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África / Medio Oriente

Dar El Salaam, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Heavy rains that hit this capital a few days ago have killed 14 people, police sources reported today.

Addis Abbaba, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Ethiopian government plans to hire foreign companies to help develop the country''s sugar industry, after canceling the contract to a military-industrial conglomerate in a key project, it was announced in this capital today.

Luanda, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Upward revision to Angola economy growth for this year and 2019 made by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is seen today with optimism by political groups and local entrepreneurs.

Beirut, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) So far this year, Israel has arrested 45 Palestinian journalists, has killed one and has injured over 90, according to a report sent to Prensa Latina.

Simferopol, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) A Syrian official delegation arrived in Crimea to attend the 4th International Economic Forum of Yalta 2018, coinciding with the celebration today of the youth version of that event.

Ankara, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The spokesman of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Joel Millman, deemed today that the migration agreement between the European Union and Turkey was crucial to curb refugees'' arrival in Greece.

Tehran, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Iran denied accusations by the United States and the United Kingdom in the UN Security Council regarding the alleged participation of Tehran in the war in Yemen.

Riyadh, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) After a 30-year ban on the enjoyment of cinema art in the country, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia will open today a new theater with the box-office hit U.S. movie Black Panther. The film will thus renew the taste for cinema recreation, following certain very strict norms of behavior.

Bujumbura, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina)The Burundian government and members of the ruling party have been engaged in a violent crackdown on opponents ahead of a controversial referendum planned for May this year sources said.

By Oscar Bravo Fong

Damascus, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Syria, a country where mass demonstrations are held these days in rejection of the recent aggression of the United States and Western allies, celebrates today the 72nd anniversary of Independence Day.

Luanda, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Mukshisa Kituyi, secretary general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), assured that Unctad will supoort the work in Angolan ports for development, local media reported.