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Tigray conflict: Joint Statement by HR/VP Borrell and Commissioner Lenarčič on massacres in Axum

EU | Brussels, 26/02/2021 - 14:10, UNIQUE ID: 210226_7 Amnesty International issued a report today on atrocities that took place in Axum, Ethiopia, in November 2020. The report concludes that indiscriminate shelling and mass execution may…
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U.N. Report Accuses Blackwater Founder Erik Prince of Libya Weapons Ban Violations, Diplomat Says

WSJ | Jared Malsin* | Mr. Prince likely to be referred to the U.N.’s Sanctions Committee, which could order a freeze on his assets or a travel ban DUBAI—A United Nations report accuses Blackwater founder Erik Prince of assisting in violations…
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Sudan and Ethiopia trade barbs over border dispute

Al Jazeera | Clashes erupted last year between both forces over Al-Fashqa, an area of fertile land settled by Ethiopian farmers. Sudan has accused Ethiopia of an “unforgivable insult” in its sharpest statement yet since a decades-old…
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UN says malnutrition ‘very critical’ in Ethiopia’s Tigray

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations says Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region faces a “very critical malnutrition situation” as vast rural areas where many people fled during three months of fighting remain out of reach of aid. The…
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Sudan-Ethiopia mediation gathers steam

The Arab Weekly | In Juba, Sudan’s head of state Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will meet South Sudanese President Salva Kiir. KHARTOUM – Leaders of Sudan and Ethiopia will separately travel to Juba next…
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‘Horrible’: Witnesses recall massacre in Ethiopian holy city

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Bodies with gunshot wounds lay in the streets for days in Ethiopia’s holiest city. At night, residents listened in horror as hyenas fed on the corpses of people they knew. But they were forbidden from burying their…
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U.S. Leadership Can Help End the Crisis in Ethiopia

Bloomberg | Editorial Board | President Biden must persuade Prime Minister Abiy to end the violence. Ethiopia’s worsening civil war, which has already drawn in Eritrea and is now spilling over into Sudan, threatens to destabilize the entire…
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US: Aid pause to Ethiopia no longer linked to dam dispute

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States says it has decided to “de-link” its suspension of millions of dollars of aid to Ethiopia from that country’s dispute with Egypt over a massive hydroelectric dam project. But the State Department…
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Abiy Ahmed: The First Nobel Laureate On Trial at the International Criminal Court?

National Interest | Ethiopia’s prime minister may want to coast on the laurels of the Nobel Prize but, realistically, he may very quickly become the first Nobel laureate to face war crimes charges. The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced on…