 asylum seekers from Libya to Rwanda

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UN evacuate 79 asylum seekers from Libya to Rwanda

A group of vulnerable asylum seekers have been taken to Rwanda.

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Tigray forces fire rockets into neighbouring region of Ethiopia

Tens of thousands have fled conflict between Ethiopian government and Tigray forces this month.

Ethiopia's Abiy vows 'final' push in Tigray

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Ethiopia's Abiy vows 'final' push in Tigray

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said a three-day deadline for forces loyal to the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPFL) to "rise up" and side with ...

Ethiopians fleeing fighting return to famine-era Sudan camps

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Ethiopians fleeing fighting return to famine-era Sudan camps

Ethiopians who were once refugees in Sudan are being forced to go back to the camps after fighting escalates.

Sudan braces for up to 200,000 fleeing Ethiopia fighting

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Sudan braces for up to 200,000 fleeing Ethiopia fighting

There are hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians who are fleeing the Tigray region following intense conflict in the region.

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