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An Ethiopian opposition group said on Friday that police had arrested more than 2,600 people in the last three weeks for taking part in land protests and that the government was thereby aiming to deter future protests. Plans to requisition farmland in the Oromiya region surrounding the capital for development sparked the country’s worst unrest in over a decade, with...

An Ethiopian opposition group said on Friday that police had arrested more than 2,600 people in the last three weeks for taking part in land protests and that the government was thereby aiming to deter future protests. Plans to requisition farmland in the Oromiya region surrounding the capital for development sparked the country’s worst unrest in over a decade, with...

A large weapons cache headed for Somalia was discovered and seized by the French on March 20, authorities said. It’s the second large weapons seizure in the region this month, and both may have been headed to Yemen from Iran. According to a U.S. assessment, the arms that were most recently seized originated in Iran, and their likely ultimate destination was Yemen,...