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Africa / Middle East

Ramallah, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The Committee of Prisoners and Former Prisoners confirmed today that despite their deteriorated health, three Palestinian detainees continue on a hunger strike to have their demands met.

Djibouti, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The government of Djibouti today denied accusations of its alleged involvement in the funding and facilitation of arms trafficking in the Horn of Africa.

Tehran, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) ''No Date, No Signature'', directed by Vahid Jalilvand, will represent Iran in the best foreign-language film category corresponding to the Hollywood Academy Award for Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in 2019.

Addis Ababa, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia''s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrea''s President Isaias Afwerki will attend a summit in Saudi Arabia to sign a peace agreement in the context of normalization of relations, it was announced.

Beirut, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Lebanese President Michel Aoun and Interim Prime Minister Saad Hariri plan a meeting to iron out the difficulties and obstacles in the process of forming the government, announced today The Daily Star newspaper.

By Luisa Maria Gonzalez

Paris, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Amidst a seemingly never-ending ovation, the young Palestinian Ahed Tamimi, a symbol of the resistance and struggle of her people against Israel's occupation, arrived today at L'Humanité party in France.

Ankara, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) The president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will meet with his Russian peer, Vladimir Putin, to speak of the situation in the Syrian province of Idlib, reported today official sources.

United Nations, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will travel to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia on Sunday for the signing ceremony of an agreement between the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Abuja, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The national president of the Association of Environmental Health Officers of Nigeria (Ehoan), Samuel Akingbehin, today called for the establishment of an effective emergency response machinery in the country.

Bamako, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) At least 20 Malian citizens were drowned when a vehicle fell in the Niger River, the Malian News Agency reported today

Damascus, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Almost two million Syrians have visited the 60th edition of the Damascus International Fair so far, with an outstanding attraction for the electro-energy industry, innovation and multiple cultural activities pavilions.