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Ethiopia’s cabinet approves lifting of state of emergency

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's cabinet on Wednesday approved the lifting of a six-month state of emergency ahead of its expiration in light of changing security conditions in the country,…

Ethiopian army planning to ‘eliminate’ Tigrayan forces -military official

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -Ethiopia's military is planning to enter the Tigray regional capital of Mekelle and "eliminate" rebellious forces, a top military official said late on Friday amid diplomatic efforts…

U.S. envoy Feltman to visit Ethiopia Thurs, meet with officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Horn of Africa envoy Jeffrey Feltman will visit Ethiopia on Thursday for meetings with senior government officials to discuss peace talks, a senior State Department official said,…

Ethiopian forces have recaptured two strategic towns, government says

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian forces have recaptured the strategic towns of Dessie and Kombolcha from rebellious Tigrayan forces, the government said on Monday, the latest sign of the government…

Ethiopian government says it has recaptured Lalibela, U.N. World Heritage site

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -Ethiopian government forces and their regional allies have recaptured the town of Lalibela, a United Nations World Heritage Site, from Tigrayan forces, the prime minister's office said…

Military moves in Ethiopia risk undermining progress toward peace talks -U.S. envoy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa said on Tuesday that "nascent progress" toward getting all parties to Ethiopia's conflict into negotiations on a ceasefire…

U.N. says at least 16 staff, dependents detained in Ethiopia

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) -At least 16 United Nations staff and dependents have been detained in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, a U.N. spokesperson said on Tuesday, amid…

U.S. orders non-emergency government employees in Ethiopia to leave

NAIROBI (Reuters) -The United States has ordered non-emergency U.S. government employees in Ethiopia to leave because of armed conflict and civil unrest, its embassy in Addis Ababa said on Saturday.…

Could Ethiopia’s capital fall to Tigrayan and allied forces?

By Katharine Houreld NAIROBI(Reuters) - Rebellious forces from Ethiopia's Tigray region have pushed to within a day's drive of the capital Addis Ababa and are threatening to march on the…