Day: May 18, 2021

U.S. Secretary Of State Pushes Eritrean Pullout From Tigray

On April 26th, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken pressed Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed to withdraw Eritrean troops from the war-torn Tigray region “immediately, in full, and in a verifiable manner,” according to a statement by U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price. This exhortation comes a month after Abiy

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Ceasefire Announced Following Deadly Clash On Tajik-Kyrgyz Border

After 24 hours of violence on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, the two countries have reached a ceasefire agreement. More than 40 people were killed in the violent clash, which broke out on Thursday, 29th April over contested water reserves. The fighting began as Kyrgyz and Tajik villagers hurled

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Russia Evicts Ukrainian Diplomat In Reciprocal Move

In yet another diplomatic row Russia has expelled a Ukrainian diplomat, their foreign ministry stated on Monday; reciprocating the expulsion of a Russian diplomat in Kyiv (Reuters). The Russian diplomat was initially expelled in response to Russia’s expelling of a Ukrainian consulate worker in St. Petersburg earlier this month. According

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