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Africa / Middle East

Ouagadougou, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) A group of unidentified persons killed two people in a terrorist attack in northern Burkina Faso.


Beijing, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping highlighted today the links between China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in terms of energy, industrial capacity, technology and financing.


Addis Ababa, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) said today that the legendary South African anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela is an inspiration of service to humanity, based on the ideals of freedom, justice, equality, tolerance, and reconciliation.


Rome, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The Anti-Mafia Investigative Directorate warned today that supporting illegal immigration is one of the most lucrative businesses for foreign criminal organizations active in Italy.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Ramallah, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Israeli forces carried out multiple raids in the West Bank today, leaving a total of 29 Palestinians arrested, including one member of the Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS) and seven released from prison, PPS reported.