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Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: UN warns of war crimes as deadline looms

The United Nations has expressed concern about possible war crimes ahead of a threat by the Ethiopian army to start an assault on the northern Tigray region's capital

Fighting between Ethiopia’s central government and forces in Tigray has been going on for almost three weeks.

  • BBC

Hundreds have reportedly been killed and tens of thousands have fled.

Aid groups fear the conflict could trigger a humanitarian crisis and destabilise East Africa.

The UN said it was alarmed by the threat of major hostilities a day before the Ethiopian army said it would advance on Tigray’s…

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