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Ethiopia’s air force bombs market Tigray region killing dozens

At least 60 people were killed and 40 others wounded after Ethiopia’s air force bombed a market in the northern region of Tigray. The Ethiopian air force struck the town of Togoga on Tuesday, 25km from the region’s capital, Mekelle. The Ethiopian military denied targeting civilians, saying it carried out the strikes to neutralise “terrorists”. […]

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350,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray region face famine conditions: UN report

A high-level UN-led committee on humanitarian crises estimated about 350,000 people in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region are facing famine conditions. The 350,000 figure was presented at a meeting of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, comprising 18 UN and non-UN organisations chaired by UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock. The analysis, which diplomats said could be released publicly […]