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Africa / Middle East

Luanda, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Angola reported on Wednesday 27 new Covid-19 cases, the majority in Luanda province, where local transmission cases are high.

12 de agosto de 2020, 15:18Luanda, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) President João Lourenço will lead Angola's delegation to the upcoming summit of heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Foreign Minister Tete Antonio confirmed on Wednesday.

12 de agosto de 2020, 15:11Cairo, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Egypt sent another plane with humanitarian aid to Lebanon on Wednesday, a shipment made up of about 14 tons of flour, the previous ones also included medical supplies, Ahram news website detailed.

12 de agosto de 2020, 12:8Windhoek, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Namibia rejected an offer of compensation from Germany during negotiations on the re-evaluation of the colonial period, local media reported on Wednesday.

12 de agosto de 2020, 11:45Luanda, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The '500 million' case, for alleged embezzlement of public funds in Angola, is in its final stage and the judges' decision will be presented on Friday, national press reported on Wednesday.

Demonstrations in Lebanon demand more from the GovernmentBeirut, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of protesters in Lebanon are demanding much more than the resignation of the Government and a judicial process for the explosions of August 4th in the capital's port.

12 de agosto de 2020, 10:18Beirut, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Attention is currently focused on the President of Lebanon, Michel Aoun, who must set a date for consultations related to the appointment of a prime minister in place of the resigning Hassan Diab.

Damascus, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Arab Army units killed dozens of radical members of the Islamic State, Daesh in Arabic language, in central Hama province.

Luanda, August 11 (Prensa Latina) Angola's government reported on Tuesday 56 new Covid-19 cases, accumulating 1,735 afflicted since the onset of the epidemic outbreak up to date.

Damascus, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) Syria's Ministry of Health reported on Tuesday 72 new Covid-19 cases, amounting, in all, 1,327 patients.

Mauritius oil spill sparks political stormPort Louis, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) Engaged in a race to empty oil from Japanese bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio shipwrecked off its shores, the government of Mauritius is currently under the crossfire of accusations due to negligence.