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África / Medio Oriente

Kampala, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) 30 percent of the Ugandan population will be urban by 2035 and made up mostly of children and young people, a social segment that is currently accounting for 57 percent of the country''s inhabitants, a report said.

21 de agosto de 2017, 16:24Moscow, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) ISIS is gathering and bringing to Deir Ezzor its remaining forces to prepare for a decisive battle as the Syrian Army, supported by the Russian Air Force, pushes to retake the besieged northeastern city, the Russian Defense Ministry reported Monday.

Beirut, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil received Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs, Hussein Jaber Ansari today with whom he addressed issues related to the fight against terrorism.

Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Organizers of the first edition of the international electronic music festival, Eyeife, scheduled here for September 26-30, hope to turn the Cuban capital into one of the main venues of that music genre in the world.

Freetown, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) At noon, rescue workers in the suburbs of Regent had found 499 corpses from the mudslides carried out a week ago.

Rome, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis urged today to respond with generosity, diligence, wisdom and open mind to the many challenges posed by contemporary migration.

21 de agosto de 2017, 12:11Kigali, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Rwanda''s President Paul Kagame has said today that his nation is interested in deepening friendly cooperation in all areas with China and furthering their bilateral relations to a higher level.

Kigali, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Rwandan government will build in this capital a new international airport at a cost of $700 million, reported today the local press.

Kabul, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Five Talibans died after an air strike carried out by Afghan special forces in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, the Army reported today.

Juba, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) South Sudanese authorities reaffirmed their commitment to protect humanitarian workers, after the UN reported an increase in attacks against those aid workers.

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.