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África / Medio Oriente

Harare, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party stressed on Tuesday it would never give in to military pressure and accused the head of the armed forces of treasonable conduct after armored vehicles were seen heading towards the capital Harare.


Damascus, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Government described today as an aggression the presence of of US troops in this country that take actions without the approval of the authorities in this capital, and demanded their immediate withdrawal from the national territory.


Pretoria, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) South Africa and Zambia are closely following the events in Zimbabwe, a country in which a coup d''état is apparently underway, worried that any escalation of the situation might harm neighboring nations.


Tehran, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The death toll caused by an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale that shook a border area between Iran and Iraq on Sunday Tuesday afternoon rose to 530.


Pretoria, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) South Africa''s ruling African National Congress (ANC) expressed on Tuesday concern about the political instability in Zimbabwe while dismissing intervention proposals.


Moscow,Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Russia''s domestic security agency has detained 69 members and leaders of an outlawed Islamic group during a raid near Moscow, according to the agency''s statement.


Pretoria, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The South African press reported today on the advance toward Harare of four tanks, shortly after the commander of the armed forces of Zimbabwe announced they were ready to stop actions by President Robert Mugabe that threaten the country.


Beirut, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese Maronite patriarch Beshara Rai began a visit to Saudi Arabia on the eve that marks a milestone in the history of this confessional movement, local media reported today.


Beirut, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) has expressed today its support for the Lebanese sovereignty and integrity during a meeting in Brussels, Belgium, first stage of a tour of Lebanese Foreign Minister, Gibran Bassil.


Damascus, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) At least 114 manufacturing facilities in the central Syrian province of Hama, specialized in different sectors, have started operating in the first nine months of this year, government sources reported today.


Tehran, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Iranian authorities mobilized all their forces and facilities to help those affected by the earthquake on Sunday in the western part of the country, local media reported today.