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World 11 Dec 2020 | 6:48 PM

Ethiopia returning Eritrean refugees to Tigray camps; U.N. concerned over move

ADDIS ABABA/GENEVA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's government said on Friday it was returning Eritrean refugees to camps they had fled in the northern region of Tigray, a move that alarmed the United Nations refugee agency after a month-long conflict that is believed to have killed thousands of people.

World 08 Dec 2020 | 8:34 PM

Ethiopia says U.N. team shot at in Tigray after defying checkpoints

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -A United Nations team visiting refugees in Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray region had failed to stop at two checkpoints when it was shot at over the weekend, the government said on Tuesday, proclaiming it did not need a "baby-sitter".

World 28 Nov 2020 | 3:32 AM

Over 43,000 Ethiopians flee into Sudan amid ongoing clashes: UNHCR

ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Refugee Agency, on Friday disclosed that more than 43,000 Ethiopians fled to neighboring Sudan amid the ongoing fighting between the Ethiopian federal government and an insurgent Northern Tigray regional government.