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Africa / Middle East

Pretoria, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The South African government announced on Wednesday reductions in public spending, increases in so-called sin taxes, prioritization of investments in social infrastructure, education, health and roads, as well as controlled support for state-owned enterprises.

20 de febrero de 2019, 01:35New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabia signed Wednesday the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) as the 73rd country to join the Indian-led organization fostering the use of renewable energy.

19 de febrero de 2019, 17:46Cairo, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian security forces killed 16 terrorists in the northern part of the Sinai governorate during two raids this morning, the Ministry of the Interior stated here.

19 de febrero de 2019, 17:44Abuja, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian authorities today put the death toll at 130 from the attack on the northwestern state of Kaduna last Friday, one day before the general elections that were later postponed.

19 de febrero de 2019, 17:42Abuja, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian Presidency reiterated on Tuesday the warnings of President Muhammadu Buhari, who ordered the military to ''be ruthless'' against any attempt to steal the ballot boxes from the elections rescheduled for the coming Saturday.

19 de febrero de 2019, 16:55Damascus, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Deputy Foreign and Expatriate Minister Faysal Mkdad stressed that his country will continue to support the Palestinian people in their struggle to regain their legitimate and inalienable historical rights.

Cairo, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Egypt and Russia reached an agreement to establish a company to operate and manage the planned Russian industrial zone in the Suez Canal (SCA), announced Tuesday in Cairo.

United Nations, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The UN special envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, said Tuesday that there are many challenges in that country, but there is more expectation of the positive push in the implementation of the Hodeida Agreement.

19 de febrero de 2019, 08:31Beijing, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) China''s Foreign Ministers Wang Yi and Iran''s Mohammad Javad Zariff on Tuesday said they should strengthen communication and coordination on bilateral and international matters of mutual interest.

19 de febrero de 2019, 08:20Damascus, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Army units discovered an abundant Israeli and U.S.-made munitions in a rural area of Damascus province.

Havana, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Thwe Miniser of Foreign Trade and Investment (Mincex), Rodrigo Malmierca, arrived in Algeria on Monday to participate as of today and until next Thursday in the 22nd Intergovernment Commission between both countries.