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Africa / Middle East

Pretoria, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Public Health Alfredo Gonzalez completed a visit to South Africa today, during which he met with local authorities on existing cooperation in this sector and its future development.

Tunisia, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) A Tunisian supply vessel which has rescued 40 migrants has been stuck in limbo off the Tunisian coast since Sunday.

Monaco, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has confirmed today the provisional suspension of 109 athletes involved in doping and corruption cases, with a special mention for the Kenyan athlete Asbel Kiprop, three-time world champion and Olympic gold medalist.

20 de julio de 2018, 12:16Addis, Ababa, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) will prepare another meeting of Heads of State and Government scheduled for November to discuss the institutional reform process of the community bloc, was announced today.

Beijing, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The countries included in President Xi Jinping's international trip have a strong desire for pragmatic cooperation with China, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said today.

Addis Ababa, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) today called for a peaceful transfer of power after the elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), scheduled for December.

Abu Dhabi, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina), Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have called racist and illegal a law passed by the Israeli parliament (Knesset) which defines that country as the ''nation state of the Jewish people''.

Luanda, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The black rhino, the Carmelite hyena and the Cape penguin were added to the species listed as extinct in Angola and are now the newest names on its red list.

Damascus, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) With the departure of some 7,000 civilians from Kefraya and Fua''a, aboard more than 120 buses, the Syrian authorities completed the evacuation of these people, who are staying in Aleppo, media reported today.

Pretoria, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The ruling African National Congress (ANC) begins today a three-day conference in Gauteng province to elect its new leadership in that territory and prepare for next year''s general elections.

Addis Ababa, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) urged its member States today to seek appropriate strategies to deal with the conflicts within their territories, which have worsened humanitarian conditions in the continent.