Abiy Ahmed

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Ethiopian migrants who fled intense fighting in their homeland of Tigray cooka meal in the border reception centre of Hamdiyet, Sudan, on Saturday. Photograph: Ebrahim Hamid/AFP via Getty Images

Some African and European nations pressed Ethiopia behind the scenes on Monday to allow mediation of a war in a northern region that has spilled in(...)

Refugees from the Tigray region of Ethiopia region arrive to register at the UNCHR center at Hamdayet, Sudan on Saturday. Photograph:  Marwan Ali/PA

Rebellious forces from Ethiopia’s Tigray region fired rockets at the airport in Eritrea’s capital Asmara on Saturday evening, their leader said on Sun(...)

Iin Ethiopia’s Amhara Region, a militia man poses in the town of Musebamb, 44 km northwest from Gondar, on November 7th. Photograph: Eduardo Soteras/AFP/Getty Images

Fighting between Ethiopian government forces and rebellious northern leaders could spiral out of control and war crimes may have been committed, the U(...)

A man reads  a local newspaper in Addis Ababa, with the news of Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed’s award of the Nobel Peace Prize the previous day. Photograph: Michael Tewelde/AFP via Getty Images

Abiy Ahmed’s motorcade left the Imperial Palace in Addis Ababa on a recent Thursday night after a long day during which the Ethiopian prime minister p(...)

Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed (L) walks with Eritrea’s foreign minister Osman Saleh Mohammed (R) as Eritrea’s delegation arrives for peace talks in  international airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Tuesday. Photograph: Yonas Tadesse/AFP

Long-time foes Eritrea and Ethiopia “opened the door of peace” on Tuesday after the first high-level visit from Asmara to Addis Ababa in nearly two de(...)