Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina AU Urges to Promote National Agendas to Favor Free Trade 20 de marzo de 2018, 00:31Addis Ababa, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) African Union has called on the continent''s countries to take national measures to back up the launching of a Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Research Suggests Increased Economic Vulnerability due to Climate 20 de marzo de 2018, 00:20Washington, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia are among the areas of greatest economic vulnerability due to climate change, which could increase migration, said the World Bank (WB) today. Syria Demands UN Withdrawal of Turkish Troops from Afrin Enclave 19 de marzo de 2018, 15:15Damascus, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Foreign Ministry demanded today that Turkey''s military forces withdraw from the occupied Afrin region, in Aleppo province, some 360 kilometers north of the capital. Commercial Entity to Help Africa Overcome International Changes 19 de marzo de 2018, 14:57Addis Ababa, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will help Africa to weather international changes in the developed world and multilateral trading system, a UN official stated today in Rwanda''s capital city Kigali. Uganda Will Not Sign Either African Free Trade Agreement Soon 19 de marzo de 2018, 14:52Kampala, 19 (Prensa Latina) The President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, unexpectedly called off today a visit to Rwanda, where he was to sign along with other leaders of the continent the African Continental Free Trade Area Treaty (CFTA). Jacob Zuma´s Former Counselor Denies Willing to Testify against Him 19 de marzo de 2018, 14:50Pretoria, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Schabir Shaik, who was the financial advisor to former South African President Jacob Zuma, denied today press reports that he was ready to make statements against the former leader and stated he will only appear in court if he is forced. Security Forces Operate Against Al Shabab in Somali Capital Mogadishu, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Somali security forces executed today a raid against the Al Shabab organization in this capital, following the most recent attacks by the armed group, press reports stressed. Hundreds of British Schools Receive Bomb Threats London, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Over 400 British schools received today bomb threats and several of them were evacuated, while the police investigated the origin and veracity of the messages. Syrian Army Controls 83 Percent of East Ghouta Damascus, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian forces liberated 83 percent of the region of East Ghouta, east of Damascus, from the hands of terrorist groups, military sources confirmed today. Morocco Asks For More Collaboration With Algeria in Security Algiers, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Abdelhak Khiame, director of the Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations (BCIJ) of Morocco, complained today about the lack of collaboration between the Moroccan services and their Algerian counterparts, which promotes terrorism in the region. Syrian Army Consolidates Positions in Eastern Ghouta By Oscar Bravo Fong Damascus, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army consolidates positions in the important village of Saqba and most of Kafr Batna, amid intense operations against terrorist groups in the region of Eastern Ghouta, east of Damascus, informed today military sources. Danish Government Condemns Terror Attack Against Turkish Embassy Copenhagen, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The Danish government has condemned today an attack with fire bombs against the Turkish embassy in this capital, while the local police started the search for several suspects. At Least 18 Casualties Confirmed Due to Accident in Nigeria Abuja, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) At least 18 people were killed in an accident that occurred in the Nigerian city of Lagos yesterday, confirmed today the Public Relations officer of the Ogun State Traffic Agency (southwest), Babatunde Akinbiyi. EUROPOL Warns About the Radicalization of 30,000 Persons in Europe Sofia, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The executive director of the European Police Office, Europol, Rob Wainwright reported today about the radicalization of some 30,000 persons in the region, which currently represent a potential threat of terrorism. 280 Civilians Died in Turkish Aggression to the Syrian North Damascus, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian pocket of Afrin , at Alepo province, 360 miles north of the capital was bombed by the Turkish troops claiming the lives of more than 280 civilians, social organizations indicated today. Nigeria Will not Attend AU Summit on Free Trade Zone Addis Abeba, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, will not attend the Summit of the African Union (AU) on the area of free trade, confirmed today the regional bloc through a communique. Cape Verde Seeks World Heritage for ancient Concentration Camp Praia, mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Cape Verde is currently seeking the support of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) to register the former Tarrafal concentration camp on the world heritage list. Terrorist Mortar Attacks Kills 10 in Damascus Damascus, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) At least 10 civilians have been killed in Damascus over the past 48-hours by terrorists who continued shelling on the Syrian capital''s residential areas. Syrian President Visits Eastern Ghouta Damascus, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) As the Syrian Army continues to advance liberating from terrorist groups new towns in Eastern Ghouta, President Bashar al-Assad reportedly visited the region and met with soldiers and freed civilians. At least 250 Families Displaced by violent Floods in Kenya Nairobi, mar 18 (Prensa Latina) At least 250 families are registered today displaced by the raging floods in Magarini, in the Kenyan county of Kilifi (southeast), where the Sabaki River overflowed on Friday.