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Africa / Middle East

Addis Ababa, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are considering ways to strengthen economic cooperation, official sources said today.

Buenos Aires, May 21 (Prensa Latina) With the focus on issues such as multilateralism and global governance, opened today the meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Group of 20 (G20), attended by 26 ministers and deputy ministers.

Alger, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Delegations from Tunisia, Egypt and the host country, members of the Pan-arab mechanism will discuss today here to try to find a solution to the crisis in Libya, whose magnitude reaches Europe.

Harare, May 21 ( Prensa Latina) Zimbabwe submitted a formal request to rejoin the Commonwealth 15 years after leaving the organization, Zimbabwe daily reported today.

Addis Ababa, May 21 (Prensa Latina) At least 1.613 436 people are considered internally displaced in Ethiopia, according to the report released today by the news.

Abuja, May 21 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today its collaboration with the Nigerian government on precautionary measures at several entry points to prevent Ebola virus from entering the African country.

Damascus, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Syrian government troops and allies controlled the al-Hajar al-Aswad district and the Palestinian Refugee Camp of Yarmouk in southern Damascus, military sources reported.

Algiers, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Algerian President Abdelaziz Boutaflika reversed the plan to grant farmlands to foreign investors, according to official sources released today.

Maputo, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Mozambican Foreign Minister Jose Pacheco congratulated the re-elected Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, who won with 68 percent of the valid votes.

Kampala, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Ugandan medical practitioners decided today to cancel their strike after the government paid their allowances.

Washington, May 21 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said today that his government will impose the strongest sanctions in history to force Iran to change the positions that the White House considers hostile to US interests.