Ethiopia: 44 Killed in Ethnic Violence

HeadlineOct 03, 2018
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Ethiopian state media reports that at least 44 people were killed over the weekend as rival ethnic groups clashed in the west of the country. Violence and widespread displacement have continued to plague the Eastern African nation despite recently elected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s promises to reduce ethnic tensions and violence. Ahmed made history by signing a peace agreement with neighboring Eritrea earlier this year.

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