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Economy

Bamako, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The second round of the Malian presidential elections is taking place today amid strong security measures and with favorable prognosis for the outgoing president, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (IBK).


La Paz, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales urged young people to become a driving force for global change on International Youth Day today.


Sanaa, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Yemen''s Human Rights Minister Alia Faisal condemned today the indiscriminate attacks of Saudi aviation against the country''s civilian population.


Santo Domingo, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Dominicans are participating in the Million March Against Corruption and Impunity which began today in the metropolitan area of this capital convened by the Green March collective.


Brussels, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) A major fire in the port of Antwerp has been brought under control, the port authority said, but could go on burning for the rest of the week.


Jakarta, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) A week after the 6.9-magnitude earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok, the authorities are continuing their efforts to rescue those affected despite the ongoing aftershocks.


Tehran, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Iran will soon receive a second batch of enriched uranium up to 20 percent that Russia kept under a nuclear agreement signed between the Persian nation and six world powers.


Riyadh, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The Saudi health authorities are taking extreme epidemiological measures today during the annual Hajj or Muslim pilgrimage to sacred sites, due to the massive influx of millions of visitors.


Teherán, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina)The French energy giant Total had said it would pull out of the project if unable to secure a US sanctions waiver.


Teherán,Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says there is a consensus among Caspian Sea littoral states against the presence and movement of foreign military forces in the sea.


Bagdad,Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is expected to visit Turkey and Iran next week amid US-imposed sanctions on Ankara and Tehran, an official said today.