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Violence during Ethiopian protests was ethnically tinged, say eyewitnesses

Violence during Ethiopian protests was ethnically tinged, say eyewitnesses

Much of the fighting seen during protests in Ethiopia this week was ethnically tinged, eyewitnesses said on Saturday, describing attacks by young men from the Oromo ethnic group against people from other ethnic groups.

Ethiopian activist floats election challenge against Abiy

Ethiopian activist floats election challenge against Abiy

A high-profile Ethiopian activist at the centre of violence that left 25 people dead this week has accused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Qatari-Ethiopian media co-operation hailed

Qatari-Ethiopian media co-operation hailed

The first TV reporter workshop sponsored by Qatar's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority opened here on Tuesday as part of a series of media development initiatives.

Stand-off at Ethiopian activist's home amid tensions with PM

Stand-off at Ethiopian activist's home amid tensions with PM

Hundreds of supporters of an Ethiopian ethnic activist and media entrepreneur gathered outside his house on Wednesday, a day after it was surrounded by security forces

Ethiopia crash victims' families to subpoena US operators of Boeing 737 MAX

Ethiopia crash victims' families to subpoena US operators of Boeing 737 MAX

Lawyers representing families of passengers killed in a Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia in March are set to issue subpoenas to Southwest Airlines and American Airlines, according to documents seen by Reuters.

Ethiopia PM Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for mending ties with Eritrea

Ethiopia PM Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for mending ties with Eritrea

Hailed as a visionary and reformer, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea.

17 people killed in Ethiopia during unrest over Sidama autonomy

17 people killed in Ethiopia during unrest over Sidama autonomy

At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group ...

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region

Ethiopia's destabilising regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal government, a global think-tank said on Thursday.

Ethiopian mediator urges Sudan Army, opposition to hold direct talks

Ethiopian mediator urges Sudan Army, opposition to hold direct talks

Ethiopia's mediator in the Sudan crisis on Tuesday urged the Sudanese transitional military council and opposition groups to hold direct talks on Wednesday to agree on remaining unresolved issues.

More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid

More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid

Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskforce said Thursday.

More than 50 killed in attacks in western Ethiopia

More than 50 killed in attacks in western Ethiopia

Men in camouflage uniforms killed more than 50 people and injured 23 others in the Metakal zone of Ethiopia's Benishangul-Gumuz region

Ethiopia regional coup mastermind killed, others arrested

Ethiopia regional coup mastermind killed, others arrested

The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia's northern Amhara region was shot dead on Monday, a senior government official said, and a number of other plotters have been arrested.