A war veteran holds a candle during a memorial service for the victims of the Tigray conflict organized by the city administration, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photograph: Eduardo Soteras/AFP via Getty Images

The UN Security Council, on which Ireland has a seat, on Friday called for an end to the fighting in Ethiopia and for talks on a lasting ceasefire as (...)

A fighter loyal to the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) walks along a street last May in the town of Hawzen, then-controlled by the group but later re-taken by government forces, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia. Tigray forces say Ethiopia’s government has launched its threatened major military offensive against them in an attempt to end a nearly year-old war. Photograph: Ben Curtis/ AP

A new offensive by the Ethiopian army in Tigray has shattered the ceasefire declared in June as government forces retreated from the province, and thr(...)

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed has won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending a 20-year conflict between his country and neighbouri(...)

The aftermath of    a suicide car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. Militant jihadist group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility. Photograph: Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images

At the end of last year, Ethiopia withdrew thousands of troops previously assisting the internationally-funded African military force battling al-Qaed(...)

The Walias Band’s name derives from the walia ibex, an endangered species native to the mountains of Ethiopia. They were formed in the early 1970s as(...)

Israeli protesters, Jews of Ethiopian origin, participate in a protest against what they say was police violence against their community in Jerusalem on April 30th, 2015. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

A demonstration by Israeli Jews of Ethiopian origin against police brutality turned violent on Thursday, with police using water cannon to keep angry (...)