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A letter posted online by the country's information minister marks Eritrea's first explicit admission of its role in the war in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region.

The UN's aid chief warned the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region is worsening, where people are now dying of hunger.

US doubles aid in Ethiopia's <em>Tigray</em> amid famine fears

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US doubles aid in Ethiopia's Tigray amid famine fears

Some $152 million in US aid will be given to prevent potential famine in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, Washington said on Thursday.

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

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Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

Analysis: Ethiopia's contested dam on the Nile has pitted it against both Egypt and Sudan, with a border dispute between Khartoum and Addis ...

US urges de-escalation between Sudan, Ethiopia

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US urges de-escalation between Sudan, Ethiopia

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken pressed for an easing of tensions between Sudan and Ethiopia as fears grow of a spillover from the bloody ...

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Congo to host Nile Dam talks amid rising tensions

Amid military drills and escalatory rhetoric, Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia will hold reconciliation talks in Kinshasa to revive stalled negotiations.

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Ethiopia PM says Eritrea to withdraw troops from Tigray

Abiy sent troops into Tigray on November 4 after blaming the region's once-dominant ruling party, the Tigray People's ...

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MSF says staff witness Ethiopian troops execute Tigray civilians

MSF said its staff had witnessed Ethiopian soldiers executing at least four men in the war-torn Tigray region.

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Sudan accepts UAE offer to mediate on Ethiopia dam

Khartoum had previously welcomed mediation from the EU, UN, US and the African Union but the proposal was rejected by Ethiopia.

'We don't want war' with Sudan: Ethiopian PM Abiy

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'We don't want war' with Sudan: Ethiopian PM Abiy

Tensions have risen between neighbours Sudan and Ethiopia over a disputed border zone and a mega-dam on the Nile.

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Ethiopia's leader says atrocities committed in Tigray war

It is the first time Abiy Ahmed has acknowledged serious crimes have been perpetrated in Tigray.

UN agrees to Ethiopia request for joint <em>Tigray</em> inquiry

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UN agrees to Ethiopia request for joint Tigray inquiry

The Ethiopian government has rejected allegations that it committed atrocities while fighting a former guerrilla group, the Tigray ...

Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Ethiopia massacre: HRW

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Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Ethiopia massacre: HRW

An Amnesty International investigation into the same events detailed how Eritrean troops "went on a rampage and systematically killed hundreds ...

UN urges Eritrean troops to leave Ethiopia's <em>Tigray</em>

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UN urges Eritrean troops to leave Ethiopia's Tigray

The UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, Mark Lowcock called on Addis Ababa to withdraw its troops from Ethiopia's ...

Blinken presses Ethiopia prime minister for atrocity probe

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Blinken presses Ethiopia prime minister for atrocity probe

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Ethiopia's prime minister to allow an international investigation after allegations of a massacre.

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Eritrean troops killed 'hundreds' in Ethiopia massacre: Amnesty

Amnesty International found Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of people during the Tigray conflict.

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Tigray official slams damage by troops from 'neighbouring' country

The presence of soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea has been widely documented, but repeatedly denied by Addis Ababa and Asmara.

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UN Eritrea expert urges probe of Ethiopia camp attack

Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker said he was concerned for thousands of Eritreans who were in two camps in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region ...

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US stops Trump's aid freeze to Ethiopia

The US lifted a Trump-era block on aid to Ethiopia over its controversial mega-dam.

UAE dismantles Eritrea base

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UAE dismantles Eritrea base

A military base in Assab is being dismantled by the UAE as it winds down its involvement in the deadly war in Yemen.

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Sudan recalls envoy to Ethiopia as tensions rise

Disputes between Sudan and Ethiopia continue over the border region and the Blue Nile dam.

Tensions simmer as Ethiopia green lights Dam filling

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Tensions simmer as Ethiopia green lights Dam filling

Egypt is considering withdrawing from the 'Nile Agreement' signed in March 2015.

Shelling in Ethiopia could amount to war crimes: HRW

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Shelling in Ethiopia could amount to war crimes: HRW

Human Rights Watch has called on the United Nations to open an inquiry into the Ethiopian conflict and hold those responsible to account.

80 percent of Ethiopia's <em>Tigray</em> 'cut off from aid'

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80 percent of Ethiopia's Tigray 'cut off from aid'

Some 80 percent of Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region has been cut off from humanitarian aid, the country's Red Cross Society said.

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