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Africa / Middle East

Kinshasa, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Ebola has claimed four more lives in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, up from 11 this week, the Ministry of Health reported Thursday on Twitter.

Addis Ababa, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The friendship between Ethiopia and Cuba has at its base a blood pact, a similarity of sacrifice and struggle to preserve sovereignty, that transcends time, it was reported in this capital on Thursday.

Damascus, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Authorities announced on Thursday that the works of cleaning rubble and the reconstruction of the facilities in the area of the Yarmouk camp, in the Damascus suburbs, continue.

By Hector Miranda

Malabo, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice President Roberto Morales Ojeda and State Minister of Health and Social Welfare of Equatorial Guinea, Salomon Nguema, agreed on Thursday on the importance of strengthening cooperation between both countries, which began more than four decades ago.

Ankara, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will pay an official visit to Iraq, where he will meet with the new president and Kurdish leaders of the autonomous region, according to official sources.

Beirut, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Palestinian National Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, thanked Lebanese President Michel Aoun for his country''s stance in defense of the Palestinian cause at the United Nations.

Tehran, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Iran accused the United States on Wednesday of violating Resolution 2231 of the United Nations Security Council.

Damascus, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The efforts by the United States, France and the United Kingdom to politicize the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) are dangerous, and the decision to broaden its mandate is illegal, said Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad on Tuesday.

Beijing, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) China and Angola have agreed to boost relations during the visit here of President Joao Lourenco who was welcomed by his host peer Xi Jinping.

Addis Ababa, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) The Ethiopian government announced on Tuesday the speedy reform of several laws to guarantee that internal norms be compatible with international ones in terms of human rights.

Mogadishu, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Germany has announced on Tuesday that it will invest 100 million dollars in developing preparedness programs for the Somali Police.