WHO director-general works as TPLF diplomat

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Tedros Adhanom

Ethiopia accuses Tedros Adhanom of soliciting diplomatic, military support for Tigray People's Liberation Front

Seleshi Tessema (AA)

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom has been “fully engaged in soliciting diplomatic and military support” for the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) in many parts of the world, a top official said Monday.

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BENISHANGUL-GUMUZ REGION: Swift Coordinated Action Important to Improve Safety and Security

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Daniel Bekele

“The unrelenting pace of attacks on civilians in Benishangul-Gumuz calls for higher vigilance and a more coordinated action between regional and federal security forces.” Commissioner Daniel Bekele

(EZ) The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) urged the federal and regional security and judicial authorities to work together, to redesign a regional security strategy that can put a final stop to civilians attack in Benishangul Gumuz region.

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The Ethiopian government asked the international community to condemn TPLF

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Office of the Prime Minister

The heinous and reprehensible massacre committed against innocent civilians in Mykadra by TPLF is clearly a grave violation of the most basic norms of international law.

(EZ) The Ethiopian government said the international community should support the Federal Government in its efforts bring the perpetrators of such gruesome crimes to justice, on a press release today. The horrendous attacks against civilians perpetrated by TPLF is an abominable transgression that the international community needs to not only take note of, but also condemn in the strongest terms possible.

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Tigray forces target airports, threaten Eritrea

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Amhara Special Force patrols

Rockets strike two airports in Ethiopia’s Amhara state bordering the Tigray region, raising fears of the conflict escalating.

(Aljazeera) Leaders of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region on Saturday claimed rocket attacks on two airports in a nearby region and threatened to strike neighbouring Eritrea, raising fears that the escalating conflict could spread.

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Bachelet expresses alarm as Tigray conflict "risks spiralling out of control"

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Michelle Bachelet

“I strongly urge both sides to realize that there will be no winner in such a situation and begin a serious dialogue to resolve their differences without delay,” UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet

GENEVA (13 November 2020) – Amid emerging reports of mass killings in the town of Mai-Kadra, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday expressed increasing alarm at the rapidly deteriorating situation in the Ethiopian region of Tigray.

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Coronavirus: Ethiopia reported three new cases

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Coronavirus Illustation

The Ethiopian Ministry of Health reported the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases are 29

The Ethiopian Ministry of health reported today (April 1, 2020) that the Ethiopian Public Health Institute conducted 68 laboratory tests within twenty-four hours and three cases are confirmed for COVID-19, making the total cases twenty-nine (29).

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Ethiopia gets World Bank $500m grant to support economic reform

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World Bank

Ethiopia Sustains Reforms to Spur Growth and Boost Investment Climate and the Finance Sector

World Bank - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on Thursday approved $500 million ($250 million grant and $250 million credit) from the International Development Association (IDA) in continued support of the Government of Ethiopia’s Homegrown Reform Agenda. The Second Ethiopia Growth and Competitiveness Development Policy Operation (DPO) is intended to accelerate Ethiopia’s economic growth and achieve its vision of becoming a lower-middle-income country.

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Dr Catherine Hamlin dies at 96

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Dr Catherine Hamlin

Beloved Australian gynaecologist Catherine Hamlin died yesterday at her home in Ethiopia, aged 96.

By KALEY PAYNE (Eternity) Hamlin was renowned for her service to Ethiopian women and their communities, through the pioneering work of the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital that she founded with her husband Reg in 1959.

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