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Ethiopia asks for debt relief as Covid takes toll

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Financial Times | Pandemic adds to pressure on developing economies trying to meet repayments Ethiopia has asked for debt relief under a G20 programme to help poor countries reeling under the economic impact of coronavirus, making it the second…

Violence in Tigray causes untold suffering

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MSF | Relief Web | Since early November, a military escalation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia has caused widespread violence and displaced hundreds of thousands of people. Albert Viñas, emergency coordinator for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins…

‘Choose – I kill you or rape you’: abuse accusations surge in Ethiopia’s war

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 Reuters | The young coffee seller said she was split from family and friends by an Ethiopian soldier at the Tekeze river, taken down a path, and given a harrowing choice. “He said: ‘Choose, either I kill you or rape you’,” the 25-year-old…

The mutated new coronavirus ravages Brazil

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Reader discretion is advised! Not long ago, Brazilian President Bolsonaro, who is considered a “Trump Iron Fan,” publicly attacked the new coronavirus vaccine developed by China. It didn’t take long for the results to come — the mutant…