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Africa / Middle East

Addis Ababa, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban First Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesa on Wednesday began an official visit to Ethiopia, leading a delegation that has been to several African countries.


 

United Nations, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergei Vershinin denounced on Tuesday in the Security Council how terrorist groups in Syria attack civil infrastructure and employ innocent people as human shields.


 

Kinshasa, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The tenth epidemic of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo is far from ending today when the authorities report almost 2,000 cases, 1,281 of which have already died.


 

Tehran, May 28 ( Prensa Latina ) Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States, according to Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi, in statements made Tuesday to the Fars agency. ''...we don''t pay attention to words; what matters to us is a change of approach and behavior'', he added.


 

Addis Ababa, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s First Vice President, Salvador Valdes Mesa, will begin an official visit to Ethiopia Wednesday at the head of a delegation that travels through several African countries, the Cuban ambassador in this nation, Vilma Thomas, said Tuesday.


Damascus, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army leads the initiative against the efforts by terrorist groups to defend the fronts in the provinces of Idlib, Hama and Latakia, according to recent military reports.


Damascus, May 28 ( Prensa Latina) Preliminary estimates have assessed the serious damage caused by terrorists in the Syrian town of Qalat Al Madiq, formerly Apamea, in the province of Hama, 210 km north of Damascus.


Cairo, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Egypt''s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi informed the government to maintain the necessary efforts to guarantee a favorable environment for foreign investment, it was reported on Tuesday in Cairo.


Tripoli, May 8 (Prensa Latina) A total of 562 people have reportedly died so far and more than 2,855 have been injured, not to mention another 80,000 displaced since the war broke out in Tripoli.


Addis Ababa, May 28 (Prensa Latina) With China''s assistance Ethiopia will see its first Multi-Spectral Remote Sensing Satellite ETRSS-1 launched into space in November 2019, according to a communication from its Ministry of Innovation and Technology.


Beirut, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The Amal Movement party on Tuesday described as cowardly and hateful actions the launching by Israel of tear gas and stun bombs that wounded two Lebanese citizens in southern Kafr Kila town.