Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Rescue for Kidnapped German Archaeologists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9770&SEO=rescue-for-kidnapped-german-archaeologists 24 de febrero de 2017, 17:53Abuja, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The kidnappers of two German archaeologists - who were digging in the ruins of a Nigerian culture - have demanded a US $ 200,000 ransom for the release of these two archaeologists. Iran Reaffirms That Palestinian Cause Remains a High Priority http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9750&SEO=iran-reaffirms-that-palestinian-cause-remains-a-high-priority 24 de febrero de 2017, 13:08Tehran Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Palestinian cause remains a high priority for Iran, stressed a senior cleric said today by expressing solidarity with the people days after an international conference to support the Intifada (Revolt) against Israel. 636 Million Euros Will Be Donated to the Lake Chad Basin http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9749&SEO=636-million-euros-will-be-donated-to-the-lake-chad-basin 24 de febrero de 2017, 13:02Oslo, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) A group of 14 countries pledged today at the Humanitarian Conference on Nigeria and Lake Chad to allocate 636 million euros in humanitarian aid to the population of the basin. Angolan Delegation Pays Tribute to Cuban War Veterans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9745&SEO=angolan-delegation-pays-tribute-to-cuban-war-veterans Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Angolan minister and head of the Presidential Civil House, Manuel da Cruz, and the delegation accompanying him during his official visit to Cuba paid tribute to Cuban war veterans and internationalists here today. South Africa to Export Beef to China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9736&SEO=south-africa-to-export-beef-to-china 24 de febrero de 2017, 11:22Pretoria, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) South African smallholder farmers will have access to the Chinese market thanks to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Entry and Exit Animal Inspection and Quarantine between Pretoria and Beijing. At Least 136 Detainees in 24 Hours Due to Violence in Pretoria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9732&SEO=at-least-136-detainees-in-24-hours-due-to-violence-in-pretoria 24 de febrero de 2017, 10:50Pretoria, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) At least 136 persons were detained in the last 24 hours related to tensions between foreigners and nationals in this capital, South African Police Commissioner Kgomotso Phahlane said today. Cuban Viengsay Valdes Shares Experiences in US Ballet Contest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9731&SEO=cuban-viengsay-valdes-shares-experiences-in-us-ballet-contest 24 de febrero de 2017, 10:48Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Viengsay Valdes, a leading dancer of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), is sharing professional experiences with young participants in the semi-finals of the Youth American Grand Prix contest, in the United States. Venezuela Calls for Meeting of Foreign Ministers to Support Palestine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9713&SEO=venezuela-calls-for-meeting-of-foreign-ministers-to-support-palestine 23 de febrero de 2017, 17:59Caracas, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said today that Venezuela, as temporary president of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), called for a meeting of foreign ministers to support the Palestinian people. Syrian Government and Opposition Call for Dialogue and Peace in UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9711&SEO=syrian-government-and-opposition-call-for-dialogue-and-peace-in-un 23 de febrero de 2017, 17:34By Waldo Mendiluza Reconstruction Works in Syrian Gas Plant Started http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9701&SEO=reconstruction-works-in-syrian-gas-plant-started 23 de febrero de 2017, 15:29Damascus, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Oil and Mineral Resources announced today that Syrian technical teams started the reconstruction work of the gas plant of Hayyan, in the central province of Homs. Nigerian Police Leads Case of Kidnapping of German Archaeologists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9698&SEO=nigerian-police-leads-case-of-kidnapping-of-german-archaeologists 23 de febrero de 2017, 15:20Abuja, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The investigation of the kidnapping of two German archaeologists in central Nigeria began today with the deployment of Special Police Forces to search and rescue them. Cuba and Angola Consolidate Links in Public Health and Education http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9693&SEO=cuba-and-angola-consolidate-links-in-public-health-and-education 23 de febrero de 2017, 14:11Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Manuel da Cruz, Angolan Minister of the Presidency, and the Vice President of the Cuban Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas expressed their desire to deepen the links between Cuba and Angola in the fields of public health and education. Putin: Thousands from Former Soviet Union Fighting in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9692&SEO=putin-thousands-from-former-soviet-union-fighting-in-syria Moscow, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin stated today that in Syria about 4,000 Russian citizens are fighting alongside the terrorist groups, plus another 5,000 from republics of the former Soviet Union. Iranian-Saudi Talks on Hajj Surrounded by Silence, Suspicion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9688&SEO=iranian-saudi-talks-on-hajj-surrounded-by-silence-suspicion 23 de febrero de 2017, 12:15Riyadh, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Delegations from Saudi Arabia and Iran are holding a second day of negotiations to decide on the assistance of Muslims from the Persian country to the next Hajj procession, although under strict silence and obvious mutual mistrust. Geneva Holds New Inter-Syrian Round of Peace Talks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9686&SEO=geneva-holds-new-inter-syrian-round-of-peace-talks 23 de febrero de 2017, 12:09United Nations, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Syrian government and opposition delegations started today a new round of peace talks at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, after 10 months of the failure of the last attempt to end the conflict. Abu Dhabi Tour: Mark Cavendish Sprints to Opening Stage Win http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9683&SEO=abu-dhabi-tour-mark-cavendish-sprints-to-opening-stage-win Abu Dabi,Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Britain''s Mark Cavendish won the first stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour after a sprint to the line. NGOs Coordinate Actions to Assist Refugees in the Middle East http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9671&SEO=ngos-coordinate-actions-to-assist-refugees-in-the-middle-east 23 de febrero de 2017, 09:39Doha, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Middle East region accounts for six percent of the world''s population, but its refugees make up 50 percent of the world''s total, warned activists today after setting up a network to assist displaced people. Polisario Front Praises Strength of Political Prisoners in Morocco http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9658&SEO=polisario-front-praises-strength-of-political-prisoners-in-morocco 22 de febrero de 2017, 17:39Algiers, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Polisario Front (Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el-Hamra and Rio de Oro) praised the brave attitude of the 24 political prisoners of Gdeim Izig, imprisoned in Morocco since 2010, said today the Sahara Press Service. UN Calls for Pressing Actions on Famine Risk http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9656&SEO=un-calls-for-pressing-actions-on-famine-risk 22 de febrero de 2017, 16:49United Nations ,Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for a first-priority response from the international community to save over 20 million people threatened with famine in South Sudan, Yemen, Somalia and Nigeria. Iran Confirms End of All Sanctions for Nuclear Program http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9651&SEO=iran-confirms-end-of-all-sanctions-for-nuclear-program 22 de febrero de 2017, 16:03Tehran, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Iran''s Vice Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi confirmed today that all sanctions imposed on Iran for its nuclear program were lifted one year after an agreement with six world powers came into effect. Pope Francis for Humanitarian Help for South Sudan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9647&SEO=pope-francis-for-humanitarian-help-for-south-sudan 22 de febrero de 2017, 15:53Rome, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis called for concrete actions for food support to South Sudan, to avoid the death of millions of people by hunger in that African country, among them a lot of children. South Africa's GDP to Grow 1.3% in 2017; More Investment Needed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9630&SEO=south-africas-gdp-to-grow-1.3-in-2017-more-investment-needed 22 de febrero de 2017, 11:31Pretoria, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of South Africa is forecast to grow 1.3% this year, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan told Parliament, warning that the projected growth rate is not sufficient to reduce unemployment or impact significantly on poverty and inequality. Israeli Prime Minister Visits Australia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9629&SEO=israeli-prime-minister-visits-australia Sydney, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began an official visit to Australia today, preceded by calls for the government of this continent to officially recognize the Palestinian state. Economic Renovation and Growth, priorities in South Africa's Budget http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9623&SEO=economic-renovation-and-growth-priorities-in-south-africas-budget Pretoria, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Industrialization, economic transformation, agricultural development, land reform and social improvement are priorities of South Africa''s new budget, presented by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to the National Assembly. China Prepares BRICS 2017 Pre-summit Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9622&SEO=china-prepares-brics-2017-pre-summit-meeting Beijing, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) China is adding the finishing touches for the first meeting of representatives of BRICS member countries prior to the 9th summit to be held tomorrow in Nanjing, the capital of eastern Jiangsu Province. USA Prepares New Plan to Send Ground Troops to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9619&SEO=usa-prepares-new-plan-to-send-ground-troops-to-syria Washington, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) US military command is preparing today a new plan to increase the military presence on Syrian territory, without the consent of Damascus authorities, to strengthen operations against the Islamic State (IS). Iran Encourages Palestinians Resistance against Israel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9618&SEO=iran-encourages-palestinians-resistance-against-israel Tehran, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Presidents and members of parliaments from Arab and Islamic countries showed a strong solidarity with the Palestinian people that resists the occupation of Israel, after two days of debates in a conference that concludes today. Iraqi Troops Inflict New Setbacks on Terrorists in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9584&SEO=iraqi-troops-inflict-new-setbacks-on-terrorists-in-mosul 21 de febrero de 2017, 15:18Baghdad, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi government forces moved forward new villages in Mosul after taking Mosul airport in the last hours and defusing Islamic State terrorists (IE). Russia Exposes Unstoppable Arms Delivery to Syrian Terror Gangs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9577&SEO=russia-exposes-unstoppable-arms-delivery-to-syrian-terror-gangs 21 de febrero de 2017, 13:33Moscow, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu denounced today the unstoppable supply of weapons to armed terror groups in Syria and denounced NATO''s refusal to engage in any kind of dialogue with his country. Leo Messi Arrives in Egypt to Promote Fight Against Hepatitis C http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9576&SEO=leo-messi-arrives-in-egypt-to-promote-fight-against-hepatitis-c 21 de febrero de 2017, 13:29Cairo,Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Barcelona superstar Leo Messi has jetted to Egypt on Tuesday as part of a domestic health campaign to fight Hepatitis C. Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine Administered in South Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9565&SEO=human-papilloma-virus-vaccine-administered-in-south-africa 21 de febrero de 2017, 10:27Pretoria, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The Health Department of the South African North West province will shortly begin administering to school girls the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine free of charge. Legislator Blames Insurgency for Recession in Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9537&SEO=legislator-blames-insurgency-for-recession-in-nigeria 20 de febrero de 2017, 16:05Abuja, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara blamed insurgents in the Niger Delta state for the recession that affects the country today, he said. Iran Discovers Major Shale Oil Reserves http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9522&SEO=iran-discovers-major-shale-oil-reserves Tehran, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) posted on its website today that it has discovered major reserves of shale crude oil in western Lorestan province. Syrian Army Continues Offensive Against Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9515&SEO=syrian-army-continues-offensive-against-terrorists Damascus, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army and allied militia have continued offensive operations in five provinces of the country against Islamic States groups, Daesh in Arab, and the once Al Nusra Front, reported military sources today. Egypt Launches New National Program to Treat Hepatitis C http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9514&SEO=egypt-launches-new-national-program-to-treat-hepatitis-c Cairo, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian authorities have started a national program to fight Hepatitis C mainly focused on the detection and treatment of drug addicts rehabilitated with this affliction. Russia Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Syrian Province of Hama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9512&SEO=russia-delivers-humanitarian-aid-to-syrian-province-of-hama Damascus, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Authorities in the central Syrian province of Hama have confirmed today the delivery of Russian humanitarian aid for about 20,000 residents of the Al Sqailbiyeh village. Tunisia Holds Tripartite Meeting on Libya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9499&SEO=tunisia-holds-tripartite-meeting-on-libya Tunis, 19 Feb (Prensa Latina) Tunisia is hosting today a tripartite meeting with the presence of local authorities and counterparts from Algeria and Egypt, so as to tackle down recent progress for possible peaceful settlement on armed conflict in Libya. Bomb Blast Kills 35 People in Capital of Somalia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9498&SEO=bomb-blast-kills-35-people-in-capital-of-somalia Mogadishu, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) At least 35 people have been killed and many wounded by the explosion of a truck-bomb in a central market of the city, informed the police. Saharawi President Urges UN to Take Over Settlement Plan in the Area http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9497&SEO=saharawi-president-urges-un-to-take-over-settlement-plan-in-the-area Algiers, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Brahim Gali, asked the UN Security Council (CS) to assume responsibility for implementing the settlement plan for the region, informed local television. Syrian Army Keeps On Operating in Five Local Regions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9492&SEO=syrian-army-keeps-on-operating-in-five-local-regions Damascus, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army and allied militias kept on operating in five local provinces against the Front for Muslim Conquest of the Levant, formerly Al Nusra and the Islamic State, Daesh in Arabic, according to last-minute military reports. Nearly 8 Million Registered for Angolan Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9490&SEO=nearly-8-million-registered-for-angolan-elections Luanda, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) About eight million possible voters are registered today for this year''s elections in Angola, announced here the administration Vice Minister Adao de Almeida. Terrorist Attacks Continue in Several Syrian Regions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9482&SEO=terrorist-attacks-continue-in-several-syrian-regions 18 de febrero de 2017, 12:56Damascus, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Syria is experiencing another tumultuous weekend on Saturday, as terrorist groups continued attacking and sabotaging some areas of Aleppo, Deraa, Sweida and Homs provinces, military sources reported. Syria: Russia's Humanitarian Aid Distributed in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9475&SEO=syria-russias-humanitarian-aid-distributed-in-aleppo Damascus, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) More than 18 tons of humanitarian aid, including toys, were distributed on Saturday in Aleppo by Russian representatives, in coordination with local authorities, Syrian media reported. IS Funds Decreased, Says British Research http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9468&SEO=is-funds-decreased-says-british-research London, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The funds of terrorist group Islamic State (IS) decreased by half between 2015 and 2016, said a joint research published today by the King´s College of London and the consultant agency Ernst & Young. Smart Technology Helps South Africa Increase Fruit Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9465&SEO=smart-technology-helps-south-africa-increase-fruit-production Pretoria, 18 Feb (Prensa Latina) South Africa is applying the Fruitlook online application, that uses satellite technology, to help farmers in fruit producing areas of Western Cape estimate how much water their crops need, the official information service SA News reported. UN Condemns Lethal ISIS Attack in Baghdad http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9451&SEO=un-condemns-lethal-isis-attack-in-baghdad 17 de febrero de 2017, 15:29United Nations, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations condemned today a terrorist attack carried out Thursday by members of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Baghdad, capital of Iraq, a place in which 50 dead people and more than 60 injured were reported. Renewable Energy Creating Jobs in South Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9448&SEO=renewable-energy-creating-jobs-in-south-africa 17 de febrero de 2017, 14:49Pretoria, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The creation of wind farms and other renewable energy projects is creating jobs in South Africa, the SA News service reports. Landmine Kills 4 Cameroonian Soldiers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9446&SEO=landmine-kills-4-cameroonian-soldiers 17 de febrero de 2017, 12:44Yaundé,Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Four Cameroonian soldiers have been killed and several others injured in a landmine explosion in the country''s Far North region, military sources told Anadolu Agency on Friday. Palestine Calls for Global Efforts to End Israeli Occupation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9443&SEO=palestine-calls-for-global-efforts-to-end-israeli-occupation United Nations, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, today called for a global mobilization at all levels of society to end the Israeli occupation this year. Tour of Oman: Kristoff Victorious on Stage 4 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9439&SEO=tour-of-oman-kristoff-victorious-on-stage-4 Mascate, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Katusha-Alpecin''s Alexander Kristoff took his second stage win of the 2017 Tour of Oman as he managed to stay in contention over three tough climbs in the final 45km to out-sprint Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-Merida) and Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing). Hundreds of Immigrants Enter Spain From Morocco http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9434&SEO=hundreds-of-immigrants-enter-spain-from-morocco Madrid, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) About 500 immigrants has entered Spain today after jumping the high fence that separates Morocco from the autonomous city of Ceuta, one of the two enclaves of this country in northern Africa. Russia-U.S. Ties, a Story to Be Told http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9431&SEO=russia-u.s.-ties-a-story-to-be-told Por Antonio RondónMoscow (Prensa Latina) Relations between the United States and Russia are a blank sheet on which there is a lot to be told with Donald Trump in the White House and clear signs of business as usual in the case of Moscow. Sara al-Suhaimi, First Woman to Chair Saudi Stock Exchange http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9428&SEO=sara-al-suhaimi-first-woman-to-chair-saudi-stock-exchange 17 de febrero de 2017, 10:22Riyadh, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The Board of Directors of Saudi Stock Exchange appointed today economist Sara al-Suhaimi as head of this institution, the first woman to lead it since 2007 when it started operations. South Africa Bracing to Face Dineo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9427&SEO=south-africa-bracing-to-face-dineo Pretoria, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) South Africa is bracing itself to cope with tropical cyclone Dineo which made landfall last night in Inhambane, southern Mozambique, is heading to hit South African territory. G20 Foreign Ministers Discuss Development and Peacekeeping http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9423&SEO=g20-foreign-ministers-discuss-development-and-peacekeeping Bonn, Germany, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting will end today after two days of sessions which focused on sustainable development and global conflicts. UN Officials Assess Situation in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9422&SEO=un-officials-assess-situation-in-syria 17 de febrero de 2017, 08:37Damascus, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Executives from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) assessed in Damascus to increase support and respond to the needs on the issue in Syria, mass media reports today. Sides in Conflict in Libya Take Steps for Possible Direct Talks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9412&SEO=sides-in-conflict-in-libya-take-steps-for-possible-direct-talks 16 de febrero de 2017, 18:34Cairo, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Libyan High Council of State agreed to meet in Cairo, without intermediaries, with representatives for the rival Parliament in Tobruk to progress in a possible political agreement on the civil conflict in Libya. Russian and US Top-Ranking Military Officers Meet in Azerbaijan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9409&SEO=russian-and-us-top-ranking-military-officers-meet-in-azerbaijan 16 de febrero de 2017, 18:24Moscow, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Chief of Staff, Army General Valeri Guerasimov, and the US Joint Chief of Staff, General Joseph Danford debated in Baku, Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Defense reported today. Cuba Rejects Israeli Threats Over Two-State Solution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9405&SEO=cuba-rejects-israeli-threats-over-two-state-solution United Nations, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has voiced today its concern at the United Nations over the negative impact of Israel''s aggressiveness on the two-state solution to the conflict with Palestine. Palestine Reiterates Support for Two-States Solution at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9404&SEO=palestine-reiterates-support-for-two-states-solution-at-un 16 de febrero de 2017, 17:02United Nations, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Riyad Mansour, Palestine Ambassador to the United Nations, said today that the occupied Arab people remain committed to the solution of the two States, even when Israel seems determined to make it disappear. Terrorist Attacks in Bagdad Leave a Score of Dead http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9396&SEO=terrorist-attacks-in-bagdad-leave-a-score-of-dead 16 de febrero de 2017, 15:48Baghdad, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) A car bomb burst in Baghdad and left over 15 dead in Baya neighborhood, in the city''s southern section, that has been hit by violence for the third day in a row. Iran Calls Israel 'Biggest Threat' to World Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9389&SEO=iran-calls-israel-biggest-threat-to-world-peace Tehran, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi stated today that Israel''s atomic program poses a threat to regional and world peace. Turkish Troops Bomb Al Bad City http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9388&SEO=turkish-troops-bomb-al-bad-city Damascus, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Turkish troops attacked the town of Al Bab in northern Aleppo province, killing at least 24 people, including 11 children and eight women, according to media reports in Damascus. Uncertainty at G-20 Meeting Due to New US Diplomacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9386&SEO=uncertainty-at-g-20-meeting-due-to-new-us-diplomacy Berlin, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) G-20 Group meeting of foreign ministers shows today a growing uncertainty about US diplomacy and its influence on fundamental economic issues. Frenchmen Outraged at 13-N Terror Attack Film Project http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9382&SEO=frenchmen-outraged-at-13-n-terror-attack-film-project Paris, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Many French people, including victims of the attacks, are now showing their outrage at the Hollywood project of producing a film about the terrorist attacks on November 13, 2015 in this capital. USA Plans to Send More Combat Units to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9375&SEO=usa-plans-to-send-more-combat-units-to-syria Washington, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The United States plans to send hundreds of troops from its armed forces to Syria, without the consent of the authorities in Damascus, to combat the Islamic State (EI), reported the Military Times. Cuban Hotels Among Best All-Inclusive Resorts of the Caribbean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9373&SEO=cuban-hotels-among-best-all-inclusive-resorts-of-the-caribbean Varadero, Cuba, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Two hotels in this resort, the largest and most important in Cuba, stand out today in the All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean region, a prestigious website specializing in tourism reported. Angola-Brazil-US, Underwater Cable Makes Progress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9372&SEO=angola-brazil-us-underwater-cable-makes-progress Luanda, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The works of submarine fiber optic cable that will join Angola, Brazil and the United States are now 46 percent execution, reported the company in charged in a communique. South Africa Sets National Minimum Wage by Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9369&SEO=south-africa-sets-national-minimum-wage-by-law Pretoria, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The South African administration of President Jacob Zuma has applauded today all social partners at the National Economic Development and Labour Council on the historic agreement on the introduction of a national minimum wage. South Africa Highlights Job Increase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9367&SEO=south-africa-highlights-job-increase 16 de febrero de 2017, 09:54Pretoria, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The South African Government has highlighted today an increase in jobs in the fourth quarter, saying unemployment remains a top priority, SA News reports. Russia Denies French Accusation vs. Syria for Using Chemical Weapon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9366&SEO=russia-denies-french-accusation-vs.-syria-for-using-chemical-weapon Moscow, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia has rejected the accusation made by France against the Syrian government for the alleged use of chemical weapons during the current conflict in the Levantine country. Syrian President Denounces Western Support for Terrorist Groups http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9365&SEO=syrian-president-denounces-western-support-for-terrorist-groups Paris, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has denounced the support given by Western nations, including France, to terrorist groups operating in his country in an interview with Gallic media published today. Meeting in Astana Seeks Mechanism to Regulate Truce in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9363&SEO=meeting-in-astana-seeks-mechanism-to-regulate-truce-in-syria Astana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Russia, Turkey, and Iran, along with heads of armed groups and officials of the Syrian government, are today seeking to reconcile a regime to control the cessation of hostilities and measures to punish offenders. Iranian President Ends Official Visit to Oman http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9336&SEO=iranian-president-ends-official-visit-to-oman Tehran, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hasan Rohani, today concluded his one-day official visit to the Sultanate of Oman, where he discussed issues of interest between the two states, reported the Iranian news agency IRNA. Russia Rejects French Accusation of Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9327&SEO=russia-rejects-french-accusation-of-use-of-chemical-weapons-in-syria Moscow, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Russia has rejected the French allegation that Syria is using chemical weapons. Syrian President: 'The Future is Decided by the People Themselves' http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9324&SEO=syrian-president-the-future-is-decided-by-the-people-themselves Damasco, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said today in a meeting with religious groups that any step linked to the future of the country is decided only by its own people. Tennis- Qatar Open Women's Singles Results http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9323&SEO=tennis-qatar-open-womens-singles-results Doha, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Puertorrican tennis player Mónica Puig advanced to quarte finals at the Qatar Open after winning over German Laura Siegemund and Yulia Putintseva, in that order. Astronomers Propose a Cell Phone Search for Galactic Fast Radio Burst http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9322&SEO=astronomers-propose-a-cell-phone-search-for-galactic-fast-radio-burst 15 de febrero de 2017, 12:02London,Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are brief spurts of radio emission, lasting just one-thousandth of a second, whose origins are mysterious. Syrian Opposition and Government Hold New Talks on Conflict Solution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9311&SEO=syrian-opposition-and-government-hold-new-talks-on-conflict-solution Astana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Delegates from the Syrian government and the armed opposition have confirmed today their presence in the second round of talks in this capital to finding negotiated solution to the conflict. Angola Regains African Leadership in Oil Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9309&SEO=angola-regains-african-leadership-in-oil-production Luanda, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Angola has regained the African leadership in oil production, according to a report by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) the press highlights today. Terrorist Attack Kills 3, Injures 10 in Baghdad, Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9297&SEO=terrorist-attack-kills-3-injures-10-in-baghdad-iraq 14 de febrero de 2017, 16:46Baghdad, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Three people were killed and 10 injured in a car bomb blast in the southwest of this capital today, said security sources. First Sommelier Cuban Woman Writes About Her Impressions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9292&SEO=first-sommelier-cuban-woman-writes-about-her-impressions Havana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The first Cuban sommelier woman, presents her impressions of this work in a text that appears today at the 26th International Book Fair 2017, based in the Morro-Cabaña tourist complex of this city. Syrian Army Retakes Major Gas Plant in Homs Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9291&SEO=syrian-army-retakes-major-gas-plant-in-homs-province 14 de febrero de 2017, 13:03Damascus, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Syrian army units and allied militias resumed control of the major oil and gas plant in Hayyan, located in the eastern central province of Homs, 160 kilometers north of Damascus. Two Human Traffickers and 97 Migrants Arrested in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9288&SEO=two-human-traffickers-and-97-migrants-arrested-in-turkey Istanbul, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Gendarmerie in Turkey arrested today in a traffic control two suspected human traffickers who were traveling with 97 undocumented migrants in the West Edirne province, near the border with Greece. Alexander Kristoff Wins 2017 Tour of Oman Opener http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9287&SEO=alexander-kristoff-wins-2017-tour-of-oman-opener Mascate, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Norweian Alexander Kristoff, del equipo Katusha-Alpecin, won today the first stage of the Tour of Oman that had 176.5 kilometers between the cities of Sawadi Beach and Naseem Park. Syria Issues Documents on Armed Extremists Crimes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9286&SEO=syria-issues-documents-on-armed-extremists-crimes Damascus, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Justice Minister, Najem Hamad Al-Ahmad announced today the creation of a commission to provide evidence for the crimes committed by armed terror groups, especially in the Aleppo province. SA, France Advancing Trade, Economic Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9274&SEO=sa-france-advancing-trade-economic-relations Pretoria, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) South Africa and France have agreed to enhance trade and economic relations, particularly in manufacturing and ship building, SA News reports Tuesday. SA, USA Committed to Strengthening Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9269&SEO=sa-usa-committed-to-strengthening-relations Pretoria, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) - President Jacob Zuma and his United States counterpart, Donald Trump, have reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the already strong bilateral relations between the two countries. Syria Readies to Exchange Kidnapped People at Hands of Extremists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9268&SEO=syria-readies-to-exchange-kidnapped-people-at-hands-of-extremists 14 de febrero de 2017, 08:54Damascus, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The government of the Syrian Arab Republic has announced the readiness to exchange the military and civil kidnappings that are in the hands of terrorist groups, according to statements released today in Damascus. Angola's Second Largest Diamond Found http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9263&SEO=angolas-second-largest-diamond-found Luanda, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Australian diamond company Lucapa announced the discovery of the second largest diamond in Angola''s history, the press reports today. Iraqi Shiite Militias Kill 70 Terrorists in West Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9253&SEO=iraqi-shiite-militias-kill-70-terrorists-in-west-mosul 13 de febrero de 2017, 18:11Baghdad, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The pro-Government Shiite Militias People''s Mobilization Forces reported today that more than 70 terrorists, members of the Islamic State (IS), had been killed during two combats in the west of the Iraqi northern city of Mosul. Russian Military Police Sent to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9252&SEO=russian-military-police-sent-to-syria 13 de febrero de 2017, 17:39Moscow, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) An Ingushetia-formed military police batallion was sent to Syria to protect both Russian air force and members of the Reconciliation Center settled in that region. Cuba-Iran Intergovernmental Commission Held in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9239&SEO=cuba-iran-intergovernmental-commission-held-in-havana Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuba-Iran Intergovernmental Commission will be holding from today to February 15th, with the presence of about 30 Iranian officials and businessmen, the Cuban Foreign Ministry said. African Union Urges Talks as Tensions Rise in Cameroon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9232&SEO=african-union-urges-talks-as-tensions-rise-in-cameroon 13 de febrero de 2017, 12:46Yaundé, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina)The African Union (AU) is calling for dialogue in Cameroon, which has been rocked by strikes and protests in its English-speaking regions. 19th Edition of the Habano Festival Starts Feb 27 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9229&SEO=19th-edition-of-the-habano-festival-starts-feb-27 Havana, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) With the 19th Edition of the Habano Festival this month in the Cuban capital, Cuba''s quality products industry marks a very lucrative road, with many fans from all over the world. Rajoy Denies Mediator Role Between Latin America and Donald Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9223&SEO=rajoy-denies-mediator-role-between-latin-america-and-donald-trump Madrid, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy denied today he did not offer Donald Trump to be a mediator between the United States and Latin America during a recent telephone conversation with the US president. António Guterres Defends a Multipolar World at Dubai Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9220&SEO=antonio-guterres-defends-a-multipolar-world-at-dubai-summit Abu Dhabi, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres defended the existence of a multipolar planet today in Dubai at the Fifth World Summit of Governments. Consortium Wants to Invest US $ 10 Billion in Luanda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9207&SEO=consortium-wants-to-invest-us-10-billion-in-luanda 13 de febrero de 2017, 06:00Luanda, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The international consortium Corona Real wants to invest some 10 billion dollars in the railway and energy infrastructure currently underway in the Angolan capital. Russia and Iran Key Role in Fighting IS, Says Former Pakistani FM http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9200&SEO=russia-and-iran-key-role-in-fighting-is-says-former-pakistani-fm Islamabad, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) ''Pakistan must call on Russia and Iran to cooperate to fight the growing threat of the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in the region,'' said former Foreign Secretary Najmuddin A. Shaikh today. Terrorists Attack Oil Refinery in Homs, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9177&SEO=terrorists-attack-oil-refinery-in-homs-syria Damascus, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) The refinery of the Syrian central city of Homs was the target today of a rocket attack by terrorist groups, operating from al-Hula region in that province, military sources reported. UN: Violence in South Sudan Leaves 6.6 Million Displaced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9166&SEO=un-violence-in-south-sudan-leaves-6.6-million-displaced 10 de febrero de 2017, 17:34United Nations, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations High Committee for Refugees (UNHCR) warned today that the conflict in South Sudan is resulting in 3.6 million of displaced since its eruption in December 2013. More than 17 Million Yemenis with No Food http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9162&SEO=more-than-17-million-yemenis-with-no-food 10 de febrero de 2017, 17:03United Nations, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) United Nations agencies warned Friday that more than 17 million Yemeni citizens are finding very hard to get food in a scenery propitiated by the conflict in Yemen. Trump Rejects Court Decision Against His Executive Orders http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9145&SEO=trump-rejects-court-decision-against-his-executive-orders Washington, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump described the unanimous decision of three judges of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to maintain the suspension of his immigration decree as embarrassing. SA Farmers Warned over Fall Army Worm http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9141&SEO=sa-farmers-warned-over-fall-army-worm 10 de febrero de 2017, 10:46Pretoria, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) The South African authorities has warned local farmers in Guateng over the Fall Army Worm (FAW), so they can get help on time. Syrian President Highlights US Role on Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9135&SEO=syrian-president-highlights-us-role-on-terrorism Damascus, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, stressed that the spread of terrorism has begun to decline due to the role played by Russia and never by the international coalition led by the United States, in an interview with Yahoo News, released today in Damascus. Zuma: Radical Socio-Economic Transformation in South Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9121&SEO=zuma-radical-socio-economic-transformation-in-south-africa 09 de febrero de 2017, 17:12Pretoria, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) South African President Jacob Zuma stated today that the radical socio-economic transformation to all citizens will be his top-priority issue for immediate future. Syrian Parliament Assesses Energy Crisis and Foresees Solutions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9119&SEO=syrian-parliament-assesses-energy-crisis-and-foresees-solutions 09 de febrero de 2017, 17:01Damascus, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resourses, Ali Ghanem accounted for the present energy crisis and some possible solutions. Iranian Military Power Is Devoted to National Defense, Says Presiden http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9118&SEO=iranian-military-power-is-devoted-to-national-defense-says-presiden 09 de febrero de 2017, 17:00Tehran, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted today that the military power of his country was devoted to national defense and its purpose is to facilitate relations between this and other States. Terrorist Attack Kills 3 in Homs, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9106&SEO=terrorist-attack-kills-3-in-homs-syria 09 de febrero de 2017, 14:14Damascus, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) A terrorist attack killed three people and wounded two others in Al Zahra neighborhood in the city of Homs, about 162 km North of Damascus, authorities informed. Russia, Turkey to Investigate Death of Turkish Military in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9099&SEO=russia-turkey-to-investigate-death-of-turkish-military-in-syria 09 de febrero de 2017, 12:26Moscow, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Turkey will jointly investigate the deaths of three Turkish military personnel in the Syrian city of El-Bab, as a result of a mistake by the Russian air force,in an opÿration to eliminate targets of the terrorist Islamic State (ISIS). MONUSCO Chief: Elections are the UN Priority in Congo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9092&SEO=monusco-chief-elections-are-the-un-priority-in-congo 09 de febrero de 2017, 10:46Kinshasa, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Maman Sidikou, stated that holding of elections here is a priority for the multilateral organization today. Venezuela, Saudi Arabia Review Oil Cooperation Agenda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9087&SEO=venezuela-saudi-arabia-review-oil-cooperation-agenda Caracas, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez met today with her Saudi Arabia counterpart, Adel Al Jubeir, to review the oil cooperation agenda between the two nations. Russia and the USA Discuss Cooperation to Prevent Incidents in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9084&SEO=russia-and-the-usa-discuss-cooperation-to-prevent-incidents-in-syria Moscow, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The Russian-American high-level task force to comply with the memorandum on how to avoid air incidents on Syrian soil held today a video conference on cooperation in that area. About 52,000 Sudanese Flee From the War to Uganda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9070&SEO=about-52000-sudanese-flee-from-the-war-to-uganda Juba, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) About 52,000 Sudanese fled to Uganda last January for fear of the armed conflict that this African nation has been suffering for four years, the Sudan Tribune newspaper reported today. UN and Humanitarian Partners Call for Resources to Help Yemenis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9048&SEO=un-and-humanitarian-partners-call-for-resources-to-help-yemenis United Nations, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) UN and its humanitarian partners requested today 2.1 billion dollars to assist about 12 million Yemenis in urgent need this year. Syrian President Holds Meeting with Russian Parliamentarians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9041&SEO=syrian-president-holds-meeting-with-russian-parliamentarians 08 de febrero de 2017, 12:03Damascus, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said today that the situation is moving in the direction his country and Russia want in a meeting with parliamentarians from that nation. Syria Rejects Amnesty International Report on Executions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9038&SEO=syria-rejects-amnesty-international-report-on-executions 08 de febrero de 2017, 11:51Damascus, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Justice described as false and unfounded a report by Amnesty Internation on alleged executions in Sednaya prison in a statement issued today in Damascus. Trump Asks for Immigration Veto on the Grounds of National Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9031&SEO=trump-asks-for-immigration-veto-on-the-grounds-of-national-security Washington, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump called today on the appeals court to maintain his executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries on the grounds of national security. Mahmoud Abbas Rejects Israeli Colonization in Palestinian Territories http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9029&SEO=mahmoud-abbas-rejects-israeli-colonization-in-palestinian-territories Paris, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, has reaffirmed in France today the rejection of Israel''s colonization process, which he considered a threat for the bilateral understanding. UN: Humanitarian Situation Improves in Eastern Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9016&SEO=un-humanitarian-situation-improves-in-eastern-mosul 07 de febrero de 2017, 17:17United Nations, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The humanitarian situation improves in the oriental part of the Iraqi city of Mosul, after the expulsion of the Islamic State (EI), assured today the agency of the UN entrusted to attend the victims of conflicts and disasters. António Guterres Rebuffed Israeli Act on Palestine-Occupied Territory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9013&SEO=antonio-guterres-rebuffed-israeli-act-on-palestine-occupied-territory 07 de febrero de 2017, 16:15United Nations, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres rebuffed the Israeli Parliament´s Act regarding the colonization of the occupied Palestinian territories. Cuban Professors Who Concluded Mission in Angola Honored http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9012&SEO=cuban-professors-who-concluded-mission-in-angola-honored 07 de febrero de 2017, 16:03Luanda, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) A group of 22 Cuban professors who have concluded mission in Angola were honored by government authorities and of the Polytechnic School of Bie, in the center of the country. Islamic State Loses Ground but Remains Being A Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9006&SEO=islamic-state-loses-ground-but-remains-being-a-threat 07 de febrero de 2017, 15:09United Nations, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The UN Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, warned today that the Islamic State (IS) looses territories, and military and financial capacity, but continues to be a terrorist threat. Mother of Murdered Backpacker Condemns Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=9003&SEO=mother-of-murdered-backpacker-condemns-trump 07 de febrero de 2017, 13:12London,Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The mother of a woman who was stabbed to death in an Australia, backpackers hostel last year has publicly condemned US President Donald Trump for including her on a White House list of terror attacks. Nigeria Security Forces Thwart Terrorist Group Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8996&SEO=nigeria-security-forces-thwart-terrorist-group-attack Abuja, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) An alleged attack by the Boko Haram terrorist group was frustrated today following the intervention of the Security and Civil Defense agents of Nigeria (NSCDC) in the northeastern state of Borno. FIFA Extends Ban on Top Nigerian Officials http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8995&SEO=fifa-extends-ban-on-top-nigerian-officials Abuja,Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) FIFA today informed it had extended a ban on five Nigerian officials who have been involved in a leadership battle for control of the game in Nigeria. Paris Condemns Israeli Decision to Legalize Housing in West Bank http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8979&SEO=paris-condemns-israeli-decision-to-legalize-housing-in-west-bank Paris, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault condemned today the adoption of a law in the Israeli Parliament aimed at endorsing thousands of houses built on Palestinian land in the West Bank. UN Role in Syria is Partial, Bashar al-Assad Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8977&SEO=un-role-in-syria-is-partial-bashar-al-assad-says Damascus, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) UN role in Syria is no longer neutral and is now partial due to the influence of the United States, France and the United Kingdom, President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview with Belgian media released in Damascus today. Congolese Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fishing Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8970&SEO=congolese-minister-of-agriculture-livestock-and-fishing-visits-cuba 06 de febrero de 2017, 18:08Havana, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fishing of the Republic of Congo, Henri Djombo, is starting today a working visit to Cuba, the Cuban Foreign Ministry reported today Iran to Study Sanctions against US Individuals and Comanies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8961&SEO=iran-to-study-sanctions-against-us-individuals-and-comanies 06 de febrero de 2017, 16:46Tehran, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Bahram Qassemi said today that his country would study a sanction plan against several US individuals and companies, as a response to recent measures adopted by Washington. Syrian President Meets with Belgian Parliamentarians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8958&SEO=syrian-president-meets-with-belgian-parliamentarians 06 de febrero de 2017, 16:08Damascus, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad met today with a Belgian parliamentary delegation led by Filip Dewinter, in which they agreed upon the need to hold terrorist actions back. Five African Countries to Set Up Anti Terrorist International Force http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8948&SEO=five-african-countries-to-set-up-anti-terrorist-international-force Bamako,Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Politicians from the Group of Five in the African Sahel(Mali, Níger, Chad, Mauritania and Burkina Faso), are studing the posibility of creating a multinational anti terrorist force. Greek Minister Denies Refugees are on Hunger Strike http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8942&SEO=greek-minister-denies-refugees-are-on-hunger-strike 06 de febrero de 2017, 12:28Athens, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Greek Migration Minister Yannis Muzalas denied today the existence of an alleged hunger strike that hundreds of refugees are carring out in the south of the capital calling for better living conditions. UN Calls for Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8936&SEO=un-calls-for-eradicating-female-genital-mutilation 06 de febrero de 2017, 11:32United Nations, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) During the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, UN entities and senior officials called today for the eradication of a scourge that affects about 200 million women and girls. More Than 20 Thousand Displaced Persons Return to Quneitra,Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8935&SEO=more-than-20-thousand-displaced-persons-return-to-quneitrasyria 06 de febrero de 2017, 11:26Damascus, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Governor of Quneitra Ahmad Sheikh Abdul Qader announced the gradual return to their homes of 25 000 residents of the Syrian province, about 70 kilometers southwest of Damascus. Syria Loses 65 % of its Gas Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8931&SEO=syria-loses-65-of-its-gas-production 06 de febrero de 2017, 10:55Damascus, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Syria has lost 65 percent of its gas production due to the attacks of the Islamic State, Daesh, against its deposits in Homs province, according to estimates of the government authorities. Russia, Iran and Turkey Return to the Issue of Syria in Astana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8922&SEO=russia-iran-and-turkey-return-to-the-issue-of-syria-in-astana Astana, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Russia, Turkey and Iran, meeting in this capital in the joint working group for Syria, along with UN and Jordan delegates, returned to negotiations on a solution to the conflict in the Levantine country today. Egypt Purchases Great Amounts of Natural Gas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8918&SEO=egypt-purchases-great-amounts-of-natural-gas Cayro, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Egypt has signed a one billion dollar deal with three international companies, from Russia, France and Oman, to purchase 45 shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) that will be delivered in March. Terrorist Sabotaged Gas Pipeline near Damascus Reopened http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8916&SEO=terrorist-sabotaged-gas-pipeline-near-damascus-reopened 06 de febrero de 2017, 00:20Damascus, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The gas pipeline that cuts through the Syrian region of Jeroud which had been sabotaged by terrorists was repaired and began supplying the power plant of Al-Nassiriyah, in Damascus Countryside. Three Soldiers Killed in Attacks in Western Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8912&SEO=three-soldiers-killed-in-attacks-in-western-iraq Bagdad, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Three Iraqi soldiers were killed and ten members of the security forces were injured today in three attacks perpetrated in the western province of Diyala, security sources said. China to Deliver 16 Million Dollars in Aid to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8906&SEO=china-to-deliver-16-million-dollars-in-aid-to-syria Damascus, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Syria and China signed two cooperation agreements worth 16 million dollars to provide humanitarian aid and reactivate other ties in economic sectors, official sources confirmed in Damascus today. Iran to Grant Visas to U.S. Wrestlers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8904&SEO=iran-to-grant-visas-to-u.s.