Ethiopia: Airstrike on Tigray market kills dozens, witnesses say
24 June 2021 | 6:55 am
The attack comes after Ethiopians recently voted in a parliamentary election. The US has previously accused Ethiopian government forces of ethnic cleansing in the Tigray region.
August 4, 2023
August 9, 2023
August 13, 2023
August 21, 2023
August 23, 2023
August 25, 2023
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office issued a state of emergency after days of clashes between security forces and a militia group in the Amhara region.
Dozens of people have been killed by floods and collapsed buildings in China's capital, Beijing, after weeks of rain. Thousands of homes have also been destroyed. A
Armed militias are fighting against Ethiopia's National Defense Forces in the Amhara region. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has declared a state of emergency, and experts warn that the national peace process is in jeopardy.
Authorities in Ethiopia have initiated a crackdown on the LGBTQ+ community. Rights activists have branded it a diversionary tactic in the wake of renewed violence across the country.
After Human Rights Watch reported the killing of hundreds of Ethiopians at the Saudi-Yemeni border, the Ethiopian government decided to launch a joint investigation with Saudi Arabia.
The Senegalese village of Fass Boye is mourning over 60 people who died on their migration journey to the Canary Islands. Over 100 young men left aboard a fishing boat on July 10. However, less than half survived after their boat capsized. On Sunday, the village organized a prayer in memory of the deceased. Hundreds gathered in sadness, but many young still feel like they have no future at home.
Women and children in Tigray are still subject to sexual violence despite a peace agreement signed in November 2022, according to a new report. Survivors accuse both Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers of rape.
No details have yet been given by Malian authorities on any casualties from the attack. It's the latest violence in the West African country after two assaults by suspected jihadis killed dozens a day prior.
At least 49 civilains and 15 soldiers were killed in two separate attacks by suspected jihadists in Mali.
Chinese emergency teams are scrambling to track down a large number of crocodiles that escaped after heavy storms and floods that hit in recent days.
An air raid on Sudan's war-ravaged Darfur region killed at least 40 civilians Wednesday, according to a medical source, as the head of the UN mission to the country resigned.
German police say 26 officers were among those injured after violence on the sidelines of an Eritrean event in Stuttgart. Tensions run deep within the diaspora over the eastern African nation's polarized politics.
15 mins ago
In view of the large number of asylum seekers coming to Germany and the pressure authorities face caring for them, positions on migration policy are changing. Denmark's tough approach is seen as model — at first glance.
15 mins ago
The Netherlands has announced the closure of the Groningen gas field, where extraction has been blamed for earthquakes that have severely damaged homes and other nearby buildings. Also in this edition: the UK awards its top defence firm a £4 billion contract to build nuclear submarines, and Chinese craft brewers celebrate the lifting of tariffs on Australian barley.
1 hour ago
From Thailand to Mallorca, local ecosystems have suffered under the weight of mass tourism. Can visitor number limits and sustainable practices help restore the balance?
1 hour ago
Madrid is hosting a conference with climate leaders before COP28 in Dubai, as the European Union races to firm up a plan to cut harmful emissions.
2 hours ago
France declares war on bedbugs—and so far the bedbugs are winning. Paris is at war with bedbugs. A rash of bedbug sightings across France is causing paranoia among travelers and becoming a sore spot for the government as Paris prepares to host the Olympics next year.