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Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed goes to direct the war from front lines


  • Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen Hassen will take charge of routine government business in the absence of the Prime Minister. 
  • Two Olympic athletes Haile Gebrselassie and Feyisa Lelisa have also announced they are enlisting in the military.
  • Last month, Tigrayan forces and their allies threatened to march on the capital Addis Ababa.
  • Ethiopia expelled four of six Irish diplomats from the country because of Ireland's stance on the conflict.