Ethiopia's Tigray Crisis: Why Nobel laureate Abiy Ahmed sent his troops to battle

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed has found himself in a conflict less than a year after winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

Ethiopia's Tigray Crisis: Why Nobel laureate Abiy Ahmed sent his troops to battle
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