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África / Medio Oriente

Geneva, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced today its support for Sierra Leone to prevent an increase in infectious diseases caused by floods and mudslides, killing some 500 people.

Damascus, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) At least 27 civilians were killed in northern Syria by indiscriminate air strikes by the US-led international coalition, media reports said today.

Madrid, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from the terrorist attacks occurred on Thursday in Barcelona and Cambrils, in the northeastern autonomous community of Catalonia, has risen to 15, Spanish authorities said.

Luanda, (Prensa Latina) The six political groups that will be contending in the general elections of the 23rd day in Angola are now entering the now or never moment to convince the electorate of the fairness and feasibility of their proposals.

Abuja, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Nigeria''s President Muhammadu Buhari has defended today the country''s unity during his first speech to the nation following a medical vacation in London that kept him out of power for 103 days.

Pretoria, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The world''s largest rhino breeder, South African John Hume, was authorized today by a South African Court to hold an online sale of 264 rhino horns.

Pretoria, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The 37th Summit of the SADC ended in this capital with the commitment to boost industrialization and infrastructure in the 15 member countries and give better life to the 230 million inhabitants of Southern Africa.

Tehran, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Iran will keep its military defensive program untouched, despite pressures and sanctions by Western nations interested in decreasing the Persian nation's weapons capacity, according to a HispanTV report.

Beirut, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese and Syrian Armies, as well as soldiers from the Islamic Resistance Movement in Lebanon, Hizbulah, have forced Islamic State (IS) or Daesh to fall back owing to military operations conducted this weekend, as reported by news sources today.

Luanda, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Three days before the general elections in Angola, the National Electoral Commission (CNE) is issuing credentials to the international observers.

Baghdad, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi today order the Iraqi Army and its allies to start a planned offensive in the city of Tal Afar, which is still in the hands of the Islamic State (Daesh in Arabic).