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Tigray refugees who fled a conflict in the Ethiopia's Tigray region, run at Village 8, the transit center near the Lugdi border crossing, eastern Sudan, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020.<br>Nariman El-Mofty/AP

Ethiopia warns Tigray residents that 'anything can happen'

Ethiopia’s government is again warning residents of the besieged capital of the embattled Tigray region as the clock ticks on a 72-hour ultimatum before a military assault, saying “anything can happen.”


Al-Qaida names new North Africa leader, reports kidnap death

AQIM has made millions of dollars abducting foreigners for ransom over the years and has made large swaths of West Africa too dangerous for aid groups to access.


Army merges Europe, Africa commands under a single 4-star headquarters

USAREUR-AF will be headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, where U.S. Army Europe had been posted. Meanwhile, soldiers assigned to the former U.S. Army Africa will remain at Vicenza, Italy.

She fled Ethiopia's fighting. Now she warns of 'catastrophe'

As Ethiopia's government wages war in its Tigray region and seeks to arrest its defiant leaders, the fighting that could destabilize the Horn of Africa is hidden from outside view.


UN prepares for up to 200,000 Ethiopian refugees in Sudan

The United Nations refugee agency says about 32,000 people have fled Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region into neighboring Sudan, and it is preparing for up to 200,000 in the next six months if necessary.


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