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Manhunt launched for Tigray leaders, say Ethiopian officials

Humanitarian workers say hospitals struggling to treat hundreds wounded in Mekelle Ethiopian officials say police and soldiers have launched a manhunt for the leaders of the ruling party in Tigray, a day after announcing federal troops had taken over the capital of the restive northern region and military operations were complete.Humanitarian workers said the city of Mekelle, which fell to federal forces with almost no resistance on Saturday, was quiet but that hospitals were struggling to treat...
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Mekelle hospital struggling after attack - Red Cross

The main hospital in Tigray's capital is low on painkillers and body bags, the Red Cross says.
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Authorities hunt for TPLF leadership

Prime Minister Abiy says this comes after the "last phase" in the conflict in the Tigray region.
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: PM claims capture of regional capital Mekelle

Abiy Ahmed says the army has taken full control of Mekelle from the Tigray People's Liberation Front.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Tigray, Abiy Ahmed, Mekelle


Viewpoint: How Ethiopia is undermining the African Union

The country has rebuffed African efforts to find a negotiated settlement to the Tigray conflict.
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: What does it mean for the east Africa region?

BBC correspondents across the east Africa region explain the impact for Ethiopia and its neighbours.
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Ethiopian troops in 'full control' of Tigray's capital, says country's PM

Abiy Ahmed claims Mekelle under command of federal forces and that operation in region now completeEthiopian troops are now in “full control” of Mekelle, the capital of the northern region of Tigray, the prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, said on Saturday evening.“With full command of the regional capital, this marks the completion of the Ethiopian National Forces’ last phase … The main operation is successfully concluded,” Abiy said. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, World news, Ethiopia, Tigray, Abiy Ahmed, Abiy, Mekelle, Ethiopian National Forces


Capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region under control of Ethiopian forces, says prime minister

The capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region, Mekelle, is under fierce bombardment, a humanitarian source on the ground and eyewitnesses who have fled the city told CNN on Saturday.
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Capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region under control of Ethiopian forces, says PM after intense bombardment

Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) have taken control of the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region, according to a tweet from Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
Tags: Cnn, Ethiopia, Tigray, Ethiopian National Defense Forces ENDF


Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: PM claims capture of regional capital Mekelle

Abiy Ahmed says the army has taken full control of Mekelle from the Tigray People's Liberation Front.
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Army 'takes regional capital of Mekelle'

The PM says the army has taken full control of Mekelle from the Tigray People's Liberation Front.
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Army 'enters regional capital of Mekelle'

The Ethiopian military is carrying out an offensive against the Tigray People's Liberation Front.
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Ethiopian military shelling Tigray capital, reports say

TPLF leader says Mekelle under heavy bombardment and aid workers witness explosionsEthiopian federal forces have reportedly used heavy artillery to bombard Mekelle, the capital of the northern region of Tigray, with shells hitting the outskirts of the city of 500,000.The reports of new violence around Mekelle on Saturday come almost a week after Abiy Ahmed, the prime minister, told the leadership and forces of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, the ruling party in the restive region, to surre...
Tags: Africa, World news, Ethiopia, TPLF, Tigray, Abiy Ahmed, Mekelle, Tigray People 's Liberation Front


Capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region under intense bombardment

The capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region, Mekelle, is under fierce bombardment, a humanitarian source on the ground and eyewitnesses who have fled the city told CNN on Saturday.
Tags: Cnn, Ethiopia, Tigray, Mekelle


Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Regional capital Mekelle 'under heavy fire'

The Ethiopian military has started to shell the besieged regional capital Mekelle, reports say.
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Army claims advance on several towns

Ethiopia's army says it has seized control of several towns in the northern region of Tigray.
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Army claims advance on several towns

Ethiopia's army says it has seized control of several towns in the northern region of Tigray.
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: PM declares assault on regional capital Mekelle

PM Abiy Ahmed says the military will try not to harm civilians and urges people to stay at home.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Tigray, Abiy Ahmed, Mekelle


Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Fears of a march into guerrilla warfare

The government is hoping for a quick victory in Tigray but it may not be that simple.
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Ethiopia enters 'final phase' of operation in Tigray region, says Prime Minister

Ethiopia has entered the "final phase" of a "law enforcement" military operation in the northern restive region of Tigray after a 72-hour deadline to surrender expired, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tweeted.
Tags: Cnn, Ethiopia, Tigray, Abiy Ahmed


Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Thousands seek refuge on Sudan-Ethiopia border

The BBC's Anne Soy reports that aid agencies are struggling to cope as refugees continue to arrive.
Tags: News, Bbc, Ethiopia, Sudan Ethiopia, Tigray, Anne Soy


Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: PM declares assault on regional capital Mekelle

PM Abiy Ahmed says the military will try not to harm civilians and urged people to stay at home.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Tigray, Abiy Ahmed, Mekelle


Ethiopia's military to begin 'final offensive' against Tigray capital

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed makes order after dissident local leaders reject ultimatum to surrenderEthiopia’s prime minister has ordered federal military forces to launch a “final offensive” on the capital of the restive Tigray region after his 72-hour ultimatum for dissident local leaders to surrender expired. Related: Rise and fall of Ethiopia’s TPLF – from rebels to rulers and back Continue reading...
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Rise and fall of Ethiopia’s TPLF – from rebels to rulers and back

Bloody offensive aims to eliminate Tigray People’s Liberation Front, which dominated for nearly 30 yearsIn the centre of Mekelle, the highland capital of Tigray, is a complex of memorials and museums. Under the hot sun, old armoured vehicles, jets and helicopters rust quietly. On the city’s wide avenues, statues commemorate the “martyrs” and the victories of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), a small band of insurgents who became a guerrilla army, launched a successful rebellion and ev...
Tags: Africa, World news, Ethiopia, TPLF, Tigray, Abiy Ahmed, Mekelle, Tigray People 's Liberation Front, Tigray People 's Liberation Front TPLF


Ethiopian PM rebuffs mediation attempts as Tigray deadline nears

Abiy Ahmed faces growing calls to end conflict that threatens to destabilise eastern AfricaAbiy Ahmed, the prime minister of Ethiopia, has forcefully rejected efforts by international powers to bring hostilities in the north of the country to an end.Abiy’s statement on Wednesday came hours before a deadline for the surrender of the leadership of the restive region of Tigray expires, after which federal troops have been ordered to attack its capital, Mekelle. Continue reading...
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Abiy Ahmed 'rejects international interference'

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says it is an internal matter amid growing international concern.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Tigray, Abiy Ahmed


Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: UN warns of war crimes as deadline looms

The UN condemns "aggressive rhetoric" that could risk lives in the conflict-torn Tigray region.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Un, Tigray


Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Fears of ethnic profiling stalk conflict

Some ethnic Tigrayans complain of harassment and discrimination - an allegation the government denies.
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At least 600 civilians were killed in northern Ethiopia massacre, rights commission says

More than 600 people were killed during an attack in northern Ethiopia in early November because of their ethnicity, a state-appointed human rights commission said Tuesday.
Tags: Cnn, Ethiopia


Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: UN warns of war crimes as deadline looms

The UN condemns "aggressive rhetoric" that could risk lives in the conflict-torn Tigray region.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Un, Tigray



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