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Africa / Middle East

La Paz, April 8 (Prensa Latina) The presence of President Evo Morales at the 9th Annual Investment Meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is transcendental for Bolivia because it will expose to the world its political and economic stability, key to attracting foreign capital.

Damascus, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Of the five general hospitals of the southern Syrian province of Deraa, two work at full capacity and the rest partially after a comprehensive restoration process, according to the Health Directorate in the area.

Damascus, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Despite an increased blockade from Western power centers, Syria managed to put into production 847 industrial and craft facilities throughout the country with a capital of 60. 800 000 dollars.

La Paz, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) The participation of Bolivian President Evo Morales in the 9th Annual Meeting of Investment in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday confirmed the South American country''s prestige in the international arena.

Doha, 8 Apr (Prensa Latina) The construction of peace in Nicaragua constitutes the key theme for this country at the 140th Meeting of the Interparliamentary Union said its chief, Deputy Maritza Espinales to Prensa Latina.

Doha, Apr 8 ( Prensa Latina) The need to foster peace and fight terrorism were the directives of the debates on the second day of Section 140 of the Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), currently being held in Doha.

Addis Ababa, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) President of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, said the regional organization plans to develop a continental strategy to fight genocidal ideologies, according to Ethiopian media.

Tripoli, Apr 8 ( Prensa Latina) The Libyan Ministry of Health reported Monday that 21 people died and 27 were injured due to clashes on different front lines outside Tripoli.

Moscow, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin is receiving his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is attending the 8th High-Level Council between the two countries on Monday, when they will also deal with economic cooperation and the conflict in Syria.

Luanda, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) The Angolan government is putting the final touches to regulations for subsidizing agricultural and fishing production, in order to avoid diversion of resources for other purposes.

Ramallah, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Israeli forces on Monday detained at least 19 Palestinians from several parts of the West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners'' Society (PPS) reported.