One-year-old conflict has been marked by allegations of ethnically motivated atrocities, man-made starvation
A rally in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Sunday in support of national defense forces.
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Ethiopian rebel forces advanced toward the country’s capital, threatening to widen a civil war raging in Africa’s second-most populous nation marked by allegations of ethnically motivated atrocities and man-made famine.
Fighters from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front and allied militias in recent days have captured two strategic towns about 230 miles from Addis Ababa, expanding a conflict that for the past year had largely been confined to Ethiopia’s north.
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