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África / Medio Oriente

Algiers, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Algeria gives a high priority to the fight against terrorism, but will not be involved in conflicts in countries of the Sahel, Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel stated today.

23 de enero de 2018, 15:35Bangui, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Along with the omnipresent threat of epidemics due to unburied corpses and famine due to economic paralysis, the Central African Republic reached a record number of displaced people today, UN sources reported today.

23 de enero de 2018, 15:32N''Djamena, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Chadian police reported today the arrest of more than a hundred people for ''disturbing public order and the destruction of public property'', following the mass protests that took place in the capital yesterday.

23 de enero de 2018, 15:28Abuja, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo urged the current president, Mohammadu Buhari, to abstain from presenting his candidacy for next year''s elections due to his disappointing performance in the first magistracy.

Beirut, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Ziad Doueiri''s film ''The Insult'' became the first Lebanese film to be nominated for an Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film Category.

Abuja, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The presidents of Equatorial Guinea, Theodore Obiang Nguema, and Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, met today behind closed doors in the Buhari''s Government House.

Libreville, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The government of Gabon joined the Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI), created to implement measures to deal with losses and damages in Africa, the national press reported today.

Nairobi, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) A citizen of the United States and another of the Czech Republic died today in a paragliding accident in the Kerio Valley Reserve, in western Kenya.

Luanda, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Australian Lucapa Diamond Company announced today the discovery of the largest colorful diamond extracted from the Lulo mine in the northern Angolan province of Lunda Norte.

Damascus, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) An attack with explosives by terrorist groups killed Mohammed Abdul Aziz Shehadat, representative of the Reconciliation Commission in the town of Dael, in the southern Syrian province of Deraa, according to social activists.

London, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The price of oil continued today to rise and was close to US$70 dollars a barrel, supported by forecasts of global economic expansion and production cuts led by OPEC.