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Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region

Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region

Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region Dozens Die in Ethnic Massacre in Troubled Ethiopian Region At least 80 people were killed on Tuesday when unidentified gunmen stormed through a village in western Ethiopia, in the latest of a series of ethnically driven massacres in the area, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission and witnesses said on Wednesday. The …

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As War Goes On in Ethiopia, Ethnic Harassment Is on the Rise

As War Goes On in Ethiopia, Ethnic Harassment Is on the Rise

As War Goes On in Ethiopia, Ethnic Harassment Is on the Rise As War Goes On in Ethiopia, Ethnic Harassment Is on the Rise ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — On a bright day in mid-November, about a dozen police officers with machine guns barged into the home of Lisanewerk Desta, a theologian who is the head of the library and museum …

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Fleeing Ethiopians Tell of Ethnic Massacres in Tigray War

Fleeing Ethiopians Tell of Ethnic Massacres in Tigray War

Fleeing Ethiopians Tell of Ethnic Massacres in Tigray War Fleeing Ethiopians Tell of Ethnic Massacres in Tigray War HAMDAYET, Sudan — The armed men who stopped Ashenafi Hailu along the dirt road dragged him by a noose so they could save bullets. Mr. Ashenafi, 24, was racing on his motorcycle to the aid of a childhood friend trapped by the …

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In Nagorno-Karabakh, New Risks in an Old Ethnic Conflict

In Nagorno-Karabakh, New Risks in an Old Ethnic Conflict

In Nagorno-Karabakh, New Risks in an Old Ethnic Conflict In Nagorno-Karabakh, New Risks in an Old Ethnic Conflict MOSCOW — Fighting broke out a week ago in Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway region in Azerbaijan with an Armenian majority, setting off alarms about the risks of a wider war that might draw in Russia, Turkey and Iran. The conflict had simmered for …

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Scrabble Will Ban Racial and Ethnic Slurs From Tournaments and Game Rules

Scrabble Will Ban Racial and Ethnic Slurs From Tournaments and Game Rules

Scrabble Will Ban Racial and Ethnic Slurs From Tournaments and Game Rules Scrabble Will Ban Racial and Ethnic Slurs From Tournaments and Game Rules It was the competitive players who objected. In a compromise, slurs and profanities were taken out of the official Scrabble Dictionary, but clubs and tournaments could follow a separate lexicon, produced by the players’ association, that …

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