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Agoa: Biden revokes trade preferences for <b>Ethiopia</b> over Tigray violations - The East African

Google: Esat Africa - Wed, 11/03/2021 - 00:02
Biden said he was also terminating coup-hit Guinea and Mali from the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa). · Ethiopian officials in recent weeks ...
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U.S. Cuts <b>Ethiopia</b> From Trade Program, Issues Sanctions Over Human Rights Violations

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 22:52
Joe Biden wrote a letter to Congress saying Ethiopia was in "gross violations of internationally recognized human rights" as scores of people ...
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US to Cut Ethiopia From Trade Program Over Rights Abuses - USNews.com

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 22:00
By CARA ANNA and AAMER MADHANI, Associated Press. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he's decided to cut out Ethiopia from a ...
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U.S. to cut <b>Ethiopia</b> from trade program over rights abuses - The Hindu

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 21:48
President Biden said Ethiopia was in “gross violations of internationally recognized human rights.”
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US to cut <b>Ethiopia</b> from trade program over rights abuses - WBNG

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 21:48
That sets the path for further sanctions against the African nation over its failure to end a nearly yearlong war in the Tigray region. Biden in a ...
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<b>Ethiopia</b> declares state of emergency as rivals make way toward capital - NBC News

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 20:39
NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia's government declared a national state of emergency Tuesday as rival Tigray forces threaten to move on the capital and the ...
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<b>Ethiopia</b> declares state of emergency as Tigrayan forces gain ground - The Irish Times

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 19:52
Government warns of 'grave danger', and calls on citizens to take up arms.
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<b>Ethiopia</b> declares state of emergency as rebels threaten capital - Axios

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 19:42
President Biden announced today that Ethiopia will be terminated from a U.S. trade program, citing "gross violations" of human rights.
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After ending Ethiopia&#39;s trade status, US weighs sanctions, genocide designation over Tigray war

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 19:09
Federal troops under Abiy were joined by forces from the neighboring country Eritrea, also long at odds with Tigrayan forces, and the neighboring ...
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Ethiopia declares state of emergency as Tigrayan forces gain ground - Haaretz

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 18:55
The announcement on state-affiliated media came two days after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed urged citizens to take up arms to defend themselves from ...
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<b>Ethiopia</b> orders emergency as Tigray forces threaten capital | Star Tribune

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 18:32
NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia's government declared a national state of emergency Tuesday as rival Tigray forces threaten to move on the capital and ...
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<b>Ethiopia</b> declares nationwide state of emergency and urges citizens to defend capital - ABC News

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 18:26
The Tigray People's Liberation Front claims to have captured several towns in recent days and says it is considering marching on the capital, ...
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<b>Ethiopia</b> orders emergency as Tigray forces threaten capital - WPTA21

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 18:04
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia's government has declared a national state of emergency as rival Tigray forces threaten to move on the capital and ...
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Ethiopia on verge of losing access to lucrative US trade program over human rights violations - CNN

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 18:00
The Ethiopian government must take "urgent action" by January 1 in order to remain in the program, which grants eligible sub-Saharan African nations ...
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Citizens called to arms as <b>Ethiopia</b> declares state of emergency | Daily Sabah

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 17:59
A nationwide state of emergency has been declared by Ethiopia's cabinet while the residents of Addis Ababa have been called to arms in defense of ...
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<b>Ethiopia</b> orders emergency as Tigray forces threaten capital | ArkLaTexHomepage

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 17:52
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia's government declared a national state of emergency Tuesday as rival Tigray forces threaten to move on the capital ...
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<b>Ethiopia</b> declares nationwide state of emergency | News | Al Jazeera

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 17:50
Move comes after Tigrayan fighters said they captured two towns in Amhara region and considered marching on Addis Ababa.
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<b>Ethiopia</b> at war: Thousands mobilize after Tigrayans make strategic gains - The Washington Post

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 17:49
The war has pitted the Ethiopian government and aligned forces from neighboring Eritrea, as well as militias from the Amhara region, against the TPLF ...
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Ethiopia Urges Residents of Capital City to Arm Themselves - Bloomberg.com

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 17:45
Ethiopia's government urged residents of its capital to arm themselves and protect their neighborhoods, after rebel fighters in the north of the ...
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US to cut Ethiopia from trade program over rights abuses | PA Power and Policy - Lancaster Online

Google: Esat Africa - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 17:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he's decided to cut out Ethiopia from a U.S. trade program, setting the path for further ...
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