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Cape Verde Salt Island, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The 12th Summit of Heads of State of the Community of Portuguese Speaking- Countries (CPLP) concludes today on the Salt Island, Cape Verde, with a declaration that supports the existing consensus for free mobility of people in the area.


Tokyo, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Koreeda made official the presence of actors Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke in his upcoming film La Vérité (The Truth), despite regretting the details previously leaked, the local press reported.


Tehran, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Amid tensions with the United States, the Iranian Defense Minister, General Amir Hatami, said today that the country''s Armed Forces are prepared to face their foreign enemies.


Tripoli, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Libyan coastguard units intercepted a fragile vessel in which 158 undocumented migrants tried to reach European coasts with the risk of sinking and ending their lives in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea.


Hanoi, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese authorities confiscated more than 940 kg of heroin, 1,500 kg of marijuana and 40 kg of opium, as well as 800,000 pills of synthetic drug in the first half of the year.


Managua, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Another police officer was killed by alleged terrorists in the city of Masaya, besieged by the violence of criminal groups in the context of the sociopolitical crisis that continues today in Nicaragua.


Pretoria, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Health, Alfredo Gonzalez, holds meetings in this capital with union leaders, foreign ministry officials and the presidential minister Nkosozana Dlamini Zuma, the embassy of that South African country reported.


Managua, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan government called as biased the declarations of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights regarding the socio-political crisis which is still raging in the country.


La Paz, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The executive director of the International Quinoa Center (CIQ), Edgar Solis, said that Bolivia expects an exponential increase in the production of this grain, with a figure of more than 68,000 tons, which was the goal for 2017.


Damascus, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) More than 120 buses arrived today in the village of Al-Eis, south of Aleppo province, to evacuate hundreds of civilians from the towns of Kefraya and Fua, in Idlib, under siege by terrorist groups.


Pretoria, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) South African truckers blocked one of the access roads to the city of Durban, in the province of KwaZulu Natal (KZN), to protest the rise in fuel prices in the country.