Ethiopia says town seized in Tigray, conflict embroils Eritrea

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#Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government said on Monday it had captured another town in the northern #Tigray region after nearly two weeks of fighting in a conflict already spilling into #Eritrea and destabilising the wider Horn of Africa. FRANCE 24’s Chief Foreing Editor Rob Parsons tells us more.

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