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Ethiopian PM authorises final assault on regional capital Mekelle

Ethiopian PM authorises final assault on regional capital Mekelle

Addis Ababa. Nov 26(UNI) Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced on Thursday that he has authorised the country's military to carry out the "final phase" of the operation in the northern region of Tigray where fighting has been going on for several weeks now against the TPLF.
Mr Abiy's said that he has directed the military to ensure that no civilians are harmed during the operation in the regional capital Mekelle - a city of 5,00,000 people - and urged residents to stay at home, the BBC reported.
The TPLF party, which controls Mekelle, has however said that will continue to fight on against the government forces.

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Saudi Arabia to reopen its embassy in Qatar soon

17 Jan 2021 | 1:50 AM

Riyadh, Jan 16(UNI) Saudi Arabian officials said on Saturday that they expect to reopen the country's embassy in Doha in the coming days, following an agreement last week that ended a three-year-old dispute between four Arab countries and Qatar.

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Uganda President Yoweri Museveni re-elected for 6th term

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni re-elected for 6th term

16 Jan 2021 | 11:51 PM

Kampala, Jan 16 (UNI) Uganda's long-time leader Yoweri Museveni has won reelection for a six term with 58.64 percent, beating his opponent Bobi Wine who alleges vote fraud, the national NTV channel reported on Saturday.

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Trump unblocked on Facebook, Instagram

Trump unblocked on Facebook, Instagram

16 Jan 2021 | 4:31 PM

Washington, Jan 16 (UNI) Outgoing US President Donald Trump's account on Facebook and Instagram were unblocked after a 14-day suspension.

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Bhutan PM congratulates Modi on COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Bhutan PM congratulates Modi on COVID-19 vaccine rollout

16 Jan 2021 | 1:04 PM

Thimpu, Jan 16 (UNI) Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering on Saturday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on national rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination programme.

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France shuts places of worship to check Islamic separatism

France shuts places of worship to check Islamic separatism

16 Jan 2021 | 10:58 AM

Paris, Jan 16 (UNI) As part of its campaign to curb the propagation of radical Islamic ideology and separatism, France has closed nine places of worship, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin has said here.

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