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Africa / Middle East

Tel Aviv, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Israeli police today questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu again for his alleged involvement in two corruption cases related to influence peddling.

Havana, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) The school in Cuba is called upon to place the future of the country at a higher level, Silvia Navarro, Director General of the Central Institute of Pedagogical Sciences, said today.

Pretoria, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) South African workers' centers expressed their condolences for the death of four workers trapped yesterday at the Sibanye Stillwater Kloof mine in Johannesburg.

Rome, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Conflicts, forced migration and climate-related disasters have increased child work in agriculture in recent years, FAO warned on the World Day Against Child Labor.

Abuja, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Africa mourns today the death of nine venerable elders, an equal number of baobabs, the tree that identifies the continent, whose death scientists suspect was caused by a stealthy but unrepentant killer: climate change.

Damascus, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) A new bombing of the International Coalition, headed by the United States, in a southeastern zone of the northern Syrian province of Hasaka, caused the death of 12 members of the same family, local organizations reported.

Tripoli, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Forces loyal to the Libyan military chief, Khalifa Haftar, today carry out tasks of searching and cleaning the vestiges of the armed groups that for years occupied the strategic northeastern coastal city of Derna.

Beirut, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Swedish activist Benjamin Barraa is about to reach his goal of walking the 5,000 km from Sweden to Palestine to protest the Israeli occupation and its crimes.

Luanda, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) The First Secretary of the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), Bento Francisco Bento, called for the maintenance of unity after the extraordinary congress, in September, press media highlighted today.

Damascus, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Syrian security authorities withdrew today military checkpoints on and around Damascus, the capital of this Arab country, media reported.

Ankara, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli assured today that the Turkish Army will remain in northern Iraq until all Kurdish fighters of the illegal Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) are anihilated.