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Ethiopia: Who is Tigray’s leader Debretsion Gebremichael? TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichael used to be one of the most powerful Tigray in federal politics. Now he’s at war with Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and there’s a warrant out for his arrest.

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Ethiopia: Who is Tigray’s leader Debretsion Gebremichael? TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichael used to be one of the most powerful Tigray in federal politics. Now he’s at war with Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and there’s a warrant out for his arrest.

As federal troops march on the Tigray regional capital, Mekele, it’s unclear whether the leader of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, Debretsion Gebremichael, is still in the city. Debretsion has said his forces are “ready to die” defending the right to run Tigray, one of Ethiopia’s ten administrative regions based on ethnic lines. Tigray forces could […]

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Iranian nuclear expert assassinated in terrorist attack

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Iranian nuclear expert assassinated in terrorist attack

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh nuclear expert TEHRAN – A senior Iranian expert specialized in nuclear technology was assassinated in a terrorist attack on Friday afternoon. The assassination against Mohsen Fakhrizadeh took place in the Abe-Sard region of Damavand County, about 40 kilometers northeast of Tehran. The Fars new agency said the expert was assassinated by terrorists in his […]

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NY Times: CIA Officer Killed in Somalia

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NY Times: CIA Officer Killed in Somalia

Representational picture army.mil/ A CIA officer has been killed during combat in Somalia, according to a former senior administrative official with knowledge of the matter. The officer was injured during a combat and later succumbed to his injuries. However, authorities haven’t released the name of the officer but sources say that he was from the Navy […]

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Ethiopia conflict: Military begins ‘final offensive’ against rebel forces in Tigray capital PM Abiy Ahmed says the period for forces of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) “to surrender peacefully is now over

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Ethiopia conflict: Military begins ‘final offensive’ against rebel forces in Tigray capital PM Abiy Ahmed says the period for forces of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) “to surrender peacefully is now over

Image:Tens of thousands have fled the ongoing fighting in Tigray, Ethiopia Ethiopia’s prime minister has said the army is moving in on the capital of the northern Tigray region after his 72-hour ultimatum for rebel leaders to lay down their arms expired. Abiy Ahmed said government troops had been ordered to attack the regional capital, […]

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AstraZeneca reveals dosing mistake in coronavirus vaccine trials 

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AstraZeneca reveals dosing mistake in coronavirus vaccine trials 

In this undated file photo issued by the University of Oxford on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, a researcher in a laboratory works on the coronavirus vaccine. –   Copyright  University of Oxford/John Cairns via AP, File AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s coronavirus vaccine candidate’s high efficacy may have been in part due to a dosing error. In the press release […]

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[Newsmaker] Biden Cabinet picks prioritizes experience

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[Newsmaker] Biden Cabinet picks prioritizes experience

President-elect Joe Biden removes his face mask as he arrives to introduce his nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater, Tuesday, in Wilmington, Del. (AP-Yonhap) NEW YORK (AP) — Competence is making a comeback. President-elect Joe Biden has prized staying power over star power when making his […]

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Diego Maradona: Argentina legend dies aged 60

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Diego Maradona: Argentina legend dies aged 60

Diego Maradona was inspirational as captain when Argentina won the World Cup in 1986 Football legend Diego Maradona, one of the greatest players of all time, has died at the age of 60. The former Argentina attacking midfielder and manager suffered a heart attack at his Buenos Aires home.  He had successful surgery on a […]

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Sudan pledges to keep its border open for Ethiopian refugees

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Sudan pledges to keep its border open for Ethiopian refugees

November 23, 2020 (GADAREF) – A high-ranking Sudanese military official stressed on Monday that his country will not close its borders to the influx of Ethiopians refugees fleeing the war in the Tigray region. Humanitarian officials in the eastern Sudan border areas told Sudan Tribune reporter that the number of Ethiopians who crossed into the […]

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Investigation Claims to Uncover Putin’s Extramarital Daughter

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Investigation Claims to Uncover Putin’s Extramarital Daughter

Putin’s relationship with Svetlana Krivonogikh allegedly began in the 1990s before he became president. Russian President Vladimir Putin may be the father of a secretive St. Petersburg millionaire’s 17-year-old daughter, the Proekt investigative website reported Wednesday. Yelizaveta Vladimirovna Krivonogikh “bears a phenomenal resemblance to the Russian president,” Proekt reported, citing photographs it said it had obtained. Her […]

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600 bodies found in Tigray town after clash with Ethiopian troops: report The bodies were located in the town of Mai Kadra

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600 bodies found in Tigray town after clash with Ethiopian troops: report The bodies were located in the town of Mai Kadra

Tigray refugees who fled the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, wait to receive aid at Umm Rakouba refugee camp in Qadarif, eastern Sudan, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty) At least 600 people in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray were brutally killed during an offensive earlier this month by the county’s federal forces against the Tigray […]

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