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Ethiopia rights commission says 150 killed in attack in Oromiya

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Gunmen killed at least 150 people last week in western Ethiopia in an attack by an armed group against local residents, the state-appointed Ethiopian...

Attackers kill at least 20 in attack in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region,...

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Gunmen killed at least 20 people last week in western Ethiopia, a regional government official said on Thursday, in what he and two residents...

Ethiopia protest clashes kill at least nine, most by gunshot, doctors...

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Clashes between Ethiopian security forces and protesters demanding the release of an opposition politician and a media magnate have killed at least nine people...

Thousands flee Ethiopian ethnic violence

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More than 70,000 people fled ethnically-charged violence in western Ethiopia, officials said - part of an eruption of unrest piling pressure on...

Paramilitary forces active in Ethiopia

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At least 40 people were killed by paramilitary forces in eastern Ethiopia over the weekend, a senior regional official said, in the...

Agreement signed to end Ethiopia Oromo hostilities

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Ethiopia's government signed an agreement to end hostilities with the Oromo Liberation Front, which it previously declared a terrorist movement, state television...

Unrest spreading in eastern Ethiopia

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Mobs looted shops and burned down properties in Ethiopia's eastern Somali region as unrest gained momentum and spread across the province following...

UN rights chief visits Ethiopia’s Oromiya region

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The UN human rights chief was allowed to visit a region in Ethiopia roiled by protests and unrest for the past three...

Ethiopia prime minister seeks to end violence

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at the weekend travelled to a region where clashes displaced nearly a million people, his first trip...

New PM pledges to end violence in Ethiopia

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Ethiopia's new Prime Minister, Abiye Ahmed, promised to push democratic reforms in an effort to end three years of unrest that first...

Ethiopia releases senior opposition leader

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Ethiopia released a senior opposition leader from prison and dropped all charges against him a day after demonstrators blocked roads and staged...

Pardons for more than 2 000 in Ethiopia

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Authorities in Ethiopia's restive Oromiya province pardoned over 2,000 prisoners jailed for involvement in unrest that gripped the country in 2015-2016, officials...

Five killed in Ethiopia protest

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At least five people were killed in Ethiopia's restive Oromiya region after police opened fire during a protest, witnesses said. Protesters blocked...

Eleven dead in Ethiopian ethnic clashes

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Ethnic clashes killed 11 people last week in Ethiopia's Oromiya region, a regional government official said, the latest unrest in a province...

Protestors damage factories, vehicles in Ethiopian unrest

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Some 11 factories and flower farms and more than 60 vehicles have been damaged in unrest in Ethiopia in recent days, a...

Protests hit Ethiopia after stampede deaths

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Protests broke out in some areas of Ethiopia's Oromiya region on Monday, a day after dozens of people were killed in a...

Dozens killed in Ethiopia stampede

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More than 50 people were killed in a stampede in Ethiopia's Oromiya region that was triggered when police used teargas and shot...

At least 90 protestors killed in Ethiopia

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More than 90 people were shot dead by security forces in protests across Ethiopia's Oromiya and Amhara regions at the weekend, residents...

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