Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina LebanonĀ“s president reject call for international probe Beirut, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Lebanon's President Michel Aoun on Friday rejected calls for an international inquiry into the blast, saying they are aimed at distorting the truth. Africa exceeds one million Covid-19 cases Addis Ababa, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) Africa has exceeded one million Covid-19 cases, more than half detected in South Africa, according to the report about the pandemic released on Friday by the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC). Daesh terrorists attack military points in Hama, Syria Damascus, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Terrorists from the Islamic State organization (Daesh, in Arabic) carried out a surprise attack against military points in eastern Hama province, some 200 kilometers north of Damascus. Egypt rejects initial fill of Nile dam and Ethiopian proposal Cairo, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Egypt reiterated today its rejection of the initial filling of the Ethiopian dam on the Blue Nile due to its unilateral nature, and expressed disagreement with a proposal presented the day before by Addis Ababa during the tripartite talks. Beirut reels from huge blast, as death toll climbs to 135 Beirut, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) To the social depression generated by the devastating and massive warehouse explosion hours ago in the port of this capital, horror rises in the face of the increasing death toll to over 135 according to the latest reports. Algerian President appoints new anti-corruption chief Algiers, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) General Nour Al-Jadin Qawasimia is as of today commander of the Algerian Gendarmerie, appointed by President Abdelmajid Tebboune with the task of leading the anti-corruption investigations. Angola's government reports 64 new Covid-19 cases Luanda, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Angola's government reported on Tuesday another 64 Covid-19 cases, noting the growing spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in the Luanda province, under a health barrier. Africa reports more than 20,600 deaths from Covid-19 Addis Ababa, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Covid-19 deaths reported so far in the African continent amount to 20,612, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) reported. Covid-19 cases keep soaring in Africa 3 de agosto de 2020, 13:25 Nairobi, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Africa has reported today that the Covid-19 infection toll rose to 959,620, about 14,000 more than on Saturday. Syria denounces agreement of U.S. with allies on oil Damascus, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) Syria described the oil agreement of the Kurdish-majority Syrian Democratic Forces (SDS) with the United States as 'theft' and 'contract between thieves.' Iranian president calls for regional collaboration Tehran, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called on Friday for collaborating among regional countries, as the only way to achieve security and stability in Western Asia. Palestinians suffer second and more severe wave of Covid-19 Ramallah, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) With about 14,000 cases diagnosed since the beginning of the outbreak, the Palestinian territories are today suffering a second and more severe wave of the Covid-19, which increased the number of deaths to 84. South Africa is about to reach half million Covid-19 cases Pretoria, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) With the record of 11,362 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, South Africa is rapidly about to reach half million infections by this pandemic. Covid-19 pandemic changes Islamic pilgrimage model Riyadh, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) Pilgrims began to gather today in the Saudi holy city of Mecca for the Hajj, one of the commandments of the Koran that will have special characteristics this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic. UN acknowledges work of those who fight human trafficking United Nations, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) On today's celebration of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, the UN is acknowledging the work of those who deal with this issue and continue to provide aid even amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Number of civilians killed in Libya increases, according to UN Tripoli, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) More than 100 civilians perished in Libya between April and June, for an increase of 65 percent compared to the first three months of the year, the website reported today. Angola's authorities report 78 new Covid-19 cases and one death Luanda, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) Angola's health authorities reported on Wednesday 78 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours and one death in Luanda province. Iranian leader blames US for regional instability Tehran, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Ali Khamenei, today blamed the United States for instability in the West Asia region. Syrian forces shoot down Israeli spy balloon Damascus, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) Units of the Syrian National Defense Forces shot down an Israeli spy balloon near the village of Darbal, in the province of Damascus, media reported today. Angola participates in preps for central Africa summit Luanda, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Angola are participating in the preparations for an upcoming conference of leaders of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) member countries.