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Africa / Middle East

19 de julio de 2018, 15:11Addis Ababa, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) today considered that a stronger partnership with the United Nations will largely guarantee the overcoming of today''s complex peace and security challenges in the continent.

Niamey, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) At least 12 people have died in a cholera epidemic in Niger, spread by the current rainy season (June-September), the government reported.

Abu Dhabi, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived today in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of an international tour aimed at strengthening economic and trade ties.

Kinshasa, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The shipwreck of a vessel with 108 passengers on the Congo River left at least 11 Congolese dead, local authorities reported today.

Jerusalem, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Israel''s Knesset (Parliament) approved a controversial law that defines the country as the National State of the Jewish People, and ignores other ethnic and population groups, experts warned.

United Nations, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) In addressing the complex challenges of peace and security in Africa, the UN Security Council is calling today for a stronger partnership with African organizations and authorities.

Addis Ababa, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The Ethiopian Airlines (EA) company projects an average saving of $100,000 USD per day by using Eritrea airspace, the airline said today.

Pretoria, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Health Minister, Alfredo Gonzalez, meets today with South African Health Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, a meeting in which they will discuss the medical collaboration between both countries and its possible expansion.

Ramallah, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Documents revealed here today by the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor organization (Euro-Med) detail the execution of Palestinians at Israeli military checkpoints in the occupied West Bank.

Addis Ababa, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia will proceed with the partial or total privatization of several state-owned companies, as part of the economic reforms designed to boost the private sector, official sources confirmed today.

Damascus, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) More than 1,500 Syrian civilians resident in Kefraya and al-Fua, in the northern province of Idlib, were evacuated today in some 40 buses to temporary shelters in Aleppo.