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Ethiopia: Country in the Horn of Africa
Ethiopia, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a landlocked country in the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea to the north, Djibouti and Somaliland to the northeast, Somalia to the east, Kenya to the south, South Sudan to the west and Sudan to the northwest. Ethiopia has a total area of 1,100,000 square kilometres (420,000 sq mi) and over 109 million inhabitants and is the 13th-most populous country in the world and the 2nd-most populous in Africa. The national capital and largest city, Addis Ababa, lies several kilometres west of the East African Rift that splits the country into the African and Somali tectonic plates.

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Tigrayan soldiers in Sudan refuse to be repatriated to home country [Video]

Tigrayan soldiers in Sudan refuse to be repatriated to home country

The UN revealed some Tigrayan peacekeepers were repatriated to Ethiopia but had concerns for their safety.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:03Published
CNN report shows Eritrean troops blocking critical aid in Tigray [Video]

CNN report shows Eritrean troops blocking critical aid in Tigray

Eritrean troops are operating with total impunity in Ethiopia’s war-torn northern Tigray region, killing, raping and blocking humanitarian aid to starving populations more than a month after the..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 08:57Published
Ethiopia claims TPLF fighters, not civilians, died in Tigray mass killing [Video]

Ethiopia claims TPLF fighters, not civilians, died in Tigray mass killing

Ethiopia releases contradictory reports of who was actually killed during a massacre in Tigray.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:51Published
Tigray conflict fuels refugee crisis, struggle to deliver aid [Video]

Tigray conflict fuels refugee crisis, struggle to deliver aid

More than 63,000 Tigrayan refugees have fled to neighbouring Sudan as fighting between the Ethiopian military and fighters is now in its sixth month.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:02Published
Sudan faces persistent human smuggling, trafficking from Ethiopia [Video]

Sudan faces persistent human smuggling, trafficking from Ethiopia

Sudanese authorities have arrested more than 30 smugglers over the past two months and released over 100 Ethiopians.

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Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church patriarch condemns Tigray ‘genocide’ [Video]

Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church patriarch condemns Tigray ‘genocide’

In a video recorded last month, Abune Mathias says government forces ‘want to destroy the people of Tigray’.

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Sexual violence victims in Tigray struggle with psychological impact [Video]

Sexual violence victims in Tigray struggle with psychological impact

Ethiopian and Eritrean leaders have accused activists from the Tigray People's Liberation Front of faking rape cases as a propaganda tool.

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Sudan-Ethiopia crisis: US senators meet refugees in Gadarif [Video]

Sudan-Ethiopia crisis: US senators meet refugees in Gadarif

US congressional delegation travel to Sudan to discuss issues between Sudan and Ethiopia and met Ethiopian refugee in Gadaref camps.

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Six months of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict and no end in sight [Video]

Six months of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict and no end in sight

As fighting in Ethiopia’s northernmost region hits the six-month mark, we take a look at some of the most important events of the conflict.

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Ethiopia 'closing in on itself' amid pressure to end fighting [Video]

Ethiopia 'closing in on itself' amid pressure to end fighting

Ethiopia has been locked in a regional conflict between government forces and the former ruling party, the Tigray People's Liberation Front, for months now.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:50Published
'Shocking instances of human rights abuses': UNICEF official on crimes in Ethiopia [Video]

'Shocking instances of human rights abuses': UNICEF official on crimes in Ethiopia

UNICEF spokesman James Elder speaks to CNN’s Becky Anderson about the human rights abuses in Tigray, Ethiopia.

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Top Ethiopia health official alleges ‘sexual slavery’ in Tigray [Video]

Top Ethiopia health official alleges ‘sexual slavery’ in Tigray

Eleven women tell Reuters they had been raped by soldiers as a top Ethiopian official has made a sexual slavery accusation.

