// // //


Africa / Middle East

 Iranian authorities confirm 12 dead and 64 infected from COVID-19Tehran, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Health and Medical Education of Iran, Saeed Namaki has confirmed that 12 people have died and 64 have been infected with the COVID-19 virus.


26 de febrero de 2020, 13:25Addis Ababa, Feb. 26 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia will not participate in the negotiation round to order the exploitation of the Great Renaissance Dam (GERD), scheduled for Thursday and Friday in Washington, USA, an official communication assured this Wednesday.


President of Iran confident in stopping COVID-19Tehran, Feb. 26 (Prensa Latina) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is confident that the COVID-19 outbreak in the country can be halted after analyzing a report by the Minister of Health and Medical Education, Saeed Namaki.


Mexican authorities return Yoruba sculpture to NigeriaMexico, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Customs authorities seized a bronze Yoruba sculpture at Mexico City airport that was intended to be delivered by post, and was returned to Nigeria, the country of origin.


25 de febrero de 2020, 16:38Ramallah, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) once again lashed out at Israeli plans to build thousands of settlements in East Jerusalem, which it is considered as part of a permanent occupation agenda.


Damascus, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) A civilian was seriously injured in the second bomb attack cropped up Tuesday in Damascus.


 Hezbollah says it opposes IMF management of Lebanon crisisBeirut, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Hezbollah Deputy Leader in Lebanon, Naim Qassem, is on Monday against allowing the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to manage Lebanon's financial crisis.


25 de febrero de 2020, 10:22Addis Ababa, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Ambassador to Ethiopia Vilma Thomas has rejected the discredit campaign organized in the United States against the medical brigade of the Caribbean country, which has saved lives in 164 nations.


25 de febrero de 2020, 10:20Lome, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Togolese President Faure Gnassingbé defended the cleanliness of the elections in which he was reelected, and urged his fierce rival, Agbéyomé Kodjo, to respect the results.


25 de febrero de 2020, 10:15Tokyo, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) A destroyer of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force will start operations in the Middle East on Wednesday, as Defense Minister Taro Kono revealed.


 Iranian authorities confirm 12 dead and 64 infected from COVID-19Tehran, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Health and Medical Education of Iran, Saeed Namaki has confirmed that 12 people have died and 64 have been infected with the COVID-19 virus.