-wrestlers Tehran, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Iran will grant visas to U.S. wrestlers who will participate in an international competition, after a federal judge in Seattle suspended the ban on citizens from seven Muslim countries to enter U.S. territory. Syria: Terrorists Sabotage Gas Pipe that Feeds Power Plant http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8903&SEO=syria-terrorists-sabotage-gas-pipe-that-feeds-power-plant 05 de febrero de 2017, 10:00Damascus, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Terrorists sabotaged the gas pipe that feeds the power plant of Al Nasseriye, some 100 kilometers northeast of Damascus, sources from the sector confirmed today. Somali Children Severely Affected by Drought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8899&SEO=somali-children-severely-affected-by-drought Mogadishu, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Somalia's current food plight is extremely serious, as reported by special sources stressing the poor nutritional status of Somali children and the possibility that a famine is coming. Islamic State on Retreat Sets Fire on Hayyan's Syrian Oil, gas fields http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8895&SEO=islamic-state-on-retreat-sets-fire-on-hayyans-syrian-oil-gas-fields 04 de febrero de 2017, 11:33Damascus, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The Islamic State, Daesh by its acronym in Arab, set fire to the Hayyan oil and gas plant in the central Syrian province of Homs before withdrawing for the Army offensive, noted the press reports. Angola Ennobles Armed Strugglers´ Example http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8892&SEO=angola-ennobles-armed-strugglersa-example 04 de febrero de 2017, 11:02Luanda, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Angola praised today nationalist machete-armed strugglers´ example against Portuguese colonialism, on February 4, 1961. Negotiations Close to Damascus Prevent Output of Rebels http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8878&SEO=negotiations-close-to-damascus-prevent-output-of-rebels Damascus, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The armed groups and civilians from the region of East Gutta, close to the capital, will be able to get out by habilitated humanitarian corridors, starting today, for 10 consecutive days, military sources revealed Friday. Erdogan and Putin to Meet to Strengthen Bilateral Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8874&SEO=erdogan-and-putin-to-meet-to-strengthen-bilateral-ties Ankara, 4 Feb (PL) Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Turkey) and Vladimir Putin (Russia), are to be met in forthcoming weeks to state new cooperation agreements, according to the public announcement today. 100 Thousand Visas Revoked After US Order on Immigration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8859&SEO=100-thousand-visas-revoked-after-us-order-on-immigration 03 de febrero de 2017, 15:31Washington, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Over 100,000 visas have been revoked by US authorities as a result of an executive order that prevents citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries from entering the United States, the Washington Post reported today. US Imposes Sanctions On Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8856&SEO=us-imposes-sanctions-on-iran Washington, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The United States government imposed sanctions on Iran today in response to a missile test carried out by the Persian country five days ago. Russian Bombers Destroy Islamic State Weapons, Ammo Storages in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8855&SEO=russian-bombers-destroy-islamic-state-weapons-ammo-storages-in-syria 03 de febrero de 2017, 13:24Moscow, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Russia today destroyed weapons storages beloging to the Islamic State with its super bombers TU-22M3 near the town Al Mayadin,in the northern province of Deir Ez-Zor. Iran to Deny Visas to US Wrestlers for World Cup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8849&SEO=iran-to-deny-visas-to-us-wrestlers-for-world-cup Tehran, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Iran announced today that it will deny visas to US wrestlers to the World Cup in retaliation for US President Donald Trump''s decision to veto the nation''s entry of citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries. MPLA Presidential Candidate Said He is Ready to Govern Angola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8848&SEO=mpla-presidential-candidate-said-he-is-ready-to-govern-angola 03 de febrero de 2017, 12:16Luanda. Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Presidential candidate for the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), Joao Lourenzo, expressed today that he is ready to govern the country and to head it to the consolidation of democracy and development. Cuban Vice President Attend Act for Heroes' Day in Mozambique http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8842&SEO=cuban-vice-president-attend-act-for-heroes-day-in-mozambique 03 de febrero de 2017, 11:36Maputo, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of the Cuban Council of State, Salvador Valdes Mesa, has participated today on an invitation by Mozambican President, Filipe Nyusi, at the official ceremony for Heroes'' Day. Hollande Salutes The Bravery of Soldiers Against Attacker in Louvre http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8839&SEO=hollande-salutes-the-bravery-of-soldiers-against-attacker-in-louvre 03 de febrero de 2017, 11:31Paris, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) French President François Hollande welcomed today the courage and determination of the military and police who managed to neutralize an attacker at the entrance to the Parisian museum of the Louvre. USA President Insists on Pressures on Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8833&SEO=usa-president-insists-on-pressures-on-iran Washington, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The US president, Donald Trump considered today that ''Iran is playing with Fire'' amid bilateral contradictions after the test of a missile carried out by the Persian nation five days ago. Joao Lourenzo to Be Presidential Candidate of the Angolan MPLA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8828&SEO=joao-lourenzo-to-be-presidential-candidate-of-the-angolan-mpla Luanda, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The vice president of the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), Joao Lourenzo, today became the presidential candidate for the general elections this year. Bangladesh Advocates for Palestinian State, Denounces Israel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8824&SEO=bangladesh-advocates-for-palestinian-state-denounces-israel Dhaka, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The creation of a Palestinian state is now an international demand, said the government of Bangladesh, which reaffirmed its full support for the struggle of that people and condemned the Israeli occupation. Mozambican President Welcomes Cuban Vice President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8818&SEO=mozambican-president-welcomes-cuban-vice-president 02 de febrero de 2017, 17:53Maputo, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Mozambican President Felipe Nyusi welcomed today Cuban State Council Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesa, with whom he held a friendly meeting in this capital. UN Envoy: ISIS Caliphate Days in Iraq are Numbered http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8805&SEO=un-envoy-isis-caliphate-days-in-iraq-are-numbered United Nations, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The UN representative in Iraq, Jan Kubis, stated at the Security Council today that the days of the caliphate of the Islamic State (ISIS) in that country are numbered, due to the advance of the governmental offensive. Gambian President Orders Reorganization of Security Service http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8802&SEO=gambian-president-orders-reorganization-of-security-service Dakar, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The President of Gambia, Adama Barrow, ordered today new reforms in the functions of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), including change of name by the name of Service of Intelligence of the State. Cuban Vice-President Salvador Valdés Mesa Arrives in Mozambique http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8798&SEO=cuban-vice-president-salvador-valdes-mesa-arrives-in-mozambique Maputo, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of the Cuban Council of State Salvador Valdés Mesa arrived in Mozambique this afternoon from South Africa on a tour that also included Ethiopia. Syria Denounces at UN Aggressions Made by Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8791&SEO=syria-denounces-at-un-aggressions-made-by-turkey 02 de febrero de 2017, 12:38Damascus, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Foreign Ministry sent today messages to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Security Council, condemning the continuing Turkish aggression against the Syrian people and national sovereignty. Cuba, South Africa Ratify Excellent Level of Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8774&SEO=cuba-south-africa-ratify-excellent-level-of-relations By Deisy Francis Mexidor Syrian Army Takes Control of Large Area East of Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8772&SEO=syrian-army-takes-control-of-large-area-east-of-aleppo Damascus, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army and allied militias control more than 30 villages and several strategic heights in the eastern Aleppo countryside following fierce battles with members of the Islamic state, Daesh, for its acronym in Arabic, according to military sources. Iranian Govt Responds to Trump´s Rigid Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8753&SEO=iranian-govt-responds-to-trumpas-rigid-measures 01 de febrero de 2017, 17:21Tehran, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Yavad Zarif stated today that Iran will apply reciprocity to the recent measures issued by the United States regarding the denial of visas to citizens of Muslim countries. Guterres Committed with Conflicts in Syria and South Sudan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8748&SEO=guterres-committed-with-conflicts-in-syria-and-south-sudan 01 de febrero de 2017, 16:39United Nations, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres assured Wednesday that he is committed with the political solution of the conflicts in Syria and South Sudan, responsible for thousands of dead people and millions of displaced. Passports of 300 Jihadi Suspects Are Cancelled In the Netherlands http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8741&SEO=passports-of-300-jihadi-suspects-are-cancelled-in-the-netherlands 01 de febrero de 2017, 12:58Ámsterdam, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina)Some 300 Dutch nationals have had their passports cancelled since autumn 2014, the Dutch counter terrorism chief Dick Schoof said today. Reconciliation Seen in Areas Near Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8734&SEO=reconciliation-seen-in-areas-near-damascus 01 de febrero de 2017, 11:53Damascus, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The reconciliation process is advancing in the Wadi Baradá area, about 20 kilometers north of Damascus, wheere more than 50 people handed in their weapons and accepted a recent amnesty law. USA Not Complaying with Human Rights Obligations, Says United Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8733&SEO=usa-not-complaying-with-human-rights-obligations-says-united-nations 01 de febrero de 2017, 11:49United Nations, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) UN experts warned today that President Donald Trump''s executive order to veto the entry of Muslims from various countries is affecting Washington''s human rights obligations. Spain Deplores New Israeli Settlements in Palestinian Lands http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8732&SEO=spain-deplores-new-israeli-settlements-in-palestinian-lands 01 de febrero de 2017, 11:42Madrid, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Spain today condemned Israel''s decision to authorize the construction of three thousand houses for settlements in the Palestinian territories under Zionist occupation. Israel to Build 3 000 New Homes on Palestinian Land http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8722&SEO=israel-to-build-3-000-new-homes-on-palestinian-land Tel Aviv, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Israel will build three thousand new homes on occupied Palestinian land, surpassing the 5 700 approved since US President Donald Trump took office on January 20. Cuban Vice President in South Africa to Strengthen Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8712&SEO=cuban-vice-president-in-south-africa-to-strengthen-relations Johannesburg, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesa is in South Africa on an official two-day visit aimed at strengthening relations, in his current Africa tour that began in Ethiopia and will wind up in Mozambique. Odebrecht Bribery Scandal Unleashes Probe in Mozambique http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8702&SEO=odebrecht-bribery-scandal-unleashes-probe-in-mozambique 31 de enero de 2017, 16:28Maputo, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Illegal acts by the Brazilian company Odebrecht are investigated currently in Mozambique, due to supposed bribes to public servants for the awarding of contracts for construction works at Nacala airport in the northern area of the country. Cuban Vice-President Salvador Valdés Arrived in South Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8697&SEO=cuban-vice-president-salvador-valdes-arrived-in-south-africa 31 de enero de 2017, 15:39Johannesburg, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The vice-president of the Cuban Council of State Salvador Valdés Mesa arrived in South Africa today for a two-day official visit, the second stop of a trip that included Ethiopia and will conclude in Mozambique. African Union Summit Succesfully Ends in Ethiopia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8670&SEO=african-union-summit-succesfully-ends-in-ethiopia 31 de enero de 2017, 11:04Addis Ababa, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The 28th Summit of the African Union (AU) concluded today its sessions at the organization''s headquarters in this capital, after more than a week of work and tense negotiations on key aspects of the organization. Syria Plans Strategy Against Crisis, says PM http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8661&SEO=syria-plans-strategy-against-crisis-says-pm Damascus, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian government has adopted a strategy to overcome the difficulties and ensure the production process and guarantee the electricity and oil products, said Prime Minister Imad Khamis. African Union Approves Resolution Condemning Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8654&SEO=african-union-approves-resolution-condemning-blockade-on-cuba By Roberto Garcia Hernandez Addis Ababa, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) The 28th African Union (AU) Summit has approved a resolution today calling for the lifting of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba more than 50 years. Portugal Suggests Angola to Enter Science-and-Technology Event http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8643&SEO=portugal-suggests-angola-to-enter-science-and-technology-event 30 de enero de 2017, 16:55Luanda, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The Portuguese minister of Science Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor, suggested today that Angola participated in the initiative on scientific and technological cooperation for the Atlantic. Iranian Director to Skip Oscar Awards to Protest Trump's Ban http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8636&SEO=iranian-director-to-skip-oscar-awards-to-protest-trumps-ban 30 de enero de 2017, 15:17Tehran, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, an Oscar nominee for his film The Salesman, declined today to attend the awards ceremony as he considers unfair the United States President Donald Trump''s policy for Muslim migrants. Russian Bombers Destroy Terrorist Targets in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8629&SEO=russian-bombers-destroy-terrorist-targets-in-syria Moscow, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Russia destroyed today two police command, store of weapons, personnel and combat techniques of the Islamic State (EI) terrorist movement with six TU-22M3 bombers in the Syrian province of Deir Ez-Zor. Puerto Rico's Governor Rejects Exclusion of Foreigners by Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8625&SEO=puerto-ricos-governor-rejects-exclusion-of-foreigners-by-trump 30 de enero de 2017, 13:07San Juan, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rico''s governor, Ricardo Rossello, rejected U.S. President Donald Trump''s decision to suspend the entry of citizens from seven countries of Africa and the Middle East. OIC Concerned Of U.S. Restrictions on Entry of Citizens of 7 Members http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8616&SEO=oic-concerned-of-u.s.-restrictions-on-entry-of-citizens-of-7-members 30 de enero de 2017, 12:29Riad, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) today expressed ''grave concern'' at an executive order signed by the U.S. president banning nationals of seven OIC member states from entering the United States. International Forum on Sustainable Use of Water in South Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8614&SEO=international-forum-on-sustainable-use-of-water-in-south-africa Pretoria, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) A sustainable supply of water is essential today to reach global targets like poverty reduction and protection of the planet, warned experts at an international forum being held at Cape City in South Africa. France Condemns Terrorist Attack in Quebec http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8610&SEO=france-condemns-terrorist-attack-in-quebec 30 de enero de 2017, 11:04Paris, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) President François Hollande has condemned today the terrorist attack in the Canadian city of Quebec, which he described as an odious action. Cuba Reiterates Solidarity with Africa at AU Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8607&SEO=cuba-reiterates-solidarity-with-africa-at-au-summit Addis Ababa, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesa has reiterated today his unflagging friendship and solidarity with Africa, after speaking to the plenary session of heads of State and Government during the 28th Summit of the African Union (AU). 28th African Union Summit Inaugurated in Ethiopia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8602&SEO=28th-african-union-summit-inaugurated-in-ethiopia Addis Ababa, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The President of the African Union (AU) Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, officially opened the sessions of the 28th African Union (AU) Summit at the organization''s headquarters in this capital today. War Exercises in Angola for No Army to Reach Launda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8598&SEO=war-exercises-in-angola-for-no-army-to-reach-launda Luanda, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) Angolan Defense Minister Joao Lourenzo assured Sunday that the Angolan Armed Forces are training, preparing an intense operation, as for no foreign army, to reach the doors of their capital, Luanda, just as it occurred in 1975, when the Angolan independence had been just declared. IOM Urges USA To Receive Refugees after Trump's Decision http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8587&SEO=iom-urges-usa-to-receive-refugees-after-trumps-decision United Nations, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) urged today the US Government to keep its programs to receive such vulnerable people. Russia Develops Comprehensive Humanitarian Aid Program in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8576&SEO=russia-develops-comprehensive-humanitarian-aid-program-in-syria Damascus, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the Coordination Center for the cease-fire at the Russian base in Hemymin, Syrian province of Latakia, continued their humanitarian aid program, press media said in Damascus today. Lavrov Dialogues in Moscow with Representatives of the Syrian Opposit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8567&SEO=lavrov-dialogues-in-moscow-with-representatives-of-the-syrian-opposit Moscow, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke with representatives of about a dozen political formations of the Syrian opposition about their role in the search for a peaceful solution to the conflict. Foreign Ministers' Meeting on African Union Summit Ends in Ethiopia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8540&SEO=foreign-ministers-meeting-on-african-union-summit-ends-in-ethiopia By Roberto Garcia Hernandez, special correspondent Addis Ababa, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The Executive Council of the 28th African Union (AU) Summit has concluded today here its preparatory sessions of that highest-level meeting after two days of intense work at the organization's headquarters. UN Urges the World to Support End of Syrian Conflict This Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8529&SEO=un-urges-the-world-to-support-end-of-syrian-conflict-this-year 26 de enero de 2017, 16:33United Nations, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Stephen O''Brien called today for support from the international community to put and end to the conflict in Syria in 2017. Syrians Demand Punishment of Terrorists That Cut Water Supply http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8518&SEO=syrians-demand-punishment-of-terrorists-that-cut-water-supply 26 de enero de 2017, 13:32Damascus, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Residents of the Syrian capital demanded the punishment of the terrorists who cut the supply of drinking water to the city and handed a letter to Hadiya Abbas, president of the National Parliament. Arrest in Austria of Eight People During Anti-Terrorist Raid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8517&SEO=arrest-in-austria-of-eight-people-during-anti-terrorist-raid 26 de enero de 2017, 13:10Vienna, 26 Jan (Prensa Latina) Eight people were arrested today in Austria as a result of an anti-terrorism operation in various parts of the capital and the city of Graz, said today the daily Der Kurier. The above publication said that the operation meant the deployment of 800 security agents in these locations, in addition to the registration of a dozen homes and the arrest of eleven suspects for interrogation. Iranian Actress Refuses to Attend the Oscars Because of Trump http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8514&SEO=iranian-actress-refuses-to-attend-the-oscars-because-of-trump Tehran, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Taraneh Alidoosti, Iranian star of the Oscar-nominated film ‘The Salesman,'' declined today to attend the Oscar awards ceremony in the United States in protest against President Donald Trump''s project for Muslim migrants. Terrorist Gunmen Storm Hotel in Somali Capital, 32 Killed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8512&SEO=terrorist-gunmen-storm-hotel-in-somali-capital-32-killed Mogadishu, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) At least 32 persons were killed in a terror attack with a car bomb against a hotel in this capital today. Russia Calls on the USA to Avoid Aerial Ban Areas in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8492&SEO=russia-calls-on-the-usa-to-avoid-aerial-ban-areas-in-syria Moscow, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Russia today called on the United States to weigh the possible consequences of the creation of aerial ban areas in Syria, especially for the lives of refugees. African Union Calls for Consolidation of Regional and Global Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8489&SEO=african-union-calls-for-consolidation-of-regional-and-global-peace Pretoria, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Outgoing chairwoman of the African Union (AU) Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, called for the consolidation of peace, because the use of weapons today is a threat to regional and global stability. Syrian Army Frees 19 Eastern Towns in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8471&SEO=syrian-army-frees-19-eastern-towns-in-aleppo 25 de enero de 2017, 16:44Damascus, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army freed 19 towns in the eastern area in the city of Aleppo and is coming closer today to the armed groups supported by Turkey that are operating in the locality Al-Bab, military sources confirmed. Balance in the World Oil Market Due to Lower Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8457&SEO=balance-in-the-world-oil-market-due-to-lower-production 25 de enero de 2017, 11:49Kuwait, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Kuwait''s oil minister, Essam al Marzuk, said today that the oil market is well balanced due to the decline in production since the end of last year. Trump Complys with Election Promises on Immigration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8456&SEO=trump-complys-with-election-promises-on-immigration 25 de enero de 2017, 11:46Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) With only five days after assuming office, Donald Trump is preparing to comply with his electoral promises on immigration with the signing as of today of several executive orders. New President to Return to Gambia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8454&SEO=new-president-to-return-to-gambia Banjul, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) An official of Gambia''s new government announced today that newly elected President Adama Barrow will travel to the capital after a week of taking his post in Senegal. Foreign Ministers Meet at African Union Summit in Ethiopia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8452&SEO=foreign-ministers-meet-at-african-union-summit-in-ethiopia Addis Ababa, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) pre- 28th summit stage continues today at the organization''s headquarters in the capital, with sessions of the organization''s Executive Council. Costa Rica to Rebuild 25 Aqueducts with Emirati Donation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8435&SEO=costa-rica-to-rebuild-25-aqueducts-with-emirati-donation San Jose, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rica will rebuild 25 aqueducts in the area affected by Hurricane Otto with the $10 million USD donated by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), informed the presidential commissioner Mariano Figueres. UN Condemns Deadly Attack against Blue Helmets in Mali http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8427&SEO=un-condemns-deadly-attack-against-blue-helmets-in-mali 24 de enero de 2017, 17:27United Nations, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations (UN) strongly condemned today the attack against a camp of its Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), where a Chadioan blue helmet died and two were wounded. UN Welcomes Ceasefire Mechanism in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8425&SEO=un-welcomes-ceasefire-mechanism-in-syria 24 de enero de 2017, 17:26Astana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura welcomed here today the mechanism established by Russia, Turkey, and Iran to observe and enforce a ceasefire in Syria. Austria Suggests To Monitor Terrorists with Electronic Devices http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8422&SEO=austria-suggests-to-monitor-terrorists-with-electronic-devices 24 de enero de 2017, 16:46Vienna, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Austrian authorities plan to monitor alleged Islamic terrorists with electronic bracelets, particularly those who return to this country from Syria or Iraq, said today an official source. West African Troops to Maintain Peace in Gambia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8419&SEO=west-african-troops-to-maintain-peace-in-gambia 24 de enero de 2017, 16:22Abuja, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) An Afro-Western force of 7,000 soldiers with a mandate to intervene in the Gambia''s political conflict will stay there six months, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) reported today. Israel Approves New illegal Dwellings in Palestinian Soil http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8411&SEO=israel-approves-new-illegal-dwellings-in-palestinian-soil 24 de enero de 2017, 15:12Tel Aviv, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Isreali Defense Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, approved Tuesday the plans for the construction of 2,500 new dwellings in Israeli illegal settings in the West Bank (occupied Palestine). U.S. and Cuba, Take Steps for Normalizing Their Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8409&SEO=u.s.-and-cuba-take-steps-for-normalizing-their-relations Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) U.S. and Cuba have adopted up to now 22 instruments since December 17th of 2014, when the process for normalizing their relations started. Iran to Compensate Turkey on Gas Legal Action http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8405&SEO=iran-to-compensate-turkey-on-gas-legal-action 24 de enero de 2017, 13:07Ankara, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Tehran announced today the corresponding payment to Turkey by $1.9 billion as a compensation for the surcharge on its gas exports, according to the sentence delivered by the International Court of Arbitration. Russian Bombers Destroy Again Terrorist Targets in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8396&SEO=russian-bombers-destroy-again-terrorist-targets-in-syria 24 de enero de 2017, 12:16Moscow, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Russia attacked today ammunition and explosives factories, as well as combat equipment of the terrorist organization Islamic State in the Syrian town of Saljiaj, with six strategic TU-22M3 bombers. Turkey Defies Damascus with Intervention in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8391&SEO=turkey-defies-damascus-with-intervention-in-syria 24 de enero de 2017, 11:43 Ankara, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish government announced today in the capital that the cross-border military operation in northern Syria, known as the ''Euphrates Shield Operation'', does not envisage handing over control of the territory to the government of Damascus. Terrorists Kill Civilians in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8389&SEO=terrorists-kill-civilians-in-mosul United Nations, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The Islamic State is killing civilians in areas of eastern Iraq recaptured by the Iraqi government, warned today the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Concrete Results Made at Syrian Meeting in Astana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8386&SEO=concrete-results-made-at-syrian-meeting-in-astana Astana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) ''The armed formations and the government of Syria achieved today concrete results for a solution to the conflict in the talks in this capital,'' said the ambassador of Syria to the UN, Bashar Al Jaafari. Top UNESCO Representative Stresses Cuba-Africa Close Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8384&SEO=top-unesco-representative-stresses-cuba-africa-close-relations Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has currently maintained a close relationship with Africa, where it has given support in important moments such as the struggle against apartheid, Ali Moussa, director of History and Culture department at UNESCO, said. Peaceful Solution in Declaration on Syria in Astana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8374&SEO=peaceful-solution-in-declaration-on-syria-in-astana Astana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The peaceful solution of the conflict in Syria and the reinforcement of the truce are today in the draft of a final declaration of the meeting in this capital between armed groups and the government of Damascus. Russia Describes First Round of Syrian Talks in Astana as Positive http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8368&SEO=russia-describes-first-round-of-syrian-talks-in-astana-as-positive 23 de enero de 2017, 17:11Astana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Russia described the first round of talks between armed groups and representatives of the Syrian Government as positive. More than 160,000 Iraqis Displaced by Clashes in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8367&SEO=more-than-160000-iraqis-displaced-by-clashes-in-mosul 23 de enero de 2017, 17:05United Nations, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) At least 161,000 people left their homes in the Iraqi city of Mosul as a result of the battles to drive out the Islamic State (ISIS) of the northern territory of Iraq, said today United Nations. Scholars Meet in Havana to Prepare Volume on African General History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8366&SEO=scholars-meet-in-havana-to-prepare-volume-on-african-general-history 23 de enero de 2017, 16:52Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The International Scientific Committee of the 9th Volume of the General History of Africa was opened today here seeking to foster a more complete understanding of the African culture. Syrian Delegation Censors Armed Opposition in Astana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8357&SEO=syrian-delegation-censors-armed-opposition-in-astana 23 de enero de 2017, 15:33Damascus, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Syrian delegation in Astana, Kazakhstan, Bashar al Jaafari, censured the armed opposition''s allegations to justify terrorist actions, media reports in Damascus said today. WHO Alerts on H5N6 Bird Flu Expansion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8337&SEO=who-alerts-on-h5n6-bird-flu-expansion 23 de enero de 2017, 11:59Geneva, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has called today the international community to pay attention to the outbreak of avian flu, with new strains, spread since late 2016 by almost 40 countries in Europe and Asia. France Condemns New Infrastructures of Israel in East Jerusalem http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8330&SEO=france-condemns-new-infrastructures-of-israel-in-east-jerusalem 23 de enero de 2017, 11:00Paris, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) France today condemned the permission granted by Israel to build new settlements in East Jerusalem, considering it a continuation of the colonization of the Palestinian territories. Russia Attacks Syrian Terrorists with Strategic Bombers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8323&SEO=russia-attacks-syrian-terrorists-with-strategic-bombers Moscow, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Russia attacked with six TU-22M3 strategic bombers camps, weapons and ammunition stores, as well as troops from the Islamic State (EI) terrorist movement in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor. Syrian Army Retains Positions; Thwarts Terrorist Attacks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8320&SEO=syrian-army-retains-positions-thwarts-terrorist-attacks Damascus, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army has retained positions and countered attacks by the terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) in Deir Ezzor, 460 kilometers northeast of Damascus, military sources reported. Joint Statement Calls for Yahya Jammeh´s Safety http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8313&SEO=joint-statement-calls-for-yahya-jammehs-safety UNITED NATIONS, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations, the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) urged today respect for the safety of the soon-to-retire President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, his relatives and supporters. Syrian Army Counteracts Terrorist Onslaught http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8302&SEO=syrian-army-counteracts-terrorist-onslaught Damascus, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Syrian army is holding positions today and counteracting broadsides by the Islamic State -(Daesh on its Arabic acronym in the Deir Ezzor region)- 460 kilometers northeast of Damascus, as for military sources. UNESCO Highlights the Meeting on African History http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8261&SEO=unesco-highlights-the-meeting-on-african-history Paris, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The forthcoming meeting, which will be held in Havana, for the preparation of the 9th volume of the General History of Africa, has a special importance resulting of the historical bonds between Cuba and Africa, a Unesco´s high representative stated today. Angolan Defense Minister Expresses Confidence in Air Force http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8293&SEO=angolan-defense-minister-expresses-confidence-in-air-force Luanda, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Angolan Defense Minister Joao Lourenzo highlighted the government''s confidence in the National Air Force (FAN), which is celebrating its 41st anniversary on Saturday and was founded by the first Angolan president, Antonio Agostinho Neto. Egypt Supports Skhirat Agreement on Libya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8292&SEO=egypt-supports-skhirat-agreement-on-libya Cairo, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Egypt considers that the ideal solution to the current conflict in Libya is the implementation of the Skhirat Agreement, signed in 2015 in that city of Morocco, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reaffirmed in Cairo on Saturday. Turkey Deports Man Linked to Terrorism to France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8289&SEO=turkey-deports-man-linked-to-terrorism-to-france 21 de enero de 2017, 10:29Paris, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Kevin Guiavarch, a French citizen linked to terrorist groups operating in Syria and for whom an international arrest warrant had been issued, arrived in France, after being deported from Turkey, it was reported here on Saturday. Reconciliation Established in Western Zone near Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8287&SEO=reconciliation-established-in-western-zone-near-damascus Damascus, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) The efforts for reconciliation in Syria have borne fruit in southwestern Damascus, where hundreds of armed fundamentalists abandoned the towns of Bet Yen and Mugher al Mir, official sources said on Saturday. Bombings in North of Iraq Kill Dozens of Extremists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8276&SEO=bombings-in-north-of-iraq-kill-dozens-of-extremists 20 de enero de 2017, 17:38Baghdad, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Dozens of combatants of the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) died during bombings by the US-led international coalition, when they were trying to leave the northern city of Mosul, a military source reported today. Gambian Army Chief Abandons Outgoing President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8273&SEO=gambian-army-chief-abandons-outgoing-president 20 de enero de 2017, 17:02Banjul, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Gambian Army, General Ousman Badjie abandoned today outgoing President Yahya Jammeh and ruled out that his troops would fight against a military operation to remove him from the country''s top post. Fall of Ethiopian Bekele Stops Attempt for New Record http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8272&SEO=fall-of-ethiopian-bekele-stops-attempt-for-new-record 20 de enero de 2017, 16:50Abu Dabi, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele desisted today from his determination to set a world marathon record in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, after falling down in the start, and leaving the competition for the 23 kilometers afterwards. Denmark to Send Troops to Syria to Fight ISIS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8267&SEO=denmark-to-send-troops-to-syria-to-fight-isis 20 de enero de 2017, 15:25Copenhagen, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Denmark has stated today that it would be sending to Syria about 60 troops to join the international coalition that currently fights against the terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS). Gambian Crisis Gives Rise to over 45,000 Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8266&SEO=gambian-crisis-gives-rise-to-over-45000-refugees 20 de enero de 2017, 15:18United Nations, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The UN Refugee Agency said today that about 45,000 people fled to Senegal and at least 800 to Guinea-Bissau as a result of the Gambian political crisis. Cold Wave Hurting Migrant Children In Europe, UNICEF http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8264&SEO=cold-wave-hurting-migrant-children-in-europe-unicef 20 de enero de 2017, 13:43United Nations, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The prevailing cold front in the central, eastern and southern region of Europe triggered the the health risks of migrant and refugee children, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warned today. Russia and Syria to Extend Agreements on Tartus Naval Base http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8262&SEO=russia-and-syria-to-extend-agreements-on-tartus-naval-base 20 de enero de 2017, 13:24Moscow, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Syria signed today a bilalteral agreeement to expand the logistics bbase at Tartus for 49 more years with automatic extensions every 25 years. UNESCO Condems Syria's Cultural Destruction by Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8242&SEO=unesco-condems-syrias-cultural-destruction-by-terrorists Paris, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The Unesco Director-General, Irina Bokova, condemned today the destruction caused by the Islamic State of several patrimonial places in the Syrian city of Palmira, which she described as a war crime. FM Stresses Cuba's Role in Training Doctors for S Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8239&SEO=fm-stresses-cubas-role-in-training-doctors-for-s-africa Pretoria, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) South Africa has many hospitals that would be without a doctor today if Cuba had not been present, Health Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, stated, after acknowledging the impact of the cooperation program with the Caribbean nation. Over 70 Deaths By Attempt in Mali http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8230&SEO=over-70-deaths-by-attempt-in-mali 19 de enero de 2017, 17:55Bamako, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) A suicide bomb attempt in Mali, supposedly addressed against militias in favor of country´s peace re-establishment left more than 70 deaths, according to reports. UN Demands Respect for People's Will in Gambia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8222&SEO=un-demands-respect-for-peoples-will-in-gambia 19 de enero de 2017, 15:59United Nations, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations (UN) Security Council adopted unanimously the resolution 2337, which demands full respect in Gambia for people''s will, expressed at the polls in December. Pentagon Head Admits Inconvenience of Intervention in Syria and Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8221&SEO=pentagon-head-admits-inconvenience-of-intervention-in-syria-and-iraq Washington, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter recognized today that a military intervention by the United States, with thousands of soldiers in Iraq and Syria to fight the Islamic State (IS) would be counterproductive. Recent Data Highlight Cuban Tourism Industry Booming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8213&SEO=recent-data-highlight-cuban-tourism-industry-booming 19 de enero de 2017, 13:35Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The most recent official data on tourism in Cuba today predicts that the travel industry has a growing spiral that can put this country at the forefront of the sector in the Caribbean. ECLAC Recommends Mexico a Strategy for Foreign Investment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8211&SEO=eclac-recommends-mexico-a-strategy-for-foreign-investment 19 de enero de 2017, 13:03Davos, Switzerland, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcenas, recommended here today that Mexico uses a strong strategy to keep foreign investment. UN Expert Urges Nigeria to Ensure Safety to Those Displaced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8208&SEO=un-expert-urges-nigeria-to-ensure-safety-to-those-displaced United Nations, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) UN human rights expert, Cecilia Jimenez-Damary urged the Nigerian government on Monday to ensure the safety of internally displaced persons,following the bombing by mistake of a camp that sheltered displace people. Europe to Suffer More Terrorist Attacks, says Germany http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8199&SEO=europe-to-suffer-more-terrorist-attacks-says-germany Berlin, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Germany and Europe in general will be targets of terrorist attacks in the short and medium term, said the president of the German secret services of the interior, Hans-Georg Maassen. Syrian President Expresses Hopes for Dialogues in Kazakhstan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8198&SEO=syrian-president-expresses-hopes-for-dialogues-in-kazakhstan 19 de enero de 2017, 11:46Damascus, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) President Bashar al-Assad expressed hopes of establishing a platform for dialogue at the conference on Syria that will take place in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, the press reported today in Damascus. Angola- Crisis, the Word Most Used in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8195&SEO=angola-crisis-the-word-most-used-in-2016 19 de enero de 2017, 11:3 6Luanda, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Recurring today in conversations between businessmen and Angolan citizens, the crisis was the word of 2016 revealed an internet vote promoted for the first time under the auspices of Plural Publishers Angola. Terrorism: Main Threat to Stability, Says Mali http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8176&SEO=terrorism-main-threat-to-stability-says-mali 18 de enero