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Africa / Middle East

Abuja, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari received on Monday in this capital his Nigerien counterpart, Mohammed Bazoum, to whom he ratified the country's commitment to fight against terrorist groups along with other States.

Kabul, (Prensa Latina) The murder of Afghanistan's national handball team player, Nooria Tabesh, is added today to the growing list of deaths of women journalists and civil society activists in that country.

Tehran, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Iran on Monday evaluated progress in nuclear talks in Viena, which have not reached a solution regarding the lifting of US sanctions against this country yet.

Nairobi, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Africa began the week in an optimistic tone due to the persistent fall in the progression of Covid-19, reflected on Monday in the report by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CPCE).

Baghdad, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) A rocket strike injured three soldiers and two contractors at the US Al-Balad base in Iraq, according to reports.

Damascus, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday rejected sending more troops by the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Russian borders. Damascus ratifies its absolute solidarity with Russia facing this escalation that represents a serious threat to the international peace and security, the Foreign Ministry said in a communique.

Beirut, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Peacekeeping Forces in Lebanon on Monday denounced Israel's repeated violations of airspace and its disrespect to the resolutions issued by the UN Security Council.