Ankara has been a key player in decreasing tensions by communicating with both the rebel leaders of the Tigray region and the federal government to start peace talks at a neutral venue.
Thousands stage nationwide demonstrations to denounce what they see as outside interference and pressure in internal affairs of the East African nation.
Peace talks between Ethiopia’s government and the Tigray rebels being organised by the African Union will commence in South Africa on October 24.
African Union welcomed the statement from the rebels as the Ethiopian government had previously announced readiness for peace talks.
Ethiopian government officials were not immediately reachable for comment but officials at Ayder Referral Hospital say the midnight strike near Mekelle general hospital caused casualties.
The Ethiopian government accuses the TPLF of launching an attack and "destroying the truce," while the rebels claim the military began a “large-scale” offensive towards southern Tigray.
Ethiopia's peace committee says it has drawn up a "peace proposal" to try to end the war that erupted in November 2020, but Tigray rebels dismiss the call as "obfuscation".
Addis Ababa again fills reservoir for its huge dam on Blue Nile river, announces PM Abiy –– a process that continues to irk downstream neighbours Egypt and Sudan.
Oromo Liberation Army denies its fighters killed over 400 Amhara civilians, the East African country's second-largest ethnic group after the Oromo.
Parliament's announcement comes as African Union calls for a probe into killings in Oromia state's western area, where OLA rebels are accused of killing hundreds of people.
Abiy Ahmed and Abdel Fattah al Burhan meet on the sidelines of a regional conference in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.
"Citizens living in the Qellem Wollega zone of Oromia state have been massacred," Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed says, vowing to "eradicate" Oromo Liberation Army.
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