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19 de enero de 2018, 15:22Gaza, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) At least two Palestinian youngsters were shot today by the Israeli military, who used combat bullets during protests near the border fence of the Gaza Strip.

Khartoum, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Police officers in Sudan arrested eight journalists and seized the print runs of two newspapers for disseminating information about the explosive internal situation, a local publication reported on Friday.

United Nations, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned at the United Nations on the possibility of Afghanistan becoming a center for international terrorism and called for action.

Ankara, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli assured that the country''s armed forces are ready to launch a military operation against the town of Afrin, in north-western Syria.

Nairobi, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary of State of Great Britain for International Development, Penny Mordaunt, arrived in Kenya today to seek greater cooperation between both nations in terms of economic growth and investment.

Mogadishu, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) A US air strike killed four alleged members of the Somali armed group Al Shabab, in an area located 50 kilometers northwest of the port city of Kismayo.

Yamoussoukro, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Ivorian justice condemned former defense minister Moïse Lida Kouassi to 15 years in prison for ''conspiracy against the authority of the state,'' the national press said today.

Abuja, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian Air Force (NA) has welcomed today two female pilots after one-year training in South Africa, in a promotion that included nine male officers.

Damascus, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. government's decision to train 30,000 soldiers in northern Syria, on the border with Turkey, has raised strong reactions this week in this Middle East region, especially in Damascus and Ankara.

United Nations, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) In the face of the dramatic deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, United Nations agencies are requesting more than 1 billion USD this year to help the needy.

Accra, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo asserted that his country''s economy was recovering from previous difficulties, by means of a sustained fiscal discipline and a battle against corruption, a continental media outlet reported today.