Calls grow for Ethiopia peace effort as fighting intensifies


              Members of the Tigrayan community protest against the conflict between Ethiopia and Tigray rebels in Ethiopia's Tigray region, outside the the United Arab Emirates embassy in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. Tigray rebels and Ethiopia’s federal government were scheduled to participate in African Union-brokered peace talks in South Africa on Oct. 8 but they were delayed while logistical issues and security arrangements are being ironed out. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
            
              FILE - Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, left, meets with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at U.N. headquarters on Sept. 18, 2022. Mahamat in a statement Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022 expressed "grave concern" over the fighting in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region and called for an "immediate, unconditional ceasefire and the resumption of humanitarian services", echoing similar words in a statement citing Guterres issued late Saturday by a U.N. spokesman. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, Pool, File)
            
              Medhin Gereziher, 1, is treated for malnutrition at the Ayder Referral Hospital in Mekele, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Babies are dying in their first month of life at four times the rate they did before the war in Ethiopia's Tigray region, according to a yet-unpublished study shared by its authors with The Associated Press. (AP Photo)
Calls grow for Ethiopia peace effort as fighting intensifies