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Coons on Iran: We're in a very tough situation [Video]

Coons on Iran: We're in a very tough situation

President Biden’s close confidant Senator Chris Coons discusses challenges with Iran and Israel, US troops leaving Afghanistan and his recent trip to Ethiopia.

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NEWS OF THE WEEK: The Weeknd donates $1 million to aid displaced Ethiopians [Video]

NEWS OF THE WEEK: The Weeknd donates $1 million to aid displaced Ethiopians

The Weeknd has donated $1 million (£720,000) to hunger relief charities in Ethiopia, where government officials are “leading a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing”, according to an internal..

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The Weeknd donates $1 million to aid displaced Ethiopians [Video]

The Weeknd donates $1 million to aid displaced Ethiopians

The Weeknd has donated $1 million (£720,000) to hunger relief charities in Ethiopia, where government officials are “leading a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing”, according to an internal..

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:48Published
Ethiopia says Eritrean troops have started withdrawing [Video]

Ethiopia says Eritrean troops have started withdrawing

Eritrean forces have started withdrawing from the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry said, following mounting reports blaming the Eritreans for human rights abuses..

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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan launch new Nile dam talks in DRC [Video]

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan launch new Nile dam talks in DRC

The African Union is mediating the three-day talks in Kinshasa as dispute between the three countries drags on.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:13Published
G7 'seriously concerned' about human rights violations in Ethiopia's Tigray region [Video]

G7 'seriously concerned' about human rights violations in Ethiopia's Tigray region

The conflict between Ethiopia's federal government and the semi-autonomous Tigray region erupted in early November 2020.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 04:11Published
'You don't belong': Land dispute drives new exodus in Ethiopia’s Tigray [Video]

'You don't belong': Land dispute drives new exodus in Ethiopia’s Tigray

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Ethiopia conflict, Eritrea to withdraw troops from border region [Video]

Ethiopia conflict, Eritrea to withdraw troops from border region

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Ethiopia PM Abiy says Eritrea to withdraw troops from Tigray [Video]

Ethiopia PM Abiy says Eritrea to withdraw troops from Tigray

Ethiopia’s prime minister announced Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its troops from the Tigray region.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:39Published
Ethiopian PM says war crimes committed in Tigray conflict [Video]

Ethiopian PM says war crimes committed in Tigray conflict

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:54Published
Ethiopia: Breakthrough in Tigray conflict with Eritrea [Video]

Ethiopia: Breakthrough in Tigray conflict with Eritrea

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 03:01Published
Ethiopia PM admits Eritrean soldiers entered Tigray region [Video]

Ethiopia PM admits Eritrean soldiers entered Tigray region

Abiy Ahmed acknowledges ‘atrocities committed’ during the conflict in the northern region amid concerns over the humanitarian crisis.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:20Published

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Ethiopia's Tigray conflict: United States hopeful for humanitarian access to region

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Hundreds executed, thousands homeless - the human cost of fighting in Tigray

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Ethiopia extends PM and lawmakers' terms, to hold polls within a year

Ethiopia's parliament approved on Wednesday an extra year in office for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed after August elections were postponed, two days after a leading opposition politician resigned as..
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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume talks on Blue Nile dam

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia on Tuesday resumed talks on the giant Blue Nile hydropower dam after the failure of a U.S-led mediation effort earlier this year, a Sudanese official said.
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Speaker of Ethiopia's upper House resigns after polls postponed

Ethiopia's upper house speaker resigned on Monday in apparent protest at the postponement of planned elections in the Horn of Africa country over the coronavirus, a sign of growing tension between her..
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Sudan calls for renewed talks on Blue Nile dam

Sudan has called for the resumption of talks with Egypt and Ethiopia on the giant Blue Nile hydropower dam after the failure of a U.S-led mediation effort earlier this year.
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Ethiopian food delivery startup rides to restaurants' rescue

Restaurants may still be officially open in Ethiopia, but diners are staying away due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Sudan summons Ethiopian envoy over suspected cross-border attack

