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Africa / Middle East

Rabat, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) At least two towns in eastern Morocco have large oil deposits, according to the report of a British prospecting company published here today.

Abuja, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) The Nigerian army handed over to the United Nations today 184 child soldiers arrested while fighting on the insurgent side of the terrorist group Boko Haram.

Addis Ababa, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) today presented the campaign Zero Malaria Starts with Me, with the aim of eradicating this disease, which causes the death of 400,000 citizens of this continent each year.

Nairobi, Jul 9 (PL) Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and Switzerland''s Alain Berset, attended today the signing of an agreement that will allow the African country to recover ill-gotten money deposited in Swiss banks.

Damascus, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) After intense fighting against terrorist organizations, the Syrian army freed the anti-aircraft defense brigade headquarters and surrounding elevations west of the southern province of Dara'a, Sama TV reported today.

Juba, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) Riek Machar will soon be reinstated as vice president of Southern Sudan, the African country''s presidency said in a statement today.

09 de julio de 2018, 10:54Baghdad, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) Twenty members of the Islamic State and three Iraqi militiamen died today during bombings and clashes in this country, where the government is trying to eliminate the last strongholds of the terrorist group.

Kampala, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) Uganda will host a conference on Pacific Leadership in a few days, aimed at making classroom work and schooling more interesting and attractive for students throughout the African Great Lakes region.

Damascus, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) Terrorist groups deployed in the city of Bosra, in Dara'a city, hominimous southern province, continue today with the putting down of heavy and medium weapons to the Syrian army, tv networks reported.

Beijing, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) China and Qatar today celebrated today the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations with the signing of an agreement on the mutual exemption of visas to enter their territories.

Pretoria, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) Famous international artists like Beyoncé, Jay Z, Usher and Ed Sheeran will participate in the Global Citizen Festival, a free concert on December 2 in South Africa to honor Nelson Mandela, it was announced today.