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"There are also disturbing reports of individuals allegedly forced to rape members of their own family, under threats of imminent violence."

The army revealed that four members of the Tigray party were killed after they were targeted in a military attack.

Sudan PM: regional meeting on Ethiopia conflict agreed

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Sudan PM: regional meeting on Ethiopia conflict agreed

Sudan's premier said he had agreed with his counterpart in Addis Ababa to hold an urgent meeting of a bloc of east African countries to resolve the crisis in Ethiopia.

Sudan's PM visits Ethiopia amid refugee crisis

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Sudan's PM visits Ethiopia amid refugee crisis

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok made the first visit by a foreign leader to Ethiopia's Tigray region since fighting broke out in November.

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.

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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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UN says Tigray fighting hampers aid delivery despite deal

The UN has been warning of a possible humanitarian catastrophe within Tigray, though a communications blackout has made it difficult to assess ...

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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".

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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.

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.

Tigray leader says his people 'ready to die'

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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.

Ethiopia army threatens 'no mercy' in assault on <em>Mekele</em>

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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.

Tigray forces fire rockets into neighbouring region of Ethiopia

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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.

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Ethiopia state media shows alleged Tigrayan prisoners of war

Violence in Tigray prompted thousands to flee to neighbouring Sudan.

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Ethiopia accuses WHO chief of backing native Tigray's leaders

The Tigray conflict has caused the displacement of some 200,000 people and growing.

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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 ...

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Ethiopia's Abiy replaces army chief as Tigray casualties mount

Scores of soldiers have been wounded, amid reports of deaths, after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sent federal troops and aircraft into Tigray in a ...

Ethiopia nears war as PM orders military confrontation

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Ethiopia nears war as PM orders military confrontation

Observers have worried for months about the growing tensions and their implications for the long-turbulent Horn of Africa region.

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Ethiopia admits 'not doing enough' to aid migrants

Human Rights Watch describes the detention of migrants in Saudi Arabia as 'arbitrary and abusive'.

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