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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."

Analysis: Biden may have no choice but to make difficult decisions against the backdrop of Ethiopia's civil war, the Nile Dam dispute, as well as Sudan's fragile political transition.

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Tara Ansari Esfahani

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

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

Ethiopia army says 4 members of Tigray party killed

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Ethiopia army says 4 members of Tigray party killed

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

Ethiopia's Tigray conflict revives bitter disputes over land

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Ethiopia's Tigray conflict revives bitter disputes over land

Despite efforts to the contrary by international and regional actors, the bloody conflict in Tigray continues.

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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.

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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.

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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 urges Eritrea to pull out of Tigray

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

US says Eritrea 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 ...

Ethiopia government admits forces 'shot at' UN in Tigray

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Ethiopia government admits forces 'shot at' UN in Tigray

Thousands have been killed in fighting that began November 4 between government forces and those loyal to the leadership of the Tigray People's ...

Prayers for peace at Ethiopian 'refugee church' in Sudan

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Prayers for peace at Ethiopian 'refugee church' in Sudan

Hundreds of Orthodox Christians attended the biggest mass at Jibreel church since it reopened to refugees at Um Raquba camp near the border with ...

UN says Tigray fighting hampers aid delivery despite deal

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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 ...

The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

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.

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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 installations.

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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"

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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.

Refugees from Ethiopia conflict scratch a living in Sudan

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Refugees from Ethiopia conflict scratch a living in Sudan

Ethiopian refugees are restarting their lives in Sudan, saying 'they have nothing more to do' in their home country.

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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.

UN urges guarantees for civilians as Ethiopia issues 72-hour

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UN urges guarantees for civilians as Ethiopia issues 72-hour

The UN's humanitarian coordinator for Ethiopia has called for a guarantee of safety for aid workers and some 525,000 civilians in Mekelle.

Ethiopia army threatens 'no mercy' in assault on Mekele

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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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