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Caracas, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro arrived in Algeria Tuesday, in a scale going to Turkey, to take part in a meeting of the Islamic Community as current president of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).

Tehran, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) About 80 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in Palestinian territory protested today the fact that U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Tehran, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President Hasan Rohani called the Israeli-US American plot on Washington''s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Zionist state.

Pretoria, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of homeless people, 50 injured and 300 damaged houses, is the result of a tornado that hit the town of Midvaal, in the South African province of Gauteng.

Kabul, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Afghan security forces captured Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Haq in the northern province of Kunduz today, as part of a recent offensive that tries to put the insurgency and terrorism under control.

Pretoria, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Political Bureau of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) held a meeting today to put the finishing touches on an extraordinary congress of the organization next Friday.

Damascus, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Syrian government troops destroyed concentration centers of the terrorist group Organization for the Liberation of the Levant (former al-Nusra), in its advance towards the villages of Abu Dali, in the southeast of the northern province of Idlib, military sources reported today.

Maputo, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Mozambican Attorney General''s Office (PGR), announced the creation of a national plan to fight trafficking of persons in the country, media reports said today.

Ramallah, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops today during protests in several occupied West Bank towns against Washington''s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Paris, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The human being has already reached the limits ofits growth in height, life expectancy and physical abilities, noted a scientific study published today in the journal Frontiers in Physiology.

Por Ilsa Rodriguez Santana

Pretoria, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The big challenge at the 54th National Conference of the African National Congress (ANC), scheduled to begin on December 16, will be preventing the division of that veteran antiapartheid organization turned into a political party, according to local analysts.