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Africa / Middle East

Pretoria, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The South African government announced on Wednesday reductions in public spending, increases in so-called sin taxes, prioritization of investments in social infrastructure, education, health and roads, as well as controlled support for state-owned enterprises.


21 de febrero de 2019, 15:09Damascus, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Tourism Minister Bassam Barsik today announced that the French company Clio will organize 10-day trips to Syria to destinations such as Latakia, Palmira, Homs and Malula.


21 de febrero de 2019, 15:03Abuja, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The new outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria caused 10 more deaths, bringing the total number of victims of this acute hemorrhagic disease to 67, the country''s health authorities reported on Thursday.


21 de febrero de 2019, 15:01Vatican City, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) This Thursday, Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin sent telegrams of condolences in the name of Francisco to Bangladesh and Liberia on the occasion of the recent tragedies in both countries.


Pretoria, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) South African multi-champion Caster Semenya today received support from the South African Department of Women''s Affairs in her legal claims before the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).


Algiers, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo Malmierca closed the 22nd Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Commercial, Scientific, Technical and Cultural Cooperation with Algeria on Thursday.


Algiers, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Two pilots of the Algerian Air Force died after crashing their fighter plane during a night training flight in the north of the country, military sources reported Thursday.


20 de febrero de 2019, 15:09Damascus, 20 Feb (PL) The Syrian Ministry of Transport rehabilitates railway lines between Damascus and Homs, and those connecting phosphate mines in the north with the port of Tartus on the Mediterranean coast.


Pretoria, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The South African government announced on Wednesday reductions in public spending, increases in so-called sin taxes, prioritization of investments in social infrastructure, education, health and roads, as well as controlled support for state-owned enterprises.


20 de febrero de 2019, 01:35New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia signed Wednesday the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) as the 73rd country to join the Indian-led organization fostering the use of renewable energy.


19 de febrero de 2019, 17:46Cairo, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian security forces killed 16 terrorists in the northern part of the Sinai governorate during two raids this morning, the Ministry of the Interior stated here.