Ethiopia’s army says it is at war against forces in the country’s heavily-armed Tigray region after Nobel Prize-winning prime minister Abiy Ahmed sent troops in the region.
Ethiopia’s ruling coalition has agreed to form a single national party ahead of elections next year.
Dozens of people were killed in southern Ethiopia last month during clashes between activists from the country’s Sidama ethnic group and security forces. Ethiopia’s fifth-largest ethnic group is demanding its own federal state and the constitution legally binds the government
Security forces in Ethiopia killed four protesters in the country’s eastern Somali region, according to witness reports.