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Trapped in Ethiopia’s Tigray, people ‘falling like leaves’
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Trapped in Ethiopia’s Tigray, people ‘falling like leaves’

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The plea arrived from a remote area that had so far produced only rumors and residents…
Rebels threaten to march on capital as Chad reels from president’s battlefield death
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Rebels threaten to march on capital as Chad reels from president’s battlefield death

Rebel forces set their sights on Chad’s capital N’Djamena on Wednesday following the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby, threatening…
UN urges warring parties to halt fighting for vaccinations
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UN urges warring parties to halt fighting for vaccinations

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday demanding that all warring parties immediately institute…
UK urges UN resolution for pause in conflicts for virus jabs
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UK urges UN resolution for pause in conflicts for virus jabs

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Britain circulated a draft resolution to the UN Security Council on Friday demanding that all warring…
Ethiopia says Tigray back to ‘normalcy;’ witnesses disagree.
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Ethiopia says Tigray back to ‘normalcy;’ witnesses disagree.

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s government has privately told Biden administration staffers its embattled Tigray region has “returned to normalcy,”…
Witnesses: Eritrean soldiers loot, kill in Ethiopia’s Tigray
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Witnesses: Eritrean soldiers loot, kill in Ethiopia’s Tigray

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Eritrean soldiers’ pockets clinked with stolen jewelry. Warily, Zenebu watched them try on dresses and…
Washington orders US aircraft carrier to remain in Middle East amid Iranian threats
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Washington orders US aircraft carrier to remain in Middle East amid Iranian threats

Days after ordering a United States aircraft carrier out of the Middle East, the country’s acting Secretary of Defense Christopher…
Ethiopia says UN team shot at in Tigray after defying checkpoints
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Ethiopia says UN team shot at in Tigray after defying checkpoints

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A United Nations team visiting Ethiopia’s rebellious Tigray region was shot at after breaking through two…
Afghanistan conference to set aid cuts, conditions amid war, pandemic
Middle East

Afghanistan conference to set aid cuts, conditions amid war, pandemic

(Reuters) – Afghanistan faces funding cuts and tighter restrictions on vital aid from an international donor conference this week, marking…
Adviser to Iran’s leader: US attack risks ‘full-fledged war’
Middle East

Adviser to Iran’s leader: US attack risks ‘full-fledged war’

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An adviser to Iran’s supreme leader who is a possible 2021 presidential candidate is warning that…
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