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Africa / Middle East

Tehran, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Iran supports the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to the full extent, Iran's Representative to the UN, Mohammad Ali Robatjazi, said in a statement quoted in Tehran on Friday.

Addis Ababa, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has reportedly requested the release of more than 3,000 migrants, mainly Ethiopians, who remain held in inhumane conditions in Yemen.

Luanda, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The central Angolan municipality of Catumbela will reportedly host this year''s 18th edition of the military exercises of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP).

Damascus, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Groups of the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed up by the US, killed six people in a town in the Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, 462 kilometers north of Damascus.

Tehran, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The chief of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi, said that the Islamic Republic can resume in four days the process to enrich uranium at 20 percent.

Pretoria, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The ruling ANC is leading the May 8 elections in South Africa, the anti-apartheid party has over 56 percent of the national preference with nearly 50 percent of ballots counted.

Tehran, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Ambassador at the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi said that by withdrawing from parts of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), his country seeks compliance with what the pact establishes.

Amman, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The Jordanian cabinet resigned to prepare for a reshuffling that includes the starting-up of another phase, according to a request by Prime Minister Omar Al-Razzaz, the official Jordanian news agency, Petra, reports on Thursday.

Addis Ababa, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Ethiopia and the European Union (EU) signed an agreement, under which that political community will finance a disaster risk reduction program, Africa''s Ministry of Finance reported on Thursday.

Addis Ababa, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The Industry and Enterprise Development Council of the regional state of Oromia, Ethiopia, approved an additional budget to address unemployment among youngsters, the entity reported Thursday in a statement.

Damascus, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The number of displaced Syrians who returned home from territories abroad rose to 1,072,000, according to data from the Syrian and Russian coordination committees.