Truces in Ethiopia and Yemen a welcome change to war
If the truces work, there will still be a big and dangerous war in Ukraine, but two of the world’s three worst wars will be over.
The Ethiopian government’s declaration of a 'humanitarian truce' on March 24 came as a surprise, writes Gwynne Dyer. Six months ago rebels advanced from their home province of Tigray more than halfway to the country’s capital, Addis Ababa, and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, pictured, seemed on the brink of defeat. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons