Fighting flares up in Ethiopia after five-month lull
27 August 2022 | 2:37 pm
Security analysts say strong global action is needed after fighting resumed in northern Ethiopia between government forces and Tigray rebels — scuppering a truce and dimming hopes for peace.
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