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Conflict between Tigray and Eritrea — the long standing faultline in Ethiopian politics

An Ethiopan soldier mans a position near Zala Anbesa in the northern Tigray region of the country, about 1,6 kilometres from the Eritrean border. Marco Longari/AFP via Getty Images Richard Reid, University of Oxford The missile attack by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front on Eritrea in mid-November transformed an internal Ethiopian crisis into a transnational one. In the midst of …

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La vacuna contra la covid-19 no debe ser obligatoria

Shutterstock / Ivi Lichi Iñigo De Miguel Beriain, Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea Las vacunas contra la covid-19 ya están llamando a la puerta. En breve, será posible empezar a distribuirlas. A partir de ese momento, será perentorio responder a una pregunta compleja: ¿deberíamos introducirlas a través de políticas de vacunación obligatoria? La propuesta es tentadora. Las …

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With all the focus on coronavirus, let’s not forget the other respiratory viruses

Drazen Zigic/Shutterstock Connor Bamford, Queen’s University Belfast y Grace C Roberts, Queen’s University Belfast With coronaviruses taking over our news feeds – and lives – you may be fooled into thinking it’s the only virus affecting humans at the moment. But it’s important to remember that there are many viruses, especially respiratory viruses, that regularly infect us. These viruses range …

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