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Ethiopia election: Abiy Ahmed wins with huge majority


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Ethiopia’s Abiy boasts of military might despite rebel gains


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Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: Abiy Ahmed denies reports of hunger


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Abiy Ahmed: Eritrea ‘will withdraw’ troops from Ethiopia in Tigray conflict


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Ethiopia’s Tigray Crisis: Why Nobel laureate Abiy Ahmed sent his troops to battle


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Ethiopia PM Abiy denounces religious strife after mosque attacks

Ethiopia PM Abiy denounces religious strife after mosque attacksEthiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Saturday condemned religious violence following attacks on multiple mosques in the Amhara region, the latest unrest targeting religious institutions. State-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate reported Saturday a number of mosques had been attacked and that “other properties were destroyed” in Mota town, more than 350 kilometres (217 miles) north of the capital, Addis Ababa. “Attempts by extremists to breakdown our rich history of religious tolerance and coexistence have no place in the new prosperity focused Ethiopia,” said Abiy, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, in a statement posted to his Facebook and Twitter accounts.



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Orthodox Ethiopians criticise PM Abiy over deadly clashes

Orthodox Ethiopians criticise PM Abiy over deadly clashesEthiopia’s influential Orthodox church on Sunday criticised Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s response to ethnic and religious clashes that left nearly 70 dead, saying he was failing to protect its members. Violence erupted in the capital Addis Ababa and the outlying Oromia region on Wednesday after a prominent activist accused security forces of trying to orchestrate an attack against him — a claim police officials denied. It quickly morphed into clashes and a police official said Friday that 67 people had died in Oromia.



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