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Niamey, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The Niger government spokesperson, Zakaria Abdourahmane , has confirmed today that an Italian priest was kidnapped in a border area with Burkina Faso, where several extremist groups operate.

Tehran, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian corporation Rosatom began working on the project of units two and three of the Iranian nuclear plant of Bushehr II, was announced here today.

Buenos Aires, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Ready to stay indoors until to be noticed, hundreds of workers from the Rio Santiago shipyard, one of the busiest in Latin America, have taken over the Ministry of Economy of the province of Buenos Aires in protest today.

Baghdad, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The International Rescue Committee (IRC) today criticized the United States policy on refugees by refraining them from the Middle East .

Abuja, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Africa's premier financial technology event, the Africa Fintech Summit, will be held November 8-9 in the Nigerian city of Lagos, for the first time on the African continent.

Moscow, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is presented today at the 28th International Food Fair of Moscow (WorldFood Moscow) with totally natural and organic products, without additives or chemical processes.

Antananarivo, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has left a toll of two dead so far, an official of the Ministry of Health in the African country reported on Tuesday.

Brussels, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The European Commission (EC) today released some guidelines with which it intends to renew the protocols of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in matters related to its normative code and in the dispute settlement system.

Harare, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwean authorities has launched an appeal for $57 million USD to contain the cholera outbreak that has so far claimed 30 lives and launched a campaign to raise funds.

Tianjin, China, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova announced today the end of her 2018 WTA season, withdrawing from Beijing, Tianjin and Moscow tournaments.

Caracas, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela has continued reducing crime indicators, which report a decrease of 27.7 percent, informed the Minister of Internal Affairs, Justice and Peace, Nestor Luis Reverol.