Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Nigerian Police Arrest Suspects of Mass Abduction Abuja, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian police reported today the arrest of eight suspected members of the Boko Haram group, linked to the abduction in April 2014 of 276 girls from a school in the eastern state of Borno. Terrorist Attack Kills Two in Burkina Faso Ouagadougou, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) A group of unidentified persons killed two people in a terrorist attack in northern Burkina Faso. African Union Says Nelson Mandela Is an Example for Humanity Addis Ababa, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) said today that the legendary South African anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela is an inspiration of service to humanity, based on the ideals of freedom, justice, equality, tolerance, and reconciliation. Portuguese Speaking-countries Presidential Summit Concludes Cape Verde Salt Island, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The 12th Summit of Heads of State of the Community of Portuguese Speaking- Countries (CPLP) concludes today on the Salt Island, Cape Verde, with a declaration that supports the existing consensus for free mobility of people in the area. Libyan Coastguard Intercepts Migrants in the Mediterranean Tripoli, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Libyan coastguard units intercepted a fragile vessel in which 158 undocumented migrants tried to reach European coasts with the risk of sinking and ending their lives in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Syrian Civilians Evacuated From Areas Under Siege of Terror Groups Damascus, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) More than 120 buses arrived today in the village of Al-Eis, south of Aleppo province, to evacuate hundreds of civilians from the towns of Kefraya and Fua, in Idlib, under siege by terrorist groups. Israeli Troops Arrest 29 Palestinians in the West Bank Ramallah, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Israeli forces carried out multiple raids in the West Bank today, leaving a total of 29 Palestinians arrested, including one member of the Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS) and seven released from prison, PPS reported. South Africans Honor Mandela on His 100th Birthday Pretoria, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) South Africans pay tribute today to legendary anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela, on occasion of his 100th birthday, whose hometown of Mvezo is the venue of the main ceremony to his honor. Southern Syria, Theater of Fierce Clashes and Weapons Seizure Damascus, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) As fighting goes on between the army and terrorist groups in Syria's southern zones some radical formations continue to lay down their weapons through reconciliation agreements with the government. AU to Integrate Public, Private Sectors to Continental Development Addis Ababa, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) organizes a workshop with the participation of representatives of the public and private sectors of the member states to promote synergies among their programs, based on continental development. Tribes, Clans Support Syrian Army in the Fight against Terrorism Damascus, 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. 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. 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. 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. Kabila and Bemba, the Two Congolese Candidates for the Elections Kinshasa, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The potential aspiration of President Joseph Kabila for a third term and the candidacy of former Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba mark the elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo, scheduled for December 23. Ethiopian PM Calls for End to Communal Violence Addis Ababa, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed warned today that ''instigators of chaos'' have a final chance to desist from ''destructive activities'', in reference to communal violence in the south of the country. At least Two Dead in Terrorist Attack in Somalia Mogadishu, July 14 (Prensa Latina) At least two deaths was the result of two explosions today, followed by gunfire near the government headquarters, in an action claimed by the terrorist group Al Shabab, according to an official source. Eritrea's President in Ethiopia for Historic Visit (+Photos) Addis Ababa, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Ethiopians took to the streets to welcome the President of Eritrea, Isaias Afwerki, who arrived in this capital for a three-day visit, the latest step of the process of normalization of relations between the two countries. AU Names High Representative for Negotiations with EU Addis Abeba, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) named today a high representative in the negotiation of a new cooperation pact with the European Union (EU), which will allegedly be ready for approval in 2020. South African Minister Edna Molewa Receives Honors in France Pretoria, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) South African Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr. Edna Molewa, received the National Order of the French Legion of Honor, said today the government of the African country.