Sudan summoned the Ethiopian Chargé d'Affaires on Saturday over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian militias that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, it said in a..
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Ethiopian security forces accused of 39 extrajudicial killings

Ethiopian security forces in the Oromiya region have executed 39 opposition supporters and arrested at least 10,000 others accused of being members of an armed group since early 2019, Amnesty..
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Sudan army officer dies, soldiers hurt in attack by Ethiopian militia: SUNA

A Sudanese military officer was killed and several soldiers wounded on Thursday in an attack by Ethiopian militias on the Sudanese side of the border with Ethiopia, the official SUNA news agency said.
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Africa hit by sustained community spread of coronavirus: disease centre

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Ethiopia convicts former government minister for corruption

An Ethiopian court convicted a former cabinet minister on corruption charges on Friday and sentenced him to six years in prison.
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Ethiopia's Tigray region eyes election in challenge to national unity

Ethiopia's Tigray region plans to hold elections, its main party said, setting it on a collision course with the federal government and testing the country's fragile unity.
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U.N. says Saudi deportations of Ethiopian migrants risks spreading coronavirus

The United Nations said on Monday that deportations of illegal migrant workers by Saudi Arabia to Ethiopia risked spreading the coronavirus and it urged Riyadh to suspend the practice for the time..
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African leaders rally around WHO head after Trump criticism

African leaders have rallied around the Ethiopian head of the World Health Organization (WHO) after U.S. President Donald Trump criticised the United Nations agency and threatened to withhold his..
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Anurag Srivastava takes charge as MEA spokesperson

Senior diplomat Anurag Srivastava on Monday took charge as the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, succeeding Raveesh Kumar. Srivastava, a 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, was..
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Ethiopia reports its first death of a COVID-19 patient

Ethiopia has reported its first death of a COVID-19 patient, a 60-year old woman who was in treatment at a hospital in the capital since March 31, the Health Minister Lia Tadesse said on Sunday.
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Ethiopia postpones August election due to coronavirus

Ethiopia has postponed its parliamentary election scheduled for August due to the coronavirus outbreak, the electoral board said on Tuesday, a move endorsed by some key opposition parties.
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Sixty-four migrants die in the back of truck in Mozambique

Sixty-four people believed to be migrants from Ethiopia have been found dead in a container attached to a truck in Mozambique, provincial migration authorities and the police said on Tuesday.
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World Bank moving forward on first $1.7 billion in pandemic aid projects

The World Bank's executive board is expected to consider later this week the first fast-track funds to help Afghanistan and Ethiopia respond to the coronavirus pandemic, the Bank's president said on..
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Coronavirus supplies donated by Alibaba's Ma arrive in Africa

A first planeload of protective and medical equipment donated to Africa by Chinese billionaire and Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to help it fight the coronavirus arrived in the Ethiopian capital Addis..
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Kenya, Ethiopia join expanding list of African states with coronavirus

Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Guinea all confirmed their first cases of the new coronavirus on Friday, giving the disease a foothold in 18 countries on the African continent.
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Kenya, Ethiopia confirm their first new coronavirus cases

Kenya and Ethiopia confirmed their first cases of the new coronavirus on Friday, a woman who had returned to Nairobi from the United States and a Japanese national in Addis Ababa.
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Father of 737 MAX crash victim stages protest on anniversary of Ethiopia crash

As families from many nations gathered for a memorial in Ethiopia to honor 157 victims of a Boeing 737 MAX plane crash a year ago, one father was thousands of miles away in Canada, protesting..
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Ethiopia Airlines crash report focuses on Boeing's faulty systems

Ethiopian investigators singled out faulty systems on a Boeing 737 MAX plane in an interim report on last year's Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, piling pressure on the U.S. jetmaker on..
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A faulty sensor reading and the activation of an anti-stall system on a Boeing 737 MAX preceded the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight in 2019 that killed 157 people, an interim report by the..
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