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Tensions Escalate Between Ethiopia and Eritrea

An Ethiopian soldier cleans a grenade launcher at the border with Eritrea near the town of Zalambessa.
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An Ethiopian soldier cleans a grenade launcher at the border with Eritrea near the town of Zalambessa.
A woman braids her sister's hair in the disputed town of Badme, Ethiopia. An international border commission has ordered Ethiopia to return Badme to Eritrea but Ethiopia refuses to do so.
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A woman braids her sister's hair in the disputed town of Badme, Ethiopia. An international border commission has ordered Ethiopia to return Badme to Eritrea but Ethiopia refuses to do so.

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Jason Beaubien is NPR's Global Health and Development Correspondent on the Science Desk.