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Africa / Middle East

Bujumbura, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Burundi Communication Regulatory Body (CNC) announced Friday to suspend the radio transmissions of the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) and the American Voice of America (VOA) during 6 months for not respecting national laws.

Nairobi, May 4 (Prensa Latina) The general secretary of the national Red Cross, Abbas Gullet,told Friday the recent floods caused by heavy rains here have left at least 112 dead persons.

Bagdad, May 4 (Prensa Latina) The terrorist group Islamic State (IS) has continued raids in the southern and eastern plains of Iraq, according to a report disclosed by the Peshmerga (armed forces of the Iraq's autonomous northern Kurdish region).

Addis Ababa, May 4(Prensa Latina) Ethiopia and Israel have signed several cooperation agreements on health, education, energy and agriculture, national press reported here Friday.

Damascus, May 4 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army and their Palestinian allies have carried out today new successful battles against the Islamic State terrorist group in southern Damascus, after the Hajar al-Aswad area was split in two parts.

Maputo, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the opposition Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo), Afonso Dhlakama, allegedly died of a serious diabetes crisis, media reports confirmed today.

03 de mayo de 2018, 17:07Addis Ababa, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia will join the investments in the port of Sudan, following an agreement signed between the two countries, said today official sources.

03 de mayo de 2018, 16:50Windhoek, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Angolan President Joao Lourenzo arrived in Namibia today, the second and last point of a tour of southern Africa, to participate in the commemoration ceremony of the Cassinga massacre 40 years ago.

Havana, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Cape Verde today ratified their relations with the signing of an agreement to promote long-term cooperation in regional and international issues.

Abuja, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian Air Force (FAN) will deploy four attack and one training aircraft in the state of Enugu, in the southeast of the country, announced the head of that body, Lieutenant General Sadiq Abubakar.

United Nations, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, condemed today the recent outbreak of violence in Bangui, Capital of the Central African Republic that killed at least 22 and injured more than 100.