Ethiopia security forces kill up to 50 people in crackdown on peaceful protests

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People from the Oromia region, close to Addis Ababa, have been discriminated against by Ethiopia’s ruling ethnic groups – Reuters

Attempted land grab by Ethiopian government has led to violence against ethnic group

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UN: 880 killed in Mediterranean shipwrecks over last week

This undated image made available Monday, May 30, 2016 by the Italian Navy Marina Militare shows migrants being rescued at sea. Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as rescue ships saved thousands of others in daring operations. (Italian Navy via AP)

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Ethiopia drought driving worst food crisis in 30 years, Save the Children says

A farmer in his barren field in Sewena, Bale Zone, Ethiopia

A farmer in his barren field in Sewena, Bale Zone, Ethiopia

The Save the Children charity says it has raised less than a third of what it needs to help Ethiopia cope with a drought which has left 10.2 million people critically short of food

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Tunisia imposes nationwide curfew amid spreading unrest

Police forces face protesters in the city of Ennour, near Kasserine, Tunisia, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Tunisia has declared a curfew in the western city after clashes between police and more than 1,000 young protesters demonstrating for jobs. Tensions have risen in Kasserine since Sunday when an unemployed youth killed himself by scaling an electricity transmission tower to protest his rejection for a government job. (AP Photo/Moncef Tajouri)

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