de 2017, 17:05United Nations, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Mali''s Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop told the UN Security Council today that the actions of terrorist and extremist groups are the main threat to the country. Emergency State due to Post-election Crisis Passed in Gambia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8174&SEO=emergency-state-due-to-post-election-crisis-passed-in-gambia 18 de enero de 2017, 16:45Banjul, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Parliament of Gambia passed the declaration of the state of emergency made by outgoing President Yahya Jammeh, authorizing him to remain three months more in power, said sources today here. Fighting Continues Around Syrian City of Deir Ezzor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8149&SEO=fighting-continues-around-syrian-city-of-deir-ezzor 18 de enero de 2017, 11:55Damascus, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Battles around the northern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor continue to intensify after Syrian army units destroyed a suicide car bomb, an armored car and two tanks, according to military sources. Costa Rican President Concludes Working Visit to United Arab Emirates http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8142&SEO=costa-rican-president-concludes-working-visit-to-united-arab-emirates 18 de enero de 2017, 11:04San Jose, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican president, Luis Guillermo Solis will meet today with the Emir of Sharhaj, Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, on the final day of his three-day working visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Russia Ready to Provide Humanitarian Aid to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8139&SEO=russia-ready-to-provide-humanitarian-aid-to-syria 18 de enero de 2017, 10:43Moscow, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Ministry (Mindef) confirmed today its willingness to cooperate with international organization in the transfer and distribution of humanitarian aid to the Syrian population. More than 30 Syrian Military Personnel Killed near Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8128&SEO=more-than-30-syrian-military-personnel-killed-near-damascus Damascus, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) More than 30 Syrian military personnel were killed this morning following a bomb attack on the headquarters of the Army Transportation Administration in the town of Harasta, four kilometers east of Damascus, official sources confirmed. UN to Attend Astana Meeting on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8125&SEO=un-to-attend-astana-meeting-on-syria United Nations, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations will be represented on January 23 at the Astana peace talks between actors in the Syrian conflict, the organization confirmed today. Egyptian Law Makers Approve Amendment to Protest Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8109&SEO=egyptian-law-makers-approve-amendment-to-protest-law 17 de enero de 2017, 16:10Cairo, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The Egyptian parliamentarian Commission of Legislative and Constitutional Affairs approve today an initiative to amend the controversial Protest Law in the country, following a verdict by the Higher Constitutional Court. Palestine: Israel Must Decide Between Peace and Occupation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8102&SEO=palestine-israel-must-decide-between-peace-and-occupation 17 de enero de 2017, 15:00United Nations, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, affirmed today at the Security Council that Israel has the opportunity to choose the path of peace and to leave behind the one of the occupation and oppression. US Groups Ask Trump to Continue Normalization With Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8101&SEO=us-groups-ask-trump-to-continue-normalization-with-cuba 17 de enero de 2017, 13:43Washington, 17 Jan (Prensa Latina) Several US organizations sent today a memorandum to President-elect Donald Trump to urge him to continue normalizeng relations with Cuba. West African States Prepare to Invade Gambia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8099&SEO=west-african-states-prepare-to-invade-gambia 17 de enero de 2017, 13:08Abuja,Jan 17 (Prensa Latina)West African states prepare to invade Gambia to force Yahya Jammeh to hand power to president-elect Adama Barrow. UN: Near 150 000 Displaced Persons Due to Combats in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8095&SEO=un-near-150-000-displaced-persons-due-to-combats-in-mosul United Nations, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Over 148 000 persons abandoned their houses in Mosul as a result of the fightings to expel The Islamic State terrorist group from the northern territory, United Nations pointed out today. Russia for Talks with Syria with Real Actors on the Ground http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8081&SEO=russia-for-talks-with-syria-with-real-actors-on-the-ground 17 de enero de 2017, 10:18Moscow, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Russia expressed itself today for the participation in the meeting on the Syrian conflict in Astana of real opposition actors in the field, with real control of territories, and Government representatives. Cholera in another Angolan Province, Capital Intends to Shield Itself http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8073&SEO=cholera-in-another-angolan-province-capital-intends-to-shield-itself Luanda, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Cholera has arrived in the coastal town of Cubal in the central Angolan province of Benguela, while health authorities in this capital today are trying to shield the city to avoid the disease. Thousands of Gambians Flea their Country for Fear http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8063&SEO=thousands-of-gambians-flea-their-country-for-fear 16 de enero de 2017, 16:16Banjul, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Gambians fled the country for fear of a political and social crisis, after President Yahya Jammeh refused to relinquish power after his defeat in the recent elections, the African News Agency reported today. Syrian Army Kills 18 Foreign Terrorists in Deir Ezzor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8055&SEO=syrian-army-kills-18-foreign-terrorists-in-deir-ezzor 16 de enero de 2017, 15:22Damascus, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Syrian army forces killed 18 foreign members of the Islamic State, Daesh, southeast of the city of Deir Ezzor in the north of the country, military sources reported. Kenyan Athletes Approve New Antidoping Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8052&SEO=kenyan-athletes-approve-new-antidoping-measures 16 de enero de 2017, 14:30ATHLETICS-KENYA-WORLD Syria: Negotiations for National Reconciliation Active http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8038&SEO=syria-negotiations-for-national-reconciliation-active Damascus, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Syrian authorities pointed out that negotiations remain active to bring about reconciliation in the eastern Ghuta region, northeast and near Damascus, reported the media in this capital today. Meeting in Paris Focuses on Peace between Israel and Palestine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8032&SEO=meeting-in-paris-focuses-on-peace-between-israel-and-palestine Paris, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) When the world focuses on issues such as the wars in Syria and Iraq, an international conference in Paris emphasized that there will be no peace in the Middle East without solving the old conflict between Israel and Palestine. Cholera Outbreak Triggers Alarm of Angolan Health Authorities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8025&SEO=cholera-outbreak-triggers-alarm-of-angolan-health-authorities Luanda, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) The outbreak of cholera, which affects the northern province of Zaire since last December, triggers alarms of the Angolan health authorities, who are preparing contingency plans against this and other diseases. Paris Supports Two States as a Way for Peace in the Middle East http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=8022&SEO=paris-supports-two-states-as-a-way-for-peace-in-the-middle-east Paris, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault reaffirmed today that the establishment of the two states is the way to end the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Palestinian President Awaits Meeting in Paris to Boost Peace Process http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7989&SEO=palestinian-president-awaits-meeting-in-paris-to-boost-peace-process 13 de enero de 2017, 14:38Paris, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, expressed his desires for the coming conference in France to boost an international mechanism and a calendar for peace negotiations with Israel, in statements released today. Turkey Receives Largest Number of Refugees Worldwide http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7980&SEO=turkey-receives-largest-number-of-refugees-worldwide Ankara, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The director general of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), William Lacy Swing, said today in this capital that Turkey is the first country in the world in terms of the number of refugees in its territory. Armed Terrorists to Withdraw From Area Near Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7968&SEO=armed-terrorists-to-withdraw-from-area-near-damascus 13 de enero de 2017, 11:16Damascus, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Armed terrorists will withdraw today from Wadi Baradá valley area, after negotiating to that end, said governor of Damascus province, Alaá Ibrahim. Russia and Kazakhstan Prepare for Meeting on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7967&SEO=russia-and-kazakhstan-prepare-for-meeting-on-syria 13 de enero de 2017, 10:43Moscow, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Russian president, Vladimir Putin and his Kazakh peer, Nursultan Nazarbaev, talked by phone about preparations for the international meeting on Syria in Astana, informed the Kremlin today. Syria Denounces Attack by Israel's Zionist Regime http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7959&SEO=syria-denounces-attack-by-israels-zionist-regime Damascus, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The General Command of the Syrian Armed Forces has denounced today an air raid by the Zionist regime of Israel against the airport of Mezeeh, outside Damascus, carried out this dawn. Syria Denounces Israeli Air Raid on Damascus Military Airport http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7956&SEO=syria-denounces-israeli-air-raid-on-damascus-military-airport 13 de enero de 2017, 00:44Damascus, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Israeli war planes reportedly attacked last night a military airport in the outskirt of Damascus, the Syrian capital. Angolan President Asks Greater Support for Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7953&SEO=angolan-president-asks-greater-support-for-africa 12 de enero de 2017, 17:14Luanda, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos asked today for more support from the international community for Africa to handle many challenges such as terrorism. Iraqui Joint Forces Release More Zones in Mosul City http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7951&SEO=iraqui-joint-forces-release-more-zones-in-mosul-city 12 de enero de 2017, 16:58Baghdad, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Joint forces have penetrated more districts of the city of Mosul in the course of an offensive against the Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS) in northern Iraq, military sources said. US Policy in the Middle East is a Total Failure, Says Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7946&SEO=us-policy-in-the-middle-east-is-a-total-failure-says-russia 12 de enero de 2017, 16:08Moscow, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zajarova said today that the foreign policy of the United States in the Middle East was a total failure during the management of President Barack Obama. Syrian Government Reaffirms Rehabilitation Work in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7940&SEO=syrian-government-reaffirms-rehabilitation-work-in-aleppo 12 de enero de 2017, 15:19Damascus, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Minister of Religious Affairs Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed reaffirmed today that on instructions from President Bashar al-Assad, the Umayyad mosque in Aleppo and all those affected by terrorism will be rebuilt. Oil Producing Countries Confirm Cuts to Stimulate Oil Prices http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7938&SEO=oil-producing-countries-confirm-cuts-to-stimulate-oil-prices 12 de enero de 2017, 15:14Abu Dabi, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Oil producing countries such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Russia confirmed their decision to cut their respective crude oil production in their countries, to fulfill the international pact to stimulate the prices of oil in the planet. UN Reaffirms its Support to Dialogues on Syria in Astana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7929&SEO=un-reaffirms-its-support-to-dialogues-on-syria-in-astana United Nations, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The special UN envoy in Syria, Staffan de Mistura, reaffirmed today the UN support to dialogues taking place in Astana on January 23 between the government and the opposition seeking to cease fire and to start a political process in that country. China for Enhancing Cooperation with Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7923&SEO=china-for-enhancing-cooperation-with-africa Beijing, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) After winding up a five-country tour in Africa, China''s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said today his Government would study new ways to upgrade cooperation with African nations. UN Report Ratifies Humanitarian Impact of Palestine Colonization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7917&SEO=un-report-ratifies-humanitarian-impact-of-palestine-colonization 12 de enero de 2017, 08:37United Nations, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) A UN report released today has confirmed the humanitarian impact and vulnerability of Israeli settlements in the West Bank by expanding settlements in the Palestinian communities. Republic of Congo Plans Special Economic Zone with Chinese Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7913&SEO=republic-of-congo-plans-special-economic-zone-with-chinese-aid Beijing, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi assured his country will aid the Republic of Congo build a Special Economic Zone in the port city of Pointe Noire, announced the government. UN Readies to Help Civilians in Mosul, Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7912&SEO=un-readies-to-help-civilians-in-mosul-iraq United Nations, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The UN is creating conditions to help the civilian population in the western section of the sieged city of Mosul, which is still occupied by the Islamic State (ISIS), the organization''s humanitarian coordinator in Iraq Lise Grande said. Nigerian Minister Warns of Military Intervention in Gambia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7907&SEO=nigerian-minister-warns-of-military-intervention-in-gambia 11 de enero de 2017, 17:03Abuja, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Nigeria''s Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama warned of possible military intervention in Gambia if outgoing President Yahya Jammeh refuses to leave power. UN Awaits Invitation to Dialogue in Astana on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7904&SEO=un-awaits-invitation-to-dialogue-in-astana-on-syria 11 de enero de 2017, 16:08United Nations, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations has not received the invitation to participate in the dialogue between the Syrian Government and the opposition to be held in Astana on January 23rd, said today a spokesperson. UNICEF Denounces Death of Children in Yemeni Conflict http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7889&SEO=unicef-denounces-death-of-children-in-yemeni-conflict Sanaa, 11 Jan (Prensa Latina) UNHCR''s Deputy Representative for Yemen, Meritxell Relaño, revealed today that some 1,400 children have died in the country since March 2015, when Saudi bombings began in support of the Yemeni president. Weapons and Chemicals Seized to Terrorists in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7881&SEO=weapons-and-chemicals-seized-to-terrorists-in-syria Damascus, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Syrian army units seized weapons and chemical substances in parts of the provinces of Hama and Aleppo, military sources said in Damascus today. Rationality Starts to Sink Into Syrian Opposition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7875&SEO=rationality-starts-to-sink-into-syrian-opposition 11 de enero de 2017, 06:02By Pedro García Hernández Iraq Backs up OPEC Oil Deal to Boost Prices http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7866&SEO=iraq-backs-up-opec-oil-deal-to-boost-prices 10 de enero de 2017, 17:51Baghdad, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Iraq cut its crude oil production by 160,000 barrels a day since early January by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) pact to boost fuel prices, it said today. Thousands of People Attend Funeral of Former Iranian President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7861&SEO=thousands-of-people-attend-funeral-of-former-iranian-president 10 de enero de 2017, 15:41Tehran, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people attended today the funeral of former Iranian President Ali Akbar Hasheni Rafsanjani, a key figure in the founding of this country. First Syrian Export Trade Show Concludes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7854&SEO=first-syrian-export-trade-show-concludes 10 de enero de 2017, 12:49Damascus, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The first Syrian Export Fair closed today after three days of exhibition and signed contracts. Russian Defense Chief Says Pentagon Chief is Confused http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7846&SEO=russian-defense-chief-says-pentagon-chief-is-confused 10 de enero de 2017, 11:14Moscow, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Pentagon chief, Ashton Carter confused Russia with United States when talking about the result of fighting terror in Syria, the Russian Defense Minister, Serguei Shoigu, stated today. West Africa to Demand Gambian President to Step Down http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7834&SEO=west-africa-to-demand-gambian-president-to-step-down 10 de enero de 2017, 00:16Abuja, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will travel to Gambia to tell President Yahya Jammeh to accept defeat in this month''s election and ''leave power''. UN Calls for not Forgetting the Suffering of Palestinian Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7828&SEO=un-calls-for-not-forgetting-the-suffering-of-palestinian-refugees 09 de enero de 2017, 16:50United Nations, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Pierre Krahenbuhl, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), called today here for not forgetting the support needed by 5,200,000 Palestinians. Russia Rejects U.S. Statements on its Role in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7818&SEO=russia-rejects-u.s.-statements-on-its-role-in-syria Moscow, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Vicepresident of the Duma (lower Russian chamber), Irina Yarovaya, rejected today statements by the U.S. Department of Defense on the role of her country in the struggle against terrorism in Syria. Syria and Iraq Call for Expanding Trade Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7814&SEO=syria-and-iraq-call-for-expanding-trade-development 09 de enero de 2017, 10:05Damascus, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Representations of Syria and Iraq have called for all possible difficulties and for expanding and developing trade and economic relations. Syrian President: Ready to Negotiate End of Conflict http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7808&SEO=syrian-president-ready-to-negotiate-end-of-conflict Paris, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad today expressed his willingness to negotiate to end the conflict in his country, but it must be with the real opposition, he told to the French media in statements released today. Syrian President Meets with French Lawmakers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7805&SEO=syrian-president-meets-with-french-lawmakers Damascus, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met on Sunday with French lawmakers, to whom he repeated that the French government is worsening the current situation by supporting terrorist groups. Syrian Town Receives Humanitarian Aid from UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7804&SEO=syrian-town-receives-humanitarian-aid-from-un 08 de enero de 2017, 13:22Damascus, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) A convoy of 32 trucks laden with humanitarian aid supplied by the United Nations is being distributed today in the town of Moadamieh, 10 kilometers south of Damascus. Terrorists Violate Truce Near Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7803&SEO=terrorists-violate-truce-near-damascus Damascus, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Front for the Conquest of the Levant, formerly known as Al Nusra, shot a brigade of technicians who attempted, covered by the previously agreed truce, to restore the drinking water facilities in Wadi Barada, 35 kilometers north of Damascus. Angola Reduces Oil Production to Meet OPEC Cut http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7799&SEO=angola-reduces-oil-production-to-meet-opec-cut Luanda, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) Angola will produce 1.673 million barrels of crude oil a day to meet the cut approved by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to increase prices. Lucapa States Angolan Diamonds were the Most Valuable in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7787&SEO=lucapa-states-angolan-diamonds-were-the-most-valuable-in-2016 Luanda, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) Australian diamond company Lucapa announced that Angolan diamonds were in 2016 the most valuable in the world with an average price of 2,983 dollars a carat, stressed the media today. Fighting for Mosul Increases Toll of Displaced, Says UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7777&SEO=fighting-for-mosul-increases-toll-of-displaced-says-un 07 de enero de 2017, 00:45United Nations, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) More than 133,000 people left their homes in Iraq as a result of fighting in the city of Mosul, where the army and its allies are carrying out an offensive to expel the Islamic State (ISIS), said today the United Nations. Germany Studies Possible Compensation to Namibia for Genocide http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7769&SEO=germany-studies-possible-compensation-to-namibia-for-genocide 06 de enero de 2017, 16:32Berlin, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Germany confirmed today that it is in talks with Namibia for possible economic compensation for the Herero massacre, committed in that African nation by German colonial troops in the early 20th century. Total of 18,500 Migrants Died in the Last Three Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7763&SEO=total-of-18500-migrants-died-in-the-last-three-years 06 de enero de 2017, 15:46United Nations, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) At least 18,500 migrants lost their life during the last three years, 7,496 of them in 2016, according to preliminary data by the International Organization for Migrations (IOM). New York Times-- The Most Attractive Caribbean Destinations in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7758&SEO=new-york-times-the-most-attractive-caribbean-destinations-in-2017 06 de enero de 2017, 12:44Washington, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The New York Times includes three Caribbean tourist destinations in Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Belize among the 52 best places to visit in 2017. Casa Dranguet House in Santiago de Cuba Launches Website http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7755&SEO=casa-dranguet-house-in-santiago-de-cuba-launches-website 06 de enero de 2017, 12:12Santiago de Cuba, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Casa Dranguet, the Center for Interpretation and Dissemination of the Cultural Heritage of Coffee, will today publish an official blog as a way of promoting the knowledge of coffee, which recognized by UNESCO. More Than 500,000 Immigrants Arrived in Europe in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7754&SEO=more-than-500000-immigrants-arrived-in-europe-in-2016 06 de enero de 2017, 11:55Brussels, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) A total of 503,700 immigrants arrived in Europe in 2016, a 72 percent increase on the previous year, according to a report by the Frontex Regional Agency for Border and Coastal Protection. French Parliamentarian States That Syria is Not Our Enemy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7747&SEO=french-parliamentarian-states-that-syria-is-not-our-enemy Paris, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Thierry Mariani a French parliamentarian has stated that the government of Syria is not the enemy of France. Despite Ceasefire, Terrorists Launch Further Deadly Attack http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7746&SEO=despite-ceasefire-terrorists-launch-further-deadly-attack Damascus, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The death toll in the city of Jableh in the Syrian province of Latakia has risen to 15, the authorities confirmed today. Terrorists KIlled in Mosul Regarded as 1,700 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7729&SEO=terrorists-killed-in-mosul-regarded-as-1700 05 de enero de 2017, 17:17Baghdad, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The Commander of the Iraqi Federal Police, general Raad Shaker Yawdat, said that a 1,700 fighters of the Islamic State (ISIS) were killed during the offensive in the northern city of Mosul. Israeli Police Questions Prime Minister for 2nd Time http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7726&SEO=israeli-police-questions-prime-minister-for-2nd-time 05 de enero de 2017, 17:12Tel Aviv, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Police questioned today Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his alleged acceptance of illegal gifts from wealthy supporters, something incompatible with his position as head of the government. Syrian President Holds Meeting with Iraqi Special Envoy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7715&SEO=syrian-president-holds-meeting-with-iraqi-special-envoy 05 de enero de 2017, 11:57Damascus, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met today with Faleh al Fayad, a National Security adviser and special envoy of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi. More Than 4.000 People Laid Down Their Weapons in Syria in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7712&SEO=more-than-4.000-people-laid-down-their-weapons-in-syria-in-2016 05 de enero de 2017, 11:39Damascus, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Justice announced today that more than 4,700 armed and wanted people have surrendered to the authorities as part of the national reconciliation process in Syria. At Least 11 Dead and 35 Wounded by Terrorist Attack in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7711&SEO=at-least-11-dead-and-35-wounded-by-terrorist-attack-in-syria 05 de enero de 2017, 11:36Damascus, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) At least 11 people were killed and 35 wounded on Tuesday in the town of Yableh, in the Syrian Mediterranean province of Latakia, about 348 km northwest of Damascus, according to police sources. United Nations Concerned about Humanitarian Crisis in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7681&SEO=united-nations-concerned-about-humanitarian-crisis-in-mosul 04 de enero de 2017, 16:40United Nations, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Stephen O''Brien, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, today expressed concern over the suffering of the people who are living in the Iraqi city of Mosul, where the army is trying to drive out members of the Islamic State (ISIS). Russia Defends Fairness of Mission in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7676&SEO=russia-defends-fairness-of-mission-in-syria 04 de enero de 2017, 14:58Moscow, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Russia has defended today the fairness of its mission in Syria against the terrorist formations, thus countering allegations by the United States of supposed massive raids in that Arab country. Syrian President Holds Meetings with Iranian and Armenian Delegation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7673&SEO=syrian-president-holds-meetings-with-iranian-and-armenian-delegation 04 de enero de 2017, 12:21Damascus, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad held separate meetings today with a political delegation from Iran and the Armenian Orthodox Church, whose representatives dealt with the current situation in the country. Syria: Reconstructing Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7668&SEO=syria-reconstructing-aleppo By Pedro García Hernández Palestine Calls for End to Israeli Occupation in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7652&SEO=palestine-calls-for-end-to-israeli-occupation-in-2017 United Nations, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) The Israeli occupation of Palestine has reached the half-century mark this year, leading to calls by the Arab ambassador to the UN, Riyad Mansour, to redouble efforts to end it. Terrorists Break Ceasefire 21 Times in a Day in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7639&SEO=terrorists-break-ceasefire-21-times-in-a-day-in-syria Damascus, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) In less than 24 hours, terrorist groups have broken 21 times the ceasefire declared on December 30 in the Syrian provinces of Homs,Hama, Latakkia and Damascus Countryside, the military have reported today. Terrorists Cut Electricity in Syrian Province of Quneitra http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7632&SEO=terrorists-cut-electricity-in-syrian-province-of-quneitra 02 de enero de 2017, 11:20Damascus, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Elements of the terrorist group Front for the Conquest of the Levant, formerly Al Nusra, sabotaged today the electrical system in the southern Syrian province of Quneitra, about 70 kilometers southwest of Damascus. Dakar Rally: Qatari Nasser Al-Attiyah Wins First Stage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7631&SEO=dakar-rally-qatari-nasser-al-attiyah-wins-first-stage Buenos Aires, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Two-time Dakar Rally winner Nasser Al-Attiyah set the pace on the opening stage of the 2017 edition. More Than 1,000 People Leave Spring Area Near Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7626&SEO=more-than-1000-people-leave-spring-area-near-damascus Damascus, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) More than 1,200 people left the Barada area, where the Ein Fijeh drinking water source is located 30 kilometers northwest of Damascus, due to the strong clashes with terrorist groups, said Syrian officials today. Very Cold Temperatures and Snow Forecast for Highest Syrian Areas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7625&SEO=very-cold-temperatures-and-snow-forecast-for-highest-syrian-areas Damascus, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Temperatures will remain very cold in Damascus and other mountainous areas of Syria, where snow and rains will fall on the Mediterranean coast of this country, said today the weather forecast made by the Department of Meteorology. Catoca Assumes Challenge of Doubling Diamond Extraction in Angola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7624&SEO=catoca-assumes-challenge-of-doubling-diamond-extraction-in-angola Luanda, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) The Mining Company of Catoca (SMC), the fourth largest diamond company in the world, expects today a smart and rigorous management to double this year''s production in Angola. Nadal Wins Abu Dhabi Exhibition Tournament http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7590&SEO=nadal-wins-abu-dhabi-exhibition-tournament Abu Dhabi, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal won the Belgian David Goffin 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) in the final of the Mubadala exhibition tournament. Minister Highlights Russia's Support to Syria in Religious Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7588&SEO=minister-highlights-russias-support-to-syria-in-religious-meeting 31 de diciembre de 2016, 11:16Damascus, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) The Religious Affairs Minister, Muhammad al Sattar al Sayyed, asserted today that Russia''s support to the Syrian people against terror and Takfirism represented the support for the values of good, justice and peace. Over 100 Followers of Ex Egyptian President Morsi Sentenced to Jail http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7587&SEO=over-100-followers-of-ex-egyptian-president-morsi-sentenced-to-jail 31 de diciembre de 2016, 11:12Cairo, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) A criminal court in Cairo has sentenced today 104 followers of former president Mohamed Morsi to 7 and 10 years in jail, charged with taking part in bloody events in 2013. Foreign Aid Arrives in Syrian Hasaka Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7586&SEO=foreign-aid-arrives-in-syrian-hasaka-province Damascus, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) The World Food Program (WFP) provided extensive humanitarian aid at Qamishli airport in the northern province of Hasaka, Syrian officials said. Burkinabese Police Officers Movilized because of Terrorist Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7577&SEO=burkinabese-police-officers-movilized-because-of-terrorist-threat 31 de diciembre de 2016, 00:16Ouagadougou, Dec 31 (Prensa Latina) Burkina Faso will mobilize about 2,000 police officers to care for citizen security during the festivities of New Year''s Eve in the capital, facing an increased terrorist escalation in the country, a regional media reported today. Gambian Electoral Commission Back on Duty after Attack Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7574&SEO=gambian-electoral-commission-back-on-duty-after-attack-threat 30 de diciembre de 2016, 16:48Banjul, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) The Gambian Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) was back on duty at its usual headquarters, after being closed for several days due to an attack threat amid thew current post-electoral crisis, the news agency PanaPress reported today. Leinier Dominguez the Best of Latin America in Lightning Chess http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7572&SEO=leinier-dominguez-the-best-of-latin-america-in-lightning-chess 30 de diciembre de 2016, 16:12Doha, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Grand Master Leinier Dominguez was the best player of Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Fast and Ligthning Chess Championship in Doha (Qatar), concluding in the 7th place with 13 points, among 108 competitors from 43 countries. Russia, Turkey Promote Resolution on Cease-Fire in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7566&SEO=russia-turkey-promote-resolution-on-cease-fire-in-syria 30 de diciembre de 2016, 14:42United Nations, 30 Dec (Prensa Latina) Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin stated today that his country and Turkey submitted a draft resolution to the Security Council on their support for the cessation of hostilities in Syria, which is expected to be voted tomorrow. Turkey Arrests 40 Alleged Islamic State Members http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7560&SEO=turkey-arrests-40-alleged-islamic-state-members Ankara, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) Turkish police arrested today 40 alleged terrorists, members of the denominated Islamic State (IS) in the southern province of Adana, acording to the News Agency Dogan. Syrian President Interview with Italian TV Channel Released http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7553&SEO=syrian-president-interview-with-italian-tv-channel-released Damascus, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) President Bashar al-Assad in an interview released today said, ''We cannot yet speak of the end of the war; it will end when all the terrorists are eliminated, and unfortunately they are still receive support from several countries.'' Angolan Population Increases Almost a Million Per Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7552&SEO=angolan-population-increases-almost-a-million-per-year Luanda, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) The Angolan population will reach 28.3 million in 2017 having grown by almost a million per year since 2014, the date of the most recent census. Israel Sets Record Executing Demolitions of Palestinian Structures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7540&SEO=israel-sets-record-executing-demolitions-of-palestinian-structures 29 de diciembre de 2016, 16:51United Nations, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Israel demolished or seized this year 1,089 Palestinian structures in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, an unprecedented figure, said today the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Cuban Leinier Dominguez Eighth in World Blitz Chess http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7539&SEO=cuban-leinier-dominguez-eighth-in-world-blitz-chess 29 de diciembre de 2016, 16:16Doha, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Grand Master Leinier Dominguez is now in the 8th place after the first day of the World Blitz Chess Championship. Syria's President Rejects Foreign Meddling http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7533&SEO=syrias-president-rejects-foreign-meddling Damascus, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Syria''s President Bashar al-Assad reiterated today his rejection to foreign meddling at a meeting in Damascus with European and Russian Parliament members. Syrian Army Declares Comprehensive Ceasefire http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7526&SEO=syrian-army-declares-comprehensive-ceasefire Damascus, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Arab Army General Command has declared today what it calls a comprehensive cessation of hostilities across the country, despite several scattered actions by the terrorist and extremist armed groups like a mortar attack on Damascus this Thursday. Putin Announces Ceasefire and Reduction of Russian Troops in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7524&SEO=putin-announces-ceasefire-and-reduction-of-russian-troops-in-syria Moscow, Dec 29(Prensa Latina) The Russian President, Vladimar Putin, has today announced an agreement between the government and the opposition in Syria to cease hostilities. The number of Russian troops in Syria will also be reduced. First Angolan President Neto is Awarded the Nelson Mandela Prize http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7518&SEO=first-angolan-president-neto-is-awarded-the-nelson-mandela-prize Luanda, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Angola''s first president, Agosthino Neto, has been posthumously awarded a Mandela Prize for Audacity 2016, according to local media. US Judge Orders Preservation of CIA Torture Report http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7515&SEO=us-judge-orders-preservation-of-cia-torture-report Washington, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina)U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth issued the order Wednesday, of the report that describes the abuses and tortures that the CIA gave to those suspected of being terrorrists. Palestine and Israel, 2016 ends without significant changes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7509&SEO=palestine-and-israel-2016-ends-without-significant-changes By Manuel Vázquez El Cairo, (Prensa Latina) The year 2016 ends for Israel and Palestine the same as it started, with regular incursions by Israel in Palestinean territories, towns and cities, frequently ending adding civil victims to a long list that started counting over 50 years ago. John Kerry: Two Nations Only Way for Israeli-Palestinian Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7499&SEO=john-kerry-two-nations-only-way-for-israeli-palestinian-peace 28 de diciembre de 2016, 15:27Washington, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) The US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday that the creation of two states, or nations, based on the resolutions approved by the United Nations, constitutes the only way forward for a lasting peace between Israel and Palestine, Russia Denounces New Attack on Embassy in Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7493&SEO=russia-denounces-new-attack-on-embassy-in-damascus 28 de diciembre de 2016, 13:21Moscow, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Foreign Ministry denounced today a new mortar attack against its embassy in Damascus and called on those who really seek to counter terrorism. Oil Prices Rise for Fourth Consecutive Day http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7484&SEO=oil-prices-rise-for-fourth-consecutive-day 28 de diciembre de 2016, 11:19London, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices rose today, for the fourth consecutive session, as the market expects an agreement between producers to reduce offer. Bolivian Woman Driver Optimistic with Performance in Dakar Rally 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7481&SEO=bolivian-woman-driver-optimistic-with-performance-in-dakar-rally-2017 28 de diciembre de 2016, 11:10La Paz, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian driver Suany Martínez is optimistic about her performance in the Dakar Rally 2017, the most important extreme danger race in the world. Russian Sappers Clear Aleppo of Explosives Devices http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7476&SEO=russian-sappers-clear-aleppo-of-explosives-devices Moscow, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) Sappers of the International Demining Center of the Russian Ministry of Defense have cleared 966 hectares of explosives in the eastern part of the Syrian city of Aleppo, reported the agency today. Mozambique Political Groups Announces Seven Day Truce http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7475&SEO=mozambique-political-groups-announces-seven-day-truce 28 de diciembre de 2016, 10:19Maputo,Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) The seven day truce agreed between the opposition Resistencia Nacional Mozambicana (Renamo) and the governing Frente de Liberación de Mozambique (Frelimo)brings hopes of permanent peace to the country. Syria Takes Measures to Face Drinking Water Shortage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7469&SEO=syria-takes-measures-to-face-drinking-water-shortage 28 de diciembre de 2016, 09:24Damascus, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian government took today emergency measures in response to the shortage of drinking water due to the terrorist sabotage of the sources of supply in the Ein Fijeh area, 35 kilometers north of Damascus. UK Fails to Meet Agreement on Immigrant Children as Stated in France http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7456&SEO=uk-fails-to-meet-agreement-on-immigrant-children-as-stated-in-france 27 de diciembre de 2016, 18:00Paris, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Pierre Henry, director of France Land of Asylum, said today that the United Kingdom (UK) is failing to receive immigrant children willing to meet their families in this country. USA: Donald Trump Strongly Criticizes UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7432&SEO=usa-donald-trump-strongly-criticizes-un Washington, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) US President-elect Donald Trump said that the UN is today a simple club of people who come together to have a good time; he also reiterated his threats against that international organization. Bangladesh Criticizes Media Manipulation Against Syria and Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7428&SEO=bangladesh-criticizes-media-manipulation-against-syria-and-russia Dacca, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Powerful sectors in the United States have maintain their objective of presenting Russia as an adversary while seeking a change of government and the fragmentation of Syria, according to the Bangladeshi news website Bdnews24. Angola Closes 2016 Leading Oil Production in Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7424&SEO=angola-closes-2016-leading-oil-production-in-africa Luanda, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Angola will close 2016 as the lead oil producer in Africa, having surpassed Nigeria by reaching a daily average of 1.7 million barrels. Mass Graves in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7422&SEO=mass-graves-in-aleppo Moscow, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Ministry of Defense denounced the finding of seven storehouses of ammunition and mass graves with dead bodies of Syrian citizens tortured and killed by terrorists in the city of Aleppo, that was recently freed by Syrian Army troops. Georgian Pantsulaia Defeats Carlsen in Rapid Chess Match http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7413&SEO=georgian-pantsulaia-defeats-carlsen-in-rapid-chess-match Doha, (Prensa Latina) Classic chess Grand Master and World Champion Magnus Carlsen, from Norway, was today beaten, with black pieces, against Georgian Levan Pantsulaia during the start of the Rapid and Lightining World Championships. From Germany to Syria a March for Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7400&SEO=from-germany-to-syria-a-march-for-peace 26 de diciembre de 2016, 13:43Berlin, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of activists in Germany, started a march on foot from Berlin to the Syrian city of Aleppo Monday, to show their solidarity and their rejection to the war against Syria. Countdown for San Silvestre Race in Angola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7397&SEO=countdown-for-san-silvestre-race-in-angola 26 de diciembre de 2016, 12:46Luanda, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Five days before the start of the Race of San Silvestre, authorities from the Angolan National Athletics Federation (FAA) are expecting the participation of 2,000 runners, including international competitors. More than 2,000 Saudis Fight as Mercenaries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7394&SEO=more-than-2000-saudis-fight-as-mercenaries 26 de diciembre de 2016, 12:35Ryad, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabian authorities have revealed that more than 2,000 Saudi Arabian citizens are now fighting in conflicts in other countries, most of them in the war in Syria, according to reports by local television channel, Al-Arabiya Monday. Egyptian Government to Solve Shortage of Medicines http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7388&SEO=egyptian-government-to-solve-shortage-of-medicines Cairo, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The Egyptian government plans to end the current shortage of medicines that is affecting the country through a plan already agreed with international suppliers. Syria: 21 Civilians Killed by Terrorists in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7383&SEO=syria-21-civilians-killed-by-terrorists-in-aleppo Damascus, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Syrian authorities are currently trying to identify 21 bodies of civilians killed by terrorists before the city of Aleppo was evacuated. Plane Carrying Remains of TU-154 Victims Lands in Moscow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7380&SEO=plane-carrying-remains-of-tu-154-victims-lands-in-moscow 26 de diciembre de 2016, 08:39Moscow, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) A Russian military transport plane has brought to this capital 10 dead bodies and 84 fragments of people who were on board the crashed TU-154 in Sochi, amidst the national mourning of the nation. Syrians celebrated Christmas with renewed hope http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7378&SEO=syrians-celebrated-christmas-with-renewed-hope Damascus, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) As hundreds of families keep returning to terrorist freed Aleppo, Syrians celebrated Christmas with renewed hope on peace particularly Christians in that city, while the Army strike further blows on terrorists in other provinces. Angolan Military Removed Mines in One Million Square Meters in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7368&SEO=angolan-military-removed-mines-in-one-million-square-meters-in-2016 Luanda, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) More than one million 413 thousand square meters of land have been demined by the Angolan units from the North Military Region during the year 2016, the press reported. Mali Confirms French Citizen Kidnap http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7361&SEO=mali-confirms-french-citizen-kidnap Paris, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Frenchwoman Sophie Pétronin, director of a humanitarian organization, was kidnapped in Mali, the Foreign Ministry confirmed today. WHO Congratulates Angola for ending Yellow Fever Epidemic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7360&SEO=who-congratulates-angola-for-ending-yellow-fever-epidemic Luanda, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulated Angola for the end of the Yellow Fever epidemic, which was considered the biggest of the continent in 30 years, highlighted the media today. Syria: Christmas Mass from Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7359&SEO=syria-christmas-mass-from-aleppo Damascus, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) With a call to peace and in recognition of the triumph in Aleppo, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, John X Yazigi, led the mass for the Syrian Christmas celebrations. People Close to Bomb Attacker in Berlin Arrested in Tunisia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7354&SEO=people-close-to-bomb-attacker-in-berlin-arrested-in-tunisia 24 de diciembre de 2016, 13:01Tunisia, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) Officials from the Tunisian Ministry of the Interior arrested three people related to the perpetrator of the attack in Berlin this week. Palestinians Celebrate UN Condemnation of Israeli Setlements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7350&SEO=palestinians-celebrate-un-condemnation-of-israeli-setlements Ramallah, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) The Palestinian leadership on Saturday welcomed Resolution 2334, recently adopted by the United Nations Security Council to call for an end to Israel''s illegal settlements on the occupied Palestinian territories. Malaysia Describes UN Voting as Victory for Palestinian People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7343&SEO=malaysia-describes-un-voting-as-victory-for-palestinian-people Kuala Lumpur, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak described the voting of a resolution at the United Nations Security Council that demands that Israel stop building settlements in the West Bank as a victory for the Palestinian people, local media reported on Saturday. Some 50,000 Police Officers will Guarantee Security in Angola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7341&SEO=some-50000-police-officers-will-guarantee-security-in-angola Luanda, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) Angolan Interior Minister Angelo Tavares, said that 50,000 police officers will guarantee security throughout the country starting today until early 2017. USA Criticizes at UN Israeli Settlements on