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May 13, 2000 | From Associated Press
Ignoring international pleas to end their two-year border conflict, Ethiopia and Eritrea returned to open war Friday, with fighting reported on three fronts. U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan predicted "a very brutal war" and expressed frustration that peace efforts had failed.
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May 19, 2000 | Associated Press
Eritrea teetered on the edge of a major humanitarian crisis Thursday, as more than half a million people fled invading Ethiopian troops, artillery and warplanes, U.N. and Eritrean aid officials said. With the key western town of Barentu under the control of the Ethiopian military, Eritrea also faced a humiliating reversal in its two-year war with its larger neighbor over a border dispute. The latest round of fighting began last Friday.
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May 16, 2000 | From Reuters
The government here said it downed two Ethiopian aircraft and inflicted heavy casualties in intense fighting Monday as the United Nations considered an arms ban against the two neighbors. Ethiopia acknowledged that one of its helicopters had been shot down, but it denied that a fighter plane had also been downed. A senior Eritrean government official, Yemane Gebreab, said earlier Monday that "thousands" of Ethiopian soldiers had been killed at the Mereb-Setit front.
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May 16, 2000 | From Reuters
The government here said it downed two Ethiopian aircraft and inflicted heavy casualties in intense fighting Monday as the United Nations considered an arms ban against the two neighbors. Ethiopia acknowledged that one of its helicopters had been shot down, but it denied that a fighter plane had also been downed. A senior Eritrean government official, Yemane Gebreab, said earlier Monday that "thousands" of Ethiopian soldiers had been killed at the Mereb-Setit front.
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May 19, 2000 | Associated Press
Eritrea teetered on the edge of a major humanitarian crisis Thursday, as more than half a million people fled invading Ethiopian troops, artillery and warplanes, U.N. and Eritrean aid officials said. With the key western town of Barentu under the control of the Ethiopian military, Eritrea also faced a humiliating reversal in its two-year war with its larger neighbor over a border dispute. The latest round of fighting began last Friday.
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May 13, 2000 | From Associated Press
Ignoring international pleas to end their two-year border conflict, Ethiopia and Eritrea returned to open war Friday, with fighting reported on three fronts. U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan predicted "a very brutal war" and expressed frustration that peace efforts had failed.
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