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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.

EU's Borrell says 'possible war crimes' in Ethiopia's <em>Tigray</em>

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EU's Borrell says 'possible war crimes' in Ethiopia's Tigray

The EU's foreign policy chief said that "possible war crimes" have been reported in Ethiopia's Tigray region.

Sudan bans flights over Ethiopia border hotspot

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Sudan bans flights over Ethiopia border hotspot

Sudan banned flights over a flashpoint border area with Ethiopia.

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 ...

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US launches work on consulate in disputed Western Sahara

The United States started the "process of establishing" a consulate in contested Western Sahara, after Washington recognised Morocco's sovereignty there in exchange for Rabat normalising ties with Israel.

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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.

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Ethiopia accuses Sudan of killing civilians amid border dispute

Ethiopia has accused Sudanese forces of looting and killing civilians amid an ongoing dispute over a fertile border area.

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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.

Sudan-Ethiopia border demarcation talks set for Tuesday

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Sudan-Ethiopia border demarcation talks set for Tuesday

Negotiations between Sudan and Ethiopia are expected to be held on Tuesday.

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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 ...

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 ...

First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia's <em>Tigray</em>

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

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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 <em>Tigray</em> <em>conflict</em>

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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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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 Ethiopia.

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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 ...

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UN, Ethiopia sign deal for aid access to Tigray

The deal between the UN and Ethiopia follows heavy fighting and thousands of refugees who have fled to neighbouring Sudan.

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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 ...

The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's <em>Tigray</em> <em>conflict</em>

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 ...

Ethiopia's Abiy says <em>Tigray</em> fighting 'completed'

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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 <em>Tigray</em>: 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".

UN says Sudan needs $150 million for Ethiopian refugees

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UN says Sudan needs $150 million for Ethiopian refugees

Sudan has since hosted more than 43,000 Ethiopian refugees fleeing from the intense fighting into one of its most impoverished regions.

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