Ethiopia declares state of emergency as Tigrayan forces gain ground

Ethiopia declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after forces from the northern region of Tigray said they were gaining territory and considering marching on the capital Addis Ababa. The announcement on state-affiliated media came two days after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed urged citizens to take up arms to defend themselves from the Tigray People’sContinue reading “Ethiopia declares state of emergency as Tigrayan forces gain ground”

Fears of Brexit violence as armed men hijack and torch bus in Northern Ireland

Loyalists reportedly claim attack in Newtownards in which driver was held at gunpoint, according to minister Armed and masked men hijacked and set fire to a double-decker bus at dawn on Monday, fuelling fears of a fresh wave of Brexit-related violence in Northern Ireland. The charred and smouldering remains of the vehicle remained in the NewtownardsContinue reading “Fears of Brexit violence as armed men hijack and torch bus in Northern Ireland”

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Rioters ignore pleas for calm as violence flares in Belfast

Gangs of youths threw stones and fireworks at police in Belfast who hit back with water cannons as violence flared again on the streets of Northern Ireland. Unrest has erupted over the past week amid tensions over post-Brexit trade rules and worsening relations between the parties in the Protestant-Catholic power-sharing Belfast government. The latest violenceContinue reading “Rioters ignore pleas for calm as violence flares in Belfast”

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