Palestinian Soil http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7332&SEO=usa-criticizes-at-un-israeli-settlements-on-palestinian-soil 23 de diciembre de 2016, 17:02Washington, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) US Ambassador Samantha Power criticized today at the United Nations (UN) colonization by Israel, by means of settlements in occupied Palestinian territories, in a Security Council session that condemned that practice. Western Africa Declares Alert because of Crisis in Gambia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7331&SEO=western-africa-declares-alert-because-of-crisis-in-gambia 23 de diciembre de 2016, 17:00Bamako, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), formed by 16 countries, declared the state of alert, if salient Gambian president Yahya Jammeh persists on keeping himself in the power after January 19. Nigerian Army Rescues Almost 2.000 Captives from Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7328&SEO=nigerian-army-rescues-almost-2.000-captives-from-terrorists 23 de diciembre de 2016, 16:19Abuja, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Nigeria''s army rescued 1,880 women and children kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist sect in actions carried out in the Sambisa forest, during which it also arrested 504 extremists. Two-Time Olympic Champion Miruts Yifter Dies http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7325&SEO=two-time-olympic-champion-miruts-yifter-dies Addis Abeba, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopian long distance racer and two-time Olympic Champion in Moscow-1980, a real king of African track and field, died Thursday, at the age of 72, his familiy annouced. Russian Military Police Arrive in Aleppo, Syria, to guarantee safety http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7324&SEO=russian-military-police-arrive-in-aleppo-syria-to-guarantee-safety 23 de diciembre de 2016, 14:50Damascus, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Syrian authorities have confirmed today the deployment in the northern city of Aleppo, recently freed of terrorist groups, of a battalion of military police from Russia to guarantee security and cooperate in demining the area. WHO Reports Effectiveness of First Vaccine Against Ebola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7316&SEO=who-reports-effectiveness-of-first-vaccine-against-ebola 23 de diciembre de 2016, 12:08Geneva, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) today announced the effectiveness of the clinical trials of the first vaccine against Ebola, whose last outbreak claimed more than 11,000 lives. More Than 5,000 Migrants Killed in the Mediterranean this Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7315&SEO=more-than-5000-migrants-killed-in-the-mediterranean-this-year 23 de diciembre de 2016, 11:56Geneva, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The number of migrants killed in the Mediterranean since the beginning of the year rose to five thousand, after two shipwrecks yesterday claimed one hundred victims, according to humanitarian organizations. Consequences of the War in Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7313&SEO=consequences-of-the-war-in-aleppo-syria 23 de diciembre de 2016, 11:55Damascus, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The dramatic consequences of the four-year war imposed on Syria, particularly in Aleppo, are slowly being revealed, according to figures released by the authorities today. Three Migrants Injured in France During Police Chase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7307&SEO=three-migrants-injured-in-france-during-police-chase Paris, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Three migrants were injured in France, one of them seriously, when they jumped from a truck that was being chased by the police, local press reports. First French Tourists Arrive at Cuban Cayo Coco Resort http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7305&SEO=first-french-tourists-arrive-at-cuban-cayo-coco-resort 23 de diciembre de 2016, 10:16Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The arrival of the first flight of French tourists at the international airport in Cayo Coco, opens a new Cuban tourist destination - Jardines del Rey. Oil Prices Tumble As Dollar Goes Up http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7303&SEO=oil-prices-tumble-as-dollar-goes-up London, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The strengthening of the dollar hurt today oil prices as the rise makes commodities traded in that currency more expensive. Italy Confirms Death in Milan of Berlin Truck Attack Terrorist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7302&SEO=italy-confirms-death-in-milan-of-berlin-truck-attack-terrorist Rome, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The Italian Interior Minister, Marco Minitti confirmed that Anis Amri, the Tunisian citizen wanted for the terrorist truck attack in Berlin was shot dead during an exchange of gunfire with police in Milan. Angola to Announce End of Yellow Fever Epidemic Today http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7300&SEO=angola-to-announce-end-of-yellow-fever-epidemic-today Luanda, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The Angolan government will today announce the end of the yellow fever epidemic in the country, which had put the health system on a state of high alert and threatened to become a global problem when it spread to the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. Libyan Airliner Is Hijacked and Diverted to Malta http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7298&SEO=libyan-airliner-is-hijacked-and-diverted-to-malta Rome, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat,confirmed today the arrival of a plane with 82 men, 28 women and one infant for a total of 111 on board. Nigerian Authorities Seize 2.5 Tons of Plastic Rice http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7291&SEO=nigerian-authorities-seize-2.5-tons-of-plastic-rice 22 de diciembre de 2016, 17:12Abuja, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian Government said today that its officers seized 2.5 tons of plastic rice, in imitation of the original product made with soluble polymers, which lacks nutrients and is harmful to health. Aleppo Totally Free, Announces Syrian Army General Command http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7288&SEO=aleppo-totally-free-announces-syrian-army-general-command 22 de diciembre de 2016, 16:39Damascus, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The General Command of the Syrian Army and the Armed Forces announced today total reestablishment of security in Aleppo, after having freed the city from terrorism and withdrawal of the last extremists. Syrian President Holds Meeting with Iranian Foreign Vice Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7278&SEO=syrian-president-holds-meeting-with-iranian-foreign-vice-minister 22 de diciembre de 2016, 13:54Damascus, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad, held today a meeting with Hussein Jaber Ansari, Iranian Foreign Vice Minister for Arab and African Affairs, according to information reported in Damascus. Russia Fulfilled Its Mission in Syria with Blows to Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7276&SEO=russia-fulfilled-its-mission-in-syria-with-blows-to-terrorism Moscow, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Armed Forces fulfilled their mission in Syrian, giving harsh blows to terrorism, Defense Minister Serguei Shoigu stated today in an extended Military Council, with participation by President Vladimir Putin. Angolan TV Highlights Cuba's Role in Ending Apartheid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7274&SEO=angolan-tv-highlights-cubas-role-in-ending-apartheid Luanda, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Angola''s public television company TPA has highlighted the role of Cuba in the 1988 New York agreements that ended the South African apartheid regime. D. R. Congo: Government and Church Seek Solutions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7267&SEO=d.-r.-congo-government-and-church-seek-solutions Kinshasa, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, remains silent after calls for him to step down. Angola: Too Many Weapons in Private Hands http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7264&SEO=angola-too-many-weapons-in-private-hands 22 de diciembre de 2016, 09:55Luanda, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) Lieutenant General Mateus Gaspar, Angola''s chief armament and technical director for the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) has said that private security companies have too many weapons of war in their possession. UN Adopts New Resolution on Humanitarian Aid to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7249&SEO=un-adopts-new-resolution-on-humanitarian-aid-to-syria 21 de diciembre de 2016, 16:19United Nations, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations (UN) Security Council unanimously adopted a new resolution today, demanding all kinds of facilitation for access to humanitarian aid by the victims of the conflict in Syria. UN Security Council Asks Gambian President to Leave http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7248&SEO=un-security-council-asks-gambian-president-to-leave 21 de diciembre de 2016, 16:09United Nations, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Security Council urged salient president of Gamabia, Yahya Jammeh, to respect the results of the presidential elections celebrated on December 1st and guarantee the transfer of power. Al-Nusra Front Claims Responsibility for Shooting Russian Ambassador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7245&SEO=al-nusra-front-claims-responsibility-for-shooting-russian-ambassador Damascus, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The Front for the Conquest of the Levant (formerly known as Al-Nusra Front) has claimed responsibility, in a statement, for the assassination, in Turkey, of the Russian Ambassador, Andrei Karlov, media outlets report today in Damascus. Japan Cuts Budget for 2020 Olympic Games http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7237&SEO=japan-cuts-budget-for-2020-olympic-games Tokyo, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The organizing committee of the Tokyo-2020 Olympic Games has announced today that the total cost of the event will be between 13 and 15 billion dollars. Lizt Alfonso Company to Perform in Central Cuban Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7236&SEO=lizt-alfonso-company-to-perform-in-central-cuban-province Ciego de Avila, Cuba Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The dancing company of Lizt Alfonso, Dance Cuba, will present its show Cuba Vibra! from today until Friday Dec 23rd at the Teatro Principal in Ciego de Avila During her stay in Ciego de Avila, about 430 kilometers east of Havana, Alfonso will give a didactic class to students on artistic education, to recall the summer workshops offered at the beginning of the last decade to children and young people. Oil Prices Rise 10 Percent This Month http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7231&SEO=oil-prices-rise-10-percent-this-month London, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices accumulate a 10 percent rise so far this month and are still progressing due to predictions of a drop in crude oil inventories in the United States. Angola: 80 Percent of Collected Weapons Were Delivered Voluntarily http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7226&SEO=angola-80-percent-of-collected-weapons-were-delivered-voluntarily Luanda, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy Director of Interior Order of the Angolan National Police, Francisco Cardoso, today assured that almost 104,000 weapons were collected, and that the 80 percent were voluntarily delivered by the population. Extremists Hinder Again Evacuation in Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7224&SEO=extremists-hinder-again-evacuation-in-aleppo-syria Damascus, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Disagreements and clashes between terrorist groups have again put an end to the evacuation process of the eastern districts of the Syrian city of Aleppo, military sources reported. Anti-Terror Operation in Indonesia Kills Three http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7223&SEO=anti-terror-operation-in-indonesia-kills-three 21 de diciembre de 2016, 09:19Jakarta, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian forces killed three suspected terrorists in an operation in the town of Babakan, in the province of Banten, according to information from that place. Ospaaal Decorates Algerian President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7209&SEO=ospaaal-decorates-algerian-president-abdelaziz-bouteflika Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Solidarity with the People of Asia, Africa and Latin America (OSPAAAL), decorated today the President of Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, for his revolutionary trajectory, political integrity and his contribution to peace. US Electoral Training Program Cut off in Kenya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7205&SEO=us-electoral-training-program-cut-off-in-kenya 20 de diciembre de 2016, 13:47 Nairobi, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The Kenyan Government has ended the work in the country of a US organization in charge of training people for elections, said local television today. Violent Clashes in Eastern Syrian Province of Homs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7198&SEO=violent-clashes-in-eastern-syrian-province-of-homs 20 de diciembre de 2016, 11:51Damascus, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army managed to repel in the recent hours an attack staged by the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) against the T-4 air base, located in the eastern Syrian province of Homs. Cuba Rewards its Best Athletes in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7194&SEO=cuba-rewards-its-best-athletes-in-2016 Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The three-time Olympian Greco-Roman wrestler Mijaín López and world judo and sub-judo champion Idalis Ortiz will receive their prize today for the best Cuban athletes in 2016. Erdogan: Assassination of Russian Ambassador is a Provocation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7190&SEO=erdogan-assassination-of-russian-ambassador-is-a-provocation Ankara, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sent his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, his condolences for the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey. Arrest Made for Shots Fired at US Embassy in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7187&SEO=arrest-made-for-shots-fired-at-us-embassy-in-turkey Ankara, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Turkish police have arrested today a man who is suspected of firing several times at the US embassy in the capital just a few hours after the Russian ambassador was killed. Syria and Cuba Increase Cooperation in Several Sectors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7186&SEO=syria-and-cuba-increase-cooperation-in-several-sectors 20 de diciembre de 2016, 10:00Damascus, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian minister of Industry, Ahmad al Hamu, has had talks with the Cuban ambassador in Damascus, Rogerio Santana, on ways to boost cooperation in the pharmaceutical, agricultural and food industries. Terror, Syria Issue Bring Together, Russia, Turkey and Iran in Moscow http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7184&SEO=terror-syria-issue-bring-together-russia-turkey-and-iran-in-moscow Moscow, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) A few hours after the shocking assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, the foreign ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran are meeting here to discuss the fight against terrorism and the Syrian conflict. UN General Assembly Honors Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7182&SEO=un-general-assembly-honors-fidel-castro United Nations, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations General Assembly has paid tribute to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, who died on November 25th. Russia Taking Attack on its Ambassador to U.N. Security Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7181&SEO=russia-taking-attack-on-its-ambassador-to-u.n.-security-council Moscow, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Russia will take to the U.N. Security Council the assassination of its Ambassador in Turkey, Andrei Karlov, that has received worldwide condemnation and President Vladimir Putin called it a provocation. New Gambian President Ready to Take Office http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7178&SEO=new-gambian-president-ready-to-take-office Banjul, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) Gambia''s president-elect Adama Barrow said he is ready to take office in January, despite salient president Yahya Jammeh said he rejects the electoral results. Syrian Govt. Guarantees 80 percent of Humanitarian Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7165&SEO=syrian-govt.-guarantees-80-percent-of-humanitarian-aid 19 de diciembre de 2016, 15:04United Nations, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian government has guaranteed 80 percent of the humanitarian aid delivered for more than five years of conflict, informed today Bashar Jaafari, Syrian ambassador to the UN. Killed Russian Ambassador to Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7163&SEO=killed-russian-ambassador-to-turkey Ankara, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov died today after being shot by lone gunman during the opening of the major art exhibition hall Cagdas Sanatlar Merkezi in this capital. UN Requests Urgent Financial Help for 1.6 Million Palestinians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7162&SEO=un-requests-urgent-financial-help-for-1.6-million-palestinians Jerusalem, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations requested the international community for financial contribution, to help 1.6 million Palestinians in a situation of high vulnerability, something that will require at least 547 million dollars. UN Celebrates National Consensus Government Formed in Lebanon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7158&SEO=un-celebrates-national-consensus-government-formed-in-lebanon United Nations Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, celebrated today the formation in Lebanon of a national consensus government and urged its political leaders to advance to the nation''s unity. U.N. Observers to Monitor Evacuation in Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7152&SEO=u.n.-observers-to-monitor-evacuation-in-aleppo-syria 19 de diciembre de 2016, 11:33United Nations, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) After closed door negotiations on Sunday in which Russia played a key role in changing France''s initial proposal, the U.N. Security Council passed unanimously today a resolution to deploy international observers to monitor the evacuation of civilians from Eastern Aleppo, Syria. Syria Demands That UN Implement Resolutions Against Terror http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7147&SEO=syria-demands-that-un-implement-resolutions-against-terror Damascus, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has sent a diplomatic note to the United Nations and the President of the Security Council asking them to implement their resolutions against terrorism, according media reports. Syrian journalists denounce detention of reporter in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7143&SEO=syrian-journalists-denounce-detention-of-reporter-in-turkey Damascus, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Federation of Syrian Journalists has denounced the arrest in Turkey of Husnu Mahali, a reporter and writer for the Syrian Arab News Agency, whose whereabouts is unknown. In a press hangout, the Federation holds the Turkish regime responsible for the Mahali''s professional and personal safety and calls on all Arab and international journalists'' organizations to denounce his arbitrary detention. U.N. Security Council Votes on a New Syria Resolution http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7139&SEO=u.n.-security-council-votes-on-a-new-syria-resolution 19 de diciembre de 2016, 03:45United Nations, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The U.N. Security Council is voting today a Resolution that was negotiated by its key members for the deployment of international observers in Eastern Aleppo, Syria. Cuban Vaccines against Meningitis Arrive in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7134&SEO=cuban-vaccines-against-meningitis-arrive-in-syria Damascus, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Syrian authorities announced today the arrival of 293,650 doses of Cuban vaccines against meningitis, valued at $930,000 USD. Last Group of Extremists Leaves Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7133&SEO=last-group-of-extremists-leaves-aleppo-syria Damascus, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Military sources said today that 25 buses began the evacuation of the last extremists in the city of Aleppo in operations led by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the International Red Cross. The IAEA's Head Praises Iran's Commitment to Nuclear Deal http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7127&SEO=the-iaeas-head-praises-irans-commitment-to-nuclear-deal Tehran, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) The Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, who''s visiting Iran, praised today this country''s fulfillment of its commitments with the Nuclear Agreement its Government struck with six world powers. Iran Pardons More than 1,200 Prisoners on Mohammed's Birthday http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7119&SEO=iran-pardons-more-than-1200-prisoners-on-mohammeds-birthday 17 de diciembre de 2016, 14:44Tehran, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Iran began to release today 1,231 prisoners, pardoned by the supreme leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on the occasion of the birthday anniversary of Prophet Mohammed, the most worshiped figure in Islam. UN Calls to Save Two-State Solution in Palestinian Issue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7102&SEO=un-calls-to-save-two-state-solution-in-palestinian-issue United Nations, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Countries of the five continents urged at the UN Security Council today to save through concrete actions the two-state solution, one Palestinian and another one Israeli, living peacefully under internationally recognized borders. A Dozen Soldiers Killed in Terrorist Attack in Burkina Faso http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7100&SEO=a-dozen-soldiers-killed-in-terrorist-attack-in-burkina-faso 16 de diciembre de 2016, 17:04Ouagadougou, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Twelve soldiers were killed in an attack by an extremist group at a military base in northern Burkina Faso, near the border with Mali, security sources informed. Call in the UN to Save Solution between Israel and Palestine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7097&SEO=call-in-the-un-to-save-solution-between-israel-and-palestine 16 de diciembre de 2016, 16:30United Nations, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Countries from the five continents of the world called Friday to save the solution of Palestine and Israel in the United Nations Security Council by means of concrete actions to turn these two countries and peoples to peacefully live under internationally recognized borders. Bomb Attack Wounds Three People in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7090&SEO=bomb-attack-wounds-three-people-in-syria 16 de diciembre de 2016, 14:51Damascus, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) A suicidal attacker exploded a bomb today at a police station in the central neighborhood Al Midan, in this capital, according to reports by the television and the newspaper Al Watan. Turkey to Cooperate with Iran in Evacuating Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7087&SEO=turkey-to-cooperate-with-iran-in-evacuating-aleppo Ankara, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Turkish prime minister, Binali Yildrim has talked by telephone today with the first deputy president of Iran, Eshaq Jahangiri to offer his help in search of a solution for the evacuation of the Syrian city of Aleppo. Oil Prices At 17-Month High http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7085&SEO=oil-prices-at-17-month-high London, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices rose today to near 17-month high on expectations of a reduction in global supply if producing nations abide by the OPEC agreement. Iran Reiterates Need to Stop Arms Supply to Syrian Opposition http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7080&SEO=iran-reiterates-need-to-stop-arms-supply-to-syrian-opposition Tehran, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Iran reiterated today that the Syrian crisis will end when the West and Arab countries of the Persian Gulf stop supporting and supplying weapons to opponents whose setbacks in Aleppo have now triggered nervousness in their sponsors. Syrian Reporter Imprisoned in Turkey Transferred to Hospital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7075&SEO=syrian-reporter-imprisoned-in-turkey-transferred-to-hospital 16 de diciembre de 2016, 09:07Damascus, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Hosni Mahli, a correspondent for the Syrian News Agency (SANA) has been transferred to hospital after interrogation at Turkish police headquarters, local media reports today. UN Security Council Discusses Israeli-Palestinian Conflict http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7072&SEO=un-security-council-discusses-israeli-palestinian-conflict United Nations, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council is celebrating today its monthly analysis of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, in a scenario marked by the existence of two draft resolutions aimed at resolving the dispute. Syria: Armed Extremists Break Agreement and Stop Leaving Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7070&SEO=syria-armed-extremists-break-agreement-and-stop-leaving-aleppo 16 de diciembre de 2016, 07:23Aleppo, Syria, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The armed extremists refused to return the soldiers they have kidnapped, shot the evacuation corridor in Ramuseh and suspended the evacuation of those remaining in Aleppo, military sources told Prensa Latina today. OIC Calls for Emergency Ministerial Meeting on Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7068&SEO=oic-calls-for-emergency-ministerial-meeting-on-aleppo 16 de diciembre de 2016, 00:45Riyadh, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called the foreign ministers of its 57 countries to an emergency meeting next week to address the situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo. Number of South Sudanese Children Soldiers Reaches 17,000 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7062&SEO=number-of-south-sudanese-children-soldiers-reaches-17000 15 de diciembre de 2016, 16:18Juba, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) denounced today that the armed factions that are operating in South Sudan recruited around 17,000 children as soldiers. Turkish Red Crescent Receives 50,000 Refugees from Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7054&SEO=turkish-red-crescent-receives-50000-refugees-from-aleppo 15 de diciembre de 2016, 14:57Ankara, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) State agencies and civilian assistance groups in Turkey are ready to welcome the civilians evacuated from the Syrian city of Aleppo, Red Crescent sources informed today. Syria Reiterates Denunciations of International Support of Terror http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7044&SEO=syria-reiterates-denunciations-of-international-support-of-terror 15 de diciembre de 2016, 12:21Aleppo, Syria, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has reiterated that the international campaign against Syria increases with the clear support of the United States and Western powers for terrorist groups. Saudi Kingdom Will Continue Offensive in Yemen, Rejects Interference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7036&SEO=saudi-kingdom-will-continue-offensive-in-yemen-rejects-interference 15 de diciembre de 2016, 09:40Riyadh, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia will maintain the military option against the Houthis rebels of Ansar Allah in Yemen and is determined to prevent any ''external interference'' in the affairs of the neighboring country, highlighted official circles today. First Armed Terrorists Start Leaving Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7033&SEO=first-armed-terrorists-start-leaving-aleppo Aleppo, Syria, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The first groups of armed terrorists started leaving Ramuseh, Aleppo, today morning, after the last negotiations come to fruition. Coalition against ISIS to Meet in United Kingdom http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7027&SEO=coalition-against-isis-to-meet-in-united-kingdom 15 de diciembre de 2016, 00:21London, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) The international coalition devised to fight the terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS) will meet today in the British capital to assess the next steps in the conflicts in Syria and Iraq, the Defense Ministry announced today. Qatari Prime Minister Advocates New Impulse to Links with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7019&SEO=qatari-prime-minister-advocates-new-impulse-to-links-with-cuba Doha, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Sheik Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Qatari Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has advocated giving new impulse to links with Cuba. Syria Reports Arrest of Ankara, Turkey Correspondent http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=7006&SEO=syria-reports-arrest-of-ankara-turkey-correspondent 14 de diciembre de 2016, 11:47Damascus, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Syrian news agency SANA spread today that its correspondent in Ankara, Turkey, Husni Mahalli was arrested and has been impossible to contact him so far. Lebanon, US Talk About Terrorism, Refugees and Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6998&SEO=lebanon-us-talk-about-terrorism-refugees-and-aleppo Beirut, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) US Undersecretary of State for Middle Eastern Affairs, Anne Patterson analyzed today the situation of Syrian refugees in Lebanon at times of systematic terrorist activity and worsening of the situation in Aleppo. China Offers Guarantees to Support the Economic Development of Angola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6994&SEO=china-offers-guarantees-to-support-the-economic-development-of-angola Luanda, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) President José Eduardo dos Santos received guarantees from his Chinese counterpart, Xi Xinping, that he will maintain support for the Angolan economic development process, the Angolan Public Television stressed today. Russia Denounces Attack on Aleppo Evacuation Column http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6991&SEO=russia-denounces-attack-on-aleppo-evacuation-column 14 de diciembre de 2016, 09:05Moscow, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Center for Reconciliation of the parties in conflict in Syria denounced today the attack in eastern Aleppo against a column aimed at evacuating armed renegades to the neighboring province of Idlib. Violence in Northeast Nigeria Severely Damaging Children, Says Unicef http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6977&SEO=violence-in-northeast-nigeria-severely-damaging-children-says-unicef 13 de diciembre de 2016, 17:49United Nations, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (Unicef) warned today that malnutrition and death threaten thousands of children living in northeastern Nigeria, where the Boko Haram terrorist group operates. Russia Affirms at UN that Syrian Govt Controls Eastern Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6968&SEO=russia-affirms-at-un-that-syrian-govt-controls-eastern-aleppo 13 de diciembre de 2016, 16:15United Nations, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The ambassador of Russia at the United Nations Vitaly Churkin, stated today at the Security Council that the eastern part of Aleppo is under the control of the Syrian government after a deal with the armed groups for their evacuation from the city. Cuba Rejects Double Standards of Some Arms Producing Nations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6959&SEO=cuba-rejects-double-standards-of-some-arms-producing-nations Geneva, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Rodolfo Benitez, head of the Cuban delegation to the Fifth Review Conference of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons has released a statement, which says that Cuba rejects the double standard of some weapon-producing countries, who produce weapons that have devastating effects, but at the same time try to limit the purchase of less sophisticated weapons for self-defense purposes. More Than a Thousand Persons Receive Legal Status in Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6955&SEO=more-than-a-thousand-persons-receive-legal-status-in-damascus 13 de diciembre de 2016, 10:46Damascus, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) Syrian authorities have today legalized the social status of 1,500 people in Kanaker, Damascus province, as part of the broad national reconciliation process. Conference in Angola Launches Youth Campaign for Peace http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6942&SEO=conference-in-angola-launches-youth-campaign-for-peace 13 de diciembre de 2016, 08:09Luanda, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) The Youth Campaign for Culture of Peace in Central Africa: ''Different words, same language: peace'', is now underway to ensure conflict prevention and a culture of dialogue. Captured Terrorist Confesses Crimes in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6920&SEO=captured-terrorist-confesses-crimes-in-aleppo 12 de diciembre de 2016, 12:55Damascus, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Yousef Fahd Deeb, a terrorist who was captured in Aleppo when he tried to escape with a group of civilians, has confessed today that extremists fighting in the city are receiving full support from Turkey. Russia Announces Rescue of 100,000 Syrians in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6906&SEO=russia-announces-rescue-of-100000-syrians-in-aleppo Moscow, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria has announced the rescue of around 100,000 people, including 40,484 children, from eastern Aleppo, which is controlled by armed groups. Israel to Receive Its First Stealth Fighter-Bombers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6904&SEO=israel-to-receive-its-first-stealth-fighter-bombers Tel Aviv, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Israeli air force will receive its first US-made F-35 Lighting II stealth fighters as part of a order of 50 aircraft. Three Angolan Candidates Run for Presidency of Electoral Arbitrator http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6886&SEO=three-angolan-candidates-run-for-presidency-of-electoral-arbitrator Luanda, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Three candidates, including the outgoing president, are running for the presidency of the Electoral National Commission (CNE) of Angola, which will have next year''s elections as an immediate challenge. Pakistani Ship Rescues 41 Yemenis after Shipwreck http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6883&SEO=pakistani-ship-rescues-41-yemenis-after-shipwreck Islamabad, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) A Pakistani Navy ship rescued 41 Yemenis after a shipwreck some 30 nautical miles northeast of the island of Socotra, in the Gulf of Aden, Geo TV reported on Sunday. Syrian Army Occupies New Zones in Eastern Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6880&SEO=syrian-army-occupies-new-zones-in-eastern-aleppo 11 de diciembre de 2016, 09:21Damascus, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Units of the Syrian Army and the allied militias totally occupied the neighborhoods of Al Assila and Karm al Da on Sunday, so they are tightening the net around the terrorist groups, military sources confirmed. Nigeria Warns Over Terrorist Attacks in Christmas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6878&SEO=nigeria-warns-over-terrorist-attacks-in-christmas 11 de diciembre de 2016, 00:20Juba, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian security forces in central Niger, center of the country, have established today strict protection measures to prevent possible terrorist attacks during Christmas celebrations, reported the Army today. USA Announces Sending of 200 Additional troops to Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6875&SEO=usa-announces-sending-of-200-additional-troops-to-syria 10 de diciembre de 2016, 12:09Washington, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced that his country will send 200 additional troops to Syria to contribute to the removal of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (EI) of Raqqa province. Russia Liberates Civilians in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6867&SEO=russia-liberates-civilians-in-syria Moscow, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 18,000 civilians were able to escape from areas under the control of armed groups in the eastern part of Aleppo, with the help of the Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria. Russia and Venezuela Condemn UN Resolution against Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6861&SEO=russia-and-venezuela-condemn-un-resolution-against-syria United Nations, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Venezuela criticized here a resolution passed to allegedly end the humanitarian conflict in Syria, while pointing out the lack of assessment and the double standards on the issue. Suicide Attack Causes 30 Deaths in Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6859&SEO=suicide-attack-causes-30-deaths-in-nigeria 09 de diciembre de 2016, 17:29Juba, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Two Nigerian girls carrying explosives detonated them today in a suicide operation, inside a market in Madagali, northeast of the country, and caused the death of 30 people and several injured, a military spokesman said here Friday. IOM : Turkey Relocates More Than 20,000 Refugees in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6852&SEO=iom-turkey-relocates-more-than-20000-refugees-in-2016 Ankara, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Mission in Turkey of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has facilitated the relocation of more than 20 thousand refugees in 2016, according to data provided today. Cuban Special Development Zone to Contract Foreign Workers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6849&SEO=cuban-special-development-zone-to-contract-foreign-workers 09 de diciembre de 2016, 11:56Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) A resolution by the Cuban Labor and Social Security Ministry (MTSS) will allow foreign persons who are not resident in Cuba to work in the Special Development Zone of Mariel. Russia Assists Civilians After Escaping Terrorists in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6845&SEO=russia-assists-civilians-after-escaping-terrorists-in-aleppo 09 de diciembre de 2016, 10:49Moscow, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Conflicting Parties in Syria reported today on the aid provided to more than eight thousand people who escaped from the eastern part of the city of Aleppo. Russia Criticizes Arms Supplies From US to Terrorists in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6844&SEO=russia-criticizes-arms-supplies-from-us-to-terrorists-in-syria Moscow, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Russia has criticized the lifting of the ban on the supply of weapons to extremist formations in Syria by the United States. International Coalition Bombing Kill 20 in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6840&SEO=international-coalition-bombing-kill-20-in-syria 09 de diciembre de 2016, 10:00Damascus, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Syria denounced today the aircrafts from the international coalition led by United States killed 20 and an undetermined number of wounded in areas of Raqqa province. South Africa to Benefit Greatly with Cuban Technicians, Minister Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6837&SEO=south-africa-to-benefit-greatly-with-cuban-technicians-minister-says Pretoria, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) South African Public Works Minister, Thulas Nxesi, has said that his country will benefit greatly from the program of the Cuban Technical Advisers. Syrian Army Continues Operations to Increase Evacuations in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6825&SEO=syrian-army-continues-operations-to-increase-evacuations-in-aleppo 08 de diciembre de 2016, 16:54Damascus, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army continues operations to evacuate civilians from the eastern communities of Aleppo, still controlled by terrorists, following the swift advance of its troops across the region. Red Cross Asks Tel Aviv to Lift the Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6824&SEO=red-cross-asks-tel-aviv-to-lift-the-blockade Strip of Gaza, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Mamadou Sow, delegate of the International Red Cross in the Strip of Gaza, asked the authorities of Tel Aviv Thursday to lift all the restrictions imposed since 2007 to the Palestinian population in this enclave. Russia Exhibits Cuban Pharmaceutical Products http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6817&SEO=russia-exhibits-cuban-pharmaceutical-products Moscow, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban medicine displayed its best progress and competitive qualities during a special exhibition in the framework of Health Week in Russia, an event held at the Expocenter exhibition center. IATA Predicts Lower Earnings for Region's Airlines in 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6815&SEO=iata-predicts-lower-earnings-for-regions-airlines-in-2017 08 de diciembre de 2016, 12:11Bogota, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Latin American airline revenues will fall by 100 million dollars in 2017, according to the predictions of the regional division of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Syria Describes Statement by International Red Cross as Unacceptable http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6812&SEO=syria-describes-statement-by-international-red-cross-as-unacceptable 08 de diciembre de 2016, 11:51Damascus, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Syria has described a recent statement by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva as ''deception in favor of terrorist organizations and their attacks on health centers.'' Dozens of Iraqi Killed in Air Raid Against IS http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6811&SEO=dozens-of-iraqi-killed-in-air-raid-against-is 08 de diciembre de 2016, 11:43Baghdad, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Dozens of civilians have been killed in the western town of Qaim in a bombing attack against Islamic State (IS), attributed to the international coalition and the Iraqi army. Russia to Reinforce Security in Its Military Bases in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6807&SEO=russia-to-reinforce-security-in-its-military-bases-in-syria Moscow, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Russia will reinforce security in its military facilities in Syria by sending two special battalions, East and West, local media reported on Thursday. Thousands of People Pay Tribute to Fidel Castro in Namibia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6800&SEO=thousands-of-people-pay-tribute-to-fidel-castro-in-namibia Pretoria, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of people have gathered in Windhoek for a solemn evening of remembrance for Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, led by Namibian President, Hage Geingob. Syria: President Calls External Project against the Nation a Failure http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6798&SEO=syria-president-calls-external-project-against-the-nation-a-failure 08 de diciembre de 2016, 09:01Damascus, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) President Bashar al-Assad said that the failure of the West in the battle of Aleppo meant the collapse of the foreign project against Syria, in statements released today by the national daily Al Watan. Syrian Troops Advance in Aleppo, Says Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6791&SEO=syrian-troops-advance-in-aleppo-says-russia Moscow, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Center for Reconciliation of Syrian rival parties said today that 47 communities in the eastern area of Aleppo have been recovered. Ghana Holds Presidential Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6789&SEO=ghana-holds-presidential-elections 07 de diciembre de 2016, 16:46Accra, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Ghana went to the polls today in an election in which the incumbent, President, John Dramani Mahama, is seeking reelection. Russia Rules Out Talks with Armed Groups in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6770&SEO=russia-rules-out-talks-with-armed-groups-in-aleppo 07 de diciembre de 2016, 10:48Moscow, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Russia considered unlikely any negotiation with armed groups concentrated in the eastern part of the Syrian city of Aleppo, where government troops have freed 35 neighborhoods in recent days. Geingob: Cuba and Fidel Defended Namibia When No One Did It http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6768&SEO=geingob-cuba-and-fidel-defended-namibia-when-no-one-did-it Windhoek, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Namibia''s President, Hage Geingob, stated that Cuba and Fidel Castro are very dear in the country because they defended the people and ''educated other 3,000 when no one else was willing to support us.'' More than 82,000 Displaced People During Offensive in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6753&SEO=more-than-82000-displaced-people-during-offensive-in-mosul 06 de diciembre de 2016, 17:42United Nations, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) More than 82,000 people have been internally displaced in the last seven weeks, in the context of the military operations to expel the Islamic State (IS) from Mosul, the United Nations (UN) said today. Iraqi Forces Go on in Southwest of City of Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6744&SEO=iraqi-forces-go-on-in-southwest-of-city-of-mosul Baghdad, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The Iraqi governmental military forces are making progress in their offensive towards the center of the city of Mosul, after they crossed one of the bridges over the Tigris River, in the southwest of Mosul, despite they found a great resistance by the members of the Islamic State (DAESH in Arabic). Lebanese Municipality Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6726&SEO=lebanese-municipality-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro By Ulises Canales Nabatieh, Lebanon, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) A mural with an image of Fidel Castro and a greeting to Cuba has until today dominated the central square of Nabatieh, a Lebanese municipality. China Against Politicization of Humanitarian Situation in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6721&SEO=china-against-politicization-of-humanitarian-situation-in-syria 06 de diciembre de 2016, 08:18Beijing, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) China''s permanent representative to the United Nations (UN), Liu Jieyi, called on the Security Council to avoid politicizing the humanitarian situation in Syria. UN Warns on Complex Global Humanitarian Situation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6719&SEO=un-warns-on-complex-global-humanitarian-situation United Nations, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Wars, political unstability and the actions by terrorist groups incerase human suffering to unprecedented levels in the last 7 decades, United Nations stated Monday. UN Unable to Access Occupied Eastern Areas in Syrian Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6716&SEO=un-unable-to-access-occupied-eastern-areas-in-syrian-aleppo United Nations, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The United nations (UN) and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent continue unable to access, with humanitarian aid, the eastern areas in Aleppo, which continue occupied by armed groups, a spokesperson said here today. Zuma: Mandela raised South Africa Over Apartheid's Ashes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6705&SEO=zuma-mandela-raised-south-africa-over-apartheids-ashes Pretoria, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) President Jacob Zuma said today that Nelson Mandela, the first president of a free and democratic South Africa, laid the foundations for raising a young nation over the ashes of apartheid. Russia Denounces Attacks Against its Doctors in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6700&SEO=russia-denounces-attacks-against-its-doctors-in-syria Moscow, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Russia has denounced the West''s indirect participation in an attack against its doctors in the eastern part of the Syrian city of Aleppo, which left one dead and two wounded. Syrian TV Shows Mercenaries Caught in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6698&SEO=syrian-tv-shows-mercenaries-caught-in-aleppo 05 de diciembre de 2016, 10:18Damascus, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Syrian TV has aired the testimonies of two injured terrorists captured in Aleppo, who have confirm that mercenaries from Turkey and Turkistan are fighting there. Iran Promises Decisive Response to any Violation of Nuclear Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6685&SEO=iran-promises-decisive-response-to-any-violation-of-nuclear-agreement 05 de diciembre de 2016, 01:11Tehran, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) President Hassan Rouhani warned today that Iran will give a decisive response to any violation of the nuclear agrteement signed with six world powers, while parliament demanded proper actions against the United States for prolonging the sanctions. Palestinians in Lebanon Say Farewell to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6682&SEO=palestinians-in-lebanon-say-farewell-to-fidel-castro 04 de diciembre de 2016, 15:25Beirut, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Palestinian professionals graduated from univesities and institutes in Cuba, said farewell to Fidel Castro, with the commitment to keep his ideals alive. Minimum Temperatures up to Minus Two Degrees in Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6670&SEO=minimum-temperatures-up-to-minus-two-degrees-in-damascus 04 de diciembre de 2016, 10:53Damascus, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) The minimum temperatures in Damascus, Syria, and even close to the capital, will go down to less than 2 Celsius degrees starting next Wednesday, as an unusual standard for this time of the year. International Push Aims to Protect Endangered Heritage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6655&SEO=international-push-aims-to-protect-endangered-heritage 03 de diciembre de 2016, 20:45Abu Dhabi, Dic 3 (Prensa Latina)Representatives of around 40 countries today approved plans to establish a fund to protect heritage sites in war zones. Russia Ministry of Defence: UK Not Providing Aid to Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6654&SEO=russia-ministry-of-defence-uk-not-providing-aid-to-aleppo 03 de diciembre de 2016, 20:31Moscow,Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said that the claims of UK Prime Minister Theresa May regarding Russia''s alleged interference in humanitarian aid supplies in Syria''s Aleppo are groundless and Britain should stop getting in the way of Russia supplying aid to Syria, especially since it does not supply any aid of its own. Gabon Postpones Legislative Elections For Lack of Money http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6646&SEO=gabon-postpones-legislative-elections-for-lack-of-money 03 de diciembre de 2016, 19:12Libreville,Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) Gabon has postponed its legislative elections set for December 27 until next July, citing lack of funds. Two Migrants Killed in Train Accident in Austria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6637&SEO=two-migrants-killed-in-train-accident-in-austria 03 de diciembre de 2016, 16:34Vienna,Dic 3 (Prensa Latina) Two suspected migrants were killed Saturday and a third was seriously injured in an accident as they hid in a cargo train from Italy to Austria, police said. Russian Demining Unit Sent to Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6631&SEO=russian-demining-unit-sent-to-aleppo-syria 02 de diciembre de 2016, 18:05Moscow, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Troops from the International Anti-Mine Center of the Russian Armed Forces flew to the Syrian city of Aleppo from the military airfield of Shkalov today, said the Ministry of Defense (Mindef). Russia Makes USA Responsible for Crisis in Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6623&SEO=russia-makes-usa-responsible-for-crisis-in-aleppo-syria 02 de diciembre de 2016, 16:25Moscow, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov made the United States responsible for the crisis created in the eastern area in the Syrian city of Aleppo, where the terrorist group Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly known as the Al-Nusra Front. Gambian President Admits Electoral Defeat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6618&SEO=gambian-president-admits-electoral-defeat 02 de diciembre de 2016, 16:09Banjul, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) Gambian President Yahya Jammeh admitted his electoral defeat in the recent elections in this African country Friday, after the victory of his contender Adama Barrow, representative of the United Democratic Party, was published. Syrian Army Retakes New Areas in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6610&SEO=syrian-army-retakes-new-areas-in-aleppo Damascus, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army retook control of the Aleppo international airport today, consolidating its positions in the Taril al Bab and Al Helwaniyah neighborhoods, military sources informed. U.N. Doubles Humanitarian Appeal for Nigeria to One Billion http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6609&SEO=u.n.