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Imagen activa27 de agosto de 2014, 09:59Baghdad, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) More than 200 Sunni extremists belonging to the Islamic State (IS) were killed in recent hours in Iraq, by bombs dropped from U.S. and Iraqi warplanes, said military sources here who forecast Tikritâ�Ös liberation within two weeks.

27 de agosto de 2014, 10:52Cairo, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Egypt has announced its willingness to support the Libyan people and their institutions at the diplomatic and military level by facilitating training in Egyptian territory for their armed forces, said official sources in this capital.

Imagen activa27 de agosto de 2014, 10:32Tehran, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, welcomed the truce today in Gaza as a victory of the Palestinian people''s resistance, a stance also supported by the Iranian Government and Parliament.

28 de agosto de 2014, 00:02By Roberto Castellanos*

27 de agosto de 2014, 16:33Gaberon, 27 Agu (Prensa Latina) The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has vehemently denied allegations that they have engaged Nikuv International Projects, (NIP) a controversial Israeli company associated with election rigging to supply and print ballot papers for the 2014 general elections.

27 de agosto de 2014, 16:33Beirut, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Latin America was ahead in the solidarity with the Strip of Gaza during the Israeli aggression, said Palestinian leaders when they were showing their gratefulness for such a position in a meeting Wednesday.

Imagen activa27 de agosto de 2014, 16:05Geneva, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) A meeting of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) will take place on 4 and 5 September next on possible treatments for Ebola.

Imagen activa27 de agosto de 2014, 15:51Rome, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis called for seeking unity within the Catholic Church and in Christian communities during his weekly general audition at St. Peter''s Square today.

Imagen activa27 de agosto de 2014, 15:47Damascus, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army is preparing today a large counter-offensive in the central province of Hama to face the attacks of Al-Nusra Front and other extremists groups in the region. A military source stated to Prensa Latina that the rebels have intensified their incursions into the area from the northern province of Idleb in the recent days.

27 de agosto de 2014, 15:44Freetown, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The economy of West Africa affected by the Ebola virus, is already considered by its harmful effects, another of its major victims, said today the African Development Bank (ADB).

27 de agosto de 2014, 15:40Doha, 27 Agu (Prensa Latina) For her third title of the night, the Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu went big as she downed her world record in the womenâÖs 200-meter IM with a 2:02.61 at the FINA World Cup stop in Doha.

Imagen activa27 de agosto de 2014, 14:24Beirut, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The Committee of Muslim Ulema today considered the possibility of releasing about 30 Lebanese soldiers captured in Arsal by Syrian extremists, considering humanitarian the demands for an exchange of prisoners.

27 de agosto de 2014, 11:58Ramallah, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The residents in the Gaza Strip are living on Wednesday the first day of calm after a new indefinite truce agreed upon by Palestine and Israel at Egypt''s request, after 50 days of Israeli attacks.

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