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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.


Damascus, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Petroleum built a gas pipeline that enabled the Al-Taim power plant to start operating in northeastern Deir Ezzor, television media reported today.


United Nations, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said today that the legacy of Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) shows the path to fight for quality, dignity and justice.


Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Amid an offensive by the right wing with its neoliberal policies and the stepping up of hegemonic stance of the United States, progressive and left-wing forces from Latin America and the Caribbean noted here that they are still struggling.


17 de julio de 2018, 14:56United Nations, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The humanitarian coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Jamie McGoldrick, demanded today urgent measures to prevent a further deterioration of the situation in Gaza, following the intensification of movement restrictions.


17 de julio de 2018, 14:52Washington, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake of 5.9 magnitude on the Richter scale today shook Salomon Islands, in the Pacific Ocean, reported the United States Geological Survey (USGS).


Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, is attending today in this capital the closing day of the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum.


Ottawa, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Physicians are calling on the Canadian federal government to shell out another $21 billion over the next decade to help provinces and territories pay for soaring health care costs that will be propelled by the unavoidable growth of Canada''s seniors population.


Washington, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) A new heat source close to the south pole of the Jupiter moons Io was discovered by the Juno spacecraft, America''s space agency (NASA) reported today.


Washington, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Scientists are testing a new drug in people to fight a hereditary form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), after testing it in mice with improved survival and neuromuscular functions, The Journal of Clinical Investigation reports.


Kabul, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) At least 62 Talibans, including a commander, were killed during attacks carried out by the Afghan Air Force in the southern province of Kandahar, in the last 24 hours, official sources reported today.