-doubles-humanitarian-appeal-for-nigeria-to-one-billion Abuja,Dec 2 (Prensa Latina)The United Nations has doubled its humanitarian funding appeal for northeast Nigeria to $1 billion in 2017 in a bid to reach nearly 7 million people hit by the Islamist terror group Boko Haram insurgency who need life-saving help, it said today. EUROPOL Terror Warning: ISIS Plots Brutal Killings in Europe http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6608&SEO=europol-terror-warning-isis-plots-brutal-killings-in-europe Amsterdam,Dic 2 (Prensa Latina) Europol said that in the wake of murderous attacks in Belgium and France, terrorists are very likely to strike again in the near future. Angolan Youth Decorates Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6593&SEO=angolan-youth-decorates-fidel-castro Luanda, Dec 2nd (Prensa Latina) The National Youth Committee of the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (JMPLA) have posthumously decorated the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, whose ashes will arrive in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba tomorrow. Russia Is Unaware of UN Aid Mission in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6586&SEO=russia-is-unaware-of-un-aid-mission-in-aleppo Moscow, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Ministry of Defense said that it was not aware of a UN humanitarian aid mission in the eastern part of Aleppo, as announced by the organization''s humanitarian mission in Syria. Russia Reinforces Help to Solve Crisis in Alepo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6570&SEO=russia-reinforces-help-to-solve-crisis-in-alepo-syria Moscow, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Ministry highilghted its intention to reinforce the items to solve the humanitarian situation of civilians in Syria, and eliminate the terrorist groups now concentrated in the city of Alepo. Sudanese Police Break up Demonstration against Cost of Living http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6568&SEO=sudanese-police-break-up-demonstration-against-cost-of-living 01 de diciembre de 2016, 15:08Khartoum, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The Sudanese police broke up, with tear gas, a demonstration by hundreds of people against increase of the prices of basic products and the decision to suspend subsidies to fuels and electricity. Senior US Senators Try to Amend Law against Saudi Arabia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6567&SEO=senior-us-senators-try-to-amend-law-against-saudi-arabia 01 de diciembre de 2016, 15:06Washington, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Two Republican senators are pushing today for an amendment to a legislation passed in September allowing the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. court. Running Legend Gebrselassie Promises to Clean Ethiopia Athletics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6562&SEO=running-legend-gebrselassie-promises-to-clean-ethiopia-athletics 01 de diciembre de 2016, 13:23Montecarlo,Dic 1 (Prensa Latina) Retired running legend Haile Gebrselassie who has been elected president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation promises to clean the image of the federation. Lebanese Army Chief Labels Fidel Castro a World Symbol http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6559&SEO=lebanese-army-chief-labels-fidel-castro-a-world-symbol Beirut, Dec 1st (Prensa Latina) Lebanese army commander, General Jean Kahwagi asserted today that Fidel Castro was a great leader and a symbol of contemporary history, while Druze politician, Walid Jumblatt, praised his solidarity with the Arab people. Iran Says in OPEC's Decision Prevailed Economic Sense http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6557&SEO=iran-says-in-opecs-decision-prevailed-economic-sense 01 de diciembre de 2016, 12:20Tehran, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Iran praised today that the ''economic sense'' prevailed in the decision of the 171 ordinary ministerial meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) of reducing production as of 2017. Greece: Refugees and Migrants Relocated Due to Low Temperatures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6556&SEO=greece-refugees-and-migrants-relocated-due-to-low-temperatures 01 de diciembre de 2016, 12:18Athens, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Greek authorities and humanitarian organizations reported today that they have moved thousands of migrants from a camp at the foot of Mount Olympus, in the center of the country, to hotels and apartments, due to the worsening of weather conditions. UAE Grants Citizenship to 97 Children Born to Emirate Mothers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6550&SEO=uae-grants-citizenship-to-97-children-born-to-emirate-mothers 01 de diciembre de 2016, 11:43Abu Dahbi, Dec 1st (Prensa Latina) Government circles in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today presented as evidence of the country''s interest in its citizen''s welfare, security and stability, the granting of citizenship to 97 children of Emirate mothers married to foreigners. Human Ancestor Lucy Spent Much of Her Time in Trees, Study Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6548&SEO=human-ancestor-lucy-spent-much-of-her-time-in-trees-study-says Washington,Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) ''Lucy'', the ancient ancestor of modern humans, probably spent at least a third of her day nesting in trees, according to new research unveiled today. Namibia Declares Three Days of Mourning After Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6545&SEO=namibia-declares-three-days-of-mourning-after-fidel-castros-death Windhoek, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The Namibian government has declared three days of mourning, as of today, for the death of Cuban leader, Fidel Castro. Attack against ISIS in Mosul Leaves 76,000 Displaced People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6526&SEO=attack-against-isis-in-mosul-leaves-76000-displaced-people 30 de noviembre de 2016, 16:58United Nations, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Humanitarian Affairs Office (OCHA) has pointed out that 76,000 people have escaped from the Iraqi city of Mosul in the last weeks, since the start of military operations to expel Islamic State (ISIS) from the city. Rwanda Opens Investigation on Role of France in Genocide http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6520&SEO=rwanda-opens-investigation-on-role-of-france-in-genocide 30 de noviembre de 2016, 15:19Kigali, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The authorities of Rwanda are investigating 20 French citizens under the suspicion of having links with genocide acts in 1994, which caused between 800,000 and 1,000 000 dead people in this African country. Angolan Vice President Visits Cuba to Pay Homage to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6516&SEO=angolan-vice-president-visits-cuba-to-pay-homage-to-fidel-castro 30 de noviembre de 2016, 14:31Luanda, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Angolan Vice-President Manuel Domingos Vicente has traveled today to Cuba to attend the ceremonies of homage to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, whose ashes are transferred to the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba. Nigeria Calls for Internal Resolution to Sudanese Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6513&SEO=nigeria-calls-for-internal-resolution-to-sudanese-crisis 30 de noviembre de 2016, 13:40Abuja, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The South Sudan peace process will be more effective if it is implemented without external intervention, only with that of the country''s own leaders, stated Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, quoted by Vanguard newspaper. Hungary: Syrian Native Gets 10 Year Sentence for Border Unrest http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6512&SEO=hungary-syrian-native-gets-10-year-sentence-for-border-unrest 30 de noviembre de 2016, 13:30Budapest, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) A Syrian citizen was sentenced on terrorism charges to 10 years in prison by a Hungarian court for using a megaphone to threaten police officers, the Szeged court announced today. OPEC Accepts Reduction of Oil Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6511&SEO=opec-accepts-reduction-of-oil-production Vienna, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to cut daily crude production by 1.2 million barrels, as President Mohammed Al-Sada reported. Indonesia Police Reveal Scope of Foiled Jakarta Terror Plot http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6510&SEO=indonesia-police-reveal-scope-of-foiled-jakarta-terror-plot 30 de noviembre de 2016, 13:10Jakarta,Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The plot was foiled when anti-terror police arrested 4 persons. Turkey Remains Silent on Its Goals in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6507&SEO=turkey-remains-silent-on-its-goals-in-syria 30 de noviembre de 2016, 12:52Ankara, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Russia reacted today in regards to the remarks made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the Syrian government, and demanded an explanation from the Turkish Executive, but so far he has preferred to remain silent. Thousand Civilians Evacuated From Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6506&SEO=thousand-civilians-evacuated-from-aleppo-syria 30 de noviembre de 2016, 12:41Damascus, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) More than 5,000 people, including 3,000 children, left the eastern areas of Aleppo, Syria, and receive all the humanitarian aid they needed, military sources reported today. Three Thais Plotting Bombings in Bangkok Detained http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6504&SEO=three-thais-plotting-bombings-in-bangkok-detained 30 de noviembre de 2016, 12:38Bangkok, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Thai police confirmed today the arrest of three individuals for illicit association and possession of explosives, who were allegedly planning an attack in the capital. Chinese President Calls for Priority on Palestinian Agenda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6500&SEO=chinese-president-calls-for-priority-on-palestinian-agenda 30 de noviembre de 2016, 12:16Beijing, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a top priority on the international agenda, calling it a core issue of the Middle East and a problem that obstructs peace in the region, the government reported today. Russia Rejects False Western Accusations about Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6493&SEO=russia-rejects-false-western-accusations-about-syria 30 de noviembre de 2016, 11:28Moscow, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Ministry (MINDEF) rejected accusations from the West about attacks on civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo and called for the reality of what has been done so far by the Syrian army. Qatar Gives Tribute to Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6492&SEO=qatar-gives-tribute-to-fidel-castro Doha, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Qatari news media highlighted the speech pronounced by senior Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, father of the Head of State of Qatar, in a tribute to Cuban Revolution historical leader Fidel Castro after his death in Havana. ANC Pays Tribute to Fidel Castro in S.A. Provinces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6489&SEO=anc-pays-tribute-to-fidel-castro-in-s.a.-provinces 30 de noviembre de 2016, 10:13Pretoria, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The African National Congress (ANC) will pay tribute today to the Cuban Revolution leader, Fidel Castro in the South African provinces of Western Cape and Gauteng. Hamad bin Khalifa: Fidel Castro Left his Imprint on the World http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6482&SEO=hamad-bin-khalifa-fidel-castro-left-his-imprint-on-the-world 30 de noviembre de 2016, 00:36Havana, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The Emir Father of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani said here that Fidel Castro is in a high place among the great leaders of the liberation of the 20th Century. Fidel Devoted His Life to Defend the Rights of the Oppressed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6481&SEO=fidel-devoted-his-life-to-defend-the-rights-of-the-oppressed 30 de noviembre de 2016, 00:18Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Fidel Castro is a person who devoted his life to defend the rights of the oppressed and the struggle against colonialism, the vice president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Majid Ansari, said today. Algerian Representative: Fidel Castro will Remain a Legend http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6475&SEO=algerian-representative-fidel-castro-will-remain-a-legend 30 de noviembre de 2016, 00:09Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) President of the Council of the People''s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Abdelkader Ben Salat considered today that the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, lived like a giant and his legacy of freedom and sacrifice will transcend the next generations. Jacob Zuma: Fidel Castro Has Fought a Huge Battle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6472&SEO=jacob-zuma-fidel-castro-has-fought-a-huge-battle Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) South African President Jacob Zuma stated during the cultural-political ceremony in a posthumous tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, that his death is a painful loss for all Africans. Jacob Zuma: Fidel Castro Has Fought a Good Battle http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6469&SEO=jacob-zuma-fidel-castro-has-fought-a-good-battle 29 de noviembre de 2016, 21:38Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) South African President, Jacob Zuma, has said during the cultural political act in a posthumous tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, that his death is a painful loss for the Africans. Al-Mayadeen Channel Broadcasts Mourning for Fidel Castro's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6450&SEO=al-mayadeen-channel-broadcasts-mourning-for-fidel-castros-death Beirut, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, continues to grab media, radio and TV broadcasters in the Middle East today. Zimbabwe's President Thanks Fidel Castro for His Contributions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6448&SEO=zimbabwes-president-thanks-fidel-castro-for-his-contributions Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has thanked the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, for the contributions he made to his country and the African people. Pakistani Newspaper: Fidel Castro Leaves a Deep Mark http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6442&SEO=pakistani-newspaper-fidel-castro-leaves-a-deep-mark 29 de noviembre de 2016, 11:12Islamabad, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, leaves a deep mark on the world due to his values and defense of independence, according to Pakistani newspaper, Dawn, published today. Kenya and Uganda Launch NEC Master Plan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6416&SEO=kenya-and-uganda-launch-nec-master-plan 28 de noviembre de 2016, 16:14Nairobi, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Kenya and Uganda launched today the Northern Economic Corridor Master Plan, which provides a model for the development of transport infrastructure linking East African countries. Fidel Castro Is Unforgettable to Angola, Says Vice President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6414&SEO=fidel-castro-is-unforgettable-to-angola-says-vice-president Luanda, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente asserted today that the recently deceased historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro was unforgettable to Angola, because he helped maintain independence and territorial integrity. Nigerian Army Kills Boko Haram Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6403&SEO=nigerian-army-kills-boko-haram-terrorists 28 de noviembre de 2016, 11:56Abuja, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian army has killed 30 members of the Boko Haram terrorist group in fighting in the northeast state of Borno, according to an official in the town of Gwoza. Syrian Army Advances in Aleppo, Two Thousand Civilians Evacuated http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6396&SEO=syrian-army-advances-in-aleppo-two-thousand-civilians-evacuated 28 de noviembre de 2016, 11:22Damascus, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army continues its advance on the east of Aleppo and has announced that about two thousand residents, including 800 children, have been able to evacuate. Fidel Castro Unites Palestinians and Lebanese of Different Factions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6393&SEO=fidel-castro-unites-palestinians-and-lebanese-of-different-factions Lebanon, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Palestinians and Lebanese who graduated from Cuban universities have demonstrate their gratitude to the Revolution and its historic leader, Fidel Castro, whom they described as inspiring and a defender of Arab causes. Venezuela and Algeria Define Strategy for Oil Prices http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6394&SEO=venezuela-and-algeria-define-strategy-for-oil-prices Caracas, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela and Algeria have agreed in a joint strategy to defend the oil price at the meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), scheduled to take place in Vienna, Austria, on November 30th, according to the Twitter account of Venezuelan Oil Minister, Eulogio Del Pino, who posted the news after a meeting with the African country''s energy minister, Noureddine Boutarfa. Palestinian President Expresses Condolences over Fidel's Death http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6368&SEO=palestinian-president-expresses-condolences-over-fidels-death 0Ramallah, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Palestinian National Authority, Mahmud Abbas, on Saturday expressed ''his deepest condolences'' over the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. Lebanon and Persian Gulf Arab Countries Mourn Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6362&SEO=lebanon-and-persian-gulf-arab-countries-mourn-fidel-castro 26 de noviembre de 2016, 17:13Beirut, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese President Michel Aoun sent his condolences to Cuban President Raul Castro for the death of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, a gesture that Arab monarchs from the Persian Gulf followed. Iranian Foreign Minister Offers Condolences for Death of Fidel Castro http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6358&SEO=iranian-foreign-minister-offers-condolences-for-death-of-fidel-castro Tehran, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The office of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conveyed its condolences to Cuban Ambassador in Tehran Vladimir Gonzalez for the death of the historic leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro. Fidel, Father of Cuban Revolution, Algerian Newspaper Says http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6349&SEO=fidel-father-of-cuban-revolution-algerian-newspaper-says Algiers, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) El Moudjahid, the main Algerian newspaper, has described today Fidel Castro as the father of the Cuban Revolution. Syrian Media Highlight Fidel's Transcendence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6344&SEO=syrian-media-highlight-fidels-transcendence Damascus, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Syrian media and major figures have highlighted the transcendence of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, who died on Friday at the age of 90. Crisis in Yemen to be Main Topic at Persian Gulf Arab Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6336&SEO=crisis-in-yemen-to-be-main-topic-at-persian-gulf-arab-summit 26 de noviembre de 2016, 00:16Manama, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The war in Yemen and the possible political alternatives to solve it will be the main topic during the debates of the next regular summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), to be held in December in Bahrain, diplomatic sources announced today. More than 8,000 Sudanese People in Europe This Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6334&SEO=more-than-8000-sudanese-people-in-europe-this-year 25 de noviembre de 2016, 17:31Khartoum, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) More than 8,000 Sudanese citizens arrived in Europe this year, crossing the Red Sea in a dangerous trip, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported today. Some 346,000 Immigrants Crossed the Mediterranean Sea, Says IOM http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6332&SEO=some-346000-immigrants-crossed-the-mediterranean-sea-says-iom 25 de noviembre de 2016, 17:24Geneva, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Some 345,676 immigrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe so far this year, said today the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Cuban Minister Confirms that Cuban Doctors are Appreciated in Qatar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6323&SEO=cuban-minister-confirms-that-cuban-doctors-are-appreciated-in-qatar Doha, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez said today that he confirmed that the Cuban doctors are appreciated in Qatar during a meeting with more than 460 health professionals serving in Dukhan. Cold Weather Kills 20 Refugges in North Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6317&SEO=cold-weather-kills-20-refugges-in-north-afghanistan Kabul, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Cold weather and freezing temperatures that engulfed a remote northern province in Afghanistan this week killed at least 20 people, all of them internally displaced including several children, Afghan officials said today. Vietnamese President Concludes Tour in Madagascar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6311&SEO=vietnamese-president-concludes-tour-in-madagascar Hanoi, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s President, Tran Dai Quang, will attend as of tomorrow the 16th Summit of French Speaking Countries in Madagascar, according to today''s press reports. France: Suspects in Planned Terrorist Attack Appear in Court http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6306&SEO=france-suspects-in-planned-terrorist-attack-appear-in-court 25 de noviembre de 2016, 11:08Paris, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Five suspects who planned an attack on France will appear today before an anti-terrorist judge to begin the legal proceedings against them, the French prosecutor François Molins has said in a statement to the media. Angola Dismantles Network of False National Bank Officials http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6300&SEO=angola-dismantles-network-of-false-national-bank-officials Luanda, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) The National Bank of Angola (NBA) announced today that it has dismantled a network of criminals who posed as officials of the financial institution and were extorting citizens and companies. Iran Condemns Attack on Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6287&SEO=iran-condemns-attack-on-shiite-pilgrims-in-iraq 24 de noviembre de 2016, 17:15Tehran, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Iran strongly condemned today the terrorist attack carried out using a truck bombing on Shiite pilgrims in southeastern Iraq, killing some 100 people, most of them Iranians. South Sudan Aviation Employees Threaten to Go on Strike http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6281&SEO=south-sudan-aviation-employees-threaten-to-go-on-strike 24 de noviembre de 2016, 16:40Juba, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Civil aviation employees in the western state of Bahr el Ghazal threatened today with going on strike over delays in payments for four months. US-Led Coalition Bombing Kills Ten Syrian Civilians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6277&SEO=us-led-coalition-bombing-kills-ten-syrian-civilians 24 de noviembre de 2016, 15:02Damascus, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The fighter-bombers of the US-led coalition killed 10 Syrians in attacks against tents of displaced people that are trying toe escape the terrorist actions by then Islamic State (IS) in the north of the city of Raqa. Hungary Approves Free Visas for Ukrainians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6258&SEO=hungary-approves-free-visas-for-ukrainians Budapest, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The Hungarian government today approved a resolution granting Ukrainian citizens free long-term visas that will be valid in Hungary but not in the rest of the European Union. The Sahara Desert Was Turned to Humid, says Study http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6257&SEO=the-sahara-desert-was-turned-to-humid-says-study Washington, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) As recently as 5,000 years ago, the Sahara â€'' today a vast desert in northern Africa, spanning more than 3.5 million square miles â€'' was a verdant landscape, with sprawling vegetation and numerous lakes. International Forum Against Terrorism Concludes in China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6256&SEO=international-forum-against-terrorism-concludes-in-china 24 de noviembre de 2016, 11:42Beijing, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Around 120 military and police representatives from 26 countries will today conclude an international forum on anti-terrorism strategy in cities. Kuwaitis Must Prove Citizenship to Vote in Parliamentary Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6254&SEO=kuwaitis-must-prove-citizenship-to-vote-in-parliamentary-elections 24 de noviembre de 2016, 11:02Kuwait, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Kuwait''s Interior Ministry has urged citizens voting in the elections on November 26th to carry their original citizenship cards to be stamped by a judge. Arab Gulf Radio Launched in Bahrain, Step Towards Regional Union http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6248&SEO=arab-gulf-radio-launched-in-bahrain-step-towards-regional-union 24 de noviembre de 2016, 10:33Manama, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries have officially launched the Arab Gulf Radio station in Bahrain before their foreign ministers meet today to discuss regional integration, security and unity. Angola Reaffirms Commitment to Peace and Stability in CAR http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6242&SEO=angola-reaffirms-commitment-to-peace-and-stability-in-car Luanda, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The Angolan Foreign Minister Georges Chikoty reaffirmed that Angola will continue to support the process of consolidation of peace and stability taking place in the Central African Republic (CAR). Forum in Chad on Vertical HIV Transmission in Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6239&SEO=forum-in-chad-on-vertical-hiv-transmission-in-africa Luanda, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Some 100 specialists and health professionals of 21 countries of West and Central Africa will meet as of today in N''Djamena, Chad to eliminate vertical transmission of HIV, informed Angolan Public Television (TPA). Possible Targets of Terrorist Attacks in France Revealed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6232&SEO=possible-targets-of-terrorist-attacks-in-france-revealed Paris, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The group of terrorist suspects dismantled in France recently planned to attack various public sites in and around the capital city, including police and judicial offices, according to the investigation results published today by the media. UN Calls for Actions to End Israeli Occupation of Palestine http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6230&SEO=un-calls-for-actions-to-end-israeli-occupation-of-palestine United Nations, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Stephen O''Brien urged today the Security Council to take actions seeking the end of the Israeli occupation of Palestine, prevailing almost for 50 years. Russia Urges Assurances for Syrians as Condition for Ceasefire http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6219&SEO=russia-urges-assurances-for-syrians-as-condition-for-ceasefire Moscow, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Ministry of Defense said today that assurance of real aid for civilians in the eastern region of the Syrian city of Aleppo is necessary as a condition for a new pause in the fighting for humanitarian purposes. Norway Court Approves Extraditing Cleric Mullah Krekar to Italy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6217&SEO=norway-court-approves-extraditing-cleric-mullah-krekar-to-italy Oslo, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Norwegian judges confirmed on Friday that all conditions had been met to extradite Krekar to Italy, where he would face terror-related charges. First Qatar Ladies Golf Open This Week http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6214&SEO=first-qatar-ladies-golf-open-this-week 23 de noviembre de 2016, 12:05Doha, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The maiden Qatar Ladies Open (QLO) will serve up a four-day flurry of fun for friends and families, as supreme golf meets an action-packed programme of off-course activities and entertainment. Africa-Arab Countries Summit in Session in Ecuatorial Guinea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6208&SEO=africa-arab-countries-summit-in-session-in-ecuatorial-guinea Malabo, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The VIIV Africa-Arab Countries Summit begins today at the Conference Hall of the city of Sipopo with a welcome address by Equatorial Guinea''s President, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, to 66 leaders from the two regions. Qatar's Emir Reiterates Willingness to Expand Cooperation with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6203&SEO=qatars-emir-reiterates-willingness-to-expand-cooperation-with-cuba Doha, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Qatari Emir, Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, has reaffirmed today the willingness to strengthen and expand cooperation relations with Cuba, after welcoming here Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. Cuba and South Africa Sign Cooperation Agreement in Basic Education http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6197&SEO=cuba-and-south-africa-sign-cooperation-agreement-in-basic-education 23 de noviembre de 2016, 10:10Pretoria, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and South Africa have signed a cooperation agreement in Basic Education, joining to the existing ones in health, water resources, human settlements and professional training on the island. More than 6 million people Live with HIV in S.A. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6196&SEO=more-than-6-million-people-live-with-hiv-in-s.a. Pretoria, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) About 6.75 million people are now living with HIV in South Africa and from those who have undergone a viral load, more than 80 percent are suppressed. Syrian Army Urges to Allow Civilians Exiting Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6177&SEO=syrian-army-urges-to-allow-civilians-exiting-aleppo 22 de noviembre de 2016, 16:33Damascus, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The leadership of the Syrian Army urged today the armed extremist groups to allow civilians to exit the eastern neighborhoods in the city of Aleppo and stop taking them as hostages. Almost 70,000 Iraquis Run away because of Combats to Retake Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6170&SEO=almost-70000-iraquis-run-away-because-of-combats-to-retake-mosul 22 de noviembre de 2016, 15:50United Nations, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) More than 68,000 persons left the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in the context of the military operations to liberate this city from the hands of the Islamic State (Daesh), pointed out today a spokesman of the United Nations. Boko Haram Overruns Villages in Chibok.Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6159&SEO=boko-haram-overruns-villages-in-chibok.nigeria 22 de noviembre de 2016, 12:34Abuja, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina)Boko Haram fighters are overrunning villages near the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok, forcing hundreds of people to flee as they loot and burn in the area from which nearly 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped in 2014, local leaders said today. Cuban Vice-President Meets UAE Minister of Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6153&SEO=cuban-vice-president-meets-uae-minister-of-economy Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Council of Ministers'' Vice President, Ricardo Cabrisas, met with the Economy Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, who is visiting the country with a large business delegation. Syrian President Holds Meeting with Russian Delegation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6150&SEO=syrian-president-holds-meeting-with-russian-delegation 22 de noviembre de 2016, 11:22Damascus, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad has held a meeting with a Russian delegation led by Deputy prime minister, Dmitry Raguzan, according to media reports in Damscus. Life Sentence for Former Egyptian President Morsi Overturned http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6143&SEO=life-sentence-for-former-egyptian-president-morsi-overturned Cairo, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Egypt''s appeals court annulled a life sentence imposed on ex-president Mohamed Morsi and 18 others accused of a suspected espionage case in favor of the Palestinian movement Hamas and Iran''s Revolutionary Guard. Syria Denounces Turkish Attack on Civilians North of Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6139&SEO=syria-denounces-turkish-attack-on-civilians-north-of-aleppo Damascus, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Turkish planes bombed the village of Al Shiej Nasser, north of the Syrian province of Aleppo, killing seven people and injuring 10 others, military sources reported in Damascus. Held in Damascus Cuba-Syria Solidarity Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6119&SEO=held-in-damascus-cuba-syria-solidarity-meeting 21 de noviembre de 2016, 16:32Damascus, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) A solidarity meeting between Syria and Cuba took place today in this capital. The event was coordinated by trade union organizations and the Syria-Cuba Friendship Association. Japanese Military Group Arrives in South Sudan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6113&SEO=japanese-military-group-arrives-in-south-sudan 21 de noviembre de 2016, 15:50Juba, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) A 130-man Japanese military team arrived in South Sudan today in order to join the United Nations peacekeeping mission in this African country (UNMISS). Terrorist Attacks Cause Three Dead and 21 Injured in Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6105&SEO=terrorist-attacks-cause-three-dead-and-21-injured-in-damascus 21 de noviembre de 2016, 14:18Damascus, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Terrorist attacks with rockets and mortar projectiles provoked three dead and 21 injured people in the neighborhoods of Dahiet al Assad, Mezzeh 86 and Mazraa, in this capital, as reported by the Damascus Police Command Monday. United Arab Emirates and Cuba Strengthen Trade Ties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6103&SEO=united-arab-emirates-and-cuba-strengthen-trade-ties Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Cuba have strengthened today their economic relations with a business forum at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba, to discuss opportunities and new ties. Pro-Saudi Military Coalition Finishes Truce in Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6091&SEO=pro-saudi-military-coalition-finishes-truce-in-yemen 21 de noviembre de 2016, 10:21Riyadh, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The military coalition led by Saudi Arabia against the rebels in Yemen ended the 48-hour truce in the neighboring country this afternoon, ruling out the extension that diplomatic circles hoped to announce today. UN Urges Inclusive Economic Growth in Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6080&SEO=un-urges-inclusive-economic-growth-in-africa United Nations, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Africa Industrialization Day economic growth that will enable all people on the continent to realize their potential. Bolton Warns Obama of Possible Deals Affecting Israel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6076&SEO=bolton-warns-obama-of-possible-deals-affecting-israel 20 de noviembre de 2016, 13:39Washington, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Former American ambassador in the UN John Bolton today sent a clear warning message to President Barack Obama to avoid measures that could affect Israel before ending his term. Syria Rejects Categorically 'Autonomous Administration' in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6071&SEO=syria-rejects-categorically-autonomous-administration-in-aleppo 20 de noviembre de 2016, 12:52Damascus, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Vice-President of the Council of Ministers and Chancellor Walid al-Mualem said today that the idea of an ''autonomous administration'' proposed by Staffan Di Mistura for eastern Aleppo is totally rejected. Syrian Army Neutralizes Terrorist Attacks Close to Damascus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6045&SEO=syrian-army-neutralizes-terrorist-attacks-close-to-damascus 19 de noviembre de 2016, 14:02Damascus, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Unites of the Syrian Army ,supported by the artillery, neutralized infiltrations by terrorist groups, in the Syrian southern province of Daraa and zones close to Damascus, the capital, military sources reported here Saturday. South Sudan Rejects Sanctions Planned by the US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6038&SEO=south-sudan-rejects-sanctions-planned-by-the-us Juba, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) The authorities of South Sudan rejected Saturday the snactions against several South Sudanese political chiefs, and the embargo that the United States want to propose to the United Nations Security Council. Humanism in Work of Cuban Hisotrian Eusebio Leal Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6027&SEO=humanism-in-work-of-cuban-hisotrian-eusebio-leal-highlighted Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The huge work of Eusebio Leal in order to investigate and restore all possible things about the Cuban capital, Havana, is centered on human beings, assured here Adolfo Rubio, president of the Mexican Congress for World Patrimony Friday. FIFA Gianni Infantino Suggests 32 Team Club World Cup in 2019 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6020&SEO=fifa-gianni-infantino-suggests-32-team-club-world-cup-in-2019 Barn, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) FIFA President Gianni Infantino says the Club World Cup could expand to a 32-team tournament played in June. 1.2 Million Somalis Affected by Food Insecurity Due to Drought http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6018&SEO=1.2-million-somalis-affected-by-food-insecurity-due-to-drought 18 de noviembre de 2016, 14:00Mogadishu, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Due to the drought, 1.2 million Somalis are now suffering food insecurity, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported today. UN Adopts Cuban Resolutions on Peace and Rejection of Mercenaries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=6015&SEO=un-adopts-cuban-resolutions-on-peace-and-rejection-of-mercenaries 18 de noviembre de 2016, 13:14United Nations, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly has adopted today by large majority two draft resolutions submitted by Cuba, which advocate for the right to peace and reject the use of mercenaries. Cuba Reduces Water Losses with Support from Arab Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5994&SEO=cuba-reduces-water-losses-with-support-from-arab-countries Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has implemented nine projects to reduce water losses with the financial support of Arab nations, amounting to $221 million USD, a sector source said today. Unesco Immaterial Heritage Committee to Meet in Ethiopia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5992&SEO=unesco-immaterial-heritage-committee-to-meet-in-ethiopia París, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Intergovernment Committee for the Safeguard of the Immaterial Heritage will hold in Ethiopia its annual meeting in Ethiopia from November 28 to December 2, informed Unesco. COP22: Cuba Reaffirms Commitment to Face Climate Change http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5987&SEO=cop22-cuba-reaffirms-commitment-to-face-climate-change 17 de noviembre de 2016, 16:51Marrakesh, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Cuban delegation to the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22), Jose Fidel Santana reaffirmed today Cuba''s commitment to fight the climate change. Xenophobic Attacks in the United Kingdom Increase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5986&SEO=xenophobic-attacks-in-the-united-kingdom-increase 17 de noviembre de 2016, 16:39London, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) A new attack with acid against a man of Pakistani origin, few days after a similar action against two Polish citizens in this capital, shows a worrying increase of the use of those substances in xenophobic acts, local media outlets said today. Terrorist Actions Caused One Dead and Two Injured in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5978&SEO=terrorist-actions-caused-one-dead-and-two-injured-in-syria 17 de noviembre de 2016, 15:13Damascus, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) A young farmer died in the northern Syrian province of Hasaka after a mine explosion and two children were injured in Quneitra, about 70km south of Damascus, authorities informed today. Saudi Arabia Urges OPEC to Reduce Oil Production http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5977&SEO=saudi-arabia-urges-opec-to-reduce-oil-production 17 de noviembre de 2016, 15:11Riad, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia''s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih stated today that that OPEC should cut oil output to 32.5 million barrels per day (bpd), the lower end of a range agreed in Algeria to balance the market Dutch Prosecutors Fine 5,000 Euro Against Geert Wilders For Hate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5976&SEO=dutch-prosecutors-fine-5000-euro-against-geert-wilders-for-hate 17 de noviembre de 2016, 15:10Ámsterdam, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Dutch prosecutors demanded today that the anti-immigration politician Geert Wilders be fined 5,000 euros on charges of hate speech and discrimination. No prison sentence was sought according to local media. Yemen: Islamic Countries Analyze Reprisals against Rebels http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5964&SEO=yemen-islamic-countries-analyze-reprisals-against-rebels 17 de noviembre de 2016, 13:47Riyadh, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Foreign Ministers from the member countries of the Islamic Cooperation Organization (ICO) are discussing the possible reprisals against Yemeni rebel groups that they accused of throwing a misssile against Mecca, the main sacred place of the Islam. Marrakech Prepares COP22 Final Declaration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5956&SEO=marrakech-prepares-cop22-final-declaration Marrakech, Morocco, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Delegates at the United Nations Convention of the Parties on Global Warming (COP22) enjoyed the center of the historical Medina, in Marrakesh, a few meters from the emblematic Jamaa el-Fna Square. Russia Denounces Delicate Situation in Mosul, Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5941&SEO=russia-denounces-delicate-situation-in-mosul-iraq Moscow, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Russia said today that the situation in Mosul is delicate a month after the beginning of operations by Iraqi troops, supported by the air forces of the United States led coalition. Russian Air Force Eliminates Terrorist Leaders in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5938&SEO=russian-air-force-eliminates-terrorist-leaders-in-syria 17 de noviembre de 2016, 09:37Moscow, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Ministry has announced that they have eliminated important leaders of the terrorist organization Jabhat Al-Nusra. One in 5 Children Displaced in Central African Republic, Says UNICEF http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5930&SEO=one-in-5-children-displaced-in-central-african-republic-says-unicef United Nations,Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Nearly one in five children in the Central African Republic remain displaced or is a refugee following the violence that has killed thousands of people, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) said today. Putin Congratulates Dos Santos on Angolan Independence Anniversary http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5927&SEO=putin-congratulates-dos-santos-on-angolan-independence-anniversary 16 de noviembre de 2016, 17:56Luanda, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Russian President, Vladimir Putin, sent a message congratulating his Angolan peer, Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, on occasion of the 41st Anniversary of the Independence of Angola, celebrated November 11, reported today the National Radio. IEA: COP21 Emissions Targets Insufficient to Curb Global Warming http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5923&SEO=iea-cop21-emissions-targets-insufficient-to-curb-global-warming 16 de noviembre de 2016, 17:04London, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The International Energy Agency (IEA) reported today that the Greenhouse gas emission targets set by last year''s Paris Agreement on climate change are insufficient to meet the declared goal of keeping global temperature rises to below 2 degrees Celsius. World AIDS Day in Cuba Focuses on Prevention http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5920&SEO=world-aids-day-in-cuba-focuses-on-prevention Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will be running an extensive activity program as part of World AIDS Day on December 1st, which is focused on prevention, the organizers announced today. Terrorists Suppressed Protest in Aleppo, More Than 25 Killed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5918&SEO=terrorists-suppressed-protest-in-aleppo-more-than-25-killed 16 de noviembre de 2016, 16:45Damascus, Nov. 16 (Prensa Latina) Terrorists have attacked an anti-terrotist protest in Aleppo killing at least 27 people and injuring hundreds, according to military sources. Kenya Requests Support for African Union Chaiperson http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5917&SEO=kenya-requests-support-for-african-union-chaiperson 16 de noviembre de 2016, 16:44Nairobi, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta has asked his Burundian counterpart, Pierre Nkurunziza, to support his country´s nominatee for Chaiperson of the African Union, according to regional media. Putin: Syria Anti Terror Experience Should Be Introduced In Training http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5913&SEO=putin-syria-anti-terror-experience-should-be-introduced-in-training Moscow,Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The Russian president Vldimir Putin called today for using the experience gained in Syria in the training of the armed forces. WHO Condemns Attacks Against Hospitals in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5911&SEO=who-condemns-attacks-against-hospitals-in-syria 16 de noviembre de 2016, 15:35United Nations, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has condemned the attacks against hospitals reported in Syria in the past few days, actions that he warned, were sadly increasing. Saudi Arabia Expects to Score with Football Clubs Privatization http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5900&SEO=saudi-arabia-expects-to-score-with-football-clubs-privatization 16 de noviembre de 2016, 13:37Riad, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina ) Saudi Arabia has taken a step toward its goal to privatize the teams in its top football division, a move which has been tipped to revitalize the sport,according to Pricess Reema bint Bandar Al-Saoud. Protests Against Terrorists in Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5876&SEO=protests-against-terrorists-in-aleppo-syria 16 de noviembre de 2016, 09:35Damascus, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of people in Aleppo, 350 kilometers north of Damascus, took to the streets to demand the departure of terrorist groups, despite the threats, as various social media announced on Wednesday. South African Wayne van Niekerk, Best Male Athlete in Rio-2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5872&SEO=south-african-wayne-van-niekerk-best-male-athlete-in-rio-2016 Pretoria, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The South African Wayne van Niekerk, gold medalist and world record holder in the 400 meters, was named best male athlete of the Rio-2016 Olympic Games, according to local media. Russia Rejects Falsehoods From US About its Actions in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5871&SEO=russia-rejects-falsehoods-from-us-about-its-actions-in-syria 16 de noviembre de 2016, 08:40Moscow, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia rejects the falsehoods widespread by the United States regarding the Russian military campaign in the Syrian city of Aleppo, accusing Russia of attacking hospitals in that region. Some 14 Million Displaced Nigerians Need Urgent Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5864&SEO=some-14-million-displaced-nigerians-need-urgent-aid 16 de noviembre de 2016, 00:02Abuja, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Some 14 million out of the total number of people displaced by the terrorist actions of the extremist Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram are in urgent need of aid, said an official of the United Nations today. Cape Verde and Cuba Sign Agreement in Sports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5858&SEO=cape-verde-and-cuba-sign-agreement-in-sports 15 de noviembre de 2016, 16:29Havana, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Fernando Elisio Freire, Minister of Sports of Cape Verde, signed an agreement for sports cooperation in this capital Tuesday with the Cuban Institute for Physical Education and Sports (INDER) represented by its president Antonio Becali. Russia 2018 Asian Qualifiers Third Round: UAE 2-0 Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5857&SEO=russia-2018-asian-qualifiers-third-round-uae-2-0-iraq 15 de noviembre de 2016, 16:28Abu Dabi,Nov 15 (Prensa Latina)Ahmed Khalil''s thunderous first half volley helped put the United Arab Emirates back in contention for a place at the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia as Mahdi Ali''s side secured a 2-0 win over Iraq at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium today. Kenya Beat Liberia 1-0 in Friendly http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5856&SEO=kenya-beat-liberia-1-0-in-friendly 15 de noviembre de 2016, 16:19Nairobi, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The Kenyan national football team has beaten Liberia 1-0 in a friendly match in Nairobi. Labor Ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council Tackle Common Market http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5854&SEO=labor-ministers-of-gulf-cooperation-council-tackle-common-market 15 de noviembre de 2016, 16:09Riyadh, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Labor and Social Development ministers of the Arab countries of the Persian Gulf called here today to promote inclusive programs and materialize the common market of the area to achieve full equality among the population in the region. Demonstration in Japan Against New Military Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5844&SEO=demonstration-in-japan-against-new-military-measures 15 de noviembre de 2016, 15:27Tokyo, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of people gathered outside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe''s office today to demonstrate against the passage of a measure that seeks to increase the tasks of the Self-Defense Forces in a mission abroad. Syrian Army Destroyed Terrorists Tunnel Network http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5838&SEO=syrian-army-destroyed-terrorists-tunnel-network 15 de noviembre de 2016, 14:15Damascus, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina)The Syrian army destroyed a network of underground tunnels southwest of Damascus used by terrorists to store and transport weapons, military sources said. Climate Change Summit, a Questioned Reality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5835&SEO=climate-change-summit-a-questioned-reality Marrakech, Morocco, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Summit on Climate Change (COP22) is a reality with participation of more than 60 heads of State and Government and the general will to boost the Paris Agreement, but with many questions. UN Body Warns of Growing Food Shortage in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5832&SEO=un-body-warns-of-growing-food-shortage-in-syria Rome, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) About 9.4 million Syrians need help in the face of a reduction in food production caused by war and unfavorable weather conditions, warned the United Nations agencies: FAO and WFP. Germany Opposes Interference in Turkey's Accession to the EU http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5827&SEO=germany-opposes-interference-in-turkeys-accession-to-the-eu Ankara, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) European governments should not intervene in the debate on the advisability of ending the accession negotiations with Turkey, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier declared today in Ankara. Syrian Government Assumes Responsibility in the Middle of Imposed War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5826&SEO=syrian-government-assumes-responsibility-in-the-middle-of-imposed-war 15 de noviembre de 2016, 11:59Damascus, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian government has efficiently assumed its responsibilities during the war imposed on the country, prime minister, Imad Khamis said in an interview on national television. FAO Representative in Angola Donates Cash Prize to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5824&SEO=fao-representative-in-angola-donates-cash-prize-to-cuba 15 de noviembre de 2016, 11:50Luanda, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) In the spirit of Cuban solidarity, Guinean engineer Mamoudou Diallo has donated the amount of a special prize he received from FAO to the Cuban government and people. Ban Ki-moon Calls on Trump to Recognize Climate Change Urgency http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5812&SEO=ban-ki-moon-calls-on-trump-to-recognize-climate-change-urgency The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said he hopes that Donald Trump understands the urgency and severity of climate change and the fight against it. Russia started attacks on terrorists in Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5809&SEO=russia-started-attacks-on-terrorists-in-aleppo-syria Damascus, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich, from the naval group led by the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, started an attack with Kalibr missiles against terrorist positions in Aleppo, Syria, as confirmed on Tuesday by military sources. Private Sector and Political Issues in Marrakech http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5804&SEO=private-sector-and-political-issues-in-marrakech 14 de noviembre de 2016, 17:51Por Fausto TrianaMarrakech, Morocco, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The scenarios were different and the bid by negotiators was sometimes exasperating, but the essential issues about global warming are still intact. Russia Denounces Use of Toxic Substances by Terrorists in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5793&SEO=russia-denounces-use-of-toxic-substances-by-terrorists-in-syria 14 de noviembre de 2016, 14:35Moscow, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Russia denounced today a new incident involving the use of toxic substances by terrorist groups in the eastern side of the Syrian city of Aleppo and urged once more the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to send experts to Syria. 