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Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from border area, Ethiopia's PM says

Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from border area, Ethiopia's PM says

Eritrea has agreed to withdraw troops from Ethiopian territory along their mutual border, Ethiopia's prime minister said on Friday, under international pressure to address mounting reports of human rights abuses during months of conflict.

Ethiopia says town seized in Tigray, conflict embroils Eritrea

Ethiopia says town seized in Tigray, conflict embroils Eritrea

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 ...

Ethiopia's Abiy meets Eritrean leader for first time since winning Nobel

Ethiopia's Abiy meets Eritrean leader for first time since winning Nobel

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki flew to Addis Ababa Wednesday for his first meeting with the Ethiopian prime minister since Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize for initiating a thaw between the sparring neighbours.

Eritrean caught in mistaken identity case risks expulsion from Italy

Eritrean caught in mistaken identity case risks expulsion from Italy

An Eritrean man who spent three years in prison in Italy after being mistaken for a top migrant smuggler risks being denied asylum and expelled, a human rights group said Wednesday.

UN warns of locust surge on both sides of Red Sea

UN warns of locust surge on both sides of Red Sea

A locust outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea is spreading rapidly along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization said on Friday, flagging a possible threat to crops and food security.

Eritrean troops withdraw from Ethiopia border

Eritrean troops withdraw from Ethiopia border

Eritrea has pulled troops back from the heavily militarised border with Ethiopia as a "gesture of reconciliation" with its giant neighbour and long-time foe, the pro-government Eritrean Press agency said on its Facebook page.

First commercial flight in 20 years leaves Ethiopia for Eritrea

First commercial flight in 20 years leaves Ethiopia for Eritrea

The first commercial flight to Eritrea in two decades departed Wednesday from Addis Ababa after the two nations ended their bitter conflict in a whirlwind peace process.

Eritrea president hails unity with Ethiopia on historic visit

Eritrea president hails unity with Ethiopia on historic visit

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki pledged to resolve his country's dispute with Ethiopia on Saturday in a historic visit to Addis Ababa aimed at cementing peace less than a week after the nations declared an end to two decades of conflict.

Eritrea's president to visit Ethiopia on Saturday

Eritrea's president to visit Ethiopia on Saturday

The visit comes after an unexpected peace initiative from Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who visited Eritrea and signed a pact with Isaias on resuming ties.

Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Asmara on July 17

Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Asmara on July 17

The Horn of Africa neighbours agreed to open embassies, develop ports and resume flights.

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign statement that war 'has come to an end'

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign statement that war 'has come to an end'

Ethiopia and Eritrea are no longer at war, the neighbours said in a joint statement on Monday, a day after their leaders held a historic meeting in Asmara.

Eritrea welcomes Ethiopia PM's peace gesture

Eritrea welcomes Ethiopia PM's peace gesture

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki said he was sending a delegation to Addis Ababa to understand the position of new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and "chart out a plan".