Ethiopia-Tigray conflict: Ethiopian government responds to WHO chief’s criticism

The Ethiopian Foreign Ministry, has responded to criticism of its conduct in the Tigray region by the director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) earlier this week, with a letter containing multiple allegations of misconduct by the WHO head.   The Foreign Ministry has written to the WHO’s executive board with a scathing ad […]

Ethiopia Objects to Alleged ‘Misconduct’ of WHO Chief Tedros

GENEVA — The government of Ethiopia has sent a letter to the World Health Organization, accusing its Ethiopian director-general of “misconduct” after his sharp criticism of the war and humanitarian crisis in the country. Ethiopia nominated Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to be the head of the U.N. health agency four years ago, but says he has “not […]

Ethiopia on Edge of Humanitarian Disaster, UN Agency Says

GENEVA — The World Food Program warns Ethiopia is on the edge of a humanitarian disaster as escalating fighting in the north is preventing the delivery of needed food from reaching millions of people in battle-scarred Tigray province. The last time a food convoy was able to reach Tigray’s capital, Mekelle, was mid-December. Millions of acutely […]

Victims of Deadly New York City Fire to Be Memorialized Sunday

Plans are underway for a large communal memorial service Sunday for victims of New York City’s deadliest fire in more than three decades. Seventeen people, including eight children, were killed when a fire broke out on January 9 at a high rise residential building in the working class Fordham Heights neighborhood in the Bronx, a […]

Reconciliation Commission Working to Ensure Transitional Justice, Requests Extension of Term

The Reconciliation Commission will prioritize the investigation of significant human rights violations and play a leading role to ensure transitional justice, according to the chairperson of the commission. In its half-day meeting today, the commission reviewed the major activities it undertook during the past three years. Speaking at the opening of the meeting, Chairperson of the […]

Terrorist TPLF Destroyed Many Heritages, Disrupted Restoration Activities: Authority

The terrorist group TPLF has not only destroyed and looted many heritages but also disrupted restoration activities, Authority for Research and Conservation of the Cultural Heritage Deputy Director-General Abebaw Ayalew told ENA. Terrorist TPLF has inflicted heavy damages on cultural heritages in areas it invaded in Afar and Amhara regions. There had been widespread damage […]