Ethiopia: Gunmen kill 34 in attack on bus — rights body
16 November 2020 | 9:08 am
Dozens of people have been killed in "gruesome attack" in western Ethiopia, the national human rights body said. The area has seen a spate of deadly assaults on civilians along with a worsening conflict in the north.
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Wrapping up his trip to Kenya and Ethiopia, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz stressed the need for more cooperation, ranging from climate and energy policies to migration of skilled labor to Europe.
The campaign bus of Ekrem Imamoglu, the mayor of Istanbul, was attacked while he gave a speech. He was making an appearance in the conservative stronghold of Erzurum before next week's elections.
A special team has been appointed by local authorities to investigate the incident in northern Mexico. The state of Baja California, where the attack occurred, has faced numerous homicides linked to gangs.
Fighting may have stopped in Ethiopia's Tigray region, but people's suffering has not. Supplies of food aid have been disrupted amid a dispute between Ethiopia's main donors and the government.
Sudan's government on Monday refused to join a regional meeting aimed at ending nearly three months of brutal fighting, accusing Kenya, which chaired the talks, of favouring the rival paramilitaries.
Ethiopia recently applied to join BRICS — an economic group comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The body is seen as an alternative to the Bretton Woods institutions and the West's dominance in geopolitics. But can a country like Ethiopia, whose economy is ranked 59th in the world, sit as an equal partner with a country like China, whose economy is ranked second globally?
A bus carrying foreign migrants careened off the road and fell into a ravine in northern Mexico, leaving 18 people dead. The driver has been detained.
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.
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.
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.
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