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Ethiopia: Tigray region rebels have taken control of UNESCO World Heritage town of Lalibela

Rebels from Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region have taken control of the town of Lalibela, a Unesco world heritage site in the neighbouring Amhara region. Lalibela, home to 13th Century churches hewn from rock, is a holy site for millions of Orthodox Christians. Thousands have been killed since war broke out last November. Fighting is now […]