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Ethiopia: UN fears conflict could take sectarian turn as government, rebel camps fight it out
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Ethiopia: UN fears conflict could take sectarian turn as government, rebel camps fight it out

Thousands of people have been killed, two million displaced and hundreds of thousands driven into famine-like conditions since the conflict erupted in November 2020

Ethiopia says Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, a Nobel Peace laureate, is at battlefront
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Ethiopia says Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, a Nobel Peace laureate, is at battlefront

Tens of thousands of people have died in the war between Ethiopian federal and allied troops and fighters from the country’s Tigray region

Why Ethiopia is dealing with deadly, 'extremely brutal' civil war
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Why Ethiopia is dealing with deadly, 'extremely brutal' civil war

The fighting has already killed thousands and forced hundreds of thousands into famine-like conditions and extreme poverty, according to the UN

From conflict in Kashmir to starvation deaths in Tigray: Local problems take centre stage at 76th UNGA
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From conflict in Kashmir to starvation deaths in Tigray: Local problems take centre stage at 76th UNGA

The meet gave world leaders the opportunity to discuss and deliberate on some of the most unstable and unsettling current conflicts, which could have global repercussions

COVID, climate crisis, Afghanistan's future to dominate talks at UNGA this week
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COVID, climate crisis, Afghanistan's future to dominate talks at UNGA this week

The General Assembly’s first in-person meeting since the pandemic began shows that international cooperation matters, says Richard Gowan, UN director of the International Crisis Group

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ethiopian distance runner Selemon Barega claims first gold in athletics as event gets underway
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ethiopian distance runner Selemon Barega claims first gold in athletics as event gets underway

The 10-day track and field competition, which got under way in a mostly empty 68,000-capacity Olympic Stadium with spectators barred due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Explained: What is the controversy behind Ethiopia's mega-dam on river Nile?
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Explained: What is the controversy behind Ethiopia's mega-dam on river Nile?

Ethiopia in 2011 launched construction of the GERD on the Blue Nile, roughly 30 km from the border with Sudan.

In famine-hit Tigray, food turns into weapon of war as Ethiopian and Eritrean military block aid
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In famine-hit Tigray, food turns into weapon of war as Ethiopian and Eritrean military block aid

More than 2 million of Tigray’s 6 million people have already fled, unable to harvest their crops. And those who stayed often cannot plant new crops or till the land because they fear for their lives.

'Look after my babies': In Ethiopia, a Tigray family's quest amid gunshots, ethnic violence
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'Look after my babies': In Ethiopia, a Tigray family's quest amid gunshots, ethnic violence

Five months after it began, the armed conflict in Ethiopia has turned into what witnesses describe as a campaign to destroy the Tigrayan minority. Thousands of families have been shattered, fleeing their homes, starved, murdered or still searching for each other across a region of some 6 million people.

Tigrayan refugees in Sudan bear scars, wounds of 'ethnic cleansing' at the hands of Ethiopian govt
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Tigrayan refugees in Sudan bear scars, wounds of 'ethnic cleansing' at the hands of Ethiopian govt

The Ethiopian government of Nobel Peace Prize winner Abiy Ahmed is accused of teaming up with Abiy's ethnic group — his mother was Amhara — and soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea, long an enemy of Tigray's now-fugitive leaders, to punish around 6 million people. Witnesses say they have split much of Tigray between them, with the Amhara in the west and Eritrean forces in the east.

Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 2021: Benin refuse to play Sierra Leone amid COVID-19 controversy
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Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 2021: Benin refuse to play Sierra Leone amid COVID-19 controversy

The match referee collapsed in the tie between Ivory Coast and Ethiopia with game being abandoned 10 minutes from time.

Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay smashes women's 1500m indoor world record in Lievin
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Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay smashes women's 1500m indoor world record in Lievin

Gudaf Tsegay beat by more than two seconds the previous record set by her compatriot Genzebe Dibaba in Karlsruhe in 2014.

Joe Biden speaks with UN chief, discusses need to strengthen partnership on urgent global issues
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Joe Biden speaks with UN chief, discusses need to strengthen partnership on urgent global issues

Biden and Antonio Guterres talked about building resilience to future public health challenges and confronting the threat of climate change

'Full-scale humanitarian crisis unfolding' in Ethiopia, says UN as thousands flee conflict-torn Tigray region
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'Full-scale humanitarian crisis unfolding' in Ethiopia, says UN as thousands flee conflict-torn Tigray region

Recent fighting has left hundreds dead, although a communications blackout in Tigray has made it difficult to assess how the fighting is going

Israel allows Ethiopians of Jewish descent to resettle, but fewer than promised; draws flak from activists
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Israel allows Ethiopians of Jewish descent to resettle, but fewer than promised; draws flak from activists

The plan approved on Monday would admit about one-quarter of the roughly 8,000 who remain, living in mostly rundown communities in the Ethiopian cities of Addis Ababa, the capital, and Gondar

Ethiopia's 'town of runners' strives to outpace coronavirus as excitement for Bekele-Kipchoge showdown bubbles over
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Ethiopia's 'town of runners' strives to outpace coronavirus as excitement for Bekele-Kipchoge showdown bubbles over

On Sunday, Ethiopia's five-time world champion Kenenisa Bekele - a winner of three Olympic golds - will face off against Kenyan icon and marathon world record-holder Eliud Kipchoge in the London Marathon, and Bekele's hometown Bekoji is ready to cheer for its greatest son.

Anurag Srivastava takes charge as MEA spokesperson; 1999-batch IFS officer had served as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia
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Anurag Srivastava takes charge as MEA spokesperson; 1999-batch IFS officer had served as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia

Anurag Srivastava, a 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, was serving as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia

India recorded highest births on New Year's Day with 67,385 babies born, China holds second spot with 46,299 newborns
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India recorded highest births on New Year's Day with 67,385 babies born, China holds second spot with 46,299 newborns

China, with 1.43 billion people in 2019, and India, with 1.37 billion, have long been the two most populous countries of the world

SpiceJet's fleet expansion dreams hit as Boeing likely to delay 737 MAX aircraft deliveries amid suspension of production
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SpiceJet's fleet expansion dreams hit as Boeing likely to delay 737 MAX aircraft deliveries amid suspension of production

In August this year, SpiceJet had posted its biggest-ever quarterly profit of Rs 261.7 crore, as it flew more passengers and raised fares in the wake of the collapse of Jet Airways.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, says 'hell' of war fueled desire for peace with Eritrea
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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, says 'hell' of war fueled desire for peace with Eritrea

The winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says his horrifying experiences as a young Ethiopian soldier fueled his determination to seek an end to the long conflict with a neighbouring country