Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Tribes, Clans Support Syrian Army in the Fight against Terrorism 17 de julio de 2018, 16:54Damascus, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of tribes and clans of the Syrian central region ratified today their support to the national army in its confrontation with terrorist groups in order to achieve stability in this Middle Eastern country. Syrian Forces Liberate Vast Areas of Southern Deraa Province 17 de julio de 2018, 15:47Damascus, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Syrian security forces entered today the liberated city of Busra al-Sham and the municipality of Hrak, in the southern province of Deraa, with the purpose of guaranteeing the stability of these demarcations. South Sudanese Insurgents Accept Peace Plan 17 de julio de 2018, 15:11Juba, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) South Sudanese insurgents led by former Vice President Riek Machar announced today their acceptance of the power-sharing plan proposed by the government of President Salva Kiir Mayardit, today reported official sources. UN Alarm Due to Humanitarian Situation in Gaza 17 de julio de 2018, 14:56United Nations, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The humanitarian coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Jamie McGoldrick, demanded today urgent measures to prevent a further deterioration of the situation in Gaza, following the intensification of movement restrictions. Nigeria's President Regrets Death of 44 People Due to Floods Abuja, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari conveyed his condolences to the families of the 44 dead people registered so far due to the floods after heavy rains in the northwest of the country. Cuban President Diaz-Canel Attends Sao Paulo Forum Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, is attending today in this capital the closing day of the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum. Brazilian Michel Temer to Travel to Cape Verde for CPLP Summit Brasilia, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) President Michel Temer travelled to Cape Verde today to participate in the 12th Summit of the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries (CPLP), where Brazil will hand over the leadership of the organization to the host nation of the meeting. India, Ghana to Increase Cultural Relations New Delhi, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Minister for Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration of Ghana, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey is on an official visit to India from 16-19 July 2018. South Africa Ready to Celebrate Mandela's Centenary Pretoria, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) South Africa prepares the last details of the celebrations throughout this country for Nelson Mandela''s centenary tomorrow, an icon of the struggle against apartheid, and organizes donations and aid for the most needed sectors of the nation. 550 Kilos of Drugs Seized in Iranian Province Tehran, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Iranian authorities seized about 550 kilograms of drugs in the central province of Alborz since the beginning of the Persian year, on March 21, authorities reported today. SIA Dethrones Qatar Airways to Win Skytrax World's Best Airline Singapore Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Singapore Airlines (SIA) was recognized today as the best airline in the world at the World Airline Awards 2018 of the British auditor Skytrax. Israeli Army Occupies More Land in Gaza, West Bank Ramallah, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Israeli government authorities occupied today 120 dunums (120 000 square meters) of Palestinian land in the city of al-Khader, south of the West Bank, local activists reported. Suicide Bomb Attack Kills More Than 20 in Afghanistan Kabul, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) More than 20 people died, including a Taliban commander, in a suicide attack perpetrated by the Islamic State in the province of Sar-i-Pul, in northern Afghanistan, police chief Abdul Qauom Baqizoi, said. Addis Ababa-Asmara First Flight Fully Booked in Less Than One Hour Addis Ababa, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopian Airlines (EA) reported today that the nearly 300 tickets available for the first flight to Eritrea, scheduled to take place tomorrow, were sold in less than an hour. Ethiopia to Implement Financial Services in Cell Phones Addis Ababa, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia is studying the possibility of implementing financial services in cell phones, based on an agreement with Kenya''s Safaricom (SCOM.NR), the continent''s leading company in this field. Iranian Minister Ruled Out Dialogue with Trump Tehran, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmud Alavi ruled out any dialogue between his country and U.S. President Donald Trump, who recently announced new sanctions against the Iranian nation. Ethiopia Receives WHO Support to Assist Displaced People Addis Ababa, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia confirmed today that it will receive a donation from the World Health Organization (WHO) to assist about 50,000 internally displaced persons with medical supplies. Israel Intensifies Blockade of Gaza Strip Ramallah, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Israeli Defense Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, announced fuel ban on the Gaza Strip from now until next Sunday, a measure which strengthens the blockade on the Palestinian coastal area. South African President Announces Tough Measures for Mine Safety Pretoria, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that tougher measures will be taken on mine safety in South Africa and its operators will be responsible for the deaths in the sector. Syrian Army Widens Offensive in Daraa and Quneitra Damascus, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army expelled today terrorist groups from the strategic hill of Al-Hara in Quneitra and four other villages in the north-western region of the province of Daraa as part of its powerful offensive in the south of the country.