Ethiopia to launch 'final phase' of offensive in Tigray: PM

The Ethiopian military will begin the offensive hours after an ultimatum for Tigray forces to surrender expired.

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    Healthcare personnel prepare to discharge a patient who had been quarantining after a possible exposure to the coronavirus at a hospital in Lakin, Kansas, November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

  • Healthcare personnel work with a patient inside a room for people with coronavirus at a hospital in Hutchinson, Kansas, November 20, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

    Healthcare personnel work with a patient inside a room for people with coronavirus at a hospital in Hutchinson, Kansas, November 20, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

  • Daniel Benewiat, a patient with the coronavirus, is treated using a ventilator as his wife, Tammy, looks at him through a window at a hospital in Hutchinson, Kansas, November 20, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

    Daniel Benewiat, a patient with the coronavirus, is treated using a ventilator as his wife, Tammy, looks at him through a window at a hospital in Hutchinson, Kansas, November 20, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

  • Jade Carabajal-Richter worries about a lack of beds for patients with the coronavirus as case numbers surge at a hospital in Lakin, Kansas, November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

    Jade Carabajal-Richter worries about a lack of beds for patients with the coronavirus as case numbers surge at a hospital in Lakin, Kansas, November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

  • Teresa Nguyen, a respiratory therapist, treats a patient inside a room for people with the coronavirus at a hospital in Hutchinson, Kansas, November 20, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

    Teresa Nguyen, a respiratory therapist, treats a patient inside a room for people with the coronavirus at a hospital in Hutchinson, Kansas, November 20, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

  • Voters wait in a long line to cast their ballots at Church of the Servant in Oklahoma City. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

    Voters wait in a long line to cast their ballots at Church of the Servant in Oklahoma City. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

  • First lady Melania Trump leaves after casting her vote at Morton and Barbara Mandel Recreation Center in Palm Beach, Florida. REUTERS/Marco Bello

    First lady Melania Trump leaves after casting her vote at Morton and Barbara Mandel Recreation Center in Palm Beach, Florida. REUTERS/Marco Bello

  • First time voter Donovan Faison, wearing a mask and sunglasses, feeds his ballot into a tabulator machine after voting in Durham, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

    First time voter Donovan Faison, wearing a mask and sunglasses, feeds his ballot into a tabulator machine after voting in Durham, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

  • Voters wait in line at the Rivervalley Community Center in New Richmond, Ohio. REUTERS/Jeffrey Dean

    Voters wait in line at the Rivervalley Community Center in New Richmond, Ohio. REUTERS/Jeffrey Dean

  • People fill out their ballots at a polling center on the Election Day in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

    People fill out their ballots at a polling center on the Election Day in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

  • People wait in line to vote during the Election Day in Atlanta, Georgia. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

    People wait in line to vote during the Election Day in Atlanta, Georgia. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

  • The election protection and voter encouragement volunteers wait at a tent offering free food to those who cast their ballots, outside a polling station in Durham, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

    The election protection and voter encouragement volunteers wait at a tent offering free food to those who cast their ballots, outside a polling station in Durham, North Carolina. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

  • Rescue operations take place on a site after an earthquake struck the Aegean Sea, in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

    Rescue operations take place on a site after an earthquake struck the Aegean Sea, in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

  • Rescue operations take place on a site after an earthquake struck the Aegean Sea, in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, October 30. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

    Rescue operations take place on a site after an earthquake struck the Aegean Sea, in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, October 30. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

  • Rescue teams search for survivors at a collapsed building after a strong earthquake struck the Aegean Sea where some buildings collapsed in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, October 30. REUTERS/Tuncay Dersinlioglu

    Rescue teams search for survivors at a collapsed building after a strong earthquake struck the Aegean Sea where some buildings collapsed in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, October 30. REUTERS/Tuncay Dersinlioglu