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Ethiopia Army Says 4 Key Members of Tigray Party Killed

The Ethiopian army says it has killed four senior members of the Tigray region's ruling party targeted in a military offensive, state-affiliated media reported late Thursday.

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Ethiopia's Election Commission Sets Polls for June 5

Ethiopia will hold legislative and regional elections on June 5 next year, the electoral commission said Friday after polls scheduled for 2020 were delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ethiopia Kills Dozens Allegedly behind Massacre

Ethiopia's military killed 42 people allegedly among those responsible for massacring more than 100 civilians in a troubled western part of the country, local officials said Thursday.

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Ethiopia Offers Reward for Help Finding Dissident Tigray Leaders

Ethiopia on Friday offered a reward in exchange for information that could help locate leaders of the Tigray region's ruling party, who have been the target of a major military offensive.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, last year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, announced the military campaign against the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) on November 4, saying it came in response to TPLF-orchestrated attacks on federal army camps.

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Tigray Clamours for Aid as Conflict Leaves Hunger in Its Wake

Tesfaye Berhe looked on with worry as his farmhands stripped leaves from sorghum stalks dried brown by the blaring sun, wondering how he could salvage a harvest disrupted by heavy fighting in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region.

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EU Delays Some Budget Support to Ethiopia over Tigray Conflict

The European Union is postponing nearly 90 million euros in budget support payments to Ethiopia because of the conflict in the northern Tigray region, according to an internal document seen by AFP.

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First Foreign Aid Convoy Reaches Tigray Capital

The first international aid convoy arrived Saturday in the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region since fighting broke out more than a month ago, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.

Seven Red Cross trucks brought medicines and medical equipment for 400 wounded as well as relief supplies "to fortify paralysed health care facilities" the Geneva-based ICRC said.

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Aid Agencies Say Four Staff Killed in Ethiopia Fighting

Two international aid agencies on Friday said four staff members were killed during last month's fighting in Ethiopia's troubled northern Tigray region.

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Abiy Says Ethiopia Working to Restore Order in Conflict-hit Tigray

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday said efforts were under way to restore order in Tigray, where doctors and humanitarian workers say fighting and lawlessness were hindering aid delivery to desperate civilians.

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UN Given 'Unimpeded' Aid Access to Ethiopia's Tigray

Ethiopia has granted the United Nations full access to deliver aid to the northern region of Tigray, following weeks of lobbying amid military operations there, according to an agreement seen Wednesday by AFP.

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