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Ethiopia’s PM Abiy admits Eritrean forces are in Tigray

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed admitted Tuesday that troops from neighbouring Eritrea were present in the conflict-torn Tigray region and suggested they may have...

Tigray leader rejects Ethiopia’s ultimatum, says his people ‘ready to die’

The leader of Ethiopia's dissident Tigray region has said that his people are "ready to die" defending their homeland, rejecting Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's...

Ethiopia’s Tigray leaders claim airport rocket attacks, threaten Eritrea

Leaders of Ethiopia's northern Tigray region on Saturday claimed rocket attacks on two airports in a nearby region and threatened to strike neighbouring Eritrea,...

IGAD calls for dialogue and compromise in GERD issue

Djibouti - The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, has called for dialogue and compromise in bringing a...

Ethiopia blasts Trump remark that Egypt will ‘blow up’ Nile dam

Ethiopia on Saturday denounced “belligerent threats” over the huge dam it has nearly completed on the Blue Nile River, a day after U.S. President...

Trump suggests Egypt may ‘blow up’ Ethiopia dam

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Friday voiced anger at Ethiopia over its construction of a huge dam on the Nile River and...

Ethiopia says first year of Nile mega-dam filling ‘achieved’

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia said Tuesday that its first-year target has been reached for filling a mega-dam on the Blue Nile River that has stoked...

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume dam talks Tuesday

Khartoum - Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia will resume negotiations on Tuesday over the filling of a controversial mega-dam Addis Ababa is building over the...

Ethiopia passes law imposing jail terms for internet posts that stir...

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia’s parliament passed a law on Thursday imposing jail terms for people whose internet posts stir unrest, a move the government...

Ethiopian PM Ahmed asks S. Africa for help in talks on...

He won the Nobel Peace Prize for forging a deal to end a 20-year-old border dispute with neighbouring Eritrea, but Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy...

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