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Africa / Middle East

Nairobi, (Prensa Latina) After an unexpected jump that tripled the daily death toll, Africa reported more than 115,000 Covid-19 deaths, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Friday.

Copenhagen, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) The Danish Government's decision to strip Syrian refugees of their residency permits has generated criticism from the United Nations, local media reported on Friday.

Damascus, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Armed actions against the self-proclaimed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have increase notably in recent days in the northeast of the country.

9 de abril de 2021, 9:12Pretoria, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) South Africa has a cumulative 1,554,975 people infected with Covid-19 after having reported 1,366 cases in the past 24 hours.

Damascus, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad met on Friday with Alexander Lavrentiev, special envoy of the Russian president.

Egypt's authorities recommend healthy diet during RamadanCairo, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Egypt's Minister of Health Hala Zayed on Thursday recommended to all citizens following a healthy diet during Ramadan as part of preventive measures against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the cause of Covid-19 disease.

Syria demands Israel should be held accountable for its aggressionsDamascus, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Syria's government on Thursday demanded that the UN Security Council should act to prevent the repetition of Israeli attacks against its territory and that Tel Aviv should be held accountable for its crimes and aggressions.

 Iran and Cuba ratify will to foster relationsTehran, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Iran and Cuba ratified their will to foster relations in the political, economic and health sectors, as a challenge to the United States' hostility, HispanTV reported on

King Abdullah II considers that political crisis in Jordan is overAmman, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) King of Jordan Abdullah II said in a statement on Thursday that the political crisis resulting from an alleged plot involving former Crown Prince Hamzah bin Hussein was over, the Jordan Times newspaper reported.

Iran demands total elimination of US sanctionsTehran, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Iran demanded on Thursday the total elimination of sanctions imposed by the United States and rejected a proposal for division on those lifted as of the nuclear deal sealed in 2015 and those related to other issues.

Pakistan, Russia enhance bilateral cooperationIslamabad, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed enhancing bilateral cooperation in the fields of energy, industrial modernization, railways and aviation, it was released on Thursday.