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Taliban agree to negotiate with resistance in AfghanistanKabul, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The Taliban and members of the resistance front agreed not to attack each other until the second round of negotiations between the parties has been held, according to reports.


UK announces imminent end of evacuation in AfghanistanLondon, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) British Defense Minister Ben Wallace confirmed that the United Kingdom will finish its evacuation mission in Afghanistan in the next few hours, aware that many people will be trapped in the country.


India reports 44 thousand new cases of Covid-19New Delhi, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) India reported 44,658 new Covid-19 cases; the accumulated number of infected people has been raised to 32,603,188 since the pandemic broke out in its territory in January 2020.


Spain concludes mission in AfghanistanMadrid, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Spain declared on August 27th the end of its mission to evacuate national aid workers and collaborators in Afghanistan.


Assistance to Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia still haltedAddis Ababa, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Assistance to Eritrean refugees in the northern part of Ethiopia continues halted due to the belligerence of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), the Prime Minister's Office denounced.


Ethiopian gov't urges UN to reject Tunisia's motion on Grand DamAddis Ababa, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The Ethiopian Government urged the United Nations Security Council to reject a draft resolution submitted by Tunisia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), according to an official communique released on Friday.


Sri Lankan health minister meets Cuban ambassadorColombo, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Sri Lanka's Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella talked with Cuban Ambassador Andres Gonzalez about the fight against Covid-19 and the vaccines produced by the Caribbean country, a diplomatic source stated on Friday.


Russia cancels flight restrictions to Dom Rep and other countriesMoscow, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Russia has canceled as of this Friday all flight restrictions to the Dominican Republic, South Korea and the Czech Republic, according to a decision by the operational general staff for the fight against Covid-19.


Kabul blasts kill 72 civiliansKabul, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) The death toll by the two blasts outside Kabul's international airport has risen to 72, hospital sources informed on Friday.


Cuba receives humanitarian aid from ItalyHavana, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) A plane from Italy arrived in Cuba Thursday carrying around 200 tons of humanitarian aid to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.


UN chief condemns terrorist attacks near Kabul airportUnited Nations, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General (UNSG) António Guterres condemned on Thursday the terror blast around Kabul airport in Afghanistan, in which at least 13 people died and about 15 were injured.