53rd Edition of the Prensa Latina Sports Poll Starts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5792&SEO=53rd-edition-of-the-prensa-latina-sports-poll-starts Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The 53rd edition of the sports poll of Cuban news agency Prensa Latina Starts Monday, to at the end, award the perfor5mances by the best athletes of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016. Two Hundred Children Could Die in Nigeria From Hunger http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5787&SEO=two-hundred-children-could-die-in-nigeria-from-hunger 14 de noviembre de 2016, 14:00Abuja, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) A new survey from Save the Children has found that up to half of all under-fives are acutely malnourished in some parts of north-east Nigeria where it is feared 200 children could die every day in a hidden hunger crisis. Cigar Lovers Attend Event in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5780&SEO=cigar-lovers-attend-event-in-cuba 14 de noviembre de 2016, 12:28Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) An international meeting of Partagas cigar lovers begins in Havana today, confirming the strengthened position of Cuba''s Premium cigars in the world market. Syria Condemns Toxic Gas Terrorist Attack in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5771&SEO=syria-condemns-toxic-gas-terrorist-attack-in-aleppo Damascus, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army General Command today condemned terrorist groups who attacked areas of Naryab, in Aleppo with toxic gases, injuring dozens. Syria: 24-hour Deadline for Terrorists to Surrender in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5748&SEO=syria-24-hour-deadline-for-terrorists-to-surrender-in-aleppo Damascus, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army sent text messages and launched flyers on the eastern districts of Aleppo, offering terrorists 24 hours to surrender or leave the village. Kuwaiti Emir Heads to Morocco for UN Conference on Climate http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5747&SEO=kuwaiti-emir-heads-to-morocco-for-un-conference-on-climate Kuwait, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah left to the Kingdom of Morocco to join other leaders who are taking part in a high-level international summit on climate change. Saudi Monarchy Mourns Prince Salman bin Fawaz http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5746&SEO=saudi-monarchy-mourns-prince-salman-bin-fawaz Riyadh, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The Royal Court of Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced the death of another member of the ruling Al-Saud family, a day after the funeral of Prince Turki bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the brother of King Salman bin Abdulaziz. Angolan President Visits Spain http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5741&SEO=angolan-president-visits-spain Luanda, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is on a private visit to Spain, Public Television of Angola reported on Sunday. Climate Change Summit Full of Symbolism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5738&SEO=climate-change-summit-full-of-symbolism Marrakesh, Morocco, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Climate Change Summit (COP22) will be held from Tuesday, November 15, after several days of deliberations at the expert and ministerial level. US Base Attack Kills Four in Afghanistan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5736&SEO=us-base-attack-kills-four-in-afghanistan Kabul, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Officials in Bagram''s Afghan province confirmed four dead after a rebels attack on a US air base. Syrian Army Recovers New Areas in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5734&SEO=syrian-army-recovers-new-areas-in-aleppo Damascus, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Syrian army units and allied militias have recovered three new areas in western Aleppo, 350 kilometers north of Damascus, military sources confirmed today. Iran Rules Out Compensation Claimed by Turkey Over Natural Gas http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5732&SEO=iran-rules-out-compensation-claimed-by-turkey-over-natural-gas Tehran, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Iran ruled out a payment to Turkey of 25 percent economic compensation for the cut in the export of natural gas to the Eurasian country, which triggered a legal dispute, asserted today an official source. UN Agency Warns of Danger of Famine in South Sudan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5733&SEO=un-agency-warns-of-danger-of-famine-in-south-sudan Juba, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) An official of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) issued an alert on a possible famine caused by the military conflict in South Sudan. Relative Calm Returns to Somalia After Death of 45: UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5731&SEO=relative-calm-returns-to-somalia-after-death-of-45-un 12 de noviembre de 2016, 11:23Mogadiscio,Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Relative calm has returned to central Somali town of Galkayo but tension remains high after sporadic fighting between two rival regional states claimed lives of 45 people after five weeks of fighting, the UN humanitarian agency said on Friday. French Journalist Arrested in Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5730&SEO=french-journalist-arrested-in-turkey Paris, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) French journalist Olivier Bertrand, who works for the publication ''Les Jours'', was arrested by the Turkish police while covering a news, according to the French press. EAU Calls for Shared Global Responsibility in Planning Future http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5729&SEO=eau-calls-for-shared-global-responsibility-in-planning-future 12 de noviembre de 2016, 11:12Abu Dhabi, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The Vice-President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, urged governments, international organizations and private institutions to assume the shared responsibility to plan the future of the world. Uganda Gets First Victory in African Qualifiers for Russia 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5725&SEO=uganda-gets-first-victory-in-african-qualifiers-for-russia-2018 12 de noviembre de 2016, 10:39Kampala, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Uganda won over Congo 1-0 y the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Angola Seeks Support for Mbanza Candidacy to World Heritage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5719&SEO=angola-seeks-support-for-mbanza-candidacy-to-world-heritage Luanda, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The Angolan government is seeking support to successfully complete its efforts to present the candidacy of the historic city of Mbanza Congo, in the province of Zaire, to World Cultural Heritage. French Prime Minister Admits Terrorist Threat http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5715&SEO=french-prime-minister-admits-terrorist-threat Paris, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) A year after the terrorist attacks in Paris, on November 13th, 2015, the threat of terrorism is still present in France and Europe, said Prime Minister Manuel Valls in an article published on Saturday. Russia is Ready to Extend Humanitarian Pause in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5713&SEO=russia-is-ready-to-extend-humanitarian-pause-in-aleppo Moscow, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Ministry (MinDef) announced today its willingness to extend a humanitarian pause in the Syrian city of Aleppo, if the UN supplies food and evacuates wounded and sick from the city''s eastern part. Cuba Gets Ready for World Day of Diabetes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5711&SEO=cuba-gets-ready-for-world-day-of-diabetes Havana, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) With the completion of walks and educational festivals nationwide, Cuba held this Monday the World Diabetes Day, today reported Ileidis Iglesias, Director of the National Institute of Endocrinology. Russia Denounces Provocations Against its Embassies in the West http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5708&SEO=russia-denounces-provocations-against-its-embassies-in-the-west Moscow, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Foreign Ministry denounced today the calls of several Western countries to protest against its embassies and urged to compliance with the Vienna Convention, including the security guarantees for the missions. Donald Trump, a Middle East Love Story? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5706&SEO=donald-trump-a-middle-east-love-story By Ulises Canales Iraqi Elite Forces Resume Offensive and Enter Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5704&SEO=iraqi-elite-forces-resume-offensive-and-enter-mosul Baghdad, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi Counter-Terrorist Service (CTS) troops resumed today the military operations in Mosul and entered several neighborhoods in that city, supported by the international air forces , while terrorist executed dozens of civilians. Angolan VP Calls to Face Crisis as an Opportunity for Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5696&SEO=angolan-vp-calls-to-face-crisis-as-an-opportunity-for-development 11 de noviembre de 2016, 15:55Luanda, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Vice President Manuel Vicente called on today to face the economic crisis hitting Angola as an opportunity to rectify, do better projects and to face development. The South Centre and FAO Step Up Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5692&SEO=the-south-centre-and-fao-step-up-cooperation 11 de noviembre de 2016, 15:01Marrakech, Marruecos, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) FAO is joining forces with the South Centre, an intergovernmental organization of developing countries, to help the countries of the Global South eliminate hunger and malnutrition, reduce poverty, address climate change and achieve sustainable rural development under the umbrella of South-South cooperation. Iraqi Displaced Flee Mosul to Syrian Towns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5687&SEO=iraqi-displaced-flee-mosul-to-syrian-towns 11 de noviembre de 2016, 13:06United Nations, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of Iraqi civilians have fled from rural areas of Mosul to Syrian provinces for fear of being considered members of the Islamic State (IS), the United Nations warned today. Germany Extends Military Mission in Turkey Despite Criticism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5683&SEO=germany-extends-military-mission-in-turkey-despite-criticism 11 de noviembre de 2016, 12:19Berlin, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Despite strong criticism from the opposition, a majority in the German parliament have approved the continuation of a controversial mission of German troops stationed at the Incirlik Base in Turkey. Angola Celebrates 41 Years of Independence with Peace, Development http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5672&SEO=angola-celebrates-41-years-of-independence-with-peace-development 11 de noviembre de 2016, 10:51Luanda, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Angola today celebrates the 41st anniversary of its independence, on a festive day decorated by the red, black and yellow colors of its flag. Russia Confirms Use of Chemicals by Terrorists in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5667&SEO=russia-confirms-use-of-chemicals-by-terrorists-in-syria Moscow, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Ministry of Defense (MinDef) has confirmed the use of chemical substances by terrorist groups in the Syrian city of Aleppo, after conducting laboratory tests on launched projectiles. Trump and Waste Problems at COP22 in Marrakesh http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5664&SEO=trump-and-waste-problems-at-cop22-in-marrakesh By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) The UN Conference on Climate Change (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco, is discussing issues of concern for the future of humanity and have added the topic of Donald Trump to its agenda. Russia Denounces Catastrophic Humanitarian Situation in Mosul, Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5655&SEO=russia-denounces-catastrophic-humanitarian-situation-in-mosul-iraq Moscow, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Russia denounced the catastrophic humanitarian situation in the Iraqi city of Mosul, described by UN agencies as more serious than the one in the Syrian city of Aleppo, said today the Foreign Ministry. Russian Prime Minister Pays Visit to Israel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5637&SEO=russian-prime-minister-pays-visit-to-israel 10 de noviembre de 2016, 14:25Tel Aviv, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin today in this capital, as part of his current working visit to this country. Russia Against Humanitarian Pause to Arm Terrorists in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5636&SEO=russia-against-humanitarian-pause-to-arm-terrorists-in-syria Moscow, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Minister rejected the idea to prolong with humanitarian pauses in the Syrian city of Alepo to allow the rearm of terrorists, instead of using the pauses, to supply help for the civilians. Attack Against French Embassy in Greece Causes Injuries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5632&SEO=attack-against-french-embassy-in-greece-causes-injuries 10 de noviembre de 2016, 13:28Athens, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Unknown attackers threw a grenade against the French Embassy in Greece today, causing wounds to a police officer who was guarding the place, and this was regarded as a terrorist act. COP22 Urges to End Effects of Climate Change in Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5631&SEO=cop22-urges-to-end-effects-of-climate-change-in-africa 10 de noviembre de 2016, 13:26Marrakech, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) As part of the parallel activities during the COP22 Conference, renowned personalities met today in order to share their views on the available means to address the risks related to climate change in Africa. Ecuador, United Arab Emirates Strengthen Trade Relations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5624&SEO=ecuador-united-arab-emirates-strengthen-trade-relations 10 de noviembre de 2016, 12:42Quito, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The governments of Ecuador and the United Arab Emirates take actions today to strengthen their trade and financial relations, with the signing of a mutual cooperation agreement. Trump Win Raises Fears for the Future of US/Africa Trade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5612&SEO=trump-win-raises-fears-for-the-future-of-usafrica-trade Pretoria, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The victory of Republican Donald Trump in Tuesday''s US elections throws the United States today on a new and uncertain path, warn some observers here who are fearful of the future of trade relations with Africa. Iran Reacts Positively to IAEA Report on Nuclear Pact http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5607&SEO=iran-reacts-positively-to-iaea-report-on-nuclear-pact Tehran, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Iran has welcomed a recent report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on its nuclear activities, and has reaffirmed its commitment to the agreement signed last year. Lavrov Denounces Double Standards of the West in Syrian Conflict http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5602&SEO=lavrov-denounces-double-standards-of-the-west-in-syrian-conflict Moscow, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denounced the double standards of the West when facing actions by terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria. WHO Worried about Consequences of the Battle for Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5599&SEO=who-worried-about-consequences-of-the-battle-for-mosul United Nations, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed its concern about the impact on the population of the fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul. Climate Change Follows Negative Trend http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5594&SEO=climate-change-follows-negative-trend 09 de noviembre de 2016, 16:55Por Fausto TrianaSantiago, Chile, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) While political earthquakes keep many countries of the world on tenterhooks, climate change follows its negative trend, sounding alarms again. UN Recognizes Progress in Liberation of Mosul From the Islamic State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5591&SEO=un-recognizes-progress-in-liberation-of-mosul-from-the-islamic-state United Nations, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The UN Special Representative for Iraq Jan Kubis today congratulated the authorities in Iraq for their progress in the offensive to free Mosul from the Islamic State (IS). Almost 40 Miners Killed in Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5589&SEO=almost-40-miners-killed-in-nigeria 09 de noviembre de 2016, 16:16Abuja, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) An armed group killed 36 miners in an illegal gold mine in Bindim in northern Nigeria, informed police sources today, after reporting 40 dead. Iranian President Regrets Deaths in Karbala http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5584&SEO=iranian-president-regrets-deaths-in-karbala 09 de noviembre de 2016, 15:52Tehran, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) President Hassan Rouhani regretted today the deaths of 28 Iranians who made a pilgrimage to the Iraqi city of Karbala days after eight nationals died in a terrorist attack in Samarra. Terrorist Attacks Cause 9 Dead and 30 Injured in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5582&SEO=terrorist-attacks-cause-9-dead-and-30-injured-in-syria Damascus, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Media reports today that nine people were killed and 30 wounded in a terrorist attacks in Aleppo, a village in Idleb, in the Harasta suburb of the Syrian capital. Iran Calls on US to Review Regional Policy Following Trump's Victory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5562&SEO=iran-calls-on-us-to-review-regional-policy-following-trumps-victory 09 de noviembre de 2016, 10:47Tehran, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) The Iranian Foreign Ministry advised the United States to review its policy towards the Middle East, following the victory of Donald Trump, while President Hassan Rouhani ruled out that the president-elect may reverse the nuclear deal. Middle East Leaders Congratulate US President-Elect http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5558&SEO=middle-east-leaders-congratulate-us-president-elect 09 de noviembre de 2016, 09:28Cairo, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian and Israeli leaders Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Benjamin Netanyahu, respectively, congratulated US President-elect Donald Trump. Middle East Men Prefer Trump as U.S. President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5555&SEO=middle-east-men-prefer-trump-as-u.s.-president 09 de noviembre de 2016, 09:15Riyadh, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Most men in the Middle East prefer Donald Trump as the president of the United States, according to a survey that attributed the result to people''s rejection of previous U.S. policies in the region. Russian Naval Group Ready to take action in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5553&SEO=russian-naval-group-ready-to-take-action-in-syria Damascus, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Press reports in the Syrian capital have stressed that the Russian naval battle group, headed by the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, is ready to take action against the terrorists in Aleppo. Syria: The Drama of a Six-Year Imposed War http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5549&SEO=syria-the-drama-of-a-six-year-imposed-war By Pedro García Hernández Damascus, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) Syria is about to enter the sixth year of a war imposed from abroad andwhich encourages terrorists to destroy a nation that resists the drama of seeing vanish what has been built for centuries. Egyptian Court Reverses Red Sea Islands' Return to Saudi Arabia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5542&SEO=egyptian-court-reverses-red-sea-islands-return-to-saudi-arabia 08 de noviembre de 2016, 16:50Cairo, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) An management court in Cairo dismissed today the Egyptian government''s decision to return two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, by rejecting an official appeal on this issue by the Executive. Iran Foreign Minister Calls for Stopping Bloodshed in Syria and Yemen http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5540&SEO=iran-foreign-minister-calls-for-stopping-bloodshed-in-syria-and-yemen Beirut, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Iran''s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called here today for stopping the bloodshed in Syria and Yemen, while saying that these conflicts have only political solutions and reiterated his country''s support for Lebanon. Thailand Allocates Funds for Victims of Earthquake in Ecuador http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5528&SEO=thailand-allocates-funds-for-victims-of-earthquake-in-ecuador 08 de noviembre de 2016, 15:25Quito, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Thailand increased the world aid to Ecuador to ease the serious damage caused to the coastal region by the earthquake in last April, the death toll of which was 671 people. Russia's Aircraft Carrier Group Ready to Launch Strike on Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5525&SEO=russias-aircraft-carrier-group-ready-to-launch-strike-on-aleppo 08 de noviembre de 2016, 15:12Moscow,Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Navy aircraft carrier has eventually arrived in the eastern Mediterranean Sea from where, along with the rest of its battle group, it prepares to launch air strikes on Syria according to military sources. At Least 40 Miners Killed by Gunmen in Northern Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5522&SEO=at-least-40-miners-killed-by-gunmen-in-northern-nigeria 08 de noviembre de 2016, 14:30Abuja,Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian police have launched an investigation into the killing of at least 40 miners working on a site in the country''s northwestern state of Zamfara, a spokesman said today. Iran Signs Gas Deal with French Total Worth 4.8 Billion USD http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5518&SEO=iran-signs-gas-deal-with-french-total-worth-4.8-billion-usd Tehran, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The Iranian National Oil Company (INOC) has signed an agreement with the French Transnational Totalto to develop the first phase of the Pars Sur natural gas deposit at a cost of 4.8 billion dollars, it was announced today. Iran and Hizbullah Back Resistance Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5512&SEO=iran-and-hizbullah-back-resistance-policy 08 de noviembre de 2016, 11:22Beirut, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Hassan Nasrallah, the Secretary-General of Hizbullah - the Lebanese, Shiite movement - today defended, along with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Lebanon''s resistance movement''s against Israel and the regional countries that fuel wars in Syria and Yemen. Germany Boosts Aid to U.N. in Africa to Deter Europe Bound Migration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5493&SEO=germany-boosts-aid-to-u.n.-in-africa-to-deter-europe-bound-migration 08 de noviembre de 2016, 00:06Berlín, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Germany today pledged a 61-million-euro hike in funding for U.N. relief operations in Africa so that fewer of its people undertake perilous odysseys to Europe according to local authorities. Africa Demands Permanent Seats on UN Security Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5489&SEO=africa-demands-permanent-seats-on-un-security-council 07 de noviembre de 2016, 16:46United Nations, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) claimed here today a reform of the United Nations Security Council to increase its permanent and rotating members, with at least two seats in each case for the continent. Southern Countries Demand Security Council Reform at UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5490&SEO=southern-countries-demand-security-council-reform-at-un United Nations, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Saint Lucia defended today on behalf of more than 40 countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia for an immediate reform of the United nations (UN) Security Council, to adjust it to the current international situation. Lightning Storm Kills Two in a South African Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5474&SEO=lightning-storm-kills-two-in-a-south-african-province 07 de noviembre de 2016, 14:56Pretoria, November 7 (Prensa Latina) At least two people were killed and 20 ended up wounded when a lightning storm hit this weekend the town of Umzinyathi in northern South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, authorities said this Monday. Gebrselassie, New President of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5471&SEO=gebrselassie-new-president-of-the-ethiopian-athletics-federation Addis Ababa, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The legendary Ethiopian runner Haile Gebrselassie was elected to a four-year term as president of the Athletics Federation of his country, reported the national media today. Climate Change Conference, COP22, Starts in Morocco http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5462&SEO=climate-change-conference-cop22-starts-in-morocco Marrakesh, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The 22nd Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP22, has begun today in Morocco focused on concrete action included in the Paris Agreement. UAE to Evaluate Significance of U.S. Antiterrorist Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5460&SEO=uae-to-evaluate-significance-of-u.s.-antiterrorist-law 07 de noviembre de 2016, 11:26Abu Dhabi, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Delegates from the government and the National Federal Council (NFC, parliament) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will work as of today on the creation of a joint committee to evaluate the challenges posed by a recent antiterrorist law passed in the United States. ANC Discusses Ex Public Protector's Report http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5458&SEO=anc-discusses-ex-public-protectors-report 07 de noviembre de 2016, 10:51Pretoria, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Former South African public protector, Thuli Madonsela''s report on alleged corruption at the highest level of government of South Africa, is the subject of a meeting of the National Working Committee of the ANC today. Russia Denounces School Bombing Forgery http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5455&SEO=russia-denounces-school-bombing-forgery 07 de noviembre de 2016, 10:15Moscow, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) The Russian defense ministry today has denounced ''false accusations'' that Russia was involved in an attack on a school in the town of Al-Has, in the Syrian province of Idlib. Humanitarian Aid Reaches Several Syrian Provinces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5443&SEO=humanitarian-aid-reaches-several-syrian-provinces Damascus, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Distribution of humanitarian aid in regions of the Syrian provinces Deir ez-Zor, Homs, al-Suwayda, Tartus and Aleppo continued in recent hours, according to information circulated today in this capital. Iraq: Eighteen People Die becauase of Bomb Attacks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5442&SEO=iraq-eighteen-people-die-becauase-of-bomb-attacks Baghdad, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) At least 18 persons died and more than 30 were wounded today due to bomb attacks in Tikrit and Samarra, two cities north of this capital, reported Iraqi security sources. Malnutrition Claims the Lives of Children in South Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5437&SEO=malnutrition-claims-the-lives-of-children-in-south-africa Pretoria, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Though the number of children who die due to malnutrition has decreased, this is a phenomenon that still claims a great number of human lives, said the National Public Health Department here Sunday. Russia Defends Need to Make Humanitarian Pauses in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5436&SEO=russia-defends-need-to-make-humanitarian-pauses-in-syria Moscow, Nov 6 (Prensa L) Russia defended today the need to realize humanitarian breaks in the Syrian city of Alepo, on having answered to comments of the US Department of State, on the supposed uselessness of this practice. Memorandum Signed with Cuba Highlighted in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5419&SEO=memorandum-signed-with-cuba-highlighted-in-syria Damascus, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian media highlights today the signing of a memorandum of understanding to strengthen economic and trade relations with Cuba. UN: Islamic State Commits New Crimes in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5407&SEO=un-islamic-state-commits-new-crimes-in-mosul 04 de noviembre de 2016, 17:38United Nations, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) denounced today that the Islamic State (IS) continues executing civilians and using them as human shields in Mosul when facing the offensive of the Iraqi government to recover that city. Article in South African Press Condemns Effect of Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5390&SEO=article-in-south-african-press-condemns-effect-of-blockade-on-cuba 04 de noviembre de 2016, 11:40Pretoria, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The fundamental characteristics of the sanctions regime continue to punish Cuba, according to an extensive article published in the South African press today. Syrian-Jordanian Transport Company Restarts its Activities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5384&SEO=syrian-jordanian-transport-company-restarts-its-activities 04 de noviembre de 2016, 10:46Damascus, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) After several years of inactivity, the Syrian-Jordanian transport company has resumed operations distributing goods across the country, according to reports in Damascus today. New Evacuation of Migrant Camp in Paris Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5379&SEO=new-evacuation-of-migrant-camp-in-paris-begins Paris, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) French authorities have begun dismantling a migrant camp in the vicinity of the metro station of Stalingrad, in Paris, where more than 2500 migrants are concentrated. Terrorists Attack Russian Helicopter in Syria Without Casualties http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5378&SEO=terrorists-attack-russian-helicopter-in-syria-without-casualties 04 de noviembre de 2016, 10:27Damascus, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The Coordination Center for the ceasefire, in the Russian air base of Khmeimim, and the Syrian authorities have confirmed the terrorist attack on a helicopter carrying humanitarian aid. Iraqi Troops Advance in Mosul, Islamic State Leader Asks to Resist http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5363&SEO=iraqi-troops-advance-in-mosul-islamic-state-leader-asks-to-resist Baghdad, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Shiite Units of the People''s Mobilization (MP) cut today the route between Mosul ans the Syrian city of Raqqa, while the Islamic State Leader (IS), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi urged to resist until the end. Gambian National Golkeeper Drowned Crossing Mediterranean http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5355&SEO=gambian-national-golkeeper-drowned-crossing-mediterranean 03 de noviembre de 2016, 13:21Banjul, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Fatim Jawara, believed to have been just 19, was on board a boat that ran into trouble last week crossing from Libya to Europe Elephant Poaching Affects Africa's Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5350&SEO=elephant-poaching-affects-africas-economy Luanda, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Elephant poaching impacts the economies of African countries, losing them 25 million dollars in annual tourism revenue, according to results of a new scientific study, cited in Luanda today. Lebanese President Instructs Hariri to Form New Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5342&SEO=lebanese-president-instructs-hariri-to-form-new-government 03 de noviembre de 2016, 11:35Beirut, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Thursday appointed Saad Hariri prime minister and instructed him to form a new government, after the conclusion of rounds of consultations during which the Sunnite politician won 112 of 126 possible votes. Hariri: Named New Prime Minister http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5338&SEO=hariri-named-new-prime-minister Beirut, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Thursday named Saad Hariri as new prime minister. New Terrorist Attacks in Aleppo, Syria, Despite Truce http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5330&SEO=new-terrorist-attacks-in-aleppo-syria-despite-truce Damascus, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Terrorist groups in Aleppo today continue their attacks in the western part of the city and caused wounds to eight people, including two children, despite another truce decreed a few hours ago, military sources indicated. Russia Denounces Attacks of Western Coalition Against Iraqi Civilians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5329&SEO=russia-denounces-attacks-of-western-coalition-against-iraqi-civilians Moscow, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The Russian military command denounced on Thursday the massive bombings carried out by the United States-led international coalition against residential areas outside the Iraqi city of Mosul and in the Nainav province. Bashar Al-Assad: United States Makes Truces Fail http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5328&SEO=bashar-al-assad-united-states-makes-truces-fail Damascus, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) The United States and the West are totally responsible for the failure of the truce in Aleppo, said the Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in an interview with the Serbian newspaper Politika. Ansar Dine Denies Signing Ceasefire Agreement in Mali http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5315&SEO=ansar-dine-denies-signing-ceasefire-agreement-in-mali 02 de noviembre de 2016, 15:01Bamako, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The militant Islamist group Ansar Dine, linked to Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), has denied that a ceasefire agreement was signed in Mali, according to SITE Monitoring Service. Greece to Transfer 2,000 Refugees to Crete http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5312&SEO=greece-to-transfer-2000-refugees-to-crete Athens, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The Greek Migration Minister, Yannis Muzalas, said today that at the beginning of 2017, Greece will transfer about two thousand refugees heading for the island of Crete, in order to avoid the overflow of other camps. Shoigu: NATO Forcing Russia to Take Reciprocal Defensive Measures http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5311&SEO=shoigu-nato-forcing-russia-to-take-reciprocal-defensive-measures Minsk, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The US and NATO are building up their offensive capabilities on the Western borders of Russia and its ally Belarus, prompting Moscow to take reciprocal measures, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said. More Than 100 Terrorists Killed as Iraqi Forces Advance on Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5308&SEO=more-than-100-terrorists-killed-as-iraqi-forces-advance-on-mosul 02 de noviembre de 2016, 12:23Baghdad, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) More than 100 terrorists from the Islamic State (IS) were killed in clashes with Iraqi government forces during their advance to Mosul, amid contradictory reports about their presence in that city. Russia Announces New Ceasefire in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5293&SEO=russia-announces-new-ceasefire-in-aleppo Moscow, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Ministry of Defense announced a new 48-hour ceasefire to lend humanitarian aid in the Syrian city of Aleppo, while terrorist groups continue their aggression against the civilian population. Syrian, Russian Authorities Agree New Humanitarian Truce in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5291&SEO=syrian-russian-authorities-agree-new-humanitarian-truce-in-aleppo 02 de noviembre de 2016, 09:36Damascus, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian and Russian authorities agreed today a new humanitarian truce for 10 hours for next Friday in the city of Aleppo, it was officially announced in this capital. Mozambique Concerns about Series of Assassination of Political Figu http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5290&SEO=mozambique-concerns-about-series-of-assassination-of-political-figu 02 de noviembre de 2016, 09:35Maputo, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The National Police showed concern today by the recent assassination of members of the governmental Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) and Renamo, main opposition forces. Al-Assad: Syria Will Defeat Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5285&SEO=al-assad-syria-will-defeat-terrorism Damascus, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army will get rid Syria of terrorists, said President Bashar al-Assad, who denounced the support from the United States to these groups, according to the national media. Iran Expects Five Percent Growth for March 2017 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5284&SEO=iran-expects-five-percent-growth-for-march-2017 02 de noviembre de 2016, 01:57Tehran, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) The government of Iran expects a growth rate of five percent for the first quarter of 2017, announced president Hassan Rouhani when defending before the parliament the confidence vote for three new ministers. Terrorists Release Video that Shows Man Kidnapped in Burkina Faso http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5271&SEO=terrorists-release-video-that-shows-man-kidnapped-in-burkina-faso 01 de noviembre de 2016, 15:19Nouakchott, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The terrorist group Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) released a video that shows the Romanian citizen, Iulian Ghergut, who was kidnapped in April, 2015 in Burkina Faso. Cuba Starts International Convention on Science and Technology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5253&SEO=cuba-starts-international-convention-on-science-and-technology Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) With the opening ceremony of the 1st International Congress, CIDERS 2016, begins today the working sessions of the First International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation, at the Conference Center in Havana. Iraqi Officers Say the Military Will Enter Mosul Within Hours http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5251&SEO=iraqi-officers-say-the-military-will-enter-mosul-within-hours 01 de noviembre de 2016, 10:59Baghdad, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi senior officers responsible for the liberation of Nineveh assured today that ''in a few hours'' they will begin advancing towards the center of Mosul, where terrorists of the Islamic State are preparing a strong resistance. Western Sanctions Aggravate Suffering of Syrians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5248&SEO=western-sanctions-aggravate-suffering-of-syrians Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Western sanctions imposed to the Syrian society have aggravated the suffering of the people, amid a war worsened from abroad, Deputy Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Samer Al Khalil, said here today. Lebanon Wakes Up from Presidential Hangover http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5245&SEO=lebanon-wakes-up-from-presidential-hangover 01 de noviembre de 2016, 10:31Beirut, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The Free Patriotic Movement (FPM), the new party of Lebanese President Michel Aoun, reinforced its alliance with the Shiite movement Hezbollah, while leaders of different political organizations continued betting on the future government. Syria: Terrorists Attack UN Headquarters in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5243&SEO=syria-terrorists-attack-un-headquarters-in-aleppo Damascus, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Today terrorists attacked the headquarters of the United Nations and the newspaper reporters in the building that occupies the Shebaa hotel in the city of Aleppo, military sources confirmed. Russian Naval Group Arrives in Mediterranean Sea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5240&SEO=russian-naval-group-arrives-in-mediterranean-sea Moscow, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu announced on Tuesday the arrival in the Mediterranean Sea of a Russian naval group led by the battlecruiser Peter the Great, and denounced abuses committed by armed groups in Syria. Kenyan Troops Cause 140 Casualties to Terrorist Group Al-Sabab http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5230&SEO=kenyan-troops-cause-140-casualties-to-terrorist-group-al-sabab 31 de octubre de 2016, 17:09Mogadishu, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) More than 140 died last week in combats with the Kenyan Defense Forces (KDF) in Afmadhow, Baja Juba, the website Hiiraan Online reported today. Sudan, Kenya Sign Deal on Oil and Mining http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5220&SEO=sudan-kenya-sign-deal-on-oil-and-mining Jartum, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Sudan and Kenya on Sunday evening held bilateral talks and signed a number of agreements to strengthen the two country''s cooperation in oil and mining sector. Denmark: Found Frozen Bodies of Three Syrian Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5209&SEO=denmark-found-frozen-bodies-of-three-syrian-refugees 31 de octubre de 2016, 11:28Copenhagen, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The frozen bodies of three female refugees of Syrian origin were discovered inside a refrigerator located in south Denmark, the local police reported. Cuba Holds First International Convention on Science and Technology http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5206&SEO=cuba-holds-first-international-convention-on-science-and-technology Havana, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The First International Convention on Science and Technology has begun today here with more than 1,000 delegates from several countries and a comprehensive scientific program that includes 10 events, with 750 papers and an exhibition fair. Zimbabwe's Water Reservoirs in a Critical Situation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5200&SEO=zimbabwes-water-reservoirs-in-a-critical-situation Harare, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina ) The reservoir levels in Zimbabwe are today at minimum historic levels after the severe drought that hit the country, the worst in 25 years. South Africa: 831 People Arrested for Violence in University Protests http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5198&SEO=south-africa-831-people-arrested-for-violence-in-university-protests Pretoria, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina) Charges including violence, intimidation and malicious damage to property are pressed today against at least 831 people arrested by the South African police during the wave of protests in universities. Angola to Attend Summit of Portuguese Speaking Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5192&SEO=angola-to-attend-summit-of-portuguese-speaking-countries Luanda, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina) A delegation from Angola will participate in the 21st ordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPSC), scheduled to begin on Monday in Brasilia, local media