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Caracas, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan government officials captured a Colombian member of the Rastrojos paramilitary group in the state of Táchira, the Protector of this state, Freddy Bernal, said on Monday.

United Nations, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General António Guterres condemned Saturday's attacks on Aramco oil facilities in the east of Saudi Arabia, an incident that today sparked concern in the international crude oil market.

Ulan Bator, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The Director General of MONTSAME News Agency, Ganchimeg Badamdorj, received this Monday the President of Prensa Latina News Agency, Luis Enrique Gonzalez, as part of his official visit to this country.

Kabul, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Afghan executive, Abdullah Abdullah, on Monday blamed the Taliban movement for destroying high-voltage transmission towers in Baghlan, in the north of the country, thereby cutting off electricity to 11 provinces, including the capital.

Managua, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) More than 7,000 Reconciliation, Justice and Peace Commissions, a structure designed to help the country's society overcome the effects of the April 2018 coup attempt, have been established in Nicaragua.

Tehran, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Before leaving for Ankara, capital of Turkey, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani advocated a negotiated solution to the problems in the Middle East, it was reported on Monday.

Damascus, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Some 13 civilians were killed and 23 injured in a truck bomb attack in the town of al-Rae in Aleppo province, 430 kilometres north of the capital Damascus.

Seoul, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Last year, the Republic of Korea reported 1,277 cases of rape and sexual abuse against children under 13 years of age, according to a police report submitted to the office of lawmaker Jeong In Hwa.

Caracas, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced the opening of a direct Caracas-Moscow flight, as part of friendship and cooperation agreements entrenched today between the South American nation and Russia.

Santiago de Chile, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) A bill aimed at banning civilian gun ownership in Chile was presented by several Socialist Party lawmakers.

Chitre, Panama, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The Panamanian police and Prosecutor's Office dismantled a human trafficking network and rescued 23 victims of labor exploitation, while operations continue today in this central Panamanian city.