Ethiopia Tigray conflict ceasefire shattered by ongoing fighting
08 September 2022 | 1:42 pm
We speak to the Ethiopian ambassador to France Henok Teferra Shawl after ongoing fighting shatters hope for peace in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict. The UN plans on launching a special investigation into allegations of abuse by Malian troops and Russian mercenaries in Mali. And ahead of Cop27 in November, scientists fight to protect DR Congo's rainforest.
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