reported, quoting diplomatic sources. Brasilia to Host 11th Summit of Portuguese-Speaking Countries http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5182&SEO=brasilia-to-host-11th-summit-of-portuguese-speaking-countries Brasilia, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) The 11th Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPSC) will be held next week at the Itamaraty Palace, in this capital, the Foreign Ministry announced on Saturday. South Africa Destroys 23,000 Illegal Firearms http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5180&SEO=south-africa-destroys-23000-illegal-firearms 29 de octubre de 2016, 10:50Pretoria, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Some 23,000 illegal firearms confiscated by the South African police were destroyed in a foundry in Germiston, Gauteng province, as part of efforts to fight that scourge in the country. UN Condemns Attack on Russian Embassy in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5175&SEO=un-condemns-attack-on-russian-embassy-in-syria Moscow, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Security Council condemned a mortar attack on the Russian Embassy in Damascus from zones controlled by the Syrian armed opposition, local television reported on Saturday. South Africa Starts Migration to Digital TV http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5173&SEO=south-africa-starts-migration-to-digital-tv 28 de octubre de 2016, 17:16Pretoria, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) A historic moment marked today in South Africa the beginning of the process of shutting down analogic television and migrating to new digital technology in zones of the Northern Cape province. Man Killed outside US Embassy in Kenya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5162&SEO=man-killed-outside-us-embassy-in-kenya 28 de octubre de 2016, 15:03Nairobi, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) An alleged member of the Somali terrorist group Al Shabab was shot dead after stabbing a security officer outside the US Embassy, the authorities said. Saudi Kingdom Offers to Fight Terrorists in Raqqa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5150&SEO=saudi-kingdom-offers-to-fight-terrorists-in-raqqa Riyadh, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia is ready to fight the terrorists of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Raqqa, said a military spokesman, in what was interpreted as a response to the meeting in Moscow on the Syrian crisis. Syria to Participate at Havana International Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5149&SEO=syria-to-participate-at-havana-international-fair 28 de octubre de 2016, 09:48Damascus, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) A large delegation from Syria will participate in the Havana International Fair in Cuba, from October 31 to November 4, it was officially announced today in this capital. Lavrov Calls UN to Reject 'Hysteria of Lies' Against Russia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5148&SEO=lavrov-calls-un-to-reject-hysteria-of-lies-against-russia Moscow, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged the UN to reject the hysteria of lies unleashed against his country as a result of the counter-terrorist operation in Syria, especially in the cities of Aleppo and Idlib. Foreign Ministers of Russia, Syria and Iran Discuss Ending Conflict http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5144&SEO=foreign-ministers-of-russia-syria-and-iran-discuss-ending-conflict Moscow, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) The foreign ministers of Russia, Syria and Iran are in discussion on the political-military and humanitarian situation in Syria, in particular with regards to the city of Aleppo. The deputy head of government and foreign minister of Syria, Valid Muallem, is conducting a visit to Moscow, which has coincided with the arrival of his Iranian counterpart, Zarif Chabad. UN Condemns Lethal Attack against school in Syrian Idlib Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5133&SEO=un-condemns-lethal-attack-against-school-in-syrian-idlib-province United Nations, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned today the recently reported attack against a school in the town of Haas, in the Syrian province of Idlib, causing the death of almost 30 civilians, mostly children. Scientists Expose Surface of the Tomb of Jesus Christ http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5128&SEO=scientists-expose-surface-of-the-tomb-of-jesus-christ Washington, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) An international team of scientists have exposed, for the first time in centuries, the original surface of what is traditionally considered the tomb of Jesus Christ, according to the National Geographic Society. France: Dismantling of Migrant Camp in Calais Is Almost Over http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5126&SEO=france-dismantling-of-migrant-camp-in-calais-is-almost-over Paris, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Some groups of migrants are wandering today on the grounds of the irregular camp in the French city of Calais, while the works to dismantle the improvised facility definitely using heavy machinery are almost over. More Than 500 Children Abducted After Attack on Sudanese City http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5124&SEO=more-than-500-children-abducted-after-attack-on-sudanese-city Khartoum, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) South Sudanese rebel commands have attacked a village in Sudan near the border with South Sudan and kidnapped around 500 children there, official sources report today. Islamic State Occupies Port City in Somalia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5119&SEO=islamic-state-occupies-port-city-in-somalia 27 de octubre de 2016, 11:06Mogadishu, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Groups of the Islamic State (ISIS) have occupied the Somali port of Qandala, in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, in the first operation that will allow the terrorist group to position itself in the country. Argentina's Position on Palestine Issue is Considered Cowardice http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5114&SEO=argentinas-position-on-palestine-issue-is-considered-cowardice Buenos Aires, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Argentina prominent writer and intellectual Stella Calloni said today that his country''s decision to abstain from voting in favor of Palestine at the Unesco is an act of cowardice. Iran Stresses Importance of Tripartite Meeting with Russia and Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5111&SEO=iran-stresses-importance-of-tripartite-meeting-with-russia-and-syria Tehran, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The meeting to be held by the Foreign Ministers of Iran, Russia and Syria in Moscow is ''very important'', and is an initiative of the ''Axis of Resistance against anti-Syrian terrorism'', according to the Iranian Foreign Ministry. Syria Denies Use of Toxic Gases in Military Operations http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5107&SEO=syria-denies-use-of-toxic-gases-in-military-operations 27 de octubre de 2016, 08:37Damascus, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Syria categorically denied the use of chemicals during military operations against terrorist groups in a statement released by the media today in Damascus. Saudi King Affirms his Country Lives a Historic Transformation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5081&SEO=saudi-king-affirms-his-country-lives-a-historic-transformation Riyadh, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The assertion of Saudi King lman bin Abdulaziz that his country lives a ''historic transformation'' with the Vision 2030 reinforced today the perception that the country exhibits a strong position at financial and liquidity levels. USA to Abstain in UN Resolution Of Blockade on Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5079&SEO=usa-to-abstain-in-un-resolution-of-blockade-on-cuba United Nations, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The United States will abstain today in its vote of the draft resolution presented by Cuba on the necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade on the island, American ambassador at UN, Samantha Power, announced today. Namibia Implements Measures to Face Water Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5075&SEO=namibia-implements-measures-to-face-water-crisis Windhoek, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Namibia began implementing the first phase of a three-phase project to address the water crisis currently affecting the center of the country. Gambia Withdraws From The International Criminal Court http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5072&SEO=gambia-withdraws-from-the-international-criminal-court 26 de octubre de 2016, 11:39Banjul, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Gambia became the third African State that decided to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) after South Africa and Burundi, announced the Minister of Information, Sheriff Bojang. Venezuela: Oil Stability with Political and Economic Objectives http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5071&SEO=venezuela-oil-stability-with-political-and-economic-objectives Moscow, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s objective to seek consensus among all petroleum producing countries has political and economic motivations, according to Energy Minister Eulogio del Pino. Kenya Terror Attack Leaves 12 Dead http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5041&SEO=kenya-terror-attack-leaves-12-dead Nairobi,Oct 25 (Prensa Latina)Twelve people have been killed in an overnight attack at Bishaaro Hotel in Mandera Town, northeast Kenya, by suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen, police confirmed today. Iran Demands Respect for Iraqi Sovereignty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5033&SEO=iran-demands-respect-for-iraqi-sovereignty Tehran, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Iran has repeated its call to respect Iraq''s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and criticized Turkey''s military presence there against Baghdad''s will under the pretext of fighting terrorism. Saudi Kingdom Determined to Fight Hezbollah http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5030&SEO=saudi-kingdom-determined-to-fight-hezbollah 25 de octubre de 2016, 10:35Riyadh, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) The Saudi government is determined to confront the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah and halt what it calls its ''terrorist activities'', according to comments from officials on new sanctions against the Shiite group. African Union: South Africa Entitled to Leave the ICC http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5024&SEO=african-union-south-africa-entitled-to-leave-the-icc Pretoria, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) South Africa is entitled to leave the International Criminal Court (ICC), according to the President of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, one of the voices that support Pretoria''s decision. Eighty Dead People Confirmed in Accident in Cameroon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5017&SEO=eighty-dead-people-confirmed-in-accident-in-cameroon 24 de octubre de 2016, 16:49Yaounde, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The authorities of Cameroon confirmed today that the dead people sum up to 80 and the injured, to 600 in the recent derailment of a train near the city of Eséka, Cameroon. Iraqi Forces Sweep Down 770 Terrorists in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5014&SEO=iraqi-forces-sweep-down-770-terrorists-in-mosul Baghdad, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Around 770 terrorists members of the Islamic State (ISIS) died, and another 23 were arrested, since the start of the operations to reconquer the city of Mosul by the Iraqi governmental forces. Terrorist Attacks in Cameroon Kill Three People and Wound Six http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=5002&SEO=terrorist-attacks-in-cameroon-kill-three-people-and-wound-six Yaounde, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Two terrorist suicidal bomb attacks today in the north of Cameroon caused the death of three people and wounds to six, the Government reported today. Angola, Most Important Supplier of Crude Oil to China in September http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4999&SEO=angola-most-important-supplier-of-crude-oil-to-china-in-september Luanda, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Angola appears today as the most important supplier of crude oil to China in September, recording 46 percent, compared to the same period in the previous year, displacing Saudi Arabia and Russia, which were its traditional suppliers. CO2 Levels in Atmosphere Increase Again in 2016 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4993&SEO=co2-levels-in-atmosphere-increase-again-in-2016 Washington, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere rose again this year and are expected to remain above the limit of 440 parts per million (ppm) throughout 2016. France: Dismantling of Migrant Camp in Calais Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4986&SEO=france-dismantling-of-migrant-camp-in-calais-begins Paris, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The dismantling of the migrant camp in the French city of Calais started today with a major operation, involving 1,250 policemen, according to information released by the prefecture of the department. Terrorists Sabotage Evacuation of Civilians in Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4976&SEO=terrorists-sabotage-evacuation-of-civilians-in-aleppo-syria Damascus, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Terrorist groups continue sabotaging humanitarian corridors and the truce decreed for the departure of civilians from the eastern neighborhoods in Aleppo, Syria, said today military sources today. Terrorists Sabotage Evacuation of Civilians in Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4977&SEO=terrorists-sabotage-evacuation-of-civilians-in-aleppo-syria 23 de octubre de 2016, 13:10Damascus, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Terrorist groups continue sabotaging humanitarian corridors and the truce decreed for the departure of civilians from the eastern neighborhoods in Aleppo, Syria, said today military sources today. Minister of Health of Swaziland Pleased with Cuban Physicians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4974&SEO=minister-of-health-of-swaziland-pleased-with-cuban-physicians By Deisy Francis Mexidor Iraq Continues Offensive against EI, After Rejecting Turkish Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4971&SEO=iraq-continues-offensive-against-ei-after-rejecting-turkish-aid Baghdad, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi troops today continued the armed operations against the Islamic State (EI) to release Mosul with air support from the international coalition, after the government rejected Turkey''s participation in the anti-terrorist crusade. Lebanese Druze Eye up Scene, Aimed at Possible Presidential Election http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4960&SEO=lebanese-druze-eye-up-scene-aimed-at-possible-presidential-election 22 de octubre de 2016, 16:18Beirut, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) The parliamentarian Lebanese Democratic Party (AD) related to the Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, is currently studying the Lebanese political situation, faced with presidential elections, which is probable now, after an agreement between Sunnis and Christians. Efforts of Angola to Reduce Poverty Recognized http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4955&SEO=efforts-of-angola-to-reduce-poverty-recognized Luanda, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Angola received a Mention of Honor from the United Nations, because of the improvements in the country, thasnks to the efforts of the government against hunger and poverty reduction. Iraqi Troops Make progress in Mosul, Civilians Continue Fleeing http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4944&SEO=iraqi-troops-make-progress-in-mosul-civilians-continue-fleeing 21 de octubre de 2016, 17:36Baghdad, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi Government troops retook eastern town of Bartalla, and Kurdish forces opened a new front as part of the joint offensive against the Islamic State (IS) in Mosul, a city from which an increasing exodus of displaced people continues. Medicines and other Supplies Distributed in Syrian Province of Hasak http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4933&SEO=medicines-and-other-supplies-distributed-in-syrian-province-of-hasak 21 de octubre de 2016, 15:05Damascus, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Health Ministry sent today a plane with 10 tins of medicines and other supplies to the province of Hasaka, 710 kilometers north from this capital, according to official reports. Morocco's Return to the African Union Must Be without Conditions http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4904&SEO=moroccos-return-to-the-african-union-must-be-without-conditions 20 de octubre de 2016, 17:03Algiers, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) ''Prodigal Morocco cannot give Africa conditions to return home,'' says journalist Owei Lakemfa referring to Morocco''s return to the African Union (AU), in an article published today by Sahara Press Service. President of Syrian Parliament Condemns Turkish Interference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4896&SEO=president-of-syrian-parliament-condemns-turkish-interference Damascus, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Assembly of the People of Syria, Hadiya Abbas, denounced today that the Turkish government opened its mutual border with Syria to the mercenaries, and provided money and weapons to those terrorists from the beginning of the crisis. Russian-Egyptian Military Exercises Continue Until Late October http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4888&SEO=russian-egyptian-military-exercises-continue-until-late-october Cairo, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Military maneuvers between Russia and Egypt troops on the Mediterranean coast near the city of Alexandria, will take place until October 26th. Trains Resume Circulation in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4887&SEO=trains-resume-circulation-in-syria 20 de octubre de 2016, 11:31Damascus, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) After almost five years, the first freight train has resumed its circulation in Syria transporting equipment for the electrical grid from the city of Homs to the Mediterranean port of Tartus, it was reported today in Damascus. Iran Calls US Statements Interference http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4863&SEO=iran-calls-us-statements-interference 19 de octubre de 2016, 17:32Tehran, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Iran has called the statements by a US top official, who questioned the independence of its judicial system, interference, and denounced US-Saudi maneuvers to justify the war in Yemen. Russian Uses Satellites to Monitor Operations in Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4858&SEO=russian-uses-satellites-to-monitor-operations-in-mosul 19 de octubre de 2016, 16:37Moscow, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Ministry today reported the sending of satellite monitoring equipment to the Iraqi city of Mosul, to supervise the operation against the terrorist movement, Islamic State (IS), stationed in the city. Terrorist Group Accepts Deal to Leave Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4852&SEO=terrorist-group-accepts-deal-to-leave-aleppo Damascus, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Elements of the terrorist group Ahrar al-Sham have accepted a deal allowing them to leave Eastern Aleppo in the coming hours, Syrian military forces confirmed today. Europol Detains 314 People in Crackdowns on Organized Crime http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4840&SEO=europol-detains-314-people-in-crackdowns-on-organized-crime Amsterdam, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The European Police Office (Europol) reported on Wednesday it has arrested 314 people and seized 2.4 tons of cocaine in an operation against organized crime. Prince Convicted for Murder is Executed in Saudi Arabia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4838&SEO=prince-convicted-for-murder-is-executed-in-saudi-arabia 19 de octubre de 2016, 10:36Riyadh, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Justice of Saudi Arabia executed a prince of the royal family sentenced to death three years ago for murdering a young man during a fight in the region of Al-Thumama, official media reported today. Syrian Armed Forces Denounce Plan for Terrorists´ Escape from Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4833&SEO=syrian-armed-forces-denounce-plan-for-terroristsa-escape-from-iraq Damascus, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian military reported an event promoted by the US and Saudi Arabia plan to facilitate the escape of terrorist groups from Iraq amid crackdown Mosul, according to media outlined today. Russia Demands Condemnation of Belgium for Civilian Deaths in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4830&SEO=russia-demands-condemnation-of-belgium-for-civilian-deaths-in-syria 19 de octubre de 2016, 08:20Moscow, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Russia has demanded from the West a strong condemnation against the bombing by Belgian F-16s against two homes in the Syrian town of Hassendjek, killing six civilians and wounding another four. Russia Announces Suspension of Air Raids Against Aleppo, in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4808&SEO=russia-announces-suspension-of-air-raids-against-aleppo-in-syria 18 de octubre de 2016, 11:37 Moscow, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced today the suspension of combat operations by the Russian and Syrian air force in the city of Aleppo - a break which is intended to allow the supply of humanitarian aid to enter the city. France Confirms High-level Mosul Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4807&SEO=france-confirms-high-level-mosul-meeting Paris, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed today that a ministerial meeting will be held on Thursday 19th in Paris on the subject of the retake of Mosul. Turkey Bans Public Meetings and Demonstrations in the Capital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4805&SEO=turkey-bans-public-meetings-and-demonstrations-in-the-capital Ankara, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Turkish authorities have banned public meetings and demonstrations in the capital until the end of November, as a result of the decreed state of emergency and the possibility of attacks by terrorist groups. Iraqi Forces Retake Villages to Facilitate Advance on Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4800&SEO=iraqi-forces-retake-villages-to-facilitate-advance-on-mosul Baghdad, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Kurdish troops and Iraq''s national army continue their offensive to liberate Mosul from the Islamic State (ISIS) from the vicinity of the Christian villages of Qaraqosh and Bartalla, while surveillance has intensified in the capital against possible attacks. Ministers of Coalition vs. IS to Hold Meeting in Paris http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4795&SEO=ministers-of-coalition-vs.-is-to-hold-meeting-in-paris Paris, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Various defense ministers from the countries of the international coalition led by the United States against the terrorist Islamic State (IS) will hold a meeting on October 25 in this capital city, said today the French Government. President Assures that Angola Is Going Well despite the Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4777&SEO=president-assures-that-angola-is-going-well-despite-the-crisis 17 de octubre de 2016, 16:07Luanda, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The President Jose Eduardo dos Santos said today that Angola is going well, despite the international economic and financial crisis caused by the collapse of oil prices, the country''s main source of income. UN Concerned about Civilians in the Offensive to Retake Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4763&SEO=un-concerned-about-civilians-in-the-offensive-to-retake-mosul 17 de octubre de 2016, 14:47United Nations, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The UN Undersecretary General Stephen O''Brien today expressed concern for the safety of the resident population in the Iraqi city of Mosul amid the offensive to expel the Islamic State (IS) there. Syria and Egypt to Strengthen Anti-terrorism Coordination http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4748&SEO=syria-and-egypt-to-strengthen-anti-terrorism-coordination 17 de octubre de 2016, 10:59Damascus, Oct 17 (Prensa-Latina) The visit to Egypt, the head of the National Security Bureau Syria, Major General Ali Mamlouk, helped strengthen the basis for coordinating the fight against terrorism, today highlighted media in Damascus. Iraq: Decisive Battle Against Islamic State in Mosul Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4742&SEO=iraq-decisive-battle-against-islamic-state-in-mosul-begins 17 de octubre de 2016, 10:12Baghdad, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Iraq, Haider Al-Abadi, declared the official start of military operations today, which will drive the Islamic State (ISIS) from Mosul, the country''s second largest city, towards advancing Kurdish Peshmerga forces. U.S. Admits Lack of International Support to Attack Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4740&SEO=u.s.-admits-lack-of-international-support-to-attack-syria 17 de octubre de 2016, 09:15Washington, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, admitted that the United States and the United Kingdom lack international support to carry out any military action against Syria, the Chicago Tribune reported on Monday. Turkey Is Excluded from Offensive against Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4737&SEO=turkey-is-excluded-from-offensive-against-mosul 17 de octubre de 2016, 08:46Ankara, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Turkish army was finally excluded from the coalition of countries that are participating in the offensive that started on Sunday at dawn against the city of Mosul, the bastion of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in northern Iraq. Nigerian Military Supports Negotiated Release of Kidnapped Girls http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4731&SEO=nigerian-military-supports-negotiated-release-of-kidnapped-girls 16 de octubre de 2016, 12:06Abuja, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian military on Sunday expressed their support for political negotiations leading to the release of 21 girls kidnapped two years ago by the terrorist group Boko Haram. Putin Denounces Creation of Terrorist Nests in Iraq and Libya http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4730&SEO=putin-denounces-creation-of-terrorist-nests-in-iraq-and-libya 16 de octubre de 2016, 11:53Moscow, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The aggressive policy by Western powers, especially the United States, in countries like Iraq or Libya has led to the creation of terrorists nests, Russian President Vladimir Putin noted on Sunday. Russia Ratifies Need for United, Secular and Sovereign Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4728&SEO=russia-ratifies-need-for-united-secular-and-sovereign-syria 16 de octubre de 2016, 11:34Moscow, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Sunday repeated the need to maintain a united, secular and independent Syrian state, a consideration approved by participants in the recent ministerial meeting in the Swiss city of Lausanne. South Africa's Participation in Brics Summit Highlighted http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4722&SEO=south-africas-participation-in-brics-summit-highlighted 16 de octubre de 2016, 09:21Pretoria, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The participation of South African President Jacob Zuma in the 8th Brics Summit that is being held on Sunday in Panaji, the capital of the Indian state of Goa, has made headlines on local television. Universities Crisis Establish Weekly news Guidelines in S.A. http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4715&SEO=universities-crisis-establish-weekly-news-guidelines-in-s.a. 15 de octubre de 2016, 12:17Pretoria, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The persistent students protests in South African universities continue today at the center of the media attention, marking the national news pattern for the third consecutive week. Copppal Claims Definitive Solution to Saharan Situation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4712&SEO=copppal-claims-definitive-solution-to-saharan-situation Asuncion, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Copppal demanded here the UN Security Council the breaking of the deadlock in the negotiations between the Polisario Front and Morocco. Guterres: Crisis in Syria Is a Priority http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4705&SEO=guterres-crisis-in-syria-is-a-priority 14 de octubre de 2016, 17:07Paris, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Antonio Guterres, the upcoming Secretary General of the United Nations, stated that they must try to end with the crisis in Syria, and the end of the crisis, should be a priority, in his Friday statements to French TV station France 24. Cuba and Algeria Tighten Cooperation Ties with New Agreements http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4704&SEO=cuba-and-algeria-tighten-cooperation-ties-with-new-agreements 14 de octubre de 2016, 16:37Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Algeria signed here today nine agreements for cooperation in the fields of biotechnology and higher education, as part of the official visit of Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal to Cuba. Weapons Imported by Somali Government End Up in Black Market http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4695&SEO=weapons-imported-by-somali-government-end-up-in-black-market 14 de octubre de 2016, 15:09Mogadishu, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Many weapons imported by the government of Somalia with UN authorization are resold to dealers in the capital''s black market, the media published today. UNESCO Adopts Resolution Describing Jerusalem as Multicultural City http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4679&SEO=unesco-adopts-resolution-describing-jerusalem-as-multicultural-city Paris, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The general director of Unesco, Irina Bokova, has confirmed today that Jerusalem is a multicultural city and a sacred space for the three monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Japan Plans to Expand Its Military Base in Djibouti http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4676&SEO=japan-plans-to-expand-its-military-base-in-djibouti 14 de octubre de 2016, 11:04Djibouti, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Japanese government sources confirmed they are requesting permission from the authorities of Djibouti to expand a military base used by the Self-Defense Forces (SDF) of Tokyo deployed here. The Main Problem in Syria Is Terrorism, Says President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4668&SEO=the-main-problem-in-syria-is-terrorism-says-president Damascus, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The main problem in Syria is terrorism and its supporters, if that gets a solution all that complicated image can be resolved, said President Bashar al Assad in an interview published in the country''s media. Fidel Castro Meets Prime Minister of Algeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4663&SEO=fidel-castro-meets-prime-minister-of-algeria Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, has met with the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Algeria, Abdelmalek Sellal, who is on an official visit to Cuba, which started on Wednesday, October 12th. Advisers Discuss with Obama Military Options Against Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4660&SEO=advisers-discuss-with-obama-military-options-against-syria 14 de octubre de 2016, 08:56Washington, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama will meet today with his main foreign policy advisers so as to discuss different options that the US military could apply in the war in Syria. Cuba and Algeria Sign Cooperation Agreement http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4658&SEO=cuba-and-algeria-sign-cooperation-agreement 14 de octubre de 2016, 08:31Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Algeria signed a cooperation agreement on health on occasion of the presence here of Algerian Prime Minister, Abdelmalek Sellal, who is today in his second journey of an official visit. Armed Extremists Sabotage Reconciliation in Aleppo, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4657&SEO=armed-extremists-sabotage-reconciliation-in-aleppo-syria 14 de octubre de 2016, 08:26Damascus, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The Front for the conquest of the Levant, formerly Al-Nusra, threatens to kill anyone attempting to abide by the process of reconciliation in Aleppo, as reported by military sources. Nigeria States it Will Keep on Fighting against Boko Haram http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4653&SEO=nigeria-states-it-will-keep-on-fighting-against-boko-haram 13 de octubre de 2016, 18:16Abuja, 13 oct (PL) Nigeria will continue its military operations against Boko Haram, said today the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed. Guatemalan Police Arrest 106 Asian and African Migrants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4633&SEO=guatemalan-police-arrest-106-asian-and-african-migrants 13 de octubre de 2016, 15:00Guatemala, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Guatemalan Police put today 106 undocumented migrants, apparently Asians and Africans, at the disposal of the General Directorate of Migration. Nigeria Confirms Release of 21 Girls Kidnapped by Boko Haram http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4625&SEO=nigeria-confirms-release-of-21-girls-kidnapped-by-boko-haram 13 de octubre de 2016, 13:20Abuja, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Nigeria confirmed today the release of 21 of the 200 girls kidnapped by the sect Boko Haram in 2014 in the northern town of Chibok. The Mufti of Aleppo Denounces Terrorist Sabotage of Peace Efforts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4620&SEO=the-mufti-of-aleppo-denounces-terrorist-sabotage-of-peace-efforts 13 de octubre de 2016, 11:54Damascus, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Aleppo mufti, Mahmoud Akkan, has condemned the the sabotage of negotiations by mercenaries paid by sources outside of the country. South African Girl, Africa's Youngest Writer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4619&SEO=south-african-girl-africas-youngest-writer Pretoria, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) A South African girl, Michelle Nkamankeng, at seven years old, has become Africa''s youngest author and has been added to the list of the 10 best young writers in the world, after publishing her book ''Waiting for the Waves''. Brics Trade Ministers Discuss Further Cooperation in India http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4618&SEO=brics-trade-ministers-discuss-further-cooperation-in-india 13 de octubre de 2016, 10:42New Delhi, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The trade ministers of Brics meet on Thursday in this capital to discuss the strategies to enhance cooperation in that sector among the member countries of that bloc, and to analyze the world''s economic situation. European Powers Might Sanction Russia over Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4613&SEO=european-powers-might-sanction-russia-over-syria 13 de octubre de 2016, 10:02Moscow, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Several European powers might implement new sanctions against Russia due to its stance on the Syrian conflict, according to British media, quoted in this capital on Thursday. Russia Denounces New Attack Against its Embassy in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4609&SEO=russia-denounces-new-attack-against-its-embassy-in-syria Moscow, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Foreign Ministry today denounced a new mortar attack against its embassy in Damascus, which lasted two hours. Algerian Prime Minister Visits Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4581&SEO=algerian-prime-minister-visits-cuba 12 de octubre de 2016, 16:17Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Algerian Prime Minister, Abdelmalek Sellal arrived in the Cuban capital today to pay an official visit, with the purpose of consolidating the bonds of friendship and solidarity between his country and Cuba. Somali Claims Over US Attacks Being Investigated http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4576&SEO=somali-claims-over-us-attacks-being-investigated 12 de octubre de 2016, 14:57Mogadishu, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The US government said that Somalian claims, regarding the death of 22 soldiers on the outskirts of the city of Galkayo, are being investigated, according to today''s media reports Qatar, Iran Analyze Syria Situation with Russian Authorities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4574&SEO=qatar-iran-analyze-syria-situation-with-russian-authorities 12 de octubre de 2016, 13:02Doha, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Qatar and Iran, which countries support conflicting sides in Syria analyzed in Russia the situation of that country, noted the local media by commenting talks of diplomatic chiefs in this capital, Tehran and Moscow. Syrian Ambassador Denounces US Support to Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4565&SEO=syrian-ambassador-denounces-us-support-to-terrorists New Delhi, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Syrian ambassador in India, Riad Kamel Abbas, accused US today of supporting terrorism and denounced the Western powers for their interference in the internal affairs of various countries on behalf of democracy. Russian Senate Ratifies Establishment of Permanent Airbase in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4551&SEO=russian-senate-ratifies-establishment-of-permanent-airbase-in-syria 12 de octubre de 2016, 09:10Moscow, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The Council of the Russian Federation (Senate) ratified on Wednesday the agreement for the establishment of a permanent air base in the Syrian city of Jmeimim, from where the Russian aviation conducts operations against terrorist groups. Syrian Province of Hasaka Receives UN Aid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4533&SEO=syrian-province-of-hasaka-receives-un-aid 11 de octubre de 2016, 16:45Damascus, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) A lot of food aid and 450 tents were delivered in the Syrian province of Hasaka, 710 kilometers north from Damascus, authorities in this country reported today. Terrorists Launch Rockets on Damascus Sites http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4527&SEO=terrorists-launch-rockets-on-damascus-sites Damascus, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) At least seven Katyusha-like rockets were fired today by terrorists against central sites in Damascus, leaving six people injured and damage, said authorities. Rescued Missing Kenyan Hikers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4523&SEO=rescued-missing-kenyan-hikers 11 de octubre de 2016, 15:08Nairobi, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Three hikers and a tour guide who went missing are alive and safe after being found in the Aberdare Mountains, by a search and rescue team. Cuban Unionist Pays Tribute to Agostinho Neto in Angola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4521&SEO=cuban-unionist-pays-tribute-to-agostinho-neto-in-angola Luanda, 11 Oct (Prensa Latina) The Secretary General of the Workers'' Central Union of Cuba (CTC), Ulises Guilarte, paid homage today to the first President of Angola, Agostinho Neto when visiting the memorial located in this capital. Terrorists Attacks Kill Six in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4518&SEO=terrorists-attacks-kill-six-in-aleppo 11 de octubre de 2016, 13:05Damascus, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) At least 10 dead and over 20 injured have been left by terrorist mortar attacks in Aleppo, north of Damascus and the southern city of Daraa, military sources report today. Africa Recognizes and Thanks Cuba for Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4514&SEO=africa-recognizes-and-thanks-cuba-for-cooperation Pretoria, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Africa has showed a lot of gratitude and recognition for the collaboration Cuba has provided to this continent, Vice President of the Cuban Council of State, Salvador Valdes Mesa, said before continuing his regional trip. Turkey Defies Baghdad and States It Will Remain in Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4511&SEO=turkey-defies-baghdad-and-states-it-will-remain-in-iraq 11 de octubre de 2016, 11:11Istanbul, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Diplomatic tension between Turkey and the Iraqi government, escalated today after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that Turkish troops will remain camped in Bashiqa,in northern Iraq. Crisis in South African Universities, No Solution at Sight? http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4508&SEO=crisis-in-south-african-universities-no-solution-at-sight 11 de octubre de 2016, 10:54Por Deisy Francis MedidorPretoria, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The protests in universities continue making headlines in South Africa today, in a crisis that seems to be endless. Ministerial Group to Resolve Crisis in South African Universities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4505&SEO=ministerial-group-to-resolve-crisis-in-south-african-universities Pretoria, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) South African president, Jacob Zuma, has established a working ministerial team to help normalize the situation in the country''s higher education institutions, according to an official statement released today. Russia Criticizes US Withdrawal from Talks on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4503&SEO=russia-criticizes-us-withdrawal-from-talks-on-syria 11 de octubre de 2016, 10:38Moscow, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Russia has today criticized the US withdrawal from negotiations on Syria and called the decision a ''Pyrrhic victory'', supported by those who advocate the use of force in the conflict. Chinese President to Attend BRICS Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4495&SEO=chinese-president-to-attend-brics-summit Beijing, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the 8th BRICS summit to be held in India, and will visit Cambodia and Bangladesh, announced today Lu Kang, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Arrest of Suspected Terrorist in Germany Confirmed http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4494&SEO=arrest-of-suspected-terrorist-in-germany-confirmed 11 de octubre de 2016, 00:02Berlin, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The German police arrested a suspected terrorist on the run in the city of Leipzig, according to media. UN Commissioner Calls New Saudi Bombing on Yemen an Outrage http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4493&SEO=un-commissioner-calls-new-saudi-bombing-on-yemen-an-outrage 10 de octubre de 2016, 13:44United Nations, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra''ad al-Hussein called today an outrage the bombing on Saturday that caused hundreds of victims in Yemen, attributed to the coalition led by Saudi Arabia. South African Universities Back to Classes after Protests http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4491&SEO=south-african-universities-back-to-classes-after-protests 10 de octubre de 2016, 12:23Pretoria, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) At least six South African universities will go back to classes today, after the violent student protests recorded in those educational centers in recent weeks, demanding free education. Bulgaria Arrests 60 Migrants in Border with Turkey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4489&SEO=bulgaria-arrests-60-migrants-in-border-with-turkey 10 de octubre de 2016, 11:38Sofia, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Bulgarian border police arrested today 65 undocumented migrants and refugees trying to enter the country hidden in a train loaded with minerals. Angola Participates in Meeting on SADC Security in DR of Congo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4487&SEO=angola-participates-in-meeting-on-sadc-security-in-dr-of-congo 10 de octubre de 2016, 11:17Luanda, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Angolan Foreign Minister George Chicoty is heading the delegation from his country that is participating today in the meeting of the Defense and Security authority of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Russia Will Create Permanent Naval Base in Syrian Port of Tartus http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4483&SEO=russia-will-create-permanent-naval-base-in-syrian-port-of-tartus Moscow, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Russia will create a permanent naval base in the Syrian port of Tartus, said Nikolai Pankov, Defense Viceminister of the Federation Council (Senate). France Calls on United Kingdom to Assume Its Duty To Migrant Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4480&SEO=france-calls-on-united-kingdom-to-assume-its-duty-to-migrant-children 10 de octubre de 2016, 10:29Paris, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Interior Minister of France, Bernard Cazeneuve, urged today the UK to assume its duty towards children without parents, who remain in the camp of migrants in Calais and have family in British soil. Cuba to Keep on Fighting Until the End of the Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4479&SEO=cuba-to-keep-on-fighting-until-the-end-of-the-blockade Pretoria, 10 Oct (Prensa Latina) ''Cuba will continue to present at the United Nations the resolution on ending the blockade for as long as the United States applies its aggressive policy against our country'', said the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ana Teresita Gonzalez. Nigeria Arrested 7 Judges on Charges of Corruption http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4477&SEO=nigeria-arrested-7-judges-on-charges-of-corruption 10 de octubre de 2016, 09:59Abuja,Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Seven judges were arrested during the weekend in different states across the country over alleged corrupt practices and hundred of thousand of dollars were sized by authorities according to local media. Chinese Premier Li Starts Visit to Macao http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4473&SEO=chinese-premier-li-starts-visit-to-macao 10 de octubre de 2016, 09:15Beijing,Oct 10 Prensa Latina) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) today for a three-day inspection visit. Czech Republic Offers Support and Aid to Syrian People http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4472&SEO=czech-republic-offers-support-and-aid-to-syrian-people 10 de octubre de 2016, 09:06Damascus, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Martin Tlapa, stressed the importance of finding a solution to the Syrian crisis and reiterated that his country seeks to help this nation within Europe. UNHCR Concerned on Europe's Incapability to Handle Immigration Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4467&SEO=unhcr-concerned-on-europes-incapability-to-handle-immigration-crisis 10 de octubre de 2016, 07:51Geneva, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) warned today about the incapability of European countries to handle a possible massive flow of immigrants. Founder of Wikileaks Discloses US Plans in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4466&SEO=founder-of-wikileaks-discloses-us-plans-in-syria 10 de octubre de 2016, 07:49Damascus, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian media published today founder of Wikileaks Julian Assange''s denunciations on the United States plans to overthrow the government of Bashar al Assad since 2006. Syrian Army Rejects Terrorist Attacks in Two Southern Provinces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4463&SEO=syrian-army-rejects-terrorist-attacks-in-two-southern-provinces Damascus, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army rejected two attempts of terrorist attacks in Daraa and Sweida, located nearly at a hundred kilometers from Damascus, according to military sources. Cuba Re-elected to Vice Presidency of WFTU http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4461&SEO=cuba-re-elected-to-vice-presidency-of-wftu 10 de octubre de 2016, 07:44Durban, South Africa, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba was re-elected to one of the vice-presidencies of the Presidential Council of the WFTU during the 17th Congress of the organization, which concludes today in South Africa. Israel Increases Use of Real Ammunition against Palestinians http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4458&SEO=israel-increases-use-of-real-ammunition-against-palestinians United Nations, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Humanitarian Office for Coordination Afffairs (OCHA) warned Friday on an increase of the use of real ammunition by Israeli security forces against Palestinian civilians. South Africa Congratulates Desmond Tutu in his 85 Birthday http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4432&SEO=south-africa-congratulates-desmond-tutu-in-his-85-birthday 07 de octubre de 2016, 12:08Pretoria, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Multiple congratulation messages to South African Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, have been circulating here today on the occasion of his 85th birthday. Half a Million Haitian Children Live in Areas Devastated By Matthew http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4430&SEO=half-a-million-haitian-children-live-in-areas-devastated-by-matthew 07 de octubre de 2016, 12:00United Nations, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Half a million children live in the southern Haitian areas of Grand Anse and Grand South, the areas most devastated by Hurricane Matthew, but is still unclear how many need urgent help, the UN warned today. UN Demands Friendly Solution to Turkey-Iraq Confrontation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4431&SEO=un-demands-friendly-solution-to-turkey-iraq-confrontation 07 de octubre de 2016, 12:00Ankara, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The UN have asked the government in Ankara and Baghdad for a friendly solution to the open confrontation motivated by Turkish troops in northern Iraq, according to reports by the Anadolu news agency published today. Russia Accepts UN Proposal to Solve Crisis in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4427&SEO=russia-accepts-un-proposal-to-solve-crisis-in-aleppo 07 de octubre de 2016, 10:41Moscow, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Russia could accept a proposal by UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura to resolve the crisis related to the city of Aleppo, in Syria, said the Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Vietnam-Iran Relations has New Goals after Rouhani Visit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4423&SEO=vietnam-iran-relations-has-new-goals-after-rouhani-visit 07 de octubre de 2016, 10:10Hanoi, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Iran president, Hassan Rouhani today concluded an official visit to Vietnam during which the goal to raise bilateral trade to 2 billion dollars was reaffirmed. George Mavrikos Re-elected General Secretary of the WFTU http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4421&SEO=george-mavrikos-re-elected-general-secretary-of-the-wftu 07 de octubre de 2016, 09:54Durban, South Africa, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Greek union leader, George Mavrikos has been reelected general secretary of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), according to today''s reports. Hezbollah Believes that US Elections Influence Regional Crises http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4418&SEO=hezbollah-believes-that-us-elections-influence-regional-crises Beirut, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) The Resistance movement, Hezbollah, said today that the political paralysis in Lebanon and other Middle Eastern crises depends on the upcoming presidential elections in the US and ruled out positive changes until then. Turkish military fired on Syrian civilians and kill a child http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4417&SEO=turkish-military-fired-on-syrian-civilians-and-kill-a-child Damascus, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Turkish forces fired on Syrian civilians in the town of Derbaseh, 710 kilometers north of Damascus, and killed a child and wounded two others, officials said. Lebanese Capital in Cinema Festival Shadowed by Censorship http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4395&SEO=lebanese-capital-in-cinema-festival-shadowed-by-censorship 06 de octubre de 2016, 13:33Beirut, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The international film festival of this capital is being held today under the shadow of political censorship to three movies, a decision that demerits the image of Lebanon as ''center of free expression'' in the Arab world. South Africa Premier Reaffirms Support for Cuba vs. Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4392&SEO=south-africa-premier-reaffirms-support-for-cuba-vs.-blockade Bloemfontein, South Africa, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The Premier of Free State province in South Africa, Ace Magashule, has reiterated his commitment to solidarity with Cuba until the U.S. blockade imposed on the island, for more than 50 years, has been eliminated. Russia Calls on US to Really Fight Against Terrorism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4383&SEO=russia-calls-on-us-to-really-fight-against-terrorism 06 de octubre de 2016, 11:22Moscow, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) Russia has called on the US to take the fight against terrorism seriously, particularly against variants of the Al-Nusra group in Syria and warned of the dire consequences of playing along with these extremist forces. Syria Faces a Campaign of Lies, Says President Al Assad http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4380&SEO=syria-faces-a-campaign-of-lies-says-president-al-assad 06 de octubre de 2016, 10:52Damascus, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) Syria faces a campaign of lies since the beginning of the war, and therefore accept the fact not make the president a person with credibility, said here President Bashar al Assad. Russia Denies Possibility of Armed Clash with US in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4373&SEO=russia-denies-possibility-of-armed-clash-with-us-in-syria 06 de octubre de 2016, 09:09Moscow, Oct 6 (PL) Russia has denied that a direct confrontation with US forces in Syria is likely, following the suspension of negotiations between both sides seeking a solution to the conflict in the country. French Foreign Minister to Moscow and Washington for Talks on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4367&SEO=french-foreign-minister-to-moscow-and-washington-for-talks-on-syria Paris, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) French Foreign Minister Jean Marc Ayrault will travel to Moscow today and to Washington on Friday, on a tour devoted to the situation in Syria, this country''s Foreign Ministry reported. Cuba and Nigeria Reaffirm Ties of Friendship and Solidarity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4361&SEO=cuba-and-nigeria-reaffirm-ties-of-friendship-and-solidarity 05 de octubre de 2016, 17:15Havana, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Foreign, Affairs Bruno Rodriguez and his Nigerian counterpart, Geoffrey Onyeama, have reaffirmed today their mutual interest in strengthening the historical ties of friendship and solidarity between both countries. Russia Denounces as 'Dirty' Maneuvers of the United States at the UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4347&SEO=russia-denounces-as-dirty-maneuvers-of-the-united-states-at-the-un Moscow, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Russia denounced the United States today by calling ''dirty'' the maneuvers it used, with support from UK and Ukraine, to torpedo the adoption of a declaration at the UN on a terrorist attack on Russia''s embassy in Damascus. Extremist Nigerian Group Conditions Prisoners Exchange http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4331&SEO=extremist-nigerian-group-conditions-prisoners-exchange 04 de octubre de 2016, 17:45Abuja, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The head of the terrorist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, said to the federal government of Nigeria the release of more than 200 schoolgirls will be in exchange of the terrorists maintain captive since the year 2014. Some 11,000 Civil Casualties in Yemen since March 2011, Says UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4330&SEO=some-11000-civil-casualties-in-yemen-since-march-2011-says-un 04 de octubre de 2016, 17:39United Nations, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said today that since March 2015 civilian fatalities in Yemen amounted to 10,963, out of that total 1,014 are fatal victims. Nigerian Minister Expresses Gratitude for Cuban Solidarity http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4328&SEO=nigerian-minister-expresses-gratitude-for-cuban-solidarity 04 de octubre de 2016, 17:37Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria, Geoffrey Onyeama, thanked today the Cuban government and people for the solidarity offered by the Cuban collaborators in areas such as health, education and sports, among others. Polisario Front Demands Respect to Saharan Self-determination http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4326&SEO=polisario-front-demands-respect-to-saharan-self-determination By Waldo Mendiluza Russia Open to Reestablish Cooperation with USA in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4318&SEO=russia-open-to-reestablish-cooperation-with-usa-in-syria 04 de octubre de 2016, 16:06Moscow, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Russia appeared today open to reestablish cooperation with the United States to achieve a regime of cessation of hostilities in Syria, said spokesman for the Kremlin, Dmitri Peskov. Described as Stable Situation in Angolan Province of Cabinda http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4307&SEO=described-as-stable-situation-in-angolan-province-of-cabinda Luanda, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Angolan Minister of the Interior, Angelo da Veiga Tavares, described as stable the situation at present in the province of Cabinda and the situatuion today in the province of Cabinda and rejedcted versions of the alleged death of 50 military since last August. Lebanon Draws Attention to its High Number of Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4295&SEO=lebanon-draws-attention-to-its-high-number-of-refugees Beirut, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Political and journalistic circles in Lebanon have reignited the debate over the incessant flow of Syrian refugees to the country, upon learning that it is among the top 10 countries that house half of the world''s displaced. Lawyer Proposes Saudi Arabia to Respond to U.S. with JASTA-Like Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4288&SEO=lawyer-proposes-saudi-arabia-to-respond-to-u.s.-with-jasta-like-law 04 de octubre de 2016, 10:06Riyadh, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Lawyer Khaled Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Nuwaisser, an expert in international law, on Tuesday suggested that Saudi authorities enact a similar law to the one approved by the Congress of the United States to sue this Arab country for terrorist actions. Suicide Bombing Causes more than 30 Dead in Syrian Province http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4287&SEO=suicide-bombing-causes-more-than-30-dead-in-syrian-province Damascus, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) About 34 rose today the death toll from the suicide bombing that occurred Monday night at a wedding in the province of Hassakeh, in northeastern Syria. Tensions in South African University Following Student Protests http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4283&SEO=tensions-in-south-african-university-following-student-protests Pretoria, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The academic program at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, South Africa, resumed today amid tension and a heavy police presence as a result of the protests of the past two weeks. Lavrov Demands From US Clarity on Terrorists in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4255&SEO=lavrov-demands-from-us-clarity-on-terrorists-in-syria Moscow, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov demanded today more clarity from the United States on the classification of terrorists in Syria, and warned of the violation of the agreements reached in Geneva. Saudi Kingdom Applies Gregorian Calendar for Public Sector Payment http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4254&SEO=saudi-kingdom-applies-gregorian-calendar-for-public-sector-payment Riyadh, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia began to apply the Gregorian calendar to pay salaries and bonuses for government workers, a decision that leaves the Islamic calendar forced by the need for new austerity measures, local media reported today. South African Universities Resume Classes after Protests http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4249&SEO=south-african-universities-resume-classes-after-protests Pretoria, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Classes in some South African universities where violent students protests occurred could be resumed today although tension and insecurity continue in various campus. South Sudan Accepts Deployment of More Peacekeeping Forces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4242&SEO=south-sudan-accepts-deployment-of-more-peacekeeping-forces Juba, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) The authorities of South Sudan accepted today, after weeks of negotiations and discussions, the resolution of the UN Security Council on the deployment of other 4,000 peacekeeping forces here. Iranian President to Visit Vietnam Next Week http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4237&SEO=iranian-president-to-visit-vietnam-next-week Hanoi, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will pay an official visit to Vietnam starting on Wednesday to further strengthen bilateral diplomatic relations, which were established in 1973, official sources said. Car Bomb Explodes in front of Restaurant in Somali Capital http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4231&SEO=car-bomb-explodes-in-front-of-restaurant-in-somali-capital Mogadishu, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) A car bomb driven by a suicide attacker was detonated in front of a restaurant in this capital on Saturday, killing four people, the police and witnesses said. Russia Chairs UN Security Council http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4228&SEO=russia-chairs-un-security-council United Nations, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Saturday assumed the monthly presidency of the United Nations Security Council in a key period for the election of the next secretary general of the organization. Saudi Arabia Announces Diplomatic Ties with Saint Kitts and Nevis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4224&SEO=saudi-arabia-announces-diplomatic-ties-with-saint-kitts-and-nevis Riyadh, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia on Saturday announced the establishment of diplomatic relations with Saint Kitts and Nevis, a Caribbean country with which it committed to consolidating ties and mutual support in such matters as international peace and security. Cuban Unionists Strengthen Ties with Angolan Peers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4222&SEO=cuban-unionists-strengthen-ties-with-angolan-peers Luanda, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) The secretary general of the Cuban Workers'' Federation (CTC), Ulises Guilarte de Nascimiento, reaffirmed here his organization''s will to maintain and expand the historic relationship with the Angolan workers'' union. Greece to Deport over 1000 Immigrants each Month Starting in November http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4219&SEO=greece-to-deport-over-1000-immigrants-each-month-starting-in-november Athens, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) Greece plans the deportation of 250 immigrants each week, which represents more than 1000 people each month, starting in November, said today a senior official. Around 100,000 People isolated in South Sudan http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4216&SEO=around-100000-people-isolated-in-south-sudan Geneva, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) expressed its concern today for the situation of around 100,000 people that it considered trapped in the South Sudanese locality of Yei, surrounded by the Army. Lavrov Deplores Unethical Statements by USA on Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4215&SEO=lavrov-deplores-unethical-statements-by-usa-on-syria 30 de septiembre de 2016, 17:23Moscow, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov deplored today unethical statements by the US State Department on Russia´s policy in Syria, in a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry. Bissau-Guinean President Meets with Cuban Internationalist Doctors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4212&SEO=bissau-guinean-president-meets-with-cuban-internationalist-doctors 30 de septiembre de 2016, 16:33Havana, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Bissau-Guinean President Jose Mario Vaz met today in this capital with Cuban doctors that fulfilled internationalist missions in that African country. Israel's Former President Shimon Peres Buried in Jerusalem http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4206&SEO=israels-former-president-shimon-peres-buried-in-jerusalem 30 de septiembre de 2016, 13:54Tel Aviv, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Attended by several heads of State and Government of western nations and the majoritary absence of Arab leaders, former Israeli President Shimon Peres was buried today in Jerusalem. Botswana Celebrates 50 Years of Independence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4204&SEO=botswana-celebrates-50-years-of-independence 30 de septiembre de 2016, 13:02Gaborone, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Botswana is celebrating 50 years of independence from Britisn rule today. Saudi Arabia Warns about Disastrous Consequences of JASTA Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4199&SEO=saudi-arabia-warns-about-disastrous-consequences-of-jasta-law 30 de septiembre de 2016, 12:32Riyadh, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia has warned of ''disastrous consequences'' from a United States law allowing 9/11 victims to sue the kingdom, in a major spike in tension between the longstanding allies. Media Says Terrorists in Syria Receive More Weapons http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4198&SEO=media-says-terrorists-in-syria-receive-more-weapons 30 de septiembre de 2016, 12:29Damascus, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Different news agencies, as well as Facebook and Twitter, confirmed today the recent delivery of weapons to terrorist groups in Syria, according to media outlets in Damascus. Namibia's First President Honors Cuba's National Hero http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4189&SEO=namibias-first-president-honors-cubas-national-hero Havana, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Sam Nujoma, the founding President of Namibia, will pay tribute here today to Cuba''s National Hero, Jose Marti, as part of his visit to the island. Cuban President Mets Prime Minister of Lesotho http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4186&SEO=cuban-president-mets-prime-minister-of-lesotho Havana, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz, received the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili, who is on an official visit to Cuba. Syria Allocates 65 Billion Dollars to Revitalize Economy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4183&SEO=syria-allocates-65-billion-dollars-to-revitalize-economy Damascus, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) The Higher Council for Economic Planning and Social Syria proposed as priorities for 2017 a figure of 64 thousand 600 million pounds, about 65 million dollars to revitalize the industry and agriculture. Bissau-Guinean President Stresses Tight Relation with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4176&SEO=bissau-guinean-president-stresses-tight-relation-with-cuba 29 de septiembre de 2016, 17:17Havana, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Bissau-Guinean President Jose Mario Vaz highlighted today the importance of the figures Amilcar Cabral and the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro, in the strengthening of the relations between both countries. Harsh Clashes in Two Nearby Neighborhoods to Damascus, Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4174&SEO=harsh-clashes-in-two-nearby-neighborhoods-to-damascus-syria 29 de septiembre de 2016, 17:07Damascus, Sept 29 (Prensa Latina) Harsh clashes take place since less than 24 hours ago in the neighborhoods of Qudsaya and Al Hama, some 15 kilometers northwest of Damascus, military sources told Prensa Latina. Nigeria Accepts Mediation in Exchange of Kidnapped Gilrs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4173&SEO=nigeria-accepts-mediation-in-exchange-of-kidnapped-gilrs Abuja, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari accepted mediation by the UN to release prisoners of the extremist group Boko Haram, in exchange for releasing more than 250 student girls kidnapped by that faction. South African President Calls to Peace at Universities http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4169&SEO=south-african-president-calls-to-peace-at-universities 29 de septiembre de 2016, 15:40Pretoria, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) South African President Jacob Zuma called today to restore peace at all higher-education institutions, which have been submerged into student protests for almost two weeks. Botswana Prepares Celebration of 50 Years of Independence http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4168&SEO=botswana-prepares-celebration-of-50-years-of-independence 29 de septiembre de 2016, 14:28Gaborone, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Heads of State and Government of several countries will attend celebration tomorrow for the 50th anniversary of Botswana''s Independence. Russia Questions U.S. Counter-Terrorist Intentions in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4166&SEO=russia-questions-u.s.-counter-terrorist-intentions-in-syria Moscow, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Russia questioned today the United States'' counter-terrorist intentions in Syria, after the statements by the State Department, which predicted violent actions against Moscow. Guinea-Bissau's President Begins Official Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4164&SEO=guinea-bissaus-president-begins-official-visit-to-cuba Havana, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Republic of Guinea Bissau, Jose Mario Vaz, today begins his official visit to Cuba the the laying of a wreath at the statue of Amilcar Cabral in the Park of the African Heroes, in the capital. Pentagon Confirms Sending 615 New Troops to Iraq http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4163&SEO=pentagon-confirms-sending-615-new-troops-to-iraq Washington, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Deputy US Secretary of State, Ashton Carter has confirmed the sending of 615 additional troops to Iraq to support the offensive by local forces against the Islamic State (IS) in Mosul. Threatened by Famine 75 000 Nigerian Children http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4156&SEO=threatened-by-famine-75-000-nigerian-children Abuja, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) About 75,000 children could die in 2017 in Nigeria by famine situation created by the terrorist sect Boko Haram, today warned the United Nations Fund for Children (UNICEF). Antiterrorist Law Is an Arrow against the U.S., Bahrain Warns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4153&SEO=antiterrorist-law-is-an-arrow-against-the-u.s.-bahrain-warns Manama, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Bahrain on Thursday ratified its strong support for Saudi Arabia and warned that the approval by the U.S. Congress of a law against the promoters of terrorism is an arrow thrown against that country. Iran Defends Resistance and Diplomacy Against US Blockade http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4149&SEO=iran-defends-resistance-and-diplomacy-against-us-blockade 29 de septiembre de 2016, 10:14Tehran, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Resistance and diplomacy are the solutions to the U.S. economic blockade against Cuba, an Iranian organization of solidarity with Latin America have said today, after demanding an end to that policy. Obama to Attend Shimon Peres' Funeral http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4148&SEO=obama-to-attend-shimon-peres-funeral Washington, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Israel on Thursday to attend the funeral of former Prime Minister Shimon Peres, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 93. Angola to Host Summit to Examine Situation in Congo DR http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4144&SEO=angola-to-host-summit-to-examine-situation-in-congo-dr Luanda, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) As President of the International Conference on the Region of the Great Lakes (Cirgl), Angola will examine here in October the situation of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as it was announced in this capital. France to Host International Meeting on Libya's Situation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4142&SEO=france-to-host-international-meeting-on-libyas-situation Paris, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) France will host an international meeting next week to discuss the situation in Libya, French Foreign Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault told the Council of Ministers. Syrian Army Takes Two Neighborhoods and Continues Fighting in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4140&SEO=syrian-army-takes-two-neighborhoods-and-continues-fighting-in-aleppo 28 de septiembre de 2016, 17:34Damascus, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Army units and allied militias continue fighting today in the neighborhood Bab al-Nairab, after retaking Salahuddin and Farafir, two neighborhoods in the east of the city of Aleppo, 350 kilometers north from the capital. COP17 in South Africa: SOS for Cycad Plants http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4132&SEO=cop17-in-south-africa-sos-for-cycad-plants Johannesburg, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) An expert on conservation said today here that out of the 308 families existing in the world of the primitive cycad plants, South Africa currently has 38 of the most threatened species. Saudi Activists Pressure Monarchy for More rights for Women http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4130&SEO=saudi-activists-pressure-monarchy-for-more-rights-for-women 28 de septiembre de 2016, 13:26Riad, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Activists in Saudi Arabia expressed today their willingness to keep the pressure on key sectors of the country to eliminate a system of custody of women that allows men to control them regarding important rights. Syria Exports Items to 80 Countries, Despite Crisis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4122&SEO=syria-exports-items-to-80-countries-despite-crisis 28 de septiembre de 2016, 10:39Damascus, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Syria continues to export various textile items to markets in 80 countries around the world, despite the crisis, said here today minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Adib Mayaleh. South African University Classes Suspended after Protests http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4121&SEO=south-african-university-classes-suspended-after-protests Pretoria, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Academic activities continue today suspended at several universities in South Africa, as a result of violent student protests demanding free education. Israeli Former President Shimon Peres Died http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4115&SEO=israeli-former-president-shimon-peres-died Tel Aviv, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) Israeli former president Shimon Peres died today here at 93 years old after being admitted several days after a sudden deterioration in his health. More Chinese Peacekeepers to Liberia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4111&SEO=more-chinese-peacekeepers-to-liberia Beijing, Sep 28 (Prensa Latina) China sent a team of 109 peacekeepers to join a one-year mission of the United Nations (UN), in Liberia, official sources declare today. Lesotho's Prime Minister Praises Relations with Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4089&SEO=lesothos-prime-minister-praises-relations-with-cuba Havana, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Lesotho, Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili, said his visit to Cuba which started on September 25th aims to bring about new levels of cooperation with Cuba. Nigeria: Humanitarian Disaster underway, Says NGO http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4073&SEO=nigeria-humanitarian-disaster-underway-says-ngo Abuja, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) Several areas of northeastern Nigeria suffer extreme poverty after being recovered by the army from the control of the terrorist group Boko Haram, said the NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). PLO Deplores Donald Trump´s Statements on Israel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4069&SEO=plo-deplores-donald-trumpas-statements-on-israel 26 de septiembre de 2016, 16:47Ramallah, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) deplored today the recent statements by US presidential candidate Donald Trump, who said that if he wins the presidential elections he would recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital city of Israel. Syrian Aleppo Citizens Advised to Keep out of Occupied Neighborhoods http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4068&SEO=syrian-aleppo-citizens-advised-to-keep-out-of-occupied-neighborhoods 26 de septiembre de 2016, 16:10Damascus, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) The command of the military operations in the Syrian city of Aleppo reiterated today to the residents in the eastern neighborhoods in that city to keep away from the concentration centers and headquarters of terrorists. Violent Protests in South Africa Universities Continue http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4054&SEO=violent-protests-in-south-africa-universities-continue Pretoria, Sep 26 (Prensa Latina) Violent student protests in South African universities continue today, amid calls to restore order and end the destruction of facilities. Iran Launches Production Line of Long-range Missiles Zolfaqar http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4040&SEO=iran-launches-production-line-of-long-range-missiles-zolfaqar 25 de septiembre de 2016, 12:12Tehran, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) Iran today launched the production line for its first long range and solid-fuel missile Zolfaqar, and announced the manufacturing of three new types of rockets in the coming months. Warning about Protests in South African University http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4039&SEO=warning-about-protests-in-south-african-university Pretoria, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of the Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa, warned about the attempts by some people to use the student protests to cause damage. Prime Minister of Lesotho Begins Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4031&SEO=prime-minister-of-lesotho-begins-visit-to-cuba Havana, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili, today began an official visit to Cuba, which will strengthen relations between the two nations. Prime Minister of Lesotho Begins Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4032&SEO=prime-minister-of-lesotho-begins-visit-to-cuba 25 de septiembre de 2016, 10:29Havana, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili, today began an official visit to Cuba, which will strengthen relations between the two nations. Greatest Threat to Peace Surronds Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4027&SEO=greatest-threat-to-peace-surronds-syria 25 de septiembre de 2016, 09:39By Pedro Garcia hernandez Gabonese Presidential Electoral Results Validated http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4020&SEO=gabonese-presidential-electoral-results-validated 24 de septiembre de 2016, 13:58Libreville, Sep 24 (Prensa Latina) Libreville is under tight police and military surveillance today, after the Supreme Court of Gabon confirmed the reelection of President Ali Bongo Ondimba, in the elections held in August. World Conference on Wildlife in Johannesburg http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=4015&SEO=world-conference-on-wildlife-in-johannesburg 24 de septiembre de 2016, 10:37Pretoria, Sep 24 (Prensa Latina) About 3,500 delegates attended today in South Africa the meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites). Syrian Army, Allied Militias Begin Offensive in Aleppo http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3996&SEO=syrian-army-allied-militias-begin-offensive-in-aleppo 23 de septiembre de 2016, 15:05Damascus, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) The military operations command of the Syrian Armed Forces have announced the beginning of a general offensive against areas occupied by terrorist groups in the region of Aleppo, 350 kilometers north of Damascus. Kuwaiti Sectors Foster Cooperation with Peru and Costa Rica http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3993&SEO=kuwaiti-sectors-foster-cooperation-with-peru-and-costa-rica 23 de septiembre de 2016, 13:32Kuwait, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) Government and business sectors in Kuwait called today for stronger ties with Latin America, specifically with Peru and Costa Rica. Angola President Asks for Africa's Right to Permanent Seat at UN SC http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3987&SEO=angola-president-asks-for-africas-right-to-permanent-seat-at-un-sc United Nations, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina)Angolan Vice President, Manuel Vicente has demanded the right for Africa to have a permanent seat at the Security Council. China-Eurasia Expo Includes Caribbean and Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3981&SEO=china-eurasia-expo-includes-caribbean-and-africa Beijing, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) Caribbean and African countries are participating for the first time at the 5th China-Eurasia Expo, which takes place, as every year, in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region, northwest China. US Senior Officer Acknowledges Strength of Syrian Government http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3979&SEO=us-senior-officer-acknowledges-strength-of-syrian-government 23 de septiembre de 2016, 09:49 Washington, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) The head of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph Dunford, has acknowledged that the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ''is in a stronger position than a year ago''. New Convoy with Humanitarian Aid for Syrian Locality http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3976&SEO=new-convoy-with-humanitarian-aid-for-syrian-locality Damascus, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) A new convoy of 23 trucks entered the town of Moadamiyeh with humanitarian aid and necessities, informed sources in Damascus today of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent. Sweden Outlines Raids to Find Illegal Immigrants with Jobs http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3968&SEO=sweden-outlines-raids-to-find-illegal-immigrants-with-jobs Stockholm, Sept 22 (Prensa Latina) The Swedish Police announced today plans to carry out operations and raids in companies and factories that allegedly hire illegal immigrants and refugees. Egypt Arrests in Migrants Tragedy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3954&SEO=egypt-arrests-in-migrants-tragedy 22 de septiembre de 2016, 11:53Cairo, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian authorities today arrested four suspects involved in an illegal immigration attempt via the Egypt Sea which ended in tragedy yesterday. ISIS 'Emir' Detained After Battles in Southern Lebanon http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3952&SEO=isis-emir-detained-after-battles-in-southern-lebanon Beirut, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) The Lebanese army today arrested a leader of the Islamic State (ISIS), identified as Imad Yasseen, in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain El-Hilweh, where intense and sporadic firefights have been taking place since last night. South Africa among the Top 20 Countries to visit, Say Experts http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3951&SEO=south-africa-among-the-top-20-countries-to-visit-say-experts Pretoria, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) South Africa now ranks in fourth place in the list of the trade publication Condé Nast on the top 20 countries in the world to visit. Pretoria Praises Cuba-South Africa Cooperation in Health http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3949&SEO=pretoria-praises-cuba-south-africa-cooperation-in-health 22 de septiembre de 2016, 10:51Pretoria, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) The South African Health Deputy Minister, Dr. Joe Phaahla, has highlighted the benefits that cooperation agreements with Cuba give to his country. Guinea Bissau Crisis Labeled Political-Institutional http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3943&SEO=guinea-bissau-crisis-labeled-political-institutional 22 de septiembre de 2016, 10:34United Nations, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) President of Guinea Bissau, Jose Mario Vaz labeled of political-institutional the crisis prevailing today in his country and ruled out to be political-military. Five Million People Suffer from Hunger in Somalia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3932&SEO=five-million-people-suffer-from-hunger-in-somalia Mogadishu, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) Due to a drought, five million Somalis barely have enough to eat, a figure that represents 4 out of 10 people in the country, according to the United Nations. Russia Reveals US presence at Attack Area in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3928&SEO=russia-reveals-us-presence-at-attack-area-in-syria 21 de septiembre de 2016, 17:06Moscow, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The Russian military command today revealed information about the presence of a US Predator drone in the area where a recent attack took place against a UN convoy, near Aleppo. Most French Reject Immigrants and Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3926&SEO=most-french-reject-immigrants-and-refugees 21 de septiembre de 2016, 16:18Paris, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Fifty-seven percent of the French population is opposed to welcoming refugees and immigrants to Europe, according to a survey published today. Ban Ki-moon Calls for Reactivation of Ceasefire in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3924&SEO=ban-ki-moon-calls-for-reactivation-of-ceasefire-in-syria 21 de septiembre de 2016, 15:08United Nations, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has today called for renewed efforts to reinstate the ceasefire in Syria and resume peace talks. EAU, UK Call to Join Efforts to Combat Financial Crimes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3916&SEO=eau-uk-call-to-join-efforts-to-combat-financial-crimes 21 de septiembre de 2016, 12:49Abu Dhabi, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Government authorities and experts from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United Kingdom (UK) said it is highly important to combat financial crimes and strengthen coordination to maintain economic security in the international community. United States to Increase Tensions in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3909&SEO=united-states-to-increase-tensions-in-syria 21 de septiembre de 2016, 11:24Washington, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The US government is assessing a military plan to arm the Syrian Kurdish community, which would increase tensions with Turkey and with the authorities in Damascus, as reported today by The New York Times. Military Parade in Iran Shows Rejection of United States and Israel http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3906&SEO=military-parade-in-iran-shows-rejection-of-united-states-and-israel 21 de septiembre de 2016, 11:13Tehran, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Demonstrations of modern weapons and war materiel, and messages condemning policies of the US and Israel marked an imposing parade in Iran, on occasion of the 36th anniversary of the start of the war with Iraq. South Africa-France Commission Presents Report to UN http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3905&SEO=south-africa-france-commission-presents-report-to-un 21 de septiembre de 2016, 11:07United Nations, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Health security is today a need particularly urgent in the developing countries, warned a report presented here by presidents of South Africa, Jacob Zuma and from France, Francois Hollande. Largest World Deposit of Black Granite Found in Angola http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3901&SEO=largest-world-deposit-of-black-granite-found-in-angola Luanda, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Angolan geologists discovered in the provinces of Huila and Cunene an area of 45 thousand square kilometers of black granite, the largest one covered by that natural Stone in the world, it was known today. Lavrov Rejects Accusations of Attack on Convoy in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3899&SEO=lavrov-rejects-accusations-of-attack-on-convoy-in-syria Moscow, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov rejected on Wednesday US accusations on the Russian or Syrian aviation''s alleged involvement in an attack on a humanitarian convoy Syria. More Syrian Peoples Join Reconciliation, add up 642 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3897&SEO=more-syrian-peoples-join-reconciliation-add-up-642 Damascus, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Despite a truncated truce, the Coordination Center of the ceasefire, in the Russian base Hemymin, reported that 642 Syrian villages joined the reconciliation process, as published today in Damascus. Violent Protests at Universities in South Africa http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3892&SEO=violent-protests-at-universities-in-south-africa Pretoria, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Violent protests today threaten to spread to several universities, following the announcement of the possible tuition fees in South Africa for 2017. Iraqi Government Forces Attack IS Near Mosul http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3885&SEO=iraqi-government-forces-attack-is-near-mosul 20 de septiembre de 2016, 17:40Baghdad, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Regular forces and allied tribal militias launched today an effective attack against the Islamic State (IS) in the northern town of Shergat, as part of the offensive and preparations for the attack against Mosul. Demonstrations in D.R. of Congo Lead to 50 Deaths http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3879&SEO=demonstrations-in-d.r.-of-congo-lead-to-50-deaths 20 de septiembre de 2016, 12:09Kinshasa, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The death toll due to protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has risen to 50. The protesters are demanding that the president Joseph Kabila step down, according to a statement published by the opposition coalition. Syria: Residents of Aleppo Leave Besieged Neighborhoods http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3875&SEO=syria-residents-of-aleppo-leave-besieged-neighborhoods Damascus, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Fifty people, mostly women and children, have managed to escape eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, which are besieged by terrorist groups, it was reported today. Saudi Arabia Describes Plans of Dismantled Terrorist Cells http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3876&SEO=saudi-arabia-describes-plans-of-dismantled-terrorist-cells Riyadh, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) At least four suicide attacks in an advanced state of preparation were prevented by Saudi security forces, with the arrest of 17 alleged members of three terrorist cells, media outlets revealed today. President Raul Castro Meets Iranian Head of State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3859&SEO=president-raul-castro-meets-iranian-head-of-state Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) President Raul Castro met his peer from the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, who began an official visit to Cuba to strengthen relations between the two countries. Fidel Castro Receives President of Islamic Republic of Iran http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3858&SEO=fidel-castro-receives-president-of-islamic-republic-of-iran Havana, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, received Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who is on an official visit to Cuba. Syrian President Meets with Iranian Ministerial Advisor http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3849&SEO=syrian-president-meets-with-iranian-ministerial-advisor 19 de septiembre de 2016, 18:37Damascus, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Syrian president Bashar al-Assad held a meeting today with Hussein Gaber Ansari, advisor of the Iranian Foreign Minister, and dealt with issues as the struggle against terrorism. Turkey Has Largest Number of Syrian Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3836&SEO=turkey-has-largest-number-of-syrian-refugees Ankara, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Turkey has largest number of Syrian refugees on its borders. The annual report International Migration Outlook, of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), published today, puts the figure at 2.7 milion. Iranian President Begins Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3823&SEO=iranian-president-begins-visit-to-cuba Havana, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, begins an official visit to Cuba today after participating at the 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Venezuela this weekend. South African Govt. Calls on University Students to Calm Down http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3814&SEO=south-african-govt.-calls-on-university-students-to-calm-down 18 de septiembre de 2016, 12:09Pretoria, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The South African government called on university students to calm down in light of the outbreak of protests in some higher education institutions throughout the country against the enrollment fees. Russia Accuses U.S. of Tacit Support for Islamic State http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3811&SEO=russia-accuses-u.s.-of-tacit-support-for-islamic-state Moscow, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Sunday accused the United States of tacitly supporting the terrorists of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and rejected Washington''s arguments to refuse to call an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council. Exhibition on Fidel Castro Tours South African Provinces http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3809&SEO=exhibition-on-fidel-castro-tours-south-african-provinces Cape Town, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) With the opening of a photographic exhibition on Fidel Castro, the University of Western Cape (UWC) joined the extensive tribute in South Africa to the Cuban leader on occasion of his recent 90th birthday. Syria Denounces U.S. Support for Terrorist Groups http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3808&SEO=syria-denounces-u.s.-support-for-terrorist-groups 18 de septiembre de 2016, 10:59Damascus, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Syria''s Foreign Ministry said that the U.S. air raid on positions of the Syrian Arab Army in Deir Ezzor is a serious and flagrant violation and proves Washington''s support for the terrorists. Rebels Kill 20 People in Central African Republic http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3807&SEO=rebels-kill-20-people-in-central-african-republic Bangui, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The police in the Central African Republic reported on Sunday that 20 people were killed and several were injured in an attack by rebels in the central region of Kaga Bandoro. Iranian President Begins Visit to Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3800&SEO=iranian-president-begins-visit-to-cuba Havana, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani begins today an official visit to Cuba until September 20th, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on its website. Somali Community near Kenyan Border Attacked http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3796&SEO=somali-community-near-kenyan-border-attacked Mogadishu, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The Somali anti-government organization Al Shabab killed seven soldiers in an attack on El Wak community, near the border with Kenya, said today sources from the armed group and also government officials. Egypt Supports Libyan Army Actions in Oil Terminals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3785&SEO=egypt-supports-libyan-army-actions-in-oil-terminals 16 de septiembre de 2016, 16:58Cairo, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The Egyptian government said Friday that it expresses its support to the recent take of four important Libyan oil terminals by the Libyan Army, whish supports the parliament at Tobruk. Mauritania Worried about New US Anti-terror Law http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3770&SEO=mauritania-worried-about-new-us-anti-terror-law 16 de septiembre de 2016, 14:42Nouakchott, 16 Sep (Prensa Latina) Mauritania has expressed deep concern about the recent approval in US of a law called The Justice Vs Law against those sponsoring terrorism, noted a statement from the Foreign Ministry here. Boko Haram Threatens the President of Nigeria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3742&SEO=boko-haram-threatens-the-president-of-nigeria 15 de septiembre de 2016, 15:29Abuja, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian extremist sect Boko Haram threatened in a video of approximately 13 minutes to capture the President, Mohammadu Buhari, in occasion of the Eid al Adha, the most important festivity of the Islam. IADF Favorsf Policies to Eliminate Poverty http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3730&SEO=iadf-favorsf-policies-to-eliminate-poverty Rome, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The International Agricultural Development Fund (IADF) alerted on the importance to focus policies and investments to transform rural towns and eliminate poverty. Saudi Arabia Praises Arab Support against U.S. Counter-Terrorism Act http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3728&SEO=saudi-arabia-praises-arab-support-against-u.s.-counter-terrorism-act Riyadh, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia praised today the solidarity of several Arab-Islamic countries and organizations after the U.S. Congress unanimously passed the legislation that allows families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. Mozambique President Attends Economic Meetings in US http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3727&SEO=mozambique-president-attends-economic-meetings-in-us Maputo, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Mozambique president, Filipe Nyusi, will visit the United States to discuss the difficulties the country is facing with regards to the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Pretoria Holds Africa Aerospace and Defense Fair http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3724&SEO=pretoria-holds-africa-aerospace-and-defense-fair Pretoria, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) For the first time, military equipment manufactured on the African continent are being exhibited at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD 2016) Fair in South Africa, local press reports today. US Assigns Unprecdented Amount of Money to Israel for Security http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3713&SEO=us-assigns-unprecdented-amount-of-money-to-israel-for-security Washington, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The United States today signed a new agreement on security with Israel that grants Tel Aviv 38 billion dollars per year for a decade, the biggest agreement of this kind in the history of the North American country. Terrorist Groups Again Violation Truce in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3708&SEO=terrorist-groups-again-violation-truce-in-syria 14 de septiembre de 2016, 15:39Damascus, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Terrorist groups have violated the truce in Syria once more, and this time have attacked, on several occasions, a forest close to the village of Tsenin, in the province of Homs, 162 kilometers north of Damascus. Israeli Airforce Attacks Syrian Military Post in Hermon Mount http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3700&SEO=israeli-airforce-attacks-syrian-military-post-in-hermon-mount 14 de septiembre de 2016, 12:31Damascus, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The Israeli air force attacked, for fifth time in less than a week, a Syrian military post in Hermon Mount, in Quneitra province, reported today the military sources in Damascus. Iran: Saudi Arabia Seeks to Wash Front Al-Nusra's Image http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3692&SEO=iran-saudi-arabia-seeks-to-wash-front-al-nusras-image Tehran, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Iran has said that by renaming the Front Al-Nusra, Saudi leaders intend to sell the ''fanaticism from the Dark Ages as a bright vision for the 21st century'', a way of making up their failed regional policies. Saudi Kingdom Still Interested in Evolution of Ceasefire in Syria http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3690&SEO=saudi-kingdom-still-interested-in-evolution-of-ceasefire-in-syria 14 de septiembre de 2016, 10:48Riyadh, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia is still interested in the implementation of temporary ceasefire in Syria, hoping that it could lead to the resumption of a political process based on resolutions of international forums, noted an official source today. Syria Denounces Israeli-Regime Complicity with Terrorists http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=3670&SEO=syria-denounces-israeli-regime-complicity-with-terrorists 13 de septiembre de 2016, 17:00Damascus, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Foreign Ministry denounced today the danger of the obvious alliance of the Israeli Zionist regime with terrorist groups such as the Front for the Conquer of the Levant, former Al